Mazal Tov to MTA Senior Joseph Friedman, who was named a National Merit Finalist. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognizes the top 15,000 out of 1.5 million students who take the PSAT each year. These students must confirm their outstanding score with comparable performance on the SAT and in school. By this designation, Joseph is […]
Far more than middle school, high school requires students to engage in abstract thinking and modes of argument. The skill of writing is crucial for articulating and furthering these arguments and it’s therefore imperative that upon entering high school, students need to quickly and significantly improve their writing. Complicating this mission, students entering high […]
We are excited to announce that Rabbi Dov Emerson will be joining the Leadership Team at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/ Yeshiva University High School for Boys, beginning on July 1, 2017. Rabbi Emerson will focus on faculty development and support, as well as nurturing our continued academic growth, in his role as Director of […]
Four members of MTA’s Class of 2016 – Jason Blatt, CJ Glicksman, Eli Kahn, and Shimmy Mandelbaum – who took part in the school’s “Names, Not Numbers” course, which provides an experiential course about the Holocaust in which the students learn film-making and interview Holocaust survivors, and participated on the school organized trip Poland […]
Rabbi Josh Kahn has been named the new head of school at MTA, beginning July 1st. The appointment is the culmination of an extensive international search that involved parents, faculty, alumni, board members, and YU administrators.
Rabbi Kahn is a graduate of YU’s Yeshiva College, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, and Azrieli Graduate […]
On Wednesday, May 20th, former NBA first round pick and college star John Wallace visited MTA for a Q&A and autograph session. Wallace’s visit was a reward from the “Amar’e Saves” campaign of United Hatzalah of Israel to the MTA students, recognizing them for their achievement in having the most members participating of any […]
Six MTA students met the requirements to enter the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program: Yishai Eisenberg, CJ Glicksman Yair Gross, Ari Hagler, Tsahi Halyo, and Michael Kolber.
Of the 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the PSAT exam last fall, our six students are among the 50,000 highest scoring participants […]
More than 15% of this year’s Senior class, as well as one Junior, have been accepted to the Honors Program at Yeshiva College. Mazel tov to Seniors Rafael Anapolle, Yisrael Friedenberg, Menachem Gans, Zvi Goldstein, Yoni Kornblau, Yoni Schechter, Steven Stein, and Yehuda Tager, and to Junior Yishai Eisenberg.
The Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors […]
Aaron Black, 17, seems like a regular senior at MTA. He enjoys spending time with friends, skiing, and watching Patriots football. And bicycling. Lots and lots of bicycling. The West Hartford, Connecticut native dorms at MTA, and spends his Erev Shabbos Fridays riding his black carbon fiber Specialized bicycle down the Greenway, the smoothly-paved path […]
Congratulations to Morah Liora Haibi, member of the YUHSB Hebrew Language Faculty, for being chosen as a Regional Recipient of the prestigious Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. Morah Haibi has also been selected as a Finalist for the 6 North American Awardees for 2014. In her role at MTA, she […]