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Creating a Pathway for STEM Success Conference

Mrs. Karen Wolf, Associate Director, College Guidance, attended the “Creating a Pathway for STEM Success” conference for Long Island guidance counselors at Farmingdale State College. It was a fascinating look at the past and future of STEM in New York State and Long Island. The keynote speaker, Dr. Keith Shepard, Director of the Center for more »

Students Attend Summer Science Research Meeting

An informational meeting was held on November 18 for all interested science and math students who may want to apply to prestigious summer science and math research programs. Mrs. Rebecca Isseroff, Science Research advisor, and Mr. Stanley Blumenstein, Science Institute advisor, as well as several students who participated last summer in science and math research, more »

Students Participate in Jerusalem Science Contest

HAFTR High School Students Participate in Jerusalem Science Contest

A group of HAFTR High School juniors participated in this year’s Chidon HaMada HaYerushalmi – Jerusalem Science Contest. Sponsored by the Jerusalem College of Technology and the Walder Science Center in Chicago, this international competition was founded to encourage a new generation of budding Jewish scientists. Because this is a shmitta year in Israel, the more »


HAFTR High School Science Fair Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of HAFTR High School’s Fourth Annual Science, Math and Engineering Fair. While each and every student gained immeasurably from the opportunity to develop an original, hands-on research project, we are especially proud of the following students whose projects finished in First Place: Grade 9: Yehuda Blonder, Arieh Chaikin, more »

Rate Me 1-10 Please…

Our generation has been molded around technology, and because people have become so reliant on other people’s opinions rather their own, in order to get self approval these days, one must obtain society’s approval. A new way in which we receive approval is through social media. These days, beauty is not dependent on character, but more »