Carmel Academy

'The Best Of Both Worlds’

Integrating `special needs’ and `core’ students – sometimes separately, sometimes together -- at Carmel Academy in Greenwich.
04/17/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Years ago, a New York-area Jewish day school refused to enroll Bobbie Powers’ son because he was dyslexic.

Carmel Academy's inclusive program is unique. Photo courtesy Carmel Academy

Schools Extend A Reassuring Hand

After Newtown, administrators working overtime to communicate with parents.
12/17/2012 - 19:00
Associate Editor

When reports began surfacing on Friday morning about a school shooting in Newton, Conn., Carmel Academy in Greenwich, quickly sent out an e-mail to its parents, letting them know “we were aware of what was going on and that you don’t have to worry, your kids are safe,” said Nora Anderson, head of school.

Carmel Academy is being careful to communicate with parents after Friday's shooting. Photo courtesy Carmel Academy

The Bible, Take Two

The G-dcast team looking to bring its playful Torah videos to a wider audience of students and teachers.
Associate Editor
01/09/2012 - 19:00

With its lengthy roster of rules concerning animal sacrifice and food, Parshat Shemini is not generally considered a crowd pleaser.

But the text from Leviticus is such a favorite among Sarah Zollman’s fifth graders at Carmel Academy in Greenwich, Conn., that one student, upon learning it was to be her bat mitzvah Torah portion “was so excited.”

The G-dcast crew recording a video. Their work has garnered 1.5 million hits on YouTube.
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