What happens to parents when your student graduates their K-8 school?

Parents graduate, too! On June 7, nearly the entire 8th-grade parent community came together at the home of Mallory Rome to celebrate this milestone moment in our lives as families of the Rashi Community.  We were all marking a special time together! Some of us were graduating with many decades of being Rashi parents, and some are still part of the current parent community. We … Continue reading What happens to parents when your student graduates their K-8 school?

Professional Development for Teachers Over the Summer

At Rashi, the summertime is a vital two and a half months during which our faculty rests, recharges, and prepares for the coming school year. As a school that encourages in our students a life-long love of learning, we are proud to report that many of our faculty are participating in some prestigious summer programs that recognize their capacity to contribute to Rashi’s classrooms and … Continue reading Professional Development for Teachers Over the Summer

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

We are overjoyed to announce the Class of 2018’s graduation on Thursday, June 14, 2018! Join us in celebrating our newest alumni! Rachel A., Leo B., Maris B., Lily C., Jonah C., Daniel C., Kate C., Estelle F., Hannah F., Danielle F., William F., Jeremy G., Emma G., Esther G., Eva H., Adam H., Alexandra J., Cole K., Leah K., Abigail K., Nate L., Sarah … Continue reading Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Inspiring More Campaign Launched with Series of Parlor Meetings

On April 9, The Rashi School launched the Inspiring More Campaign with a series of parlor meetings held over the spring.  The second parlor meeting took place on June 3 and was hosted by campaign co-chairs Michelle & Darren Black and Jackie Finard-Hughes & Rob Hughes. Why Inspiring More?  Because the school has inspired an entire community – students, faculty, parents, grandparents, alumni, alumni families … Continue reading Inspiring More Campaign Launched with Series of Parlor Meetings

Barry Shrage to Join Rashi Board of Trustees

The Rashi School is pleased to announce that Barry Shrage, who is stepping down from his role as CEO and President of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), will join The Rashi School Board of Trustees. Barry, a highly respected leader widely recognized for his tireless support of Jewish education and social justice programs, will officially become part of the Rashi board in August 2018. “We are … Continue reading Barry Shrage to Join Rashi Board of Trustees

The Rashi School 2018 Tikkun Alum Honoree: Liza Comart

Hi, my name is Liza Comart and I currently work at a refugee camp in Lesvos, Greece called Pipka. At Rashi, repairing the world is not a project, it’s a lifestyle. The refugee camp run by Lesvos Solidarity is designated for the most vulnerable population, so that includes pregnant women, families with many small children, and people with disabilities. At Pipka, I work at a … Continue reading The Rashi School 2018 Tikkun Alum Honoree: Liza Comart

Rashi Connections Strengthen Alumni Network

Rashi alumni in the Boston area had the opportunity to meet with Board member David Frankel, and parent of Erin (Rashi ’26), Noa (Rashi ’26), Raquel (Rashi ’21), and Danielle (Rashi ’18) for an evening of networking in Cambridge on February 15. David opened the roundtable discussion by taking the alumni on his personal and professional journeys, from when (still in his twenties!) he co-founded … Continue reading Rashi Connections Strengthen Alumni Network

The Rashi School 2018 Annual Dinner

On Wednesday, May 16, more than 475 guests attended The Rashi School’s 2018 Annual Dinner at our new venue, the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel. This year’s dinner honored Heidi and Lew Pearlson (parents of Harrison ’14 and Joshua ’17) with the Kehillah Award in recognition of their leadership and ongoing commitment to Rashi and the Greater Boston Jewish community.   With poise and confidence, our Eighth Graders took … Continue reading The Rashi School 2018 Annual Dinner

Math Olympiad Team Earns High Award

Rashi’s 4th, 5th and 6th graders competed as a team in this year’s Math Olympiad competition. Collectively, they earned the Highest Team Achievement award to honor their being among the top 10% of all teams in the Elementary School division. The Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS) is an international organization that tests nearly 170,000 participants from 6,000 teams worldwide. “Every Rashi 4th, … Continue reading Math Olympiad Team Earns High Award