MAY Partners With Touro’s Lander Colleges
The senior year of high school is an opportunity to concretize and consolidate the gains made over one’s high school career. With Advanced Placement courses, exciting honor and elective course options and challenging shiurim, the 12th grade program at MAY has always offered a rigorous schedule for its seniors. This year, MAY has taken that platform one step further and partnered with Touro College to become a Touro College Freshman Center. A Senior Program Orientation was held at the Mesivta this past Wednesday evening at which the Freshman Center was described in more detail and the many other senior offerings were presented.
Academic Talent 2-fer: TWO MAY Seniors Win Elite National Merit Scholarship Honor
Of the 1,600,000 American Juniors from 22,000 high schools who take the PSAT exam, only 1% are selected as semi-finalists and given the opportunity to compete for only 7,500 Merit Scholarship awards. How elite is that? You can ask MAY seniors Shmuel Maltz and Natan Samson, who were both recently selected as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists!
MAY Hosts Mock Presidential Debate
By the time this article is being read, America has a new President. This election season has been one for the ages, involving voters young and old, and even engaging our youth more so than in past elections. Mesivta Ateres Yaakov embraced this unique opportunity and organized a Mock Presidential Debate this past week.
Fresh-Men and Fresh-Parents Begin Their Odyssey
Mesivta Ateres Yaakov held its Back to School Nights and Orientations this past week which included a special event for parents of 9th graders. The Class of 2020 also went on their Freshman Class trip to Bounce Trampoline Park for an afternoon of fun and camaraderie.