Middle School Social Studies Fair 2020

Honorable mention: Sarina Bunick


Topic: The Inca Empire


Teacher's note: Sarina's wonderful presentation showed how hard she practiced! She worked hard both on her slideshow, her vocal delivery, and her research. Great job!


Honorable mention: Gary Shamay


Topic: Ancient Greece


Teacher's note: Gary did an amazing job writing a very detailed essay. His research was great, and his presentation beautifully done. Great job, Gary!


Honorable mention: Tyler Nieves


Topic: The Tokugawa Shogunate


Teacher's note: Tyler's presentation was very well done! He has a showman's flair, and started the presentation with a spirited 'Konnichiwa!' 


Honorable mention: Noga Sayag


Topic: Ancient Korea


Teacher's note:

Noga's hard work must go acknowledged! She practiced her presentation excellently. 

Honorable mention: Yaffa Bareket


Topic: Ancient Egypt


Teacher's note:

Yaffa did a wonderful job of teaching the class about life in Ancient Egypt. She had a phenomenally well-sourced presentation, and we were impressed with her clear and eloquent delivery.

Theme: Ancient Communities


6th graders were tasked with researching an ancient community. They had to read a book on their community, and read secondary sources they researched on the internet. 


6th graders took notes on their research, and created an outline. 


Then, they wrote a research report, and finally, prepared a presentation with a google slide show to present before the class. 

Honorable mention: Leora Mirocznik


Topic: The Babylon Empire


Teacher's note: Leora did an impressive job, and worked very hard, putting together her notes and writing a lengthy essay. She practiced her presentation and stood up very bravely to teach us about Babylon Empire! 


Honorable mention: Doron Glickman


Topic: The Aztec Empire


Teacher's note: Doron's essay was very impressive! The hard work he did researching and writing showed in his presentation. He also practiced very hard, and managed to pronounce all of the Aztec names and words correctly!


Second Place: Lana Mednik!


Topic: The Ancient Assyrians


Teacher's note:

Lana's diligence is an inspiration to everyone! She read her research carefully, wrote her notes beautifully, and worked on her essay every day in after-school. Her presentation was wonderful, and well practiced!

Honorable mention: Yaakov Yosef Berlin


Topic: The Vikings


Teacher's note: Yaakov's knowledge of history always impresses. He did an outstanding job researching and teaching the class about the Vikings.


6th Grade

Honorable mention: Anna Gershkovich


Topic: Ancient Rome


Teacher's note:

Anna's presentation was incredibly informative! We were both also impressed with how neatly she took her notes, and how well she wrote her essay. 

First Place: Ariella Shindelman!


Topic: The Ancient Mayan Community


Teacher's note:

Ariella took to this assignment with uncommon gusto! She brought five books on the Maya, used multiple web sources, and wrote an exemplary paper, and prepared a presentation that could be used as a basis for a full course on the Maya! Great job!