MAY Students Go Above And Beyond
Experienced educators understand that incentives and extrinsic motivation play a key role in effective education, giving students an impetus to produce beyond what they thought they were capable of doing. At Mesivta Ateres Yaakov, this theory is employed in a very practical way both in Limudei Kodesh and General Studies.
MAY Dor L’Dor Thanksgiving Day Breakfast
Ateres Yaakov held their annual Thanksgiving Day Dor L’Dor Breakfast. Once again, fathers joined their sons at the Yeshiva for a morning of ruchniyus and gashmiyus.
The morning began with a warm, yeshiva shacharis followed by a lavish, catered breakfast. Menahel Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe opened the program addressing the over 400 fathers and sons in attendance. Adir Farbman, a talmid in the Yeshiva Gedolah, then spoke about overcoming nisyonos, both small and large, and making optimal use of every moment we have.
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 Teams Up With Touro College
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.
Standing Room Only at the MAY 2016 Open House
It was standing room only at the Mesivta Ateres Yaakov Open House, as the Yeshiva hosted over 100 prospective students, along with their parents, all eager to learn all about the “MAY Experience.” In the yeshiva’s beautiful facilities and with the faculty and staff present to answer questions, the day's program was an opportunity to educate parents and students about the mission of the Yeshiva.