1974

Extracurricular involvement is started on campus as a group of jocks form the first basketball team and an ensemble of thespians put on the School’s first ever production show.

  • The 1st B-ball Game is
  • Played And the 1st
  • Musical is Performed

US History

US History (Photo Courtesy of Xnatedawgx, Wikimedia)
On August 8, Nixon resigned following the Watergate Scandal as Gerald Ford was sworn in the next day as the new President. People magazine debuted with Mia Farrow on the cover. And Hank Aaron surpassed Babe Ruth’s homerun record with 715.

Our History

Our History
All the world’s a stage as the Jewish Day School presented Fiddler on the Roof. In the same year, Coach Mike Papa created the school’s first sports team while the Solomon Schechter School legally merged with the Jewish Day School in November.

Collective Memories

Break a Leg
“Anatefka, Anatefka, where else can Sabbath be so sweet?” laments Phillip Greenspon and Mark Blumberg in the School’s first ever play, Fiddler on the Roof
Jumping for Joy
Students take a break to enjoy the outdoors. At the elementary level, Hebrew curriculum consisted of the Bible, Prophets, Hebrew Language and Jewish practice.
Can I Come to School, Please?
One hopeful child tries to make a good impression on the admissions team. In 1974, classroom studies were booming as the first ever school science fair was held at the JCC.