Sunday Learning Program November 14

Guest Speaker Rabbi Dov Keilson, Mashgiach Ruchni at Mesivta Chaim Shlomo, a Division of Yeshiva Darchei Torah, presented his lecture titled “A Proud Jew.” His lectures, known for their passion,

After School Programming: Mishna Shiur

Mishna Shiur is a “by invitation only” program for YCQ’s Grades 6, 7, and 8 Boys. It’s a three-year program in which students complete three difficult Mesechtot; Bava Kama, Bava Metziah, and

Introducing The YCQ 2021 – 2022 Powerhouse Debate Team

Three YCQ Debate Team tryouts were held to make sure everyone got to present not only once, but twice! This was to make sure the selection was ultra-fair, with input from the four Grade 8 Captains. R

YCQ Professional Development Day

The entire YCQ Faculty participated in our annual Professional Development Day on November 11. Rabbi Shay Schachter, Rosh Bais Medrash of the Young Israel of Woodmere, kicked off the day with words o

Grade 6 Girls Bat Mitzvah Workshop

The Grade 6 Girls celebrated at an incredible Bat Mitzvah Workshop Wednesday night! Thank you Rabbi Landsman, Morah Bienenfeld, Morah Engelson, Rabbi Hamel, Mrs. EIana Joffe, Mrs. Jen Jaffe, and Mora

What’s Stewing in Mrs. Kaplan’s Class?

Mrs. Eryn Kaplan enjoys bringing her lessons to life. It was no surprise in November when her students heard about cooking in class. The class started off the unit by stirring things up. The unit on

Seventh Grade Boys Bar Mitzvah Workshop

The Grade 7 boys had an incredible Bar Mitzvah Workshop Monday night! Thank you Rabbi Landsman, Rabbi Hamel, and Rabbi Bernstein for organizing the event, and thank you to all the adults and students

Grade 6 and 7 Girls Biking Trip

In honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, Grades 6 and 7 girls went on a biking trip in Flushing Meadows Park last week. What an awesome and fun bonding experience to bring in the joyous month of Kislev!

Mike and Ike and Marshmallow Towers By Yonah Gold and Jonathan Shamayev, Grade 5

This Tuesday the students of Class 5-300 at YCQ attemped to build the largest tower out of Mike and Ikes and marshmallows. They had two small packs of Mike and Ikes, a decent number of marshmallows a

After School Program: Literacy Club

Ms. Rosenblum’s Grade 5 Literacy Club is progressing nicely in its reading of “The Unteachables” by Gordon Korman. The students focused on the characters in the book: who are the favorites, non

Grade 2 Stav Skit

Morah Foular and Class 2-207 performed a “Stav Skit” today to show how much they know about the Fall season. They learned many Hebrew descriptive words about Fall, and the differences between the

Ms. Laffer’s Grade 3 Students Study Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Ms. Laffer’s Classes 3-212 and 3-211 learned in Social Studies, that a veteran is a person who has fought for our freedom and our country – Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine

YCQ Early Childhood Program Open House A Huge Success!

Prospective parents and students attended the Yeshiva of Central Queens (YCQ) Early Childhood Program Open House on Sunday, November 7. Rabbi Mark Landsman, YCQ Principal, and Mrs. Sharon Korn, YCQ E


First Torah Bowl Competition of the Year

This week, YCQ participated in this year’s first virtual Torah Bowl. The girls, led by Ms. Rosenblum, played against ASHAR, Bruria, Hillel, Flatbush, and Silverstein. The boys, led by Rabbi Rosenfe

Grade 7 Girls Volunteer For CHAZAQ “Power Up Campaign”

This past Tuesday and Wednesday, the Grade 7 girls had the opportunity to join CHAZAQ in their annual telethon. CHAZAQ is an organization in the Jewish community, whose mission statement is “buildi

Consortium Of Jewish Day Schools

YCQ has had the privilege to work with the Consortium of Jewish Day Schools (COJDS) over the past five years. COJDS is an organization that is dedicated to the empowerment, development, and improveme


Grade 8 girls also traveled to Ellis Island and the 9/11 Memorial. They too, are learning about Immigration, and the role Ellis Island played in the lives of all those who sought for a better life in

Grade 8 Boys Visit Ellis Island and 9/11 Memorial

Grade 8 boys traveled to Ellis Island and the 9/11 Memorial. To enhance their Immigration unit of study, the students visited what was the busiest immigrant inspection station in the United States.Th

Grade 2 Sweet Election

Mrs. Blum and Morah Aliza’s second grade class learned all about Election Day with their very own class election. The class voted on their favorite candy and the winning treat was given out the cla

The Great Fifth Grade Compliments Contest

The Great Fifth Grade Compliments Contest has begun! Mrs. Hoffman and the fifth grade teachers and classes are working hard to earn compliments at recess line-up, lunch, and specialties. For every fi

Rabbi Riblat Addresses Torah U’mesorah National Convention

Last week Rabbi Ribalt had the honor of addressing over 150 Principals and Roshei Yeshiva at the 65th Torah U’mesorah National Convention. The convention, which gathers leaders and educators throug


This past Sunday was YCQ’s third Sunday Morning Learning Program of the school year. Rabbi Daniel Rosenfelt, YCQ JHS Rebbe, presented “The Slaughtering Of Yitzchak; The Part Of The Story That You

Pink Day at YCQ!

This past Wednesday, October, 27, was a very important day for the JHS Girls! The girls wore pink to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Chessed Committee arranged special pink


The YCQ Junior High School girls had a special Paint Program to commemorate Rachel Imeinu’s Yarhzheit this past Monday. The JHS Morot shared words of inspiration to explain why Rachel Imeinu is so

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Back to School Night 2021-2022

We invite you to meet your teachers and learn all about the 2021-2022 curriculum!

YCQ Supply Lists 2021-2022

The supply lists for grades N-8 for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year are now available. This is a generic list that applies to each child for his or her grade.

Eighth Grade Graduation

This years eighth grade students graduated this past week in a beautiful ceremony atYCQ. The ceremonies started on Tuesday night for the boys and was followed by thegirls the next evening. Dr. Wein,

Senior Awards Dinner

Last Thursday evening, the eighth grade students and their teachersparticipated in a beautiful Senior Awards Dinner at the home of fellowgraduate, Natan Aranbaiev. Each student received a specific aw

Kindergarten Graduation

The Kindergarten classes held their annual graduation ceremony this pastWednesday. Each class performed a play including singing and dancing from theknowledge they have attained this school year. The

Nursery “Moving Up” Ceremony

This past Wednesday the Nursery had a special “moving up” ceremony. Thechildren sang some of their favorite songs that they learnedthroughout the year with Morah Karen. Each child received a dipl