Grade 7 proved they are worthy of Hollywood today during our Songwriting Talent Show. Each group wrote their own lyrics about Chanukah and performed together. The competition was fierce, and it was
Grade 5 Chesed Event
Grade 5 has been putting their math skills to good use! As a follow up to our unit on adding and subtracting decimals, students had an opportunity to “shop” for Chanukah presents for their famili
Non-Stop Chanukah Celebrating!
Chanukah 5782 – a blast! Students were treated to a full and fun Chanukah schedule. Younger grades started off each morning with Rabbi Ribalt’s candle lighting ceremony. Every day children watche
A Very Special Chanukah for the Early Childhood Program
Chanukah is a very busy and exciting time in the pre-school. In addition to a Chanukah concert, menorah cookie decorating and Azamra D.J. the pre-schoolers invited the parents to join us for a specia
November 21 Sunday Learning Program
Another successful Sunday Learning for students and parents grades 5 – 8! Our very own JHS Rebbe, Rabbi Mordechai Rovner, gave a shiur on “Small Actions, Big Results.” Rabbi Bernstein and Rabbi
Intergenerational Melava Malka Brings Grade 3 Families Together
On Motzei Shabbat, November 20, 2021, Grade 3 students celebrated an intergenerational virtual Melava Malka. On Friday afternoon, November 19, students brought home large gift bags containing fresh i
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
SAVE THE DATE: YCQ OPEN HOUSE NOVEMBER 7
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 VISIT ELLIS ISLAND AND 9/11 MEMORIAL
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
SUNDAY LEARNING 10/24
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
INSPIRED BY RACHEL IMEINU: YCQ JHS GIRLS PAINTING EVENT
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
Video of the Week – 10/1/2021
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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
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
The Yeshiva of Central Queens is dedicated to providing our students with the best possible educational, social and emotional experience in a Torah environment. YCQ recognizes the unique qualities of each student and encourages the development of self-knowledge and awareness in a loving and accepting environment. Together with a strong academic program in Judaic and General Studies, YCQ imparts ahavat Yisrael, her people and her history. In addition, we instill an understanding and appreciation of the Hebrew language, Medinat Yisrael and our heritage.