American Hebrew Academy - Review #3

American Hebrew Academy
5

About the Author:

College Enrolled IDF
Home Town, State (Country) Rosh Haayin, none
Years Attended Boarding School 3
Activities During Boarding School Basketball team, soccer team, engineering design program. Also madrich position (guider for the kids)

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
1. Being a Jew and meeting more Jews around the world blowing the bubble you were used to before and showing you more environment and way of life around the planet. 2.facilities and equipments are on the best level and condition that exist. Computers, sport equipment s, classes tool and more.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
I think I found on myself a lot. From the beginning which I had a very hard time with English and being so far away from home. None of my teachers and faculty gave up on me. They gave me that casing of care, kindness and punishments when was needed. They taught me how to respect different people from different cultures. In addition, gave me the tools to succeed in life and in my future.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Being so far away from home and being independent. My tip for other kids is be ready for a new adventure, and be open and curious to hear any opinions and different ways of behaving.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
The environment and attitude that is going on campus
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Beit taneen forever !!!

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
I liked most about my academics at AHA the caring and consideration they showed to the students, especially for international students. They took into account that some international students do not speak English well, and they knew how to combine language barrier and still keeping academics requirements high. In addition, ratio teacher per students was very good and led having more attention from teachers to students.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
I like most about athletics that your the facilities and you can choose how much to put in from yourself. The coaches are very experienced and social. They know a lot about every sport and working out. At the same hand, they knew how to be tough to keep the behavior to the top. No school at the area had the facilities quality we had at AHA

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
I did not really participate in arts, music, and theater. But the school put a lot of effort into those subjects. People had so many choices up to their favorite.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
We had to voulnteer 29 hours a year. The volenteering was sometimes specific for the Jewish religion, and of course general volenteering options all over the place. The student government was involved enough at the school. There were also a lot of clubs to take part in the school that also gave a lot of honor to the academy

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Dorms were in a very high conditions. Rooms were very big, the hallways were very big and clean. The bathroom were always maintaining and super clean. The facility department were always there for you in a quick and helpful response.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
Food was very healthy and fresh every meal. Especially having a kosher products which are very expensive. The kitchen staff was always there to get some allergies solutions and special requirements. They were working super hard for special additions even for outside of their working hours and I really appreciated it.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Town was very green and quite which I liked a lot. While it's small it was easier to see it all. School location was very good. Stores are surrounding school.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Social life in my sviol was very interesting and different. People from all over the states and the world coming to share one special definitions of themselves- Judaism. It was very challenging at the beggining to see different cultures and way of belief. But at the end it is the best experience I could ever asked for.

Daily Schedule:

Weekday
7:00 AMWake up
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:30 AMAdvisory time
9:00 AMSports medicine class
10:00 AMAP calculus
11:00 AMSpecial class
11:30 AMLunch break
3:00 PMWeight room and basketball practice
6:00 PMDinner
8:00 PMStudy hall
Weekend
9:00 AMWaking up
10:00 AMBoat house
1:00 PMBrunch
2:30 PMGym
4:00 PMHanging out with friends on cacampu
5:00 PMGoing out with friends (movies,food, shopping)
6:00 PMDinner
7:00 PMDorm activity
8:00 PMStudy hall
10:00 PMOpening week chat and bad time

Alumni Reviews
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  • Indiana University
    There are so many international students. I met so many people from all around the world each year and was able to learn in classes with them. I had the opportunity to live with them. . .
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    First of all, AHA is a Jewish school. Not only is it Jewish, but it is also not affiliated with any sect or branch of Judaism. The school is accepting of all traditions and customs. . .
  • IDF
    1. Being a Jew and meeting more Jews around the world blowing the bubble you were used to before and showing you more environment and way of life around the planet. 2.facilities and equipments are on. . .
  • Kennesaw State University
    One aspect of the American Hebrew Academy that I feel makes it unique from other boarding schools is the small class sizes. The maximum capacity for a class was fifteen students; this made classrooms very. . .
  • North Carolina State University
    The mandatory Jewish studies aspect of AHA is a very important thing to me. The religious undertones of the school make it very unique. However I think the most important aspect of the Jewish life. . .
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