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Dr. Richard Cuenca’s Friday Letter: Happy Chanukah!

Dear Posnack School Community: As we approach the Festival of Lights, we all know the story. Centuries ago, the Greeks ruled the Holy Land and sought to eliminate any practice of Judaism. Against all odds, the Maccabees defeated the mighty Greek army and drove them...

Dr. Richard Cuenca’s Friday Letter: We Are the Posnack School

Dear Posnack School Community: The 2015-2016 school year is proving to be our most exciting year yet for our school. With the opening of our new state-of-the-art Fischer High School Building and Ram Gym along with a record enrollment throughout the grades, this year...

Dr. Richard Cuenca’s Friday Letter: Autonomy in Independent Schools

Dear Posnack School Parents and Student: The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) recently released an article titled, “What Makes a Great Independent School Teacher.” One could ask, “Why does this article focus on independent school teachers? Are there...

Dr. Richard Cuenca’s Friday Letter: Homework

Dear Posnack Community: For my Friday letter this week, I want to focus on one of the most debated subjects in all of education- homework.  Homework is a topic that usually brings strong emotions from students, parents, and teachers. Many students hate homework...

Dr. Richard Cuenca’s Friday Letter: Support for Israel

Dear Posnack School Parents and Students: As Shabbat draws near for this week, I want to express our school’s unwavering commitment and resolve to the State of Israel. Israel is the Jewish homeland of our people, and when terrorists threaten the security and...

Dr. Richard Cuenca’s Friday Letter: Shanah Tovah

As the year 5776 approaches, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our students and parents for supporting the new energy and excitement that is flowing throughout our school. Our vision to grow and become an outstanding Jewish Day School is fully alive.As I...