Author Archives: wendy margolin

Wrestlers Continue to Make Strides, Perform Strong

While ICJA was closed for winter break, some of the wrestling Aces were still in business. Freshman Avi Seruya (285) and…
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Alum Becomes Army Instructor

Alum Naomi Gutstein (’15) posted the following status update on Facebook and agreed to let us share it. Naomi is…
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Meet the New Boys Varsity Basketball Coaches

After an upsetting 0-4 Sarachek run back in March, Ida Crown looked to reinvigorate the basketball program. Headed by Rabbi…
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Hugo’s Heroes Hatzalah Program Launches at Ida Crown

ICJA, together with Hatzalah Chicago, launched Hugo’s Heroes for the first time in Chicago on December 2. The world-wide initiative…
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Ms. Sheri Goldstein Honored as Educator of the Year

Longtime and distinguished English Department Chair Ms. Sheri Goldstein will be honored by the ATT with its top award for…
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Ida Crown Implements New Membean Vocabulary Program

By GADI KALMAN Last year, Mrs. Kahan and Mr. Olson added vocabulary homework, through a website called Membean, to their…
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Preparation for ICJA Takes the Runway Begins

By SHOSHI BAR MEIR Preparation for the annual Ida Crown Fashion Show has begun, and it is the staff’s mission…
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Fencing Aces Take Out Their Weapons

By SHOSHIE BAR-MEIR While Ida Crown hosts seven different sports teams, fencing matches are structured differently than most other types…
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ICJA Students Volunteer at Holocaust Museum Luncheon

By Max Miller On October 15, five juniors from ICJA, Tova Kahan, Joey Greenberg, Liat Mott, Yakira Robinson and Max…
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Teacher Replacements Hired to Fill Positions

By Isaac Shiner Following the untimely death of extraordinary and beloved Ida Crown Jewish Academy alumnus and faculty member, Rabbi…
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