Blog Category: Students

Fulfilling the Family Legacy

What was it like for you to come to high school from Hillel Torah? Was it a big adjustment socially…
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A Senior Reflects on Why We Need a New Building

Anat Berday-Sacks (’15), speaking at the ICJA Groundbreaking I’m from Indianapolis, and I am a senior at Ida Crown. Why…
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Joining the Academy Community

By Audrey Fretzin (’15), speaking at the open house Growing up in Indianapolis, I understood that I would not be…
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Connecting to Rebbeim

By Ben Schreiber (’15), speaking at the Open House At Ida Crown, as in most Jewish schools, you learn math…
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Dual Curriculum

By Revital Chavel (’15), speaking at the open house I am currently a senior at Ida Crown and I originally…
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Public School Student Transfers to the Academy

By Hadar Ramot (’15), speaking at our annual Open House I transferred into the Academy from Glenbrook South high school…
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Defining Character as a Teen

A speech by senior Frannie Miller at the NHS Induction Ceremony Character. In describing this pillar of their program, the…
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Small Town Ohioan Takes on Chicago

I moved to Chicago the summer before eighth grade. My family moved from Dayton, a small city in Southern Ohio.…
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We Are ALL Jewish

Noah Shaffer, a senior at ICJA, recently represented all day school students at the JUF Day School event, sharing his…
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Lessons Beyond the Court

Although the ultimate goal of a basketball team is to win games, through my experiences as a member of the…
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