Archives: February 2015


February 27, 2015 |Category:  Athletics

On February 26, Mirman's US3 and 4 Boys Basketball team traveled to Milken and competed for the San Fernando Valley Private School League Junior Varsity Championship.

February 26, 2015 |Category:  Physical Education

At the beginning of February, our PE classes were introduced to the American Heart Association and their annual event, called “Jump Rope for Heart,” that raises funds for heart research. This competitive and energizing activity has been a proud Mirman tradition for many years.

February 25, 2015 |Category:  Library

On Wednesday, we were excited to welcome Shannon Messenger, the author of Keeper of the Lost Cities series and Let the Sky Fall series, to Mirman.

February 19, 2015 |Category:  Alumni

Mirman alumnus Josh Lockman '89-'96 visited Mirman School on February 18 to lead a discussion and student debate on the politics of the Middle East, and the role of the United States in the fight against terrorism.

February 18, 2015 |Category:  Lower School

Today, our Rooms 4 students participated in a time-traveling adventure through the history and culture of our great state! Last week, each student was assigned a special word or phrase (such as gold miner, cowgirl, or bunch of grapes) that relates back to California. They then researched their topic…

February 8, 2015 |Category:  Alumni

A huge congratulations to Mirman alumnus Ben Bram (pictured far right) and his group, Pentatonix, for their Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella this past Sunday.

February 5, 2015 |Category:  Technology

Mirman’s IT Department dropped by Room 5Z to give Ms. Zifkin’s students a chance for some hands-on tinkering with computer hardware. Two old servers were opened for closer inspection, and the students practiced removing and installing memory (RAM) chips, learned how to properly handle computer…

February 4, 2015 |Category:  Special Guests

Mirman parent, former math major at Harvard, and Head Writer for ‘The Simpsons,’ Al Jean, gave our students an inside look at how the long-running animated series has incorporated mathematics into its famous repertoire of sight gags and ‘background humor.’

February 3, 2015 |Category:  Lower School

Following our Peace and Social Justice assembly a few weeks back, Rooms One students discussed the meaning of peace. Students made peace doves and came up with what peace means to them.

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