Back to School

All six area Jewish day schools and high schools are back in class. Shown here are photos from Akiba Academy, Levine Academy, Torah Day School, and Yavneh Academy. Stay tuned next week for snapshots from Mesorah High School for Girls and Texas Torah Institute.

AKIBA ACADEMY: Sporting their new uniforms are members of Mrs. Robyn Herbert’s first grade class, headed to lunch on the first day of school, Aug. 19 at Akiba Academy. Founded in 1962, Akiba Academy serves children from infants through eighth grade. The school is preparing for its Inspire Gala, Sept. 25, honoring Sharon Blumberg, Pam Hochster Fine, Cheryl Pollman, Carole Anne Hoppenstein and Helene Schussler.

LEVINE ACADEMY: Seventh grader Liat Levkovich hugs little sister Danielle on her first day of Kindergarten at Levine Academy on Aug. 18. While, Liat has the seventh grade trip to Washington D.C. and New York to look forward to at the end of the school year, fifth graders will head to Sky Ranch later this month. Other trips for middle schoolers include a Texas History trip for sixth grade and the annual trip to Israel for eighth grade students in the spring. Danielle has a lot to look forward to, as she begins her Levine Academy journey.

TORAH DAY SCHOOL: Getting a welcome back greeting from science teacher Ms. Shobe is Torah Day School of Dallas (TDSD) seventh grader Isabelle Benami. TDSD, which serves preschoolers through eighth graders, started the school year on Aug. 23.

YAVNEH ACADEMY: Yavneh Academy, Dallas’ only co-ed Jewish college preparatory high school headed back to school on Aug. 15. Freshmen Serena Romick, Alexandra Lavi, and Elvira Levi arrived on the Schultz Rosenberg Campus, ready to begin their high school career. Yavneh will host a Prospective Families’ Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. The school is located at 12324 Merit Dr., in North Dallas. For more information, call 214.295.3500 or visit the website at

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