Since the coronavirus pandemic’s impact was first felt within our community, Bernard Zell families have shown strength, resilience and support for one another. This widespread demonstration of care for friends and neighbors will continue to serve us well as we prepare once again for a school year unlike most. Below, you can explore detailed plans for how we’ll maintain health and safety at Bernard Zell in the 2021-2022 school year while still offering a high-quality Jewish and general studies education.

Guiding Principles

As an independent Jewish day school for the 21st century, we reaffirm our commitment to providing Bernard Zell students with an exceptional education based on academic purpose, collaborative learning, Jewish values, and a deep commitment to humanity, teaching the whole child to fully develop their potential by balancing rigorous academics with social, emotional, and spiritual learning and developing confident learners and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world.
As we plan for the 2021-22 school year our work will be guided by the following principles:


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