CDS Wins Best Private School
Karina Herrera

Best of SRQ Private Schools
Hershorin Schiff Community Day School

Going to school as a kid is essentially a full-time job and for parents picking the perfect education can be overwhelming. Luckily, our readers make it easy to narrow it down by voting for their favorite private schools. In a landslide win, COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL - HERSHORIN SCHIFF COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL wins Platinum with over 500 votes. CARDINAL MOONEY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL did the right calculations to end up our Gold winner. OUT-OF-DOOR ACADEMY proved to be the perfect playground as a Silver stand-out while SARASOTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL spelling-B'd their way to Bronze.

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Education is the antidote to hate
Karina Herrera

By now most of us have seen and read about the fallout from the recent antisemitic rant by Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West.

This issue is larger than the increasingly overt use of antisemitic slander by public figures – it’s also about the perpetuation of negative stereotypes and the use of threats among their followers. We know these statements of hate are finding a receptive audience: just days ago a message declaring  “Kanye is right about the Jews” was projected on an electronic video board at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville and displayed elsewhere across that city.

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Community Day School receives Community Impact Grant for media center
Karina Herrera

The Hershorin Schiff Community Day School has received an $8,000 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to help fund books and technology for its Janis Kaplan Multicultural Media Center.

Dan Ceaser, Community Day’s head of school, said when CDS secured a permanent campus in Sarasota one year ago, installing a state-of-the-art multicultural media center directed by a qualified media specialist was top on its wish list.

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Community Day School Appoints Two New Members to its Board of Trustees
Karina Herrera

Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently appointed Dr. Jesse Ehrlich and Rabbi Michael Shefrin to its board of trustees, a committed group of leaders who continue to guide the school after its success moving onto its new campus in 2021. According to Mitch Blumenthal, who serves as president of Community Day School’s board of trustees, the board is entrusted with the responsibility of creating school policies, as well as financial and strategic planning for long-term success.

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Community Day School Receives Community Impact Grant From the Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Karina Herrera

Hershorin Schiff Community Day School (CDS) announced that it has received an $8,000 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The grant will help fund books and technology for its Janis Kaplan Multicultural Media Center. Dan Ceaser, Community Day’s head of school, explains that, when CDS secured a permanent campus in Sarasota one year ago, installing a state-of-the-art multicultural media center directed by a qualified media specialist was top on its wish list.

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