The Science Olympiad Team placed second in the annual competition. The chess team competed in the Yeshiva League Chess Championship.
Senior students were visited by great Torah personalities, Rav Ahron Lopiansky, head of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington, and Rav Chaim Ilson from the Orthodox Union. Juniors packaged hundreds of Tomchei Pesach boxes for needy families. Rabbi Eliyahu Wolf’s 11th grade Talmudic study (shiur) class visited nursing homes in advance of Passover to spread holiday joy to residents, and also hosted our friends from Yachad, the national Jewish council for disabilities, which is a global organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities for a special pre-Shabbos gathering to sing songs.
Freshmen organized a pre-Pesach car wash that raised money for needy families for Passover. Rabbi Aryeh Yudin’s 12th grade Talmudic study class completed Masechet Taanis and celebrated the completion of their studies with 1,000 other high school students with the V’Haarev Na project.
Alumni returning from their year in Israel took pat in DRS’s annual alumni shiur series. The school also unveiled its expansion project that anticipates adding five new classrooms and a brand new STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) lab in its Ibsen Street building.