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South Charlotte Middle School

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Hey Everyone! Today I am speaking at South Charlotte Middle School to my brothers class. I am really excited to be able to educate my brother and his classmates. Ian has never heard me speak before, so it will be interesting to hear what he…

Holiday Season

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Happy Holidays! As the holidays are approaching, please donate your time and services to your local food banks and shelters. There are many people out there who are in need of help during this time of year. My brother and I will be donating food…

Holidays

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Hey Everyone! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I hope you donated food to your local food bank, and helped those in need. I sure did! As the Holidays are approaching, it is time to help those in need. Every year, instead of getting…

Video on Johtje Vos

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hi Everyone! In my English Class, we are reading Night. Along with reading the book, we have a research project. We were each assigned a specific person who played in active role in the Holocaust. I was given Johtje Vos. She was a rescuer. She…

Freedom School

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Hey Everyone! This summer has flown by. I can’t believe the school year is starting! This summer I volunteered at The Freedom School. This is a summer program offered to elementary school children from schools in the Charlotte area. These children came to the Shalom…

SouthPark Magazine

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Hi Everyone! Just yesterday, I was in SouthPark Magazine for an article they were doing for outstanding teens in Charlotte. I was chosen for my website and what I have done. Please visit the link, or in a week or so it should be in…

Writing a book

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hi Everyone! I hope everyone is having a good summer. I have been offered to write a book about my grandfather’s journey. It is a children’s book that I am in the process of writing. My best friend, Chandler Whitefield, will be illustrating it for…

Butterfly Project

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Hey Everyone! This past Sunday (May 1, 2011) I was in a play that retold the story of two Holocaust Survivors-Suly Chenkin and Irving Beinstock. We put on the performance twice and the first showing was right after the dedication of the Butterfly garden. At…

Book

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hey Everyone! I hope everyone had a great spring break! I was asked by Deb Bowen to write a short book for children about my grandfather Bert. I am going to write about his survival and journey through the Holocaust. I am so excited to…

March 13-ImaginOn

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Hey Everyone! On March 13th, I was privileged enough to speak at ImaginOn for the second time. We saw “And Then They Came For Me”. This play was about two people who had met Anne Frank during the Holocaust. They told the story of how…

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