Davida Amkraut, Middle School Language Arts Last week, our 7th and 8th grade students participated in the first round of the Creative Writing Competition, Power of the Pen. Our students did an outstanding job and seven of them will be moving on to compete in the next round of the competition. Mazal tov to Rose Cohen, Josh Murdakhaev, Michelle Aylyarov, Avery Steinberg, Adam Kahn, Grace Bloom, and Jacob Solomon. A special shout out goes to Grace Bloom for placing 9th out of all eighth graders and Adam Kahn for placing 10th out of all the 8th grade writers. Rose Cohen placed 20th out of all 7th graders. Click to read Grace Bloom and Adam Kahn’s winning essays.