The Emery/Weiner School

The Emery/Weiner School, a private, college-preparatory middle and high school located in Houston, TX, is different!

The Emery/Weiner School is a private, college-preparatory 6-12 school offering an exceptional education in a supportive environment, framed by & infused with pluralistic Judaism First, we provide the finest academics; second, we educate the whole child; third, we maintain a unique student culture; and fourth, we do all of this in an environment that is framed by and infused with progressive and pluralistic Judaism.

Operating as usual

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 06/11/2024

THANK YOU to more than 50 families who made it possible to break ground on The Elevating Excellence Campaign!

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 05/14/2024

And that's a wrap on Maccabiah Day 2024!

A special congratulations to Team Joseph for taking home the ""W""! 🏆 Your hard work, dedication, and team spirit shone through in every event - from relay races to tug-of-war, you displayed amazing athleticism and camaraderie. Nice job!

But Maccabiah Day is about more than just winning—it's about coming together as a school community, supporting one another, and making lasting memories. Each and every one of you contributed to the spirit of the day, and for that, we thank you!

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 05/13/2024

🕯️ Today, we honored Israel's Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron) with moving student-led programming to commemorate and pay tribute to the fallen soldiers and victims of terror in Israel.

We were also privileged to host Israeli Consul General Livia Link-Raviv, who gave a heartfelt presentation on the importance of Yom HaZikaron.

💙 Today, we honor the memories of those who have lost their lives and hold them close in our hearts. May their legacies inspire us to strive for peace and unity.

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 05/07/2024

It's Teacher Appreciation Week! 🎉 Join us in celebrating our awesome faculty and staff! 🍎🌟

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 05/06/2024

🕯️ Today, on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), we honor and remember the millions of lives lost during the Holocaust. 🕯️

This morning, Upper School students Dylan Abrams, Lilly Cutrer, Esther Gordan, Juliette Hess, Gabe Kalina, Annie Katz, Carly Katz, Alex Levy, Jacob M, Julia Miller, Ella Navon, and Nina Teichman led the special programming, which included musical performances and readings, to mark the occasion.

On this day of remembrance, we come together as a community to reflect on the past and educate ourselves about the importance of tolerance, acceptance, and standing up against hatred.

We remember. 💙

04/15/2024

💙 ICYMI: For the second (‼️) straight year, EWS took first place in our division at this year's Maimonides Moot Court Competition! A huge congratulations to Gaby Brown '26 and Emmy Shulman '26 (as well as to Josh Danziger '24, who supported them from afar; and to Rabbi Ari Vernon, who served as their advisor and accompanied the students to the competition once again this year) for their impressive achievement. 👏 🥇

This year’s competition topic was “Privacy in the Digital Age,” specifically about whether there should be limits in place regarding the types of data that social media platforms can collect from their users, and for what purposes. ⚖️

The competition, organized by Hadar (a Jewish organization based in New York committed to developing vibrant, pluralistic, Jewish learning, prayer, and social-action experiences), brought together teams from the US, Canada, and Israel. The EWS team competed against teams from The Weber School in Atlanta, Gann Academy in Boston, Frankel Jewish Academy in Detroit, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Maryland, the Leffell School and Luria Academy in New York, Bialik High School and Herzeliyah High School in Montreal, and The Keshet School from Mazkeret Batya, Israel.

Congratulations to Gaby, Emmy, Josh, and RAV - we are so proud of you! 💙

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 04/12/2024

📣 ICYMI: We’ve done it AGAIN!

For the 7th year in a row, EWS has earned the NAMM Foundation's SupportMusic Merit Award! 🏆🎶

This prestigious award celebrates our incredible music teachers, supportive administrators, dedicated parents, talented students, and vibrant community for their unwavering commitment to music education. We’re so proud to ensure music remains a vital part of a well-rounded education here at EWS.

Congratulations to our incredible music program, and thank you to everyone who continues to make this possible each year! 🎸🥁🎤🎹

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 04/08/2024

🌤️🌑 This afternoon, Emery Jags across campus paused to experience the solar eclipse here on Stella Link. 🌒

Together, students and teachers shared in their excitement and awe with their heads tilted upwards (and their eyes safely behind eclipse glasses) at the - admittedly cloudy - sky. But we were in luck! The clouds cleared and offered plenty of glimpses at this rare event.

Weren't able to see the eclipse for yourself? You're in luck, too! Swipe to see the view through eclipse glasses 🕶️

PLUS - Calling all Jags: Send us your eclipse content at https://bit.ly/EmeryEclipse2024

04/01/2024

🚀🌟 We're on a mission: Operation EDF

Join the Emery community of parents, trustees, alumni, grandparents, and friends as we come together to make a real impact at Emery. By donating, you're not just giving money; you're actively participating in creating a stimulating, joyful, and inclusive environment for our students. Your support is crucial in bringing the Emery Difference to life by directly enhancing the educational experience for everyone involved.

Help us reach our goal of 💯% participation in 💯 days by giving today at www.SupportEWS.org - because every day counts, and so does every contribution! It's Operation EDF, and YOU make the difference! 💙

03/29/2024

✨ ICYMI: The Emery Theatre family was well represented last night at the 20th Annual with several members in the audience, and seniors Evelyn Burt '24 and Jeremy Weinstein-Sears '24 put on impressive performances on the Hobby Center stage during the event!

Evelyn and Jeremy's participation in such a renowned event is a testament to their hard work, dedication, and the exceptional guidance they receive from our entire fine arts faculty.

Finally, congratulations to JBC on winning her second "Outstanding Choreographer" award last night (her first was for Head Over Heels in 2020)! JBC's dedication, creativity, and passion have consistently elevated our fine arts programs, enriching the lives of our students and the entire community. This recognition is truly well-deserved, and we couldn't be prouder of her accomplishments.

And to the entire cast and crew of Alice by Heart and the entire Emery Theatre Family: Congratulations again - the best award (and reward) has been getting to experience the stories you bring to life in the Becker and Stolbun Black Box Theatres. ✨

03/25/2024

🎉🌟 A round of applause for our talented 8th graders, Max M and Levi L! 🌟🎉

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that Max and Levi have clinched 3rd Place in the Embedded Systems category at the Texas Science and Engineering Fair, hosted by Texas A&M University! 🥉🚀

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 03/22/2024

Emery students have been celebrating Queen Esther's story of courage and triumph - we've seen some incredible costumes, dramatic reenactments, and general fun!

As we head into the weekend, we wish you joy and laughter - and an abundance of hamantaschen! 🎉 Happy Purim! 🎭

02/28/2024

🤠 Howdy, Jags! 👢

Check out the highlights from Friday's fun - and vote for EWS's video entry for the Go Texan Day contest at https://m.cmpgn.page/vLMM4X

We need YOUR help to wrangle up votes! Let's rope in that victory and celebrate Go Texan Day in style! 🐄🤠

02/26/2024

ICYMI: A HUGE congratulations to the cast and crew of the recent Upper School Musical, "Alice by Heart," for earning TWENTY Tommy Tune nominations! 🌟💙

✨Outstanding Musical
✨Outstanding Ensemble
✨Outstanding Technical Achievement
✨Outstanding Lead Performer: Evelyn Burt '24, Zach Lester '27, Claire Parry '24, Bella Phelps '24, Jeremy Weinstein-Sears '24
✨Outstanding Singer: Evelyn Burt '24, Zach Lester '27
✨Outstanding Dancer: Carly Katz '25
✨Outstanding Actor: Ethan Canfield '24
✨Outstanding Sound Designer: Ethan S. '28 & Caden Warren '25
✨Outstanding Stage Manager: Gaby Brown '26, Lillian Cutrer '25, Toby Kimberly '26, Shai Paransky '27, Finn Robinson '25, Alexis Shoss '24
✨Outstanding Scenic Designer: Mr. Walker Fair & Caden Warren '25
✨Outstanding Lighting Designer: Mr. Matthew Murphy & Caden Warren '25
✨Outstanding Music Director: Ms. Kathy Clarke
✨Outstanding Orchestra
✨Outstanding Director: Ms. Jennifer Bauer-Conley
✨Outstanding Choreographer: Ms. Jennifer Bauer-Conley

"I left ["Alice by Heart"] feeling excited for what our youth are capable of...what joy they can find in the world and the hope they have for a life still to come." -TTA Judge

We're keeping our fingers crossed for the TTA finalists list, which comes out Friday, March 8! 🥁🥁🥁

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 02/12/2024

We are so incredibly proud of our amazing middle schoolers who rocked their Model UN conference, SICMUN Jr., in Georgetown, TX over the weekend! 🏆👏

Focusing on the theme "Common-good above Common-ground," SICMUN Jr. boasted over 650 middle schoolers from all around the world! EWS brought 15 delegates, whose dedication, teamwork, and diplomacy skills truly shone bright - earning four well-deserved awards! 🌟🌍
Madeline T. '30: Best Position Paper (UN Women)
Eyal S. '28: Honorable Mention (Security Counsel)
Sydney M. '28: Honorable Mention (ICC)
Ryan B. '28: Distinguished Delegate (ICC)

Congratulations to all of our SICMUN Jr. delegates on your impressive diplomatic skills.🏅🌐

02/09/2024

The 2023-24 Emery Difference Fund has officially launched! 🚀

Please join our 💯-day push for 💯% participation! By participating, you will ensure our students learn and grow in a stimulating, joyful, and inclusive community. 📓🙋🏫

Ready to give? Visit www.supportEWS.org. 💙

If you have questions, please contact Ashley Matthews at [email protected].

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 02/09/2024

Yesterday, friends, family, faculty/staff, and coaches gathered in the Stein/Schechter Library for the signing ceremony of Zac Laviage ’24. Laviage will play baseball at Chapman University in the fall. ⚾

As Athletic Director Angie Gubitz highlighted in her introduction, this is an impressive feat - with only 7% of high school baseball players going on to play at the collegiate level! 🤯 Yesterday's signing was a testament to Laviage's countless hours of practice, dedication, and talent that have gone into making this dream a reality.

Join us in congratulating Laviage on this incredible accomplishment. We are so proud! 🥹

Go Jags! 🐆💙

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 02/06/2024

🐾✨ SENIOR SURPRISE ALERT! ✨🐾

This morning, the Class of 2024 was treated to a surprise visit from three adorable therapy dogs and some sweet treats, courtesy of our amazing Parents Association! Here's to unforgettable surprises, therapy dogs, and sweet treats celebrating our senior class! 🎉🐾

Plus: Seniors weren't the only ones who got to cuddle up to the adorable faces and wagging tails - our Middle Schoolers were all smiles after running into these four-legged friends. 🐕‍🦺

A huge shoutout to the organizers and everyone who made this surprise possible! 🙌

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 02/05/2024

What did you do this weekend? 🪩🕺

Our Upper Schoolers danced the night away at "WinFo" (the Winter Formal) on Saturday. Swipe to check out some highlights from the disco-themed dance floor and photo booth! 📸

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 02/02/2024

A huge shoutout to the incredibly talented David Moss for gracing our school with his artistic brilliance! 🎨✨

Thank you for taking the time to share your passion, insights, and skills with our US and MS art classes. It was amazing to hear how Judaism inspires and drives your art through exploring your groundbreaking illuminated Haggadah.

💡 We'd also like to spotlight our very own Paige Moore, US Art Teacher, for her beautiful contributions to your work with indigenous artists and the story of Esther. What a wonderful conclusion to your presentations in Becker Theater today! 💙

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/29/2024

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to today's incredible guest speaker, Hadas Eilon, for sharing her story as a survivor of the October 7th attacks in Israel. Your authenticity and courage in sharing your experience truly touched our hearts. 💙

We'd also like to thank The Jewish Federation in partnership with the Jewish Agency for organizing today's programming.

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/26/2024

🕊️✨ Reflecting on International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Today, we gathered to honor the memory of the millions affected by the Holocaust and stand united against intolerance.

Upper School students lit candles and spoke aloud the names of some of those lost, emphasizing the importance of remembrance and promoting a commitment to preventing future atrocities. Middle School students shared poetry and heard about the accounts of their peers' family members who survived.

Thank you to all students, teachers, and staff who participated for your commitment to education, remembrance, and fostering a culture of tolerance. Let's continue to learn from history and work towards a world where compassion prevails. ✡️🕊️

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/22/2024

⚽ Let's go, girls! 🌟

MS Girls Soccer not only took District this year - they went undefeated as well! Coach Gaudet had a talented 8th grade crew, energetic 7th grade, and committed 6th grade that held several shut-outs and one of the highest-scoring seasons in middle school soccer history. 🤩

Every member of the team - from goalies Georgie B. and Ellie H. protected by solid defender Renana M., to midfielder Olivia M. making the countless crosses to high scoring forward Anslee M. – showed talent, a positive attitude and a desire to win!

📸 Photo credit to Lilly Cyprow '24

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/18/2024

🔬✨ Got Science? We do! 🌍🔬

Last night, our budding scientists transformed our school into a haven of innovation and discovery at the annual Middle School Science Expo! The creativity and curiosity were off the charts as our young scientists showcased their passion for scientific exploration. Every project was a testament to the incredible talent within our middle school community. Swipe to catch a glimpse of the scientific prowess that unfolded. 📸👩‍🔬👨‍🔬

We'd also like to give a big shoutout to our incredible teachers, parents, and everyone who helped make this night a success! Thank you 🌟

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/10/2024

🎭✨ Last night, our 16th Annual Senior Directed Projects wrapped with incredible performances from the shows' casts and crews! 🌟

Check out some highlights from works produced by three talented student-directors - Ethan Canfield '24 ("The Dumb Waiter"), Jeremy Weinstein-Sears '24 ("Two Begin Again"), & Marissa Bishop '24 ("26 Pebbles") - along with dramaturg Cortney Murray '24 and producer Evelyn Burt '24.

It was a great conclusion to their months' worth of hard work! 🎬👩‍🎤👨‍🎭

📸 Photo credit to Lilly Cyprow '24

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/09/2024

🏀 Faculty vs. Students Basketball Showdown! 🔥

Yesterday during Ma'amad, Upper School students faced off against their teachers for an epic basketball battle. From steals to half-court shots, swipe to check out the highlights from the action! 🎉👨‍🏫👩‍🎓

📸 Photo credit to Molli Kammerman '24

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/03/2024

First Ma'amad of 2024 ✅
Lunch with friends ✅
Carpool dogs ✅

It all adds up to a great first day of the second semester here on Stella Link! 💙

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 01/02/2024

Over winter break, our MS Robotics Club participated in the REC Foundation's VEX IQ Robotics Competition, winning two awards: The Teamwork Award and the Excellence Award! 🏆🏆

The Robo-Jags have also qualified for the State Robotic Competition in March. Way to go, Robo-Jags!

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 12/15/2023

And that's a wrap on the fall semester!

After completing their last midterms today, our Upper School gathered for one last time in 2023 for Closing Ceremony. Is there a better way to close than with student performances, hilarious videos, and our inaugural Family Feud: Seniors v. Faculty?

A special shout-out to everyone (both front and center and those behind the scenes) who made it such a special way to end the semester - thank you!

Wishing everyone a safe and happy winter break! 💙❄️

Photos from The Emery/Weiner School's post 12/11/2023

ICYMI: 💯 Perfect scores from all judges!

On Saturday - and for the first time ever - EWS's 8th grade theatre students travelled to represent the school at the Junior Theatre Festival. They didn't just do great - they did PERFECT and are now Nationals-bound! We are so proud of the hard work that they put in and can't wait for Nationals! 🏆 💙

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