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List of 12 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. What is the school's approach to college counseling?

    Beginning in the junior year, students and parents meet with a counselor to ensure a smooth, successful college application process. While our graduates are known for attending the finest, most prestigious colleges and universities, Beth Tfiloh counselors are great advocates for all of the students, making sure that each student attends the best possible school for him/her. Read more about our college counseling program.
  • Q. How much homework will my child receive each night?

    On average, High School students spend about 2-3 hours/night on homework.
    Remember that each child is different and may spend more or less time on their homework.
  • Q. How does the High School address teen issues?

    Beth Tfiloh takes an aggressive and comprehensive approach to addressing these issues. Our strong foundation of Jewish values places great emphasis on personal responsibility. Our administration and faculty advisors work closely with students and parents. We offer comprehensive, year-round education for students, parents, and families that addresses important issues such as eating disorders, Internet safety, stress, substance abuse, bullying and social exclusion, and gambling. (Many of these programs are open to the community.) Through workshops, lectures, and discussions, Beth Tfiloh counselors maintain an ongoing dialogue with our high school students and their families and foster positive peer relationships. Beth Tfiloh Policy on Bullying
  • Q. What after-school activities are available?

    Our students participate in a wealth of extracurricular activities. In addition to athletics and arts, Beth Tfiloh students are involved in a wide variety of publications, clubs, social and cultural events. Through Student Government, there are opportunities to assume leadership roles, develop social, cultural and community service programs.
  • Q. Do high school students have a community service requirement?

    All Beth Tfiloh high school students are required to volunteer a specific number of hours each year in such places as hospitals, senior centers, child care facilities, soup kitchens, and recycling centers.
  • Q. What is the Natanzon/Taylor Senior Seminar in Israel and Poland?

    Beth Tfiloh provides an opportunity for Seniors, during their third trimester of High School, to study the Holocaust by traveling to Poland, as well as to appreciate first-hand the Land of Israel and its culture as a culmination of a Jewish day school educational experience. Financial aid is available for this trip.
  • Q. What is Beth Tfiloh's 2-track Judaics Program and how does it work?

    Our 2-track Judaics Program was created to meet the diverse needs of our student body. Students may choose between the more text-based Beit Midrash track, and the Yahadut track, which emphasizes content and topics.
  • Q. Can a student successfully transfer to the High School if he/she has never attended a Jewish day school before?

    Yes, students may transfer to our 9th grade without a day school background.
  • Q. How involved is the school in the monitoring of student life outside of BT?

    Our students are Beth Tfiloh students whether they are in the building or not and we want them to act appropriately. We do not monitor everything they do but if a student is not acting appropriately, the Administration may talk to the student and/or the family.
  • Q. How do you handle welcoming and acclimating students who enter in High School?

    A variety of programs are scheduled to help introduce new students to faculty, staff and classmates and ensure a smooth transition for our incoming High School students. These include an Orientation Program and welcoming event, a buddy system, meetings with faculty advisors, and social activities.
  • Q. What interscholastic teams does Beth Tfiloh have and how competitive are they?

    We offer interscholastic team sports for girls and boys in soccer, volleyball, cross country, basketball, lacrosse, baseball, softball, tennis, golf and track and field. Students compete on Varsity and JV teams in fall, winter, and spring, and Beth Tfiloh is a member of the two prestigious private school leagues. We have established a high-quality, competitive athletics program that adds greatly to the excitement, spirit, and pride in our school for all students. Visit our athletics web page for details.
  • Q. What opportunities are available to students who are interested in the creative arts?

    Beth Tfiloh uses its state-of-the-art Rosen Performing Arts Center to provide all students with a core arts curriculum and provide many extracurricular arts offerings. Our extensive programs, during the school day and as after-school activities, in drama, music, and dance provide students with opportunities for self-expression and building confidence both onstage and behind the curtain.

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Renee Koplon

    Dr. Renee Koplon 

    HS Principal, HS Math
  • Photo of Mordechai Soskil

    Rabbi Mordechai Soskil 

    HS Director of Judaic Studies
  • Photo of Michael Bruner

    Mr. Michael Bruner 

    Director of Instruction; HS English Chair
BETH TFILOH Dahan Community School
Roz & Marvin H. Weiner Family Campus | 3300 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 | 410-486-1905 | mail@bethtfiloh.com