Each , Brandeis students and faculty gather in the school's gymnasium to countdown the last 10 seconds the school . As this academic quickly came to an , the school administration decided that they would not forsake this tradition, no matter the circumstances.
On Wednesday, June 24th, N3-8th grade students were invited for a two part celebration. As cars entered the Brandeis parking lot and driveway, staff members lined the path, waving enthusiastically to their students (whom they haven't seen in person for months).
Parents were then asked to pull into the school's field for a drive-through style countdown celebration. While students were not permitted to exit their cars, guests found creative ways to see the excitement (whether by sitting on top their cars, or opening their moon roofs to pop out).
To everyone's surprise, Brandeis faculty, parents and students looked up at the building only to find Mr. Raz Levin, head school, on the roof, greeting everyone with upbeat music. Together, attendees counted down the last 10 seconds the and honked their horns to ficially bring the academic to a close. After 4 months adjusting to online learning and remote education, bringing the Brandeis family together was the perfect way to the school .