>The 7th & 8th grade students explored the issue of global warming with a Jewish National Fund speaker, Nina Wolin. The JNF is a global environmental leader having planted 240 million trees in the past 107 years. In addition, it has built over 200 reservoirs and dams, developed over 250,000 acres of land, created more than 1,000 parks, provided the infrastructure for over 1,000 communities, and has continued to educate students around the world about Israel and the environment. Students at TSTI also learned new ways to reuse and recycle common household items. Activities included making homeopathic solutions for beauty care, creating ovens out of pizza boxes, and lunch bags out of used packaging materials.