In 1956, the board of directors of Bais Yaakov voted to add additional grades to the school, thereby establishing a fully accredited high school. After completing ninth grade, my class of eight girls became the pioneers of the first tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades.
Rabbi Diskind was our principal, rebbi, and mentor. He taught us parshas hashavua every Friday throughout high school. Many times he filled in for the teachers, when necessary.
In those days, there were no special GO counselors. When we went on Lag b’Omer outings (such as visiting Washington, D.C.), Rabbi Diskind accompanied us. When