Head of School Annual Meeting Report- June 19, 2017

  Good evening everyone, and thank you for attending this annual meeting.  As another school year comes to a close, this is an appropriate time to look back on what we have accomplished during the past year and to inform you about plans for next year.  I would like to

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Looking Forward

10.7.16 Shana Tova! Another school year has begun and is in full swing. Our school community has greeted new students, new families, new teachers and new trustees. New friendships have begun and our classrooms and hallways are alive with the sounds of learning. And too, another Jewish year has begun.

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May 12th: Grandparents and Special Friends Day

May 12th: Grandparents and Special Friends Day Please join us for a glimpse of classroom life and an extended Oneg Shabbat Celebration during Grandparents and Special Friends Day,Friday, May 12, from 12:30-2:30 pm. Grandparents and Special Friends Day is always exciting at Hebrew Academy. Do you want to join us yet need

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Looking Forward, By Sandor Schuman

Rhonda Rosenheck has, for health reasons, requested that she be relieved of her duties as Head of School.  Effective February 2015, she has stepped down from that position and will serve as consultant through the end of June, 2015. The Board applauds Rhonda's accomplishments in the year and a half

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5775: The Year of Member Engagement

As we approach the end of the secular year 2014, I’d like to page back through the first months of the Jewish year 5775.  This school year has been one of increased board and administration listening and of increased member (parent) engagement.  A few examples follow:   Kwik Kesef: A

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Designing the Future, Part One: The Listening Tour

In 1962, a small group of visionary men and women founded the Hebrew Academy.  Fifty years ago, in 1964, Founding Principal Shraga Arian, z”l, gave his now famous “Dream Little Children” speech. It concluded with these words that adorn our hallway and continue to shape our vision:   This is

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Rhonda Rosenheck – November 7, 2014

The Taste, House, and Special Friends of Hebrew Academy “Rhonda,” said one community leader reflecting on her first tour of the school in many years, “There was calm, focused learning going on in every classroom. This was a spontaneous tour; no one knew I was coming. Other people should see

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Rhonda Rosenheck – October 31, 2014

Next week, middle school students will immerse themselves in learning about the natural world, the human impact upon it, and the respect for and stewardship of resources that our tradition demands. Hebrew Academy’s environmental program has been growing steadily as we move toward eco-school certification. In the past, sixth grade students

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Gloria Savino – October 24, 2014

Assessing Student Learning: Formative and Summative Assessments   These descriptions, of the categories of assessment teachers use to determine and communicate student progress, are compiled from numerous sources.  If you would like further detail, please contact me and I would be pleased to send you links to informative sites.  

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Sandor Schuman – October 15, 2014

Parents of currently enrolled students are members of Bet Shraga. As with your membership in any organization, you expect to receive member benefits and also to contribute to the success of the organization. For the success of Bet Shraga, I think there is growing agreement that: Retention and recruitment are

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