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March 9, 2015 Dear Parent(s): As you know, next Monday, March 16th will be our field trip to Schuyler Mansion in Albany. Thank you for your many offers to drive, and for returning permission slips promptly (mostly). The four students who still need to bring in signed permission slips were

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February 27, 2015 Dear Dolphinim Parents, This week in Chumash, we talked about the famine in Can’an and Ya’akov sending ten of his sons to Egypt to buy food. We discussed why only ten sons were sent. In this week’s parasha, Parashat T’zaveh, we discussed the special clothing that the

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February 13, 2015 Dear Dolphinim Parents, This week in Chumash, we made a graph showing the ups and downs of Yosef’s life, with the help of the p’sukim in the Torah. In this week’s parasha, Parashat Mishpatim, we discussed the rules that are listed in the Parasha, and compared these

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February 6, 2015 Dear Dolphinim parents, We had busy week! We had a great time on Tu B’shvat.  We made learning games for our Parparim friends and shared the games with them. The Dolphinim also presented the tree projects that they created. Our focus has been the need to care for

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January 30th 2015 Dear Dolphinim Parents, In Chumash, we learned about Yosef and his jailmates, the butler and the baker. We discussed each of their roles in Mitzrayim and why they ended up in jail. The butler and the baker both had dreams that we touched upon and will learn

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Hello Parent(s), As you read this, I hope you are looking forward to the beauty of winter that is about to descend upon us. The Dolphinim are in the midst of Exploration projects.  All students have completed the minimum work required at this point, and many are moving along to

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January 23, 2015 Dear Dolphinim Parents, Here are the main topics discussed this week in Chumash: Yosef and his relationship with Hashem How Hashem blessed Yosef in Potiphar’s house How Hashem blessed Potiphar house and Potiphar becoming successful due to Hashem’s blessing In this week’s parasha, Parashat Bo, we discussed

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January 16, 2015 Dear Dolphinim Parents, This week our classroom was filled with enthusiastic learners. In Parasha, we discussed Parashat Va’era. The main topics were the return of Moshe to Mitzrayim, Moshe and Aharon meeting Pharaoh, and a detailed discussion about seven of the ten plagues. We discussed each plague,

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January 12, 2015 Dear Parent(s), Your child is hard at work on his/her exploration unit project.  Between now and January 20, students will read, research, and make note cards.  Students are using multiple sources and creating bibliographical entries.  Students may work ahead of schedule if they wish, and may work

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January 12, 2015 Dear Dolphinim Parents, We had a great week in our class! In Chumash we learned that Ya’akov mourned for Yosef for many days, and would not allow himself to be comforted. In Parasha we started the second book of the Torah, Shemot, and talked about the first

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