Dolphinim Newsletter

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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Parparim Newsletter

January 12, 2015 Dear Parents, This week began with lots of smiles as the Parparim were excited to get back to our learning environment and discover what we would be learning this week. In Ivrit, the focus was the Hebrew letter zayin. We read a story about a family of

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Dolphinim Newsletter

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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Nesharim Newsletter

January, 9th 2015 Dear Nesharim Parents, It was nice to return after the long winter break. During the coming weeks, our topic in tefillah will be Birkot Shachar, the morning blessings.  This week we are focusing on God’s names, and what basic words such as baruch (blessing) mean.  We are

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Dolphinim Newsletter

January 7th 2015 Dear Parent(s), I hope you had a nice break.   The class arrived rested and ready to go today! We have begun our Exploration unit.  Today, we read and discussed the main reasons for European Exploration, focusing on exploration that lead to the colonization of North America, and

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Nesharim News

December 19, 2014   Dear Nesharim Parents,   What a busy week we had in the Nesharim classroom!   The main focus was getting ready for Chanukah, which the Nesharim truly enjoyed.   The Nesharim designed all different kinds of games to share with each other, from trivia games to board

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Dolphinim Newsletter

December 19, 2014 Dear Dolphinim Parents, We completed our Chanukah unit this week. The Dolphinim enjoyed learning new songs and reading new stories. What fun was had this week with the Parparim class!  Dolphinim were able to share games that they created. In Parasha, this week’s question for discussion was:

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Nesharim News

December 18, 2014 Dear Families, This week we are finishing up many classroom activities.  The class have all finished their globes and have them hanging proudly in the classroom: We have also finished reading the book My Father’s Dragon and most of the children have finished their writing packet to

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Dolphinim Newsletter

December 15, 2014 Dear Parent(s), We are continuing our unit on sound!   Students used an oscilloscope, connected to our classroom’s Smartboard, to see and learn about sound waves and properties of sound.  We also had two hands-on labs in which students learned about variables, transverse waves, etc.  and applied their

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Parparim News

December 15, 2014 Dear Parents, This week in Ivrit, the focus was mainly vocabulary associated with the holiday of Chanukah. Some of the Parparim were given a Chanukah workbook which they are finding stimulating, interesting, and enjoyable. Chanukah is in full swing in our classroom. Each learning center has become

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