Your mission, should you choose to accept it…build the highest tower possible! The challenge: each group of 8th graders had different materials and directions, ranging from, “If you need help or suggestions, feel free to ask one of your teachers. If you need additional materials, feel free to use anything that you see in the [...]
Last Sunday the 6th Graders and the Kindergartners had the first of several planned “ Buddy Days” together. The aim of this experience was to promote self-confidence, do mitzvot, and create lasting relationships between our Sixth Graders and the Kindergartners.
All the seventh grade classes have been making trips to Westwood Horizons, a Jewish home for the elderly. The classes did some art projects with the residents, enjoyed a song session to get ready for Simchat Torah, and the visits culminate this week as the students will take some time to chat individually with them.
What a busy weekend we had in Tiyul: Shabbat B’yachad. As if the “double holiness” (double hungriness?) of Yom Kippur and Shabbat on Saturday weren’t enough, on Sunday the TSBY families gathered to learn about the mitzvot of the festival of Sukkot by building, eating, and sitting in our own basic, bodacious, beautiful, Biblical booths.
For the last few weeks, Aliza’s second grade class learned about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the first Jewish holidays in the month of “Tishrei”. The children associated Rosh Hashanah with the Creation story and the “Birthday of the World”. The children enjoyed baking a cake and celebrating the “Birthday of the World”.
Howie’s third grade class has been looking into the meanings and importance of the high holy days. They have been learning about how to be better people for the new year, 5772.
For the past two weeks, Andrew’s third grade class has learned all about the holiday of Rosh Hashana. They learned all about the shofar, and they wanted to let you know how much they really LOVE the sounds it makes! Click to see the video.