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This Week in Lower School 11/18-11/22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019
Thanksgiving Shabbat/shows
We had a heartwarming and enriching week in Lower School! Today we enjoyed wonderful Thanksgiving celebrations with our students and their families. Our students celebrated the holiday through dancing, singing, and eating traditional foods. It is a culmination of the fall and Thanksgiving unit and we are thankful that we get to celebrate with our families. We are very excited to continue with our Thanksgiving celebrations with our JK Thanksgiving show on Tuesday 11/26 at 8:30am in the Theater.  VIEW PHOTOS
 
K- 5 Giving Thanks 
Third grade will make cranberry bread for all staff members in the Lower School on Monday 11/25. They will learn about the ingredients and measurements that go into this large baking project along with showing their appreciation and giving thanks to our school staff. They learn about all of the different people it takes to help run our school and  they show their appreciation by baking them an individual loaf of bread. There is also a story that teaches about morals and not making judgements about people. Additionally, the entire K- 5th grade student body will participate in our Rosh Chodesh challah bake for the month of November. Each child will make additional Challot that will be donated to Aishel Avraham (A local food pantry). We would like to thank our Challah Bake sponsors for the month of November.
 
November Rosh Chodesh Challah Bake Sponsors 
Aizenstat Family
Atlas Family
Griswold Family 
Harouni Family 
Karteszynski Family 
Maman Family  
Nikhman Family 
Perel Family 
Ruben Family 
Schwartz Family 
 
2nd - 5th Grade  Cultural Field Trip:
On Monday, our 2nd through 5th grade students had the opportunity to attend Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium at The Smith Center. This immersive show allowed the students to explore the ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles existed eons ago. The show used a combination of puppets, animation, actors, technology, science, and imagination to connect our students to marine science and paleontology. 

SAVE THE DATE
11/25 - 3rd Grade Cranberry Bread Making 
11/26 - JK Thanksgiving show - Theater 8:30am 
11/27 - Rosh Chodesh Challah bake 
11/27 - Early Dismissal- Preschool 11:15, K- 5 11:30. 
11/28 - Thanksgiving Break - No School 
11/29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School 
12/4 - 12/10 - Book Fair 
12/13  - 4th Grade Wax Museum 8:50am
12/12 - Latke Making - Preschool
12/16 - K - 5 Dreidel Spin off 
12/17 - Kindergarten and 4th Grade Buddy Cookie Bake 
12/18 - K - 5 Hanukkah Show - Details to follow
12/19 - 5th Grade Field Trip to Courthouse 
12/20 - Preschool Hanukkah Shabbat for 18 months, 2s, 3s and JK. 
12/23 - 1/3  - Winter Break No School
1/6  - School Resumes