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This Week in Lower School 1/21-1/25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

We had a wonderful short week at the Lower School! Today, during Shabbat, our wonderful and talented Kindergarten students performed a dance to teach us about colors and led the Lower School throughout the entire Shabbat experience. WATCH THE VIDEO
 
Our 4th and 5th graders enjoyed an engaging show at the Smith Center on Thursday - Innovation Nation Live! Based on the two-time Emmy Award-winning CBS Saturday morning TV show, this  production brings to life world-changing innovations. The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation - Live! inspires students with entertaining and educational stories about yesterday and today’s visionaries and innovators – highlighting major turning points in the past and present technology, engineering, math, the environment and social justice. We are looking forward to more shows at the Smith Center in the near future.
 
The Seniors and Junior Kindergarten worked together on Thursday morning in the Lower School gym for a bonding event.  Each senior was paired with two to three Junior Kindergarten students. They interviewed each other asking questions like their favorite color, favorite things to do, and favorite movies.   They then drew each other’s portraits and each student was able to keep their booklet about their buddy. The “big kids” and “little kids” had big smiles and gave hugs to their new friends. The bonding activities will continue with a Field Day just for the Junior Kindergarten put on by the Seniors in early April. VIEW PHOTOS
 
It was wonderful to see so many Lower School students and their families at the High School basketball games on Tuesday. We are also proud of the achievement of the younger Middle School teams, which include our 5th graders as well- GO LIONS!
 
100th Day of School
Please bring cans and non perishable food in honor of 100th Day of School. Food will be donated to Aishel Avraham and JFSA.
 
Summer Camp at AEC 2019
Registration for Summer Camp at Adelson Campus is open. We are offering programs for preschool - 5th grade click here for more information about programming. Take advantage of the 5% early sign up discount valid through January 31st and the Adelson student discount valid with code “adelsonstudent”. Please see registration link: https://adelsonsummercamp.campbrainregistration.com
 
If you are interested in the AEC Family Trip to Israel this summer, please email lilach.bluevise@adelsoncampus.org.
 
Wishing you a wonderful Shabbat,
 
Lilach and the Lower School Leadership team
 

Save the Date:

Wednesday, January 30 - 100th Day of school - JK and K
Wednesday, January 30 - Cubs to Lions information session about K for JK parents | See flyer
Friday, February 1 - K-5 Challah bake for Rosh Chodesh
Wednesday, February 6 - Conservation Caper K - 4th grade.
Thursday, February 7 - 2nd grade Nevada State museum trip
Friday, February 8 - 2nd grade sing on Shabbat
Friday, February 15 - no school for students, PD for teachers
Monday, February 18- No school, Presidents’ Day
Wednesday, February 27, 8:15 am- first grade Fairy Tale program in theater
Friday, March 1- 1st grade sing on Shabbat
Thursday , March 7, 6:00pm- In Pursuit of Excellence Gala
Thursday , March 14th - Pi Day celebration for 3rd - 5th grade
Friday, March 15- 2nd grade sing on Shabbat
Thursday March 21 - Purim celebration; 3rd grade act out the Megillah
Wednesday March 27 - K trip to planetarium
Friday, March 29 - Kindergarten Each Day program performance
Friday, March 29 - 3rd grade Clark County Museum trip