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August 30, 2018

Welcome to Kindergarten!

Dear Kindergarten Families,  We are excited to welcome you to Kindergarten! Students have wonderful year ahead of them! We are looking forward to exploring, learning, playing, and growing together throughout your first year at Hannah Senesh. The official first day of school is Tuesday, September 4th! We will meet you in the school gym at 9:00 am. Please bring a: small labeled snack (kosher and nut-free), labeled water bottle, change of clothes (labeled, in a Ziploc bag), jacket or sweatshirt for your child to keep in their cubby. Because we are ending at 11:30 am on the first day, you don’t need to bring lunch. Starting Wednesday,...
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Welcome Back / ברוכים הבאים

English and Social Studies Hi, Welcome back 8th Grade students and families! I am excited to start my second year teaching 8th Grade ELA and Social Studies at Senesh and my 8th year overall as educator.  I enjoy helping students hone their ability to think critically about the world around them by reading literature, developing written and oral communication skills, and studying historical events from a variety of perspectives.  A reminder that students should make sure to email me their summer homework assignments by Tuesday morning to mgentile@hannahsenesh.org. Feel free to contact me via email with any further questions.  I look...
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5th Grade Week of 9/4

Welcome back! We hope everyone has had a good summer, and we are so excited to start the new year! Please enjoy our first classroom updates below, and have a good holiday weekend! HUMANITIES: Hello! My name is Tony Buonomo. I am coming back for my 2nd year as 5th Grade Humanities teacher. I am so excited to start another year at Senesh! I look forward to meeting our new 5th graders and introducing them to the wonderful worlds we will explore in Reading, Writing, and Social Studies. We will begin next week by getting to know each other, and then...
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August 30: Welcome Back!

Dear Fourth Grade Families, Welcome back to another year at Hannah Senesh Community Day School! Your teaching team is hard at work getting our spaces and selves ready to welcome students on September 4th, and we are so excited to meet (and re-meet) them. This year, the fourth grade team includes both new and returning teachers and specialists that your child will meet in the first few weeks of school. Mike Steele is excited to join the fourth grade staff as the general studies teacher. He comes to Hannah Senesh after two years of teaching fifth grade at PS 133...
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August 30: Getting Ready for 2018-2019!

Humanities  Hello! My name is Allison Corvo. I’m so excited for the upcoming school year. I have loved being back in my classroom and getting it ready for new 7th graders! In advisory, students will receive accordion folders, pencils, and other materials on the first day. I’m looking forward to discussing the summer reading book, The Outsiders, and seeing students’ reactions to the text. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at acorvo@hannahsenesh.org Judaic Studies  !ברוכים הבאים Welcome! I am looking forward to a wonderful year of learning with the 7th grade. We will be exploring...
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Welcome to 6th Grade! 8/30/18

HUMANITIES: My name is Naomi Forman, and I’m so excited to teach your children in 6th grade grade humanities this year. In Social Studies and English Language Arts, students will learn to engage with texts in new ways; they’ll read critically for deeper meaning and draw connections to their own lives and the world around them. As we learn about ancient cultures in places like Egypt and Greece, they’ll examine how history continues to impact our lives today. They’ll also practice sophisticated reading skills as they track themes and literary devices in both fiction and nonfiction texts, and they’ll hone...
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