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August 28, 2019

Welcome to 7th Grade!

Welcome to 7th grade, Class of 2021! Humanities  My name is Allison Corvo, and I’m so excited to begin my third year at Hannah Senesh. 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 planners 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...
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Welcome to 8th Grade!

Dear 8th Grade Parents, We can’t wait for Tuesday! We are super excited to think, discuss, support, and challenge your 8th graders this year. Please remind your 8th grader to bring a water bottle and a layer (sometimes the air conditioning makes it pretty cold!). Below are brief notes from the members of the 8th grade team — please feel free to reach out to us directly if you have questions or concerns or good news to share! Warmly, The 8th Grade Team   Joseph Hayden, 8th Grade Advisor and Humanities I am so very excited to begin my first...
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Welcome to 4th Grade!

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 3rd, 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. Dawn Wheatley, General Studies, returns to Hannah Senesh in a new role after teaching Kindergarten here for the second half of last year. Previous to that she has worked as...
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Welcome to 1st Grade!

Dear Parents, Welcome to first grade! The upcoming year will be filled with many new and exciting adventures.  We can’t wait to get to know you and your children! The first day of school is Tuesday, September 3rd.  Please send your child with the following items: A labeled snack for before lunch  (daily) Lunch (unless your child is receiving school lunch) A labeled water bottle  A change of clothing that will remain in his/her cubby A sweater or sweatshirt in case the air conditioning is too chilly We are responsible for the dismissal of your children and will be maintaining the...
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Welcome to 3rd Grade!

Dear Third Grade Families, We hope you had a wonderful summer! Welcome to an exciting year of learning in third grade! The first day of school is fast approaching and we are busy preparing the classrooms. This year, the third grade team includes both new and returning teachers.  New to the staff are Rimma Berenshtein (3rd and 4th Grade Hebrew) and Ariana Mizrahi (3rd and 4th Grade Judaic Studies), who are thrilled to be joining the Senesh community. Hilary Davis (General Studies teacher), and Tomer Yanay (Hebrew Associate Teacher) are excited to continue their work in third grade, and integrating...
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Welcome to 2nd Grade!

Welcome to 2nd Grade! We are excited to begin this school year and are hard at work preparing to greet your special second graders on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 3rd. On the first day of school, please send your child with: A dairy or pareve morning snack (every day) A dairy or pareve lunch (every day, unless your child is signed up for school lunch) Water bottle (labeled with their name, can stay in school) Spare change of clothing in a labeled bag (stays in school till end of year) Wearing sneakers, or shoes they can comfortably run in (PE...
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Welcome to 6th Grade! 8/29/19

6TH GRADE TEAM:  Dear 6th grade parents, We are Mike Noll and Naomi Forman, and beyond teaching science and humanities classes, we’re excited to be on the 6th grade team this year. As the 6th grade advisors, we will be looking out for your child’s general social/emotional and academic wellbeing at Hannah Senesh. We’ll also be leading the students in community service and social justice initiatives, planning various field trips, and facilitating team-building activities and ice-breakers during advisory classes twice a week. You can expect an e-mail from one of us soon with more details. We can’t wait to better...
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Welcome to Kindergarten!

Dear Kindergarten Families,  We are excited to welcome you to Kindergarten! We have a fantastic year ahead of diving deep into learning and play together at Hannah Senesh. The official first day of school is Tuesday, September 3rd! We will meet you in the school gym at 9:00 am. Please bring: labeled healthy 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. **** If your child requires medication, please bring them directly to Rivky, the school nurse. As we are ending at 11:30 AM on the first day,...
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Welcome to 5th grade

Welcome 5th graders!  We can’t wait to welcome you next week! The first few days of school will be dedicated to helping students adjust to being a middle schooler, social skills, expectations and learning about your teachers and classes. T First Day:  -You should bring a water bottle and snack -Lunch if you are not getting school lunch -Backpack -We will provide a planner, pencils, accordion binder, and pencil pouch -No tape is allowed in lockers so please bring magnets if you want to decorate! – Classes begin at 8:00. Your child should be at their locker by 7:50. Please...
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