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May 5, 2023

First Grade News

Hello Families, In the Hebrew classroom, we continue traveling through the state of Israel! We traveled all the way to the mountains of Jerusalem. We spoke and wrote sentences about what is so special about this city. As part of their stop in Jerusalem, each student made their own kotel (Western Wall) out of construction paper. They wrote notes, about their hopes and wishes, to put in their kotel. We look forward to sharing all their work with you at our Siddur Ceremony. We also spoke about Lag Ba’Omer. We learned that many years ago the Jewish people used bonfires to communicate with each other. We...
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Kindergarten Blog 5/5

Dear Kindergarten Families, We had a fun week in Kindergarten! The children had a great time making kiddush cups at the pottery studio. Kindergartners sculpted their own kiddush cups using slabs of clay. They learned to attach clay embellishments to their cups using the “scratch and attach” technique, and then painted their cups with different colors of glaze. We can’t wait to see how our cups turned out! Over the next few weeks, our cups will be fired in the kiln at the pottery studio, and then Kindergartners will get to show you their finished product at our special Kabbalat...
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