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2021-2022 School Year

September 17: The First Week of 5th Grade

Welcome to Fifth Grade! We are thrilled to have your children with us for this year! Before we share a little about what has been happening in each subject, please read the important information below: STUDENTS NEED TO BRING EACH DAY…. A fully charged Chromebook. Please find a system at home that works for your family. A few suggestions from the class were: sticky note reminders, charge the Chromebook next to or in your backpack, or set an alarm. An independent reading book An extra mask (or two) An easy snack A filled water bottle   HUMANITIES: The first week...
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Welcome to 6th Grade! 9/17/21

Humanities  Hi! I’m Naomi, and this is my 6th year as a 6th grade humanities teacher and advisor at Hannah Senesh. It’s so exciting to start off this year back in the building each day! I’ve had a great time beginning to get to know the students this week, and I’m looking forward to a year filled with academic growth and joyful learning in our friendly and colorful classrooms. In Social Studies and English Language Arts, students can expect to engage deeply with texts: we’ll read critically for deeper meaning and draw connections to our own lives and the world...
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Welcome to Third 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 is Shannon Berkowsky (General Studies Teacher) who is thrilled to be joining the Senesh community. Justin Schwaber (3rd and 4th Grade Math), Rimma Berenshtein (3rd and 4th Grade Hebrew), Shira Becher (3rd and 4th Grade Judaic Studies),and Tomer Yanay (Hebrew Associate Teacher) are excited to continue their work...
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Welcome to 2nd Grade

Hi families– בְּרוּכִים הַבָּאִים welcome to second grade! We are so excited to be back in person at Hannah Senesh. Here are some friendly reminders to help your students prepare for the start of school. Your student will need: At least 2 masks (labeled in a baggy) A water bottle (labeled) A light dairy or pareve snack (quick 5-10 mins to eat) A dairy or pareve lunch A change of clothes labeled in a bag Shoes they can move in! Arrival is at 8:20 at the side yard–Marisa will be there taking attendance. Dismissal is at 3:15 Mon-Thurs and 2:15...
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Welcome to Kindergarten!

Dear Kindergarten Families, Welcome to Kindergarten! We have been busy getting the classrooms organized and can’t wait to meet the students and begin our year together. Emailing the Team It is very important to use this email address and send messages to all three teachers rather than just one of us. Thank you!! kindergartenteam2021@hannahsenesh.org. Reminders: First day of Kindergarten is Monday, September 13.  This will be a short day which will begin at 8:45 and end at 11:15. Tuesday will be a full day, 8:25-3:30. We go outside in all weather. Please dress your student for the day’s weather.  Pack...
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Welcome to First Grade!

  Welcome 1st Grade Families! We hope you had a lovely summer. The first grade team is looking forward to meeting you and your 1st graders at back to school night next week. We have been excitedly preparing our classrooms in preparation for the first day of school on Monday September 13, 2021. Please send your children to school with the following items:  A separate labeled snack so children don’t have to choose from their lunch in the moment  Lunch that students can open and manage independently (thermos with warm food is often hard to open due to suction) A...
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Sept 3 — We Just Can’t Wait For Fourth Grade to Begin!

Dear Fourth Grade Families, We hope you had a wonderful summer! Welcome to an exciting year of learning in FOURTH GRADE! We have been hard at work organizing, cleaning and setting up the classrooms in anticipation of greeting your children on the first day of school. We know that the rooms are not complete until your children are added to the mix. This is going to be an exciting year, full of laughter, learning and joy! This year, the fourth grade team includes both new and returning teachers. Humanities teacher, Hilary Davis, Hebrew teacher Rimma Berenshtein, Hebrew teacher Tomer Yanay,...
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