Krieger Schechter News

12/18/2017

Students Complete Hand-Crafted Tallitots

On Monday, December 18th, 5th Grade students from Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) presented their finished tallit to parents and peers as they concluded a five-part tallit workshop. The workshop, which began on October 17th, is the result of a community partnership with the Jewish Community Center (JCC) and KSDS. It was designed to give … Continue reading Students Complete Hand-Crafted Tallitots

12/14/2017

KSDS Alumni Talks Event Celebrates Alumni

Krieger Schechter Day School alumni are nearly 1,000 strong and can be found throughout the world in almost every profession including Jewish life, the arts, medicine, business, law, and public policy. They are dedicated to making the world a better place through professional leadership and volunteerism. On Sunday, December 10th, seven alumni came back to … Continue reading KSDS Alumni Talks Event Celebrates Alumni

11/30/2017

Body Attack Classes to Begin at KSDS

During January and February Krieger Schechter Day School, Goldsmith Early Childhood Center and the Jewish Community Center will be holding Body Attack fitness classes twice a week in Krieger Auditorium. No registration required. Drop off your student and come get a workout!  The Body Attack class is a sports-inspired, high-energy cardio workout designed to build … Continue reading Body Attack Classes to Begin at KSDS

11/13/2017

KSDS Sponsors 36 Families for Hanukkah

KSDS will be sponsoring 36 Families for Hanukkah this year and our collection begins on November 13.  In keeping with our mission to incorporate hesed in our 36th celebration, KSDS will be sponsoring 36 families for Hanukkah. We are thrilled to be partnering with Jewish organizations in our community — Jewish Volunteer Connection, Jewish Community Services, and CHANA — to support … Continue reading KSDS Sponsors 36 Families for Hanukkah

10/31/2017

KSDS and CAC Host Family Trip to Israel

Krieger Schechter Day School and Chizuk Amuno Congregation are organizing a family-focused trip to Israel in December 2018. The trip is intended for those who have never been to Israel and/or those who have never traveled there as a family. The journey will be an opportunity to explore our homeland and experience all that Israel … Continue reading KSDS and CAC Host Family Trip to Israel

10/17/2017

Schechter STEAM Showcase – November 12

Join us for the 7th Annual Schechter Steam Showcase! Engage your curiosity as KSDS community members teach fun, interactive, age-appropriate projects in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.  Kids ages 4 – 11 are invited.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. Sunday, November 12 1:00 – 3:30 pm Register below by Sunday, November … Continue reading Schechter STEAM Showcase – November 12

10/04/2017

KSDS Co-Hosts Menashe Film at Gordon Center

Menashe, set within the Hasidic community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, is a warm, life-affirming look at the universal bonds between father and son. The movie played at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and features actor, Ruben Niborski, who attended KSDS as a 3rd and 4th grader from 2013 – 2015 before moving to Israel. The … Continue reading KSDS Co-Hosts Menashe Film at Gordon Center

09/28/2017

KSDS Conference Day on October 31st

Sponsored by the KSDS Athletics Department and JCamps. Students in Grades K-6 are invited to join the fun! Tuesday, October 31  |  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The day will include games & activities. The cost is $40/student, with a $75/family max.  (Cost includes pizza lunch and snacks.) RSVP by Tuesday, October 24.  Space is limited!

09/25/2017

KSDS/Legacy Heritage Better Together Program

Krieger Schechter Day School has been selected to participate in the Legacy Heritage Better Together Program. The Legacy Heritage Better Together Program is a two-year program designed to encourage meaningful interaction between young and old. Grade 7, under the direction of Ellen Friedman, is participating in the program with Myerberg Center.  KSDS is grateful for … Continue reading KSDS/Legacy Heritage Better Together Program

09/15/2017

Join Us for Shabbat Share 2017

Become part of the biggest school-wide event connecting KSDS families for a home-based Shabbat meal. Choose to be a guest or a host, and we will match up families with similar age children. The PA will provide everything you need: delicious dinner catered by Yaffa, materials for Shabbat rituals, and hosting ideas to create a meaningful, relaxing and social Shabbat experience.  Date: October 27 Cost:  $18/adult … Continue reading Join Us for Shabbat Share 2017

09/12/2017

4th Graders Participate in 9/11 Ceremony

On September 11th, 4th grade students from Krieger Schechter Day School participated in a moving 9/11 ceremony with the Jewish National Fund (JNF) Baltimore at the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company (Station 32). This public event was held in coordination with the Embassy of Israel and remembered those first-responders who were killed on 9/11 and after … Continue reading 4th Graders Participate in 9/11 Ceremony

08/31/2017

Open House and Drop In Days

Learn more about KSDS at one of our admission events! Drop In Days allow you to tour KSDS in small groups during school hours. Dates are listed here and do not require registration.  Drop In Days: October 24 at 9:00am November 14 at 9:00am December 13 at 9:00am January 9 at 9:00am Our Open House will be held on November … Continue reading Open House and Drop In Days

08/29/2017

KSDS Celebrates 36 Years of Excellence

The 2017-18 academic year marks a special time for Krieger Schechter Day School as we celebrate our 36th anniversary. KSDS was founded in 1981, as part of the The Solomon Schechter Day School Association, and named in recognition of major benefactor, the Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund. Over the years, the school has grown in … Continue reading KSDS Celebrates 36 Years of Excellence

08/23/2017

Reflections from Rabbi Moshe

As I reflect on recent events, I am reminded of a seemingly obscure story from this week’s Torah portion of Shoftim that describes what to do when a corpse is found in the countryside and the identity of the slayer is unknown. The Torah commands the elders and judges to measure the distance to the surrounding towns, … Continue reading Reflections from Rabbi Moshe

06/10/2017

KSDS Partners with Milbrook for Police Mosaic

Following a string of police fatalities over the summer of 2016, students from Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) wanted to show their support for their local law enforcement officials, particularly those from Precinct 4 in Pikesville. Reaching out to the Pikesville Schools Coalition, a program of CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc., they decided to partner … Continue reading KSDS Partners with Milbrook for Police Mosaic

05/05/2017

KSDS To Add Abramoff MakerSpace in August

Krieger Schechter Day School is thrilled to announce the creation of the Abramoff MakerSpace which will be constructed over the summer and completed this fall. This new and exciting development will bring heightened opportunities to the learning potential of our students and will further aid in the school’s vision of offering a dynamic educational experience … Continue reading KSDS To Add Abramoff MakerSpace in August

03/23/2017

Weekend Backpack Program

Once again, KSDS will be participating in the Weekend Backpack Program. We will be packing food into backpacks to be sent to two city schools: Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and Collington Square Elementary/Middle School. During the week, these schools feed the children–many of whom are homeless–a breakfast, hot lunch, healthy fruit, and a sandwich before … Continue reading Weekend Backpack Program

02/28/2017

Sign Up for Spring Enrichment!

The Spring session of enrichment will be running from March 13th through May 26th. The complete calendar is available HERE.  Sessions include: Club SciKidz! programming will again be running Lego Robotics and Young Scientist classes. These sections will feature brand new content. Repeat students will experience fresh material. Irvine Nature Center’s EcoExplorers Club is a … Continue reading Sign Up for Spring Enrichment!

02/24/2017

8th Grade ‘Aladdin’ Tickets on Sale Now!

The 8th Grade Play is a huge event for the entire KSDS community as it represents the culmination of our students’ experience at Krieger Schechter Day School. Parents and alumni join us to watch students perform a musical entirely in Hebrew. This year’s production will be ‘Aladdin’.  Tickets are on sale now in the Middle … Continue reading 8th Grade ‘Aladdin’ Tickets on Sale Now!

02/21/2017

Middle School Learning Festival Success

Our annual Middle School Learning Festival took place Tuesday, February 14th through Thursday, February 16th. The Learning Festival is a  three-day experience – a break from the regular curriculum – during which students and faculty immerse themselves in thematic and Project Based Learning (PBL) activities. This year’s theme was “The Brain” and  students studied the … Continue reading Middle School Learning Festival Success

01/25/2017

Students Donate 43 Food-Filled Backpacks to Baltimore City Schools

In keeping with our commitment to tikkun olam, the second graders at Krieger Schechter Day School participated in the Weekend Backpack Program on January 23, 2017. Working with our partner, Sandie Nagel, students packed food into 43 backpacks that will be sent to two Baltimore City schools: Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and Collington Square Elementary/Middle School.  … Continue reading Students Donate 43 Food-Filled Backpacks to Baltimore City Schools

01/19/2017

KSDS Wins BGE’s Wires Down Video Challenge for Second Straight Year

Krieger Schechter Day School won the BGE Wires Down Video Challenge grand prize for a second year in a row.  Baltimore Gas and Electric announced Krieger Schechter Day School as a repeat winner of the fifth annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge at a lower school assembly on January 18, 2017. The yearly contest encourages elementary schools to create … Continue reading KSDS Wins BGE’s Wires Down Video Challenge for Second Straight Year

01/05/2017

Weekend Backpack Program – Donations Requested

Again this year, KSDS will be participating in the Weekend Backpack Program on January 23rd. We will be packing food into backpacks to be sent to two city schools: Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and Collington Square Elementary/Middle School. During the week, these schools feed the children–many of whom are homeless–a breakfast, hot lunch, healthy fruit, … Continue reading Weekend Backpack Program – Donations Requested

01/05/2017

KSDS Shabbat Share

The amazing PA-sponsored Shabbat Share will take place on Friday, March 3! Become part of the biggest school-wide event connecting KSDS families for a home-based Shabbat meal. Choose to be a guest or a host, and we will match up families with similar age children. The PA will provide everything you need: delicious catered dinner, materials for Shabbat … Continue reading KSDS Shabbat Share

01/04/2017

KSDS Teacher Donates Kidney to Colleague’s Husband

Sally Grobani, a Hebrew and Judaics teacher at Krieger Schechter, performed an amazing mitzvah by donating her kidney to a colleague’s ailing husband. Read the full article, featured by the Jewish Times, here: Teacher Donates Kidney to Colleague’s Ailing Husband