36th Anniversary Calendar

The goal of this year is to unite and engage our community by celebrating traditions, learning from each other, participating in hesed opportunities, and socializing. In short: Creating and Celebrating a Community that Cares.

Below is the list of all 36 events – mark your calendar!  

  1. Welcome 36 – carpool activities – August 29–First day of school
  2. KSDS Back to School Shabbat (Kabbalat Services in Amphitheater and Dinner in Krieger)- Sept 8 at 6 pm – 
  3. Tailgate with a Purpose (JVC)– Sept 10 at 1 pm 
  4. Grandparent Tour–Sept 13
  5. Alumni Orioles Game – Sept 24 (For Alumni only)
  6. Weekly Alumni Tov Talks
  7. “Musings with Moshe” Lunch and Learn (Grandparents Only)–Oct 9th at 11:30 am – 1 pm
  8. Grandparent Tour – Oct 19
  9. Shabbat Share (Alumni Parents Matched for dinner) – Oct 27
  10. 36th Day of School – Oct 30
  11. Bookfair–Alumni Authors’ books displayed – Nov 5-9
  12. STEAM Showcase – Nov 12
  13. PA Book Club Discussion with author, Ron Lieber’s The Opposite of Spoiled. “The Ethics of Money” for the Fineman Ethics Lecture on Nov 14th at 7:30pm
  14. Thanksgiving Events:
    • Day of Service – Alumni Component – Clean up KSDS Wednesday – Nov 22
    • Alumni Reunion Brunch & Flag Football – Nov 24 at 11am
  15. Roots and Wings (Grandparents Only)- Dec 5
  16. KSDS Talks — Dec 10
  17. Adopt 36 families for Hannukah
  18. Mitzvah Day — KSDS table or teams – Dec 25
  19. Donor Appreciation event for donors of all giving levels–Jan 28
  20. Roots and Wings (Grandparents)-Jan 30th
  21. 36 trees to be planted in Israel for Tu B’shevat
  22. KSDS Film Festival – TBD
  23. Parent Association Family Fun Night – Feb 10
  24. Learning Festival – Feb 13-15
  25. KSDS Shabbaton – March 2-3 (Music and Storytelling; Honoring Past Pres – Board and PA Aliyot; Service Leaders; Engage all grades in some aspect; Alumni Engagement; Kabbalat Shabbat, Fri Dinner, Sat Lunch, and Sat Seudat Schlishit/Havdallah)
  26. 36 years of Teaching Excellence Epic Party (Alumni Faculty and Current Faculty Only)–March 4th at 4-6 pm
  27. Roots and Wings (Grandparents)–March 20 or 27
  28. 8th Grade Play – March 13-14
  29. Passover Preview Party (Intergenerational)–March 25 at 10 am
  30. JVC Good Deeds Day–April 15th
  31. CHAI Society Dinner – April 22
  32. Erev Zemer – May 3rd
  33. Instructional Showcase – May 9th
  34. Grandparents Day – May 14th
  35. Alumni Launch Party for Class of 2014–June 3rd hosted at Silverman/Brown River Home
  36. KSDS 5K & post-race music festival – June 10th