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 Day of Service – Alumni Component – Clean up KSDS Wednesday Nov 22
  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 21 or 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