Krieger Schechter News

12/17/2018

KSDS Hosts Parent Education Seminar on Executive Function

Krieger Schechter Day School invites parents of K – 8 students to join us for an informative seminar featuring Executive Function expert, Elana G. Spira. Executive function is the ability to organize, plan and execute a set of tasks in an efficient manner. It’s critical for learning and development and crucial for life-long success.  Elana … Continue reading KSDS Hosts Parent Education Seminar on Executive Function

12/13/2018

The Small Family Grows The KSDS Small Scholarship Fund

Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) is thrilled to announce that Drs. Donald and Lauren Small have significantly grown their existing scholarship fund to ensure that KSDS remains accessible and affordable to those desiring a stellar Jewish education. Their story and reason for giving is best told in their own words: We were both born in … Continue reading The Small Family Grows The KSDS Small Scholarship Fund

12/11/2018

5th Grade Students Wrap Up Tallit Workshop

On Monday, December 10th, 5th Graders and 6th Grade lateral entry students presented their finished tallitot to their parents as they concluded a five-part tallit workshop. The workshop, which began in October, is the result of a community partnership with the Jewish Community Center (JCC) and Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS). It was designed to give students a deeper … Continue reading 5th Grade Students Wrap Up Tallit Workshop

11/29/2018

KSDS Teacher and her Commitment to the Community

The following article was features in the December issue of JMore. Read the full article here.  “Paying it forward and multiplying the impact.” That’s Jodi Wahlberg’s credo in her role as director of bridges and community partnerships at Krieger Schechter Day School. A Stevenson mother of five and KSDS teacher for two decades, Wahlberg, 43, … Continue reading KSDS Teacher and her Commitment to the Community

11/28/2018

Announcing the KSDS Gitomer Family Learning Festival Fund

Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) is thrilled to announce that Lainie and Lou Gitomer have established the KSDS Gitomer Family Learning Festival Fund to endow the Middle School Learning Festival. This treasured, three-day festival is a highlight of the academic year when students break from their regular curriculum to take a deep dive into a … Continue reading Announcing the KSDS Gitomer Family Learning Festival Fund

11/21/2018

KSDS Students Participate in Annual Day of Service

It’s a Krieger Schechter Day School tradition to spend the day before Thanksgiving helping others in our community.  Lower School students created crafts for Meals on Wheels, the Maryland SPCA & Tudor Heights Assisted Living, baked cookies for military members, and made thank you cards for local first responders. Middle School students volunteered at ShareBaby, … Continue reading KSDS Students Participate in Annual Day of Service

09/17/2018

KSDS Comes to the Aid of Young Hurricane Refugees

Reposted from JMore; written by Aliza Friedlander, a Baltimore-based freelance writer. Photo by Steve Ruark. When 9-year-old Ryan Bailey and his little brother, Caleb, 6 came to visit family in Baltimore last week for Rosh Hashanah, little did they know they would stay longer than anticipated. Because of Hurricane Florence, Ryan and Caleb — who live in … Continue reading KSDS Comes to the Aid of Young Hurricane Refugees

06/11/2018
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KSDS Reveals a New Logo and New Look!

On Sunday, June 10th, following the annual Schechter on the Move 5K and Fun Run,  Krieger Schechter Day School announced a new school logo to an eager crowd of students, families and other community members.  KSDS spent the 2017-18 school year celebrating the school’s 36th – double chai – anniversary. We recognized the school’s history … Continue reading KSDS Reveals a New Logo and New Look!

06/06/2018
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KSDS Voted Best Jewish Day School in Baltimore!

Krieger Schechter Day School was voted the best Jewish Day School in Baltimore by the Baltimore Jewish Times! We are proud of this honor and thank the community for the recognition!  Krieger Schechter Day School is Baltimore’s only co-educational, K – 8, independent Jewish day school offering exceptional academics and a dual-language curriculum within a … Continue reading KSDS Voted Best Jewish Day School in Baltimore!

06/05/2018

KSDS Class of 2014 Reunites to Celebrate Success

On Friday, June 1st, 28 alumni from the Class of 2014 (and 16 alumni parents) gathered together to celebrate their recent high school graduations and upcoming adventures. They spent the afternoon enjoying the water and reminiscing about their days at KSDS.  We wish these alumni the best of luck at the following colleges and universities: … Continue reading KSDS Class of 2014 Reunites to Celebrate Success

05/24/2018

KSDS Wins BGE’s Wires Down Video Challenge Grand Prize

On May 23  BGE surprised students at Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) by awarding $10,000, along with a trophy, to Mr. Alex Thaler and his class for creating the grand prize-winning video in the company’s Wires Down Video Challenge. The annual contest encourages elementary schools to create their own version of BGE’s popular “Wires Down” electric … Continue reading KSDS Wins BGE’s Wires Down Video Challenge Grand Prize

05/16/2018

7th Grade Student Wins First Place in National Writing Contest

Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) is thrilled to announce that 7th Grade Student, Ezra G., won first place in the national 2018 Better 2 Write Contest. Ezra’s essay recounting his recent Better Together program experience exhibited a high quality of writing and earned him a scholarship towards an overnight summer camp as well as a … Continue reading 7th Grade Student Wins First Place in National Writing Contest

05/08/2018

Students Participate at the Mid-Atlantic Mini & Junior Maccabi Games

On Sunday, May 6th, over two dozen KSDS students participated in the Mid-Atlantic Mini & Junior Maccabi Games. The games were hosted by the JCC of Greater Baltimore and co-chaired by KSDS parents, Randy and Stacey Getz.   Congratulations to all of our students who participated and the following students who placed:    Noa R. … Continue reading Students Participate at the Mid-Atlantic Mini & Junior Maccabi Games

04/26/2018

Middle School Students Conclude First Journalism Elective

This past year, the Middle School at Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) partnered with JMore magazine to add a new and exciting elective for 6th and 7th Grader students. In addition to art, cooking, woodworking, and sewing, journalism officially joined the list of electives, and our young KSDS writers have been working tirelessly ever since. … Continue reading Middle School Students Conclude First Journalism Elective

04/20/2018

7th Graders Conclude Intergenerational Project

On April 20th , 7th grade students from Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) and senior citizens from the Edward A. Myerberg Center (Myerberg Center) presented oral histories to families and peers as they concluded an eight-month collaborative project.  The culminating project is part of an intergenerational program that started in September when 7th graders were introduced … Continue reading 7th Graders Conclude Intergenerational Project

03/20/2018

School-wide Chesed Project

Join a school-wide chesed project and plant 36 Trees commemorating 36 Years! While our 8th grade students are in Israel, they will visit the JNF forest and plant 36 trees in honor of KSDS’s 36th anniversary. Support this mitzvah by ordering plants from our spring plant sale. All proceeds will go toward purchasing the 36 … Continue reading School-wide Chesed Project

03/15/2018

8th Grade Students Perform Annie on Stage

The following article is from The Jewish Times.  You’ve probably heard “Tomorrow” or “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” from the musical “Annie” countless times. But have you heard them in Hebrew? For the 25th anniversary of the school’s annual eighth-grade musical, Krieger Schechter Day School students performed the musical fully in Hebrew, making them one of … Continue reading 8th Grade Students Perform Annie on Stage

02/12/2018

KSDS Presents the 8th Grade Play – Annie!

Krieger Schechter Day School is proud to present our 25th annual, all-Hebrew, 8th Grade musical – Annie! Students in the KSDS Class of 2018 bring their love of Hebrew language, song, dance and performance to the stage in this rags-to-riches tale of a lovable, Depression-era orphan. Hebrew speakers and non-Hebrew speakers alike will delight in … Continue reading KSDS Presents the 8th Grade Play – Annie!

01/17/2018

KSDS Will Host J Camps This Summer

Krieger Schechter Day School and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore (JCC) have partnered to offer an exciting new edition to the J Camps line up this summer. For two weeks in July, J Camps will be running two STEM-Plus camps in our very own Abramoff MakersSpace where children will engineer, explore, build, and invent … Continue reading KSDS Will Host J Camps This Summer