Krieger Schechter News

04/11/2019

KSDS Sheila Sutland Pakula Scholarship Fund

Krieger Schechter Day School is thrilled to announce the establishment of the KSDS Sheila Sutland Pakula Scholarship Fund, generously given by Dr. Larry Pakula in loving memory of his beloved wife, Sheila Sutland Pakula (z”l). Larry shares his story and reason for giving in his own words: Despite being born in different parts of the … Continue reading KSDS Sheila Sutland Pakula Scholarship Fund

03/21/2019

KSDS Baby Rhythm and Movement Class this May!

Join us for a Baby Rhythm and Movement Class! Hosted by Krieger Schechter Day School and taught by Nila Mechali Berger, this four-week class is a true introduction to dance! Young dancers will learn creative movement, rhythm, self-expression and fundamental dance tools by using fun props, age appropriate music and positive reinforcement. This class is … Continue reading KSDS Baby Rhythm and Movement Class this May!

03/18/2019

Dual-language Programs Enhance Executive Function

The following article was written by the staff of (cool) progeny and featured on Cool Progeny. Parents have many different reasons for wanting their children to learn multiple languages — better career opportunities, more flexibility in an ever-growing global economy… but what if we told you that language learning has important cognitive benefits too? Benefits … Continue reading Dual-language Programs Enhance Executive Function

03/08/2019

KSDS Announces 8th Grade Play Fund Following Mulan

On March 5th and 6th, KSDS held our 26th annual, all-Hebrew musical, Mulan. Over 1,300 people attended the Gordon Center performances and were amazed by the talent and Hebrew-speaking acumen of our students. This production is the culmination of years of study and preparation. We are indebted to our phenomenal Hebrew teachers, staff, administration, parents … Continue reading KSDS Announces 8th Grade Play Fund Following Mulan

03/08/2019

KSDS Community Spurs Prime Day Campaign Success!

Thank you to all of our donors for participating in KSDS PRIME Day on 3.7.19! The support from our community is the PRIME reason KSDS is able to thrive. Our initial goal was set at $3,719 and was raised to $5,779 but we surpassed these amounts! We raised $5,863 online and $686 offline for a … Continue reading KSDS Community Spurs Prime Day Campaign Success!

02/25/2019

Community Strategic Planning Day: Help Design our Future!

These are exciting times at KSDS! We are in the midst of a strategic planning process that will allow us to create a future vision for the school that helps us prepare students for an increasingly complex global community. We are inviting active members of the KSDS community to play an important part in this … Continue reading Community Strategic Planning Day: Help Design our Future!

02/21/2019

Announcing the KSDS Raffel Family Hebrew Fund

Krieger Schechter Day School is thrilled to announce the establishment of the KSDS Raffel Family Hebrew Fund, generously given by Lorraine & Earl Raffel and Shuli & Gary Raffel. Lorraine grew up in Washington, DC and met and married Baltimorean Earl Raffel in 1954. They have been married for 65 years. Together since the early … Continue reading Announcing the KSDS Raffel Family Hebrew Fund

02/08/2019

Tickets on sale now for our 8th Grade, all-Hebrew play, Mulan!

Our annual, 8th Grade, all-Hebrew play is a special event for the entire KSDS community! Join us at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts for this year’s performance of Mulan! Students in the Class of 2019 will share their love of Hebrew language, song, and dance in this classic story of a Chinese peasant girl … Continue reading Tickets on sale now for our 8th Grade, all-Hebrew play, Mulan!

01/16/2019

The KSDS Forrest and Miriam Foss Family Charitable Fund

Krieger Schechter Day School is delighted to announce the establishment of the KSDS Forrest and Miriam Foss Family Charitable Fund.  Forrest shared his thoughts and motivation for this gift to our school: Miriam (z”l) and I joined Chizuk Amuno in the early 1980’s. We had two young children and were searching for a place that … Continue reading The KSDS Forrest and Miriam Foss Family Charitable Fund