Krieger Schechter News
After early dismissal at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, February 24, we will have afternoon activities planned by JCamps and Pearlstone for students in Grades K through 5. Students in these grades are invited to participate until 3:30 p.m. The cost is $10/child. Lunch should be brought from home but snacks will be provided. Please … Continue reading KSDS Conference Day Afternoon Activities
We are so excited to announce our 8th Annual Schechter STEAM Showcase which will take place on Sunday, February 9th from 1:00-3:30 pm. We are inviting presenters knowledgeable in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, as well as presenters knowledgeable in Art/Design, to align with National STEAM standards. As a presenter, you will choose a STEAM … Continue reading Schechter STEAM Showcase – Presenters Needed!
November 2019 When we think about a school, we usually try to highlight outstanding students, programs or initiatives but I’ve always believed that the true greatness of a school lies with its classroom teachers. Nowhere is this more evident than at KSDS. Here, that greatness comes with even greater significance and nuance and is best … Continue reading Musings with Rabbi Moshe Volume 3
On Thursday, November 7, Krieger Schechter Day School hosted part of the Baltimore Festival of Jewish Literature Opening Event “Unplugging from our devices and reconnecting with the people around us” with author Tiffany Shlain We joined internet pioneer Tiffany Shlain , author of 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week, in a fun … Continue reading KSDS hosted the Baltimore Festival of Jewish Literature Opening Event
Join KSDS and Goldsmith Early Childhood Center for our community’s biggest event of the year! Shabbat Share connects KSDS and Goldsmith Early Childhood Center families for a home-based Shabbat meal. Choose to be a guest or a host, and we will match up families based on your responses below. The Parent Association will provide everything you … Continue reading Join Us for Shabbat Share Fall 2019
Dear KSDS families, Today is the birthday of the world – hayom harat olam! These are the words that we will recite on Rosh Hashanah. Just as Pesach marks the anniversary of our creation as a nation, Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish anniversary of creation in a cosmic sense. Yet, we approach this anniversary with … Continue reading Hayom harat olam!
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 Fall 2019
Krieger Schechter Day School Educator Wins the Sam Kahan Distinguished Educator Award/Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education
PIKESVILLE (May 7, 2019) Surrounded by her students, Krieger Schechter Day School educator Sally Grobani was notified today that she has been named the 2019 recipient of the Sam Kahan Distinguished Educator Award/Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. This award perpetuates Sam Kahan’s legacy of personal commitment to Jewish education and strengthening Baltimore’s Jewish … Continue reading Krieger Schechter Day School Educator Wins the Sam Kahan Distinguished Educator Award/Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education
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
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
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
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!
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!
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
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!
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