Krieger Schechter News


Musings with Moshe

I am so proud of our community. During an unimaginably difficult time, we have all worked to protect the health and safety of our families while giving our students the opportunity to benefit from being together at school. We are living through a unique and frightening period, and have responded to this situation with selflessness, … Continue reading Musings with Moshe


KSDS Virtual Parlor Sessions

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Update Letter – October 2

Parent Letter 10_2_20 (PDF) 


Returning to KSDS

Krieger Schechter Day School’s philosophy and priorities remain the same as always, even in this challenging world of 2020. Our decisions are made through thoughtful, deliberative, impassioned discourse with all stakeholders, based on the values of our mission statement and our love for our community.   We recognize the complexity of education during a global … Continue reading Returning to KSDS



Welcome to KSDS@Home – your source for all the information that you may need while our students and teachers stay safe and stay home. Here, you will be able to find important updates from our administration, exciting upcoming virtual events, opportunities for student enrichment and much more. This hub will be regularly updated while we … Continue reading KSDS@Home


Yom Ha’Atzmaut 5780

5 Iyar, 5780 April 29, 2020 It certainly does not go unnoticed that this year we celebrate Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s 72nd birthday with the majority of the world, including those in Israel, under less than independent living conditions as a result of various stay at home, shelter in place and quarantine orders (I saw so … Continue reading Yom Ha’Atzmaut 5780


Pesach 5780/April 2020

Pesach 5780/April 2020 As we embark on the final days of the Passover holiday, I am reflecting upon the reality that saying the Yizkor memorial prayers on the final day of the festival will look and feel differently this year. Some synagogues will livestream or Zoom their Yizkor memorial prayers. Others, such as Ansche Chesed … Continue reading Pesach 5780/April 2020


An Important School-Wide Update

March 12, 2020 We are writing to you today to share our immediate plans regarding our schools. As always, we deeply appreciate your understanding and cooperation during a challenging time like this. Our goal is as it always is: to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff. We know that our students-your … Continue reading An Important School-Wide Update


Important KSDS Update

March 11, 2020 Dear KSDS Families, We are writing to share several very important updates out of an abundance of preparedness: We have decided to move up the 8th grade performances of High School Musical to Sunday and Monday (March 15 & 16) at 7pm. The Gordon Center is operating as normal and has been … Continue reading Important KSDS Update


Coronavirus Update

View the latest communications that went out to our families here. 


Krieger Schechter Day School Class of 2020 Proudly Presents: High School Musical

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm Second performance: Wednesday, March 18 at 7:00pm Please note: Wednesday’s performance is also KSDS Alumni Night. Gordon Center for Performing Arts In Advance: $18 (KSDS Student/Alum/Goldsmith Student); $20 (All Others) At The Door: $22 (All Tickets) Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation is proud to present our … Continue reading Krieger Schechter Day School Class of 2020 Proudly Presents: High School Musical


KSDS MS Choir performs on ABC’s The View

Recently, our Middle School Choir, along with one of our 8th grade students, Harrison Fribush, made no exception, as they showed the entire country just how bright they can shine in front of an audience.   On January 20th, our Middle School Choir and the Cardinal Shehan School Choir performed on ABC’s The View in … Continue reading KSDS MS Choir performs on ABC’s The View


The View Welcomes Choir Students from the Krieger Schechter Day School-Cardinal Shehan Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    Contact:  Linda Esterson,    443-756-0112 January 16, 2020                                                                                           … Continue reading The View Welcomes Choir Students from the Krieger Schechter Day School-Cardinal Shehan Partnership



We’ve all been there. The night before the big interview/presentation/speech. Your stomach is in knots — and your mind is racing. But the jitters don’t bother students at Krieger Schechter Day School (a co-educational, K–8 independent Jewish day school in Baltimore County). They have been building self-confidence in public speaking from the time they begin kindergarten. Students … Continue reading HOW PUBLIC SPEAKING HELPS STUDENTS “OWN” THEIR KNOWLEGE AT KRIEGER SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL


Experiencing History

This past winter break, my family visited Charleston, South Carolina. Over the course of four days, we toured a plantation, took the ferry to Fort Sumter and visited the two historic synagogues remaining downtown. The highlight for me was our visit to two early 19th century mansions located in the oldest part of the city.  … Continue reading Experiencing History