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Week in Review – October 11, 2019

We are all getting excited about the upcoming SPA sponsored Sukkah-Fest next Thursday evening from 6-8pm!.  We hope that all our families come and join the fun. There will be singing, dancing, hay rides, stories and refreshments and a whole lot of Schechter Sukkot joy and ruach.

Plans have already begun for the amazing Read for Life program.  The committee is being formed and the first planning meeting is scheduled for next Thursday morning.  This program is always a highlight of the school year and, no doubt, will be better than ever this year.  Early literacy development and a love of lifelong reading are two important outcomes of this wonderful program.

Did you know that Gross Schechter will be hosting a football training camp hoping to develop future Cleveland Browns players?  That’s right, Coach K has started a “Football Training Camp” for students in Pre-k and Kindergarten as well as a camp for students in Grades 1-3.  Sheri Gross is organizing a staff choir this year. And you thought our talented staff could only teach! The soccer team ended their season by participating in the final tournament.  Although their record was not what they had hoped, they played hard, showed great sportsmanship and came together as a team.

Below I have listed a few dates that need your attention.  Our Early Friday dismissal begins on Friday, November 8. We end school, Enrichment and ICC programs early on Fridays once Daylight Savings Time ends, so that families can be together for Shabbat.  Sundown comes early once the time changes. We are happy to assist with recommending carpools to help families with the early dismissal.

Upcoming Events:
Monday/Tuesday, October 14/October 15: Sukkot, no school
Thursday evening, October 17, SPA Sukkah Fest 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday/Tuesday, October 21, October 22: Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah, no school  
Wednesday, October 30: ECC-8th Grade Parent Teacher Conferences; 4:15pm-8:15pm
Thursday, November 7: ECC-8th Grade Parent Teacher Conferences; 4:15pm-8:15pm
Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday morning, November 3.  In preparation for early Shabbat, students will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. every Friday from Friday November 8 through Friday, March 13, 2020.
-ECC will dismiss at 1:00 pm and Enrichment will end at  2:30 pm.
-Aftercare and ICC will close at the following times:
Fridays, Nov 8 & 15 we will close at 4:15pm
Fridays, Dec 6 and 13 we will close at 3:45pm
and on Dec 20 we will close at 3:00 pm
Monday, November 18, Professional Development, No School for ECC through Grade 8.  ICC will be in session.

Shabbat Shalom, Chag Sameach, and Enjoy the weekend.

Randy S. Boroff
Head of School



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