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May 27, 2018 GMLS Division Newsletter

From the Boardroom – Rabbi Yael Ridberg

Dear SDJA Families: As this will be my last column for this year, I wanted to share my remarks from the Annual General Meeting held on May 17.  For those of you who have never been to one of these evenings, it is a lovely way to celebrate teachers for their long term commitment to […]

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Tikkun Olam in memory of Agam Levy z”l

The GMLS Kindness Committee, in collaboration with Morah Gvira and the Yad ‘b Yad Committee, is sponsoring a Tikkun Olam project. Agam Levy z”l was the niece of Shani Abed. Agam, along with nine other young adults, was tragically killed in a flash flood in Israel during her training program for the IDF. Agam was […]

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Seeking Parent-Teacher Organization leadership team members

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Want to help make children’s and families’ experiences at GMLS more fun and meaningful? Please consider this rewarding and important volunteer opportunity. We are now seeking nominees for next year’s Parent-Teacher Organization leadership positions. We have different roles to fit every skill set and interest area: holiday events, social activities, and more. For further information […]

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Egg-cellent Egg-Ventures This week’s edition by Yael Gurwitz and Lilly Rubin

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Starting a Business is Hard One thing we have learned about the process of starting a business is that you need to start small.  Then later as you make money, you can expand. For example, we started our business with no money so we needed a loan. After we finally got the chickens, we were […]

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Matan Siddur and Matan Torah Programs by Shani Abed

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During the past two weeks we had two major milestone events for our 2nd and 1st graders. Our 2nd graders had a special Matan Torah Ceremony. The first part of the program was dedicated for Yom Yerushalyim. This year we marked 51 years for the reunification of Jerusalem. Yom Yerushalayim, or Jerusalem Day, commemorates Jerusalem’s […]

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Avoid the Summer Slide by Danielle Heyde

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With summer just around the corner and the end of the school year in sight, parents start asking that burning question…   How can I continue my child’s learning over the summer? As an elementary school teacher, I can tell you the answer is simple. Read. Yes, believe it or not. The number one thing you can […]

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