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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Relax and Recharge, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Dear Parents, We will soon leave on the longest break of the school year and we are all looking for quality family time away from work and school. Our students have performed endless Chanukah plays, completed an endless array of final exams and sent off their final college applications. We are exhausted. But it’s the […]

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Practice Makes Perfect, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Dear Parents, Every few weeks we have an emergency drill here at school. We cycle between earthquake drills, fire drills and intruder (or lockdown) drills – with each lasting approximately 10 minutes. We drill at different times of the day to uncover areas of concern and to learn and improve for next time. This is […]

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Security, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Security With the incident in San Bernardino fresh on our minds, I’d like to remind us of an incident closer to home. A few years ago there was an attack on a JCC preschool in Los Angeles, perpetrated by a white supremacist. When asked why he attacked the JCC, he said that he drove past […]

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