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Greetings Kindergarten Families!

We are close to finishing out our first full week of school where we have been working on our stamina and fully jumping into all subjects! In math, we have explored numbers 1-5 and discussed similarities and differences (same and different) in objects and numbers. Students really enjoyed playing “Match It” and getting to use their new workbooks! In phonics, we have met our new friend Mabel the elephant who works with us as we learn new letters and words. We have started exploring letters through studying our friends names in class using the word wall, name chart, name cards,...
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Kindergarten Hebrew Studies

Dear Kindergarten parents הורים יקרים, We are excited to complete our first full week in kindergarten! Students learned to say I eat ___ אני אוכל/ת and were exposed to the verb “I drink.” We red the book Harutzim Temimim חרוזים טעימימים by Datya Ben Dor דתיה בן דור. You can listen to the song HERE. Or hear the story HERE. We used the verb in our classroom right before snack and did a series of simple art project. We are now working on our puppets which we will use in a puppet theater at the end of the unit. We...
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Hello Kindergarten Families

Hello Families! Our days have been full as we continue to explore new tools to help us learn and get to know our friends and workmates better! We have been working on our buddy reading skills and got to show them off when we met our 4th grade buddies on Wednesday! Both grades had a wonderful time. We have also been discussing and reading inspirational books to help us think, draw, and write about what our hopes and dreams are for kindergarten this year. As we talk about what makes us special and unique individually, we have been using shapes...
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Kindergarten Hebrew Studies

Dear Kindergarten parents הורים יקרים, It was great to have you all in our Sukkah Breakfast yesterday! This was a very busy week in Kindergarten as we learned a lot about Sukkot and Simchat Torah. The students made a long paper chain and some Israeli style cut out decorations (known as snowflakes) to decorate our sukkah. In addition, we learned the Bracha for the Lulav, used a real hammer and nail, built a Sukkah from blocks, worked on a Sukkah puzzle, discussed the weather, used classroom vocabulary, met our fourth grade buddies, built a candy Sukkah with the eighth graders...
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Hello Kindergarten Families!

Hello Kindergarten Families, The K team has thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you last night as well as your children over the last 2 weeks! We have been observing kindergarten become more comfortable and independent in their classroom communities! We have been exploring new (and old) materials in our classrooms through guided discoveries. This is where we discuss, share, explore, and reflect on the tools in our room with our friends. Students have learned about legos, crayons, pattern blocks, animal counters, magnetic letters, and playdough. We are also improving on our routines and procedures and turning our practice into habit....
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Kindergarten Hebrew Studies

Dear Kindergarten parents הורים יקרים, It was so nice to have so many of you in our classroom for back to school night. We now had 7 amazing days at Senesh and we learned so much. In the Hebrew/Judaic room we celebrated Shabbat, did Tashlich, sang songs, ate apples and honey, played the shofar, did art projects, played with blocks and toys and begun practicing writing our names in Hebrew. Please see below the list of links, phrases and words. And please, let us know if you have any questions. Shabbat Shalom, Tal and Alex HEBREW SONGS: Shana Tovah Shanna...
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Welcome to Kindergarten!

Dear Kindergarten Families,  We are excited to welcome you to Kindergarten! Students have wonderful year ahead of them! We are looking forward to exploring, learning, playing, and growing together throughout your first year at Hannah Senesh. The official first day of school is Tuesday, September 4th! We will meet you in the school gym at 9:00 am. Please bring a: small labeled snack (kosher and nut-free), labeled water bottle, change of clothes (labeled, in a Ziploc bag), jacket or sweatshirt for your child to keep in their cubby. Because we are ending at 11:30 am on the first day, you don’t need to bring lunch. Starting Wednesday,...
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