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Fourth Grade 2017 – 2018 Blog

Almost Chanukah!

Hello Fourth Grade Families! We are fast approaching Winter Vacation, which means that first we get to celebrate Chanukah together! Students have been working hard on the Lower School Hebrew Play, coming up Monday, December 18. We hope that we’ll see you there! We are also excited about the upcoming fourth grade trip to Fraunces’ Tavern in Manhattan, where George Washington once stayed and gave an address. A reminder to parents that if your child will be missing school before or after vacation to please let us know. Shabbat Shalom! -The Fourth Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Tuesday, December...
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Welcome December

Hello Fourth Grade Families! We hope you all had a meaningful and restful Thanksgiving weekend. It’s hard to believe, but we are already in December, which means that winter vacation is a mere three weeks away! Please let teachers know if your child will be missing school prior to or after vacation so we can make sure they receive all work and lessons. We are very excited as we prepare for the Lower School Hebrew Play on Monday, December 18! Kids have been working hard and the fourth grade is especially excited since they take the starring roles in the...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Fourth Grade Families, From all of us on the Fourth Grade team, we wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving and a restful, meaningful long weekend. Thank you to all parents who could make it to the Living Museum on Monday. It meant so much to the kids that they could share their beautiful work with you. We look forward to seeing you at future fourth grade events! Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Thanksgiving! -The Fourth Grade Team

Mid-November Week

Hello Fourth Grade Families! It was great seeing parents who came to conferences on Monday, and we’re looking forward to seeing you again very soon at the Living Museum next week! The kids have been working hard on their various projects in many subjects and they can’t wait to share them with you! Remember that coffee with Karen is taking place beforehand at 8:00-8:45 am this Monday! Shabbat Shalom! -The Fourth Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Monday, November 20 – Living Museum, 8:45-9:30 am (Coffee with Karen at 8:00 am) Thursday, November 23-Friday, November 24 – Thanksgiving, SCHOOL CLOSED...
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Conference Week is a Go!

Hello Fourth Grade Families! It was wonderful seeing many of you yesterday at conferences and talking to you about our amazing students. For those of you we didn’t see then, we’re looking forward to meeting with you on Monday! Thank you also to everyone who bought books for the classroom at the book fair! Even besides conferences, our week at school was very busy. Fourth graders had a great role at Tuesday’s Hannah Senesh Yartzeit Tekes and showed off their beautiful timeline posters to the school. Our fourth grade volunteer speakers did an excellent job memorizing and performing their lines,...
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Enter November

Hello Fourth Grade Families! It’s hard to believe it’s already November, which means Parent-Teacher Conferences are around the corner! Please remember to sign up for a slot with our teachers as spaces fill up quickly. We’re very excited in the fourth grade because our Living Museum event is coming up soon! Students have been working hard on their projects and getting ready to show them to you. We hope you will join us on November 20! Shabbat Shalom! -The Fourth Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Tuesday, November 7 – Hannah Senesh Yartzeit Tekes, 9:15 am Thursday, November 9 –...
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October’s End

Hello Fourth Grade Families! We hope that you have been enjoying the return to routine! Fourth graders have had a great week of working, learning, and playing. They have earned the treat of eating lunch with their Kindergarten buddies on Fridays! They are really blossoming as leaders and role models to their buddies. Shabbat Shalom! -The Fourth Grade Team COMING SOON: Tuesday, November 7 – Delet P’Tucha (Open Door), Hannah Senesh Yartzeit Tekes, 9:15 am Thursday, November 9 – Parent Teacher Conferences, NO CLASSES Monday, November 13 – Parent Teacher Conferences, PM     HEBREW with Ilana: This week the...
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Back to a Five-Day Week

Hello Fourth Grade Families!  Thank you all for coming to the Sukkot Parent Breakfast and for praying together with us last week. It feels like it’s been such a long time since we had a five day week of school! As we get back into the full schedule and the days get colder, we would like to remind parents to send kids to school dressed in layers. Unless it’s raining, recess is always outdoors, and we want our students to keep warm. We hope you have a restful weekend, and we’re looking forward to next week. Shabbat Shalom! -The Fourth...
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Ten Days of Awe

Hello Fourth Grade Families! We hope you all enjoyed your Rosh Hashanah weekends and that your new year is off to a great start! Our fourth graders have been working hard, learning their new curriculum, saying Tefillot with fifth and sixth grade, performing Taschlich at the Gowanus, and meeting their new Kindergarten Buddies! We’re very excited for the upcoming Sukkah Sleepover, and will send information about it in the coming week. Have a meaningful and easy Yom Kippur, and G’mar Chatimah Tovah! -The Fourth Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Thursday, October 5-Friday, October 6 – Sukkot, NO SCHOOL Tuesday,...
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The First Full Week

Hello Fourth Grade Families! It was a whirlwind of a first full week here at Hannah Senesh. Fourth graders got to demonstrate their leadership skills during lunch by leading the Lower School in Birkat Hamazon, and got to meet their new Kindergarten Buddies. We hope you all enjoy Rosh Hashanah next week and have a sweet New Year! Shabbat Shalom! -The Fourth Grade Team PEEK AT NEXT WEEK: Monday, September 18 – Back to School Night Wednesday, September 20-Friday, September 22 – Rosh Hashanah, NO SCHOOL     HEBREW with Ilana: This week the 4th grade worked om their ID...
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