Abrams Extra 12/12/14

 

 

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ABRAMS EXTRA

In This Issue
Abrams Wish List
Candle Lighting
Chanukah Programs
Chanukah Candle-lighting
Menorah Contest
IDF Visit
Abrams Annual Fund DInner
Computer Science Week
five below
Sky Zone
Artist Cellar PTO Event
Beneath the Helmet
After School Art Enrichment
Gan Izzy Camp
School Lunch Menu
Security Reminders
Toddler & Me
School Spirit Day
Car Pool Rules
Abrams Notes

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December 12,  2014/ 20 kislev

Candle Lighting 4:15 pm/ Vayeshev

Chanukah Programs

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Chanukah Programs

THURSDAY – 12/18/14 
10:00 a.m.
 
Chanukah Chorus Concert 

 

FRIDAY – 12/19/14 

10:00 a.m.

 

Kindergarten Chanukah Play 

 

All are Welcome to Attend!!

 

Chanukah Candle-Lighting at State House

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New Jersey Chanukah Candle-lighting 

Abrams 5th Grade students, led my Mrs. Solomon, will participate in the Menorah candle-lighting ceremony at the NJ State Capital on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. 

 

Menorah Contest

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LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES!

 

Monday, December 15, 2014 is the last day for entries in the annual Menorah-making contest!

 

 

Visit by IDF Soldiers


Abrams was honored to host six IDF soldiers on Thursday evening, Dec. 11. The soldiers spoke about their military experiences, ate dinner with the students, and even played some basketball in the gym! 


The soldiers were given pre-Chanukah “care packages” donated by the Abrams community to take back to the troops in Israel- all in all, it was a wonderful experience for everyone.


Read the article in the Bucks County Courier Times:


IDF Soldier article

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE

 

Abrams Hebrew Academy

2015 Annual Fund Dinner

 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Congregation Beth El, Yardley

5:00 pm 

 

SAVE THE DATE!!!

 

National Computer Science Week

 

National Computer Science Week

 

 

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Abrams Hebrew Academy will be celebrating National Computer Science week by participating in another year of “The Hour Of Code.”

 

The media lab will be open during lunch and recess next week for students in grades 3-8 to try their hand at computer programming. Students can also try this at home from any computer, Ipad or smart phone.  

 

Watch the video Student Code and explore this website for more information: Learn Code

 

five below Fund Raiser

 

FIVE BELOW FUND RAISER

 

DECEMBER 7-15th

 

10% of purchases are donated back to Abrams Hebrew Academy

 

 

 

Print out the flyer to bring to the store!

 

    

Sky Zone

 

SKY ZONE LEVITTOWN

 

45 Runway Road

Levittown, PA

 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

 

3 pm-8 pm

 

$4 will be donated to AHA for each jump ticket purchased (30 minutes or more)

 

*You must mention Abrams when purchasing tickets on site, or bring flyer to get credit for our school if you purchase tickets on-line 

 

Sky Zone 

 

 

    

The Artist’s Cellar

 

 

 

PTO Fund Raiser

 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Artist Cellar

7:00 pm

$45 pp

 

Release your hidden artistic talents! 

 

Create a beautiful painting of the Old City, shmooze, snack, and fund raise for Abrams!

 

Space is limited!!

 

Sign up online:

 

Register for Artist Cellar 

 

The Artist Cellar

85 S. Main St.

Yardley, PA 

 

    

Beneath the Helmet

 

 

    

After School Art Enrichment

 

 

After School Art Enrichment

 

Winter/Spring 2015

 

Tuesdays- 3:45 pm-5:00 pm

 

Winter Session: Jan. 13-March 17 

Cost: $120

 

Spring Session: April 14-June 2 

Cost: $96

 

Form:

 

Winter 2015 Art Enrichment 

** If you have any of the following items, please bring them to Mrs. Moskowitz for use as art  materials- 

  • paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  •  rolling pins
  • caps and lids
  • markers (permanent and washable)
  •  colored pencils
  • scotch tape

 

 

    

Gan Izzy Winter Camp

    

School Lunch Menu
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** Note Menu Change


Monday- Pasta w/sauce

**Tuesday – NO MEAT!!!- Perogies

Wednesday – Pizza

Thursday – Espresso Café Day

Friday – Fish Sandwiches

Sides/Snacks

French Fries

Salad

Fresh Fruit /Veggies

Chips

Cookies

Corn

 

Daily Extras

Bagels/Cream Cheese/Butter

 

 

Individual Lunch- $5.00 per day

 

Cost per Month:

 

September         90.00

October              72.00

November          76.50

December          76.50

January              94.50

February            85.50

March                 99.00

April                    81.00

May                     90.00

June                    45.00

 

Safety and Security Reminders

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Just a reminder of AHA security procedures:

  • All parents should use the front door to enter the school with key cards and not the back doors. Parent swipe cards only work at front door.
  • Please do not ask students to open any doors- parents must report to the front office and check-in before entering the school.
  • No student or other person should use the lunchroom doors other than for dismissal or emergency purposes.

These rules are for our children’s safety.

Thank you for your cooperation!

Toddler & Me



Moms, Dads and Tots


Toddler and Me


Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m-9:40 a.m

for Toddlers and their Caregivers


Free!


Join music teacher Caren Solomon with your child to participate in:


singing;

instrumental play;

free movement;

story-telling;

bubbles;

Gym Dandy play;

and more!!


All children must be accompanied by an adult


Register at: 215-493-1800

 


 

Friday School Spirit Day

 

Show your AHA School Spirit!

 

Spirit Day Fridays 


Order Abrams Land’s End logo attire at:


Lands End Ordering


Questions? Contact the Abrams PTO at

abramspto@gmail.com

Car Pool Rules 

All Parents who Car Pool:

 

Please note that the car pool line is for grades N and K only. All other students are to be dropped off in the front of the building.

 

Parents who use the back for drop off should follow the directions of the teachers in the parking lot. They are there to assist students and maintain a safe environment.  

 

Under no circumstances are parents to park their cars in the middle of the line and leave them unattended to walk students into the building.  

 

** We ask that parents refrain from cellphone use in the parking areas while dropping off and picking up their children.

Abrams Notes
 

Birthday Celebrations at School
When sending birthday treats into school to celebrate that special day for your child, please consider sending in a healthy treat, such as frozen fruit bars, rice cakes, fruit salad or cups, sugar free pudding snacks, yogurt cake or pie, cheese sticks, light popcorn or air popped popcorn (when age appropriate), pretzels, carrots/celery (when age appropriate).Please avoid nuts because of allergies.

In order to maintain a consistent kashrut policy and to avoid confusion, ALL orders for birthday cakes/cupcakes MUST be ordered from Cramer’s Bakery, 16 E. Afton Avenue, Yardley. Cramer’s will deliver the order to the school at a discounted price.

Please call Kim Pierce at 215-321-5707 to place your cake/ cupcake order.

 

Celebrate Your Simcha at Abrams
Abrams Hebrew Academy is a perfect choice to host your family or social affair, business meeting or athletic event.  Whether you’re looking for an inviting space to celebrate a special occasion; a meeting area with state-of-the art technology; a fun, safe environment for a child’s birthday; or a gym or athletic field for a sporting event, Abrams can accommodate your needs and your budget.  For more information on room rentals at Abrams Hebrew Academy, call (215) 493-1800 or e-mail info@abramsonline.org.
Check Your Child’s Assignments with Homework Now

Parents- all homework will be posted on-line by all teachers grades K-8 by Sunday evening each week.

Instructions for use of homeworknow.com:

Click on homeworknow.com

Click on Parent and Student

Click on find school

Click on Pennsylvania

Click on Abrams Hebrew Academy

Click on your child’s teacher

View homework assignments

     

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Information about the Extra

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