Abrams Extra 9/25/15

 

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ABRAMS EXTRA

In This Issue
Candle Lighting
September Schedule
Storm the Castle
Maccabi Tel Aviv Game
KidStuff Coupon Books
Rabbi Budow and Dr. Fuchs to be Honored
Soccer Schedule
Community Family Fun Event
Lunch Menu
OTC Medication
Social Media
Art Enrichment
Rabbi Strom Book Signing
Security Reminders
Car Pool Rules
Abrams Notes

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September 25, 2015/ 12 Tishrai
Candle Lighting 6:31 pm/ Ha’azinu

 

September  & October Holiday Schedule
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September:
 
28 Monday Sukkot – No School 
29 Tuesday Sukkot – No School
 
October:
 
5 Monday Shemini Atzeret- No School
6 Tuesday Simchat Torah- No School

Storm the Castle


 
STORM THE CASTLE!
A collaboration of Science, Judaics and Social Studies
Friday, October 2nd, 2015
 
2:45 p.m.
Middle school science students will be attacking the castle which will be defended by Rabbi O. Grades 5/6 are building catapults and grades 7/8 are building boats in preparation for the assault.
 
Members of the Abrams community are invited to witness our castle siege!
This project is under the direction of Mrs. Hamacher, head of the Abrams Hebrew Academy science department. She has worked with the students to understand the engineering concepts behind catapult and boat building. Under her direction, teams of students have planned and implemented their designs in their attempts to create the most effective means of storming the castle. Rabbi O has covered the topic of catapults and their impact on walled cities as found in the Tanach. Mrs. Kornsgold taught a lesson to each middle school class on the history of catapults.
We are excited about the joining of forces from the different departments to create such a wonderful learning opportunity. Kudos and thanks to Mrs. Hamacher for directing this remarkable project.

 

Members of the Abrams community are invited to witness our castle siege.
This project is under the direction of Mrs. Hamacher, head of the Abrams Hebrew Academy science department. She has worked with the students to understand the engineering concepts behind catapult and boat building. Under her direction, teams of students have planned and implemented their designs in their attempts to create the most effective means of storming the castle. Rabbi O has covered the topic of catapults and their impact on walled cities as found in the Tanach. Mrs. Kornsgold taught a lesson to each middle school class on the history of catapults.
We are excited about the joining of forces from the different departments to create such a wonderful learning opportunity. Kudos and thanks to Mrs. Hamacher for directing this remarkable project.

 

 

Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Game

Maccabi Tel Aviv & Armani Milano
 
Sunday, October 4, 2015
 
12:00 pm
 
Madison Square Garden
 
$25 per ticket
 
Abrams has the opportunity to purchase group tickets for the Maccabi Tel Aviv/Armani Milano basketball game at Madison Square Garden for the special price of $25 per ticket.
We need to purchase 50 tickets to get this discounted rate.
If enough people are interested in attending we will consider chartering a bus. If not, people can take the train on their own from Trenton directly to the Garden.
Please call the school office ASAP (by the end of next week) if you want to join us!!
BTW- It would be great to show our support for Maccabi Tel Aviv, who generously provide us tickets to a game when the 8th grade makes its annual trip to Israel.

KidStuff Coupon Books
 
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Support the PTO-
KidStuff Coupon Books 
 
KidStuff coupon books will be sent home in backpacks of children in N-4 (the youngest child in the family) on Monday, September 21, 2015.
$25 per book
Sales end October 5, 2015
Questions? 
 
Contact Felissa Lane: felissalane@verizon.net
 

Rabbi Budow and Dr. Fuchs to be Honorees

Rabbi Budow and Dr. Susan Fuchs
to be honored with ZOA
Guardians of Israel Award
ZOA
2015 Annual Gala
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm, at
Hilton Philadelphia City Ave.
(4200 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131 )
Delicious kosher buffet dinner, drinks, and dessert reception
Contact ZOA for more information at: 
610-660-9466

Soccer Schedule
 
Soccer
Soccer Game Schedule 2015

Annual Community Family Fun Event
 

SAVE THE DATE
March 13, 2016
First Annual Abrams Family Fun Community Event
 
This is not going to be the same-old-same-old tired fund raising dinner! Abrams is shaking it up with new venues, a new time, and lots of exciting entertainment, food, and activities for all ages.
Seating will be limited, so make sure to RSVP early for this unbelievably exciting AFTERNOON event with something for everybody!!
Details TBA- keep checking your emails.
**Volunteers are needed. Please contact our dinner chair, Joni Glassman, directly at:
 (215) 262-9316 or dunkinjg@aol.com.
You don’t want to miss this fun-filled community event for the entire family!!!

 



Lunch Program
 
 
MENU
 
Monday-Thursday-
Food from Espresso Cafe:
 
Monday:
Falafel, pita, hummus, Israeli salad
 
Tuesday:
Couscous with vegetables, Caesar salad
 
Wednesday:
Fettuccine with marinara sauce, Greek salad
 
Thursday:
Borekas (cheese, spinach, potato), tuna salad
 
Friday-
 
Friday menus will alternate between pizza and Dunkin’ Donuts (bagels. tuna and egg salad)
 
Lunch cost:  $5 per day


Over the Counter Medicines
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If you want your child(ren) to receive OTC medication (such as Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl)  from the nurse’s office, please send it in its original packaging to the nurse clearly labeled with your child(ren)’s name(s) and the dosage. It will be kept in the nurse’s office.
No medication will be administered before calling for parental permission.

Social Media
 
At Abrams Hebrew Academy our online presence is very important. Not only do we have a website, but we have a private Facebook group page for parents and teachers only.
 
This private page enables parents and teachers to communicate with one another and lets you see what is happening in the classrooms. 
 
If you are a new parent or are a current parent who needs information or help to become a member of this group please contact Arielle Budow, our social media and web person. 
 
Search on Facebook for Arielle Budow Reyhan or follow the link below and request to join: Abrams Private Facebook Group.
Guidelines concerning appropriate topics to post will be provided shortly.

 

After School Art Program
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Art Enrichment with Donna Moskowitz
 
Mondays
 
October 26-December 14
 
3:30-5 pm
 
Cost: $96
Registration Form:
 

Rabbi Strom Book Signing
Run, Rabbi
 
Join us for a fun evening featuring:
 
Rabbi Elliot Strom, Rabbi Emeritus of Shir Ami Congregation and author of “Rabbi, Run,” a novel about a congregational Rabbi, his struggle to balance his family and work life, and his faith.
 
Book Reading and Discussion (books will be available for purchase)
 
Thursday, October 15, 2015
7:00 pm
Refreshments will be served  

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!

 

 

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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