RABBI HAROLD B. AND ELISE WAINTRUP RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

“THE MENSCH LAB”

Old York Road Temple-Beth Am

2017-2018 School Calendar – Grades Kindergarten - 10

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AUGUST 

Sun.     27       Faculty Meeting – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.                                                                                     

SEPTEMBER 

Sun.     10       OPENING SUNDAY SESSION - GRADES KINDERGARTEN - 6 – 9:30 a.m. to noon 

                        OPENING SUNDAY – 7TH GRADE – 10:00 a.m. to noon    

                                    School Carnival – 11:30 -1:00 p.m. 

Tues.   12       OPENING TUESDAY SESSION – Grades 4 – 6 – 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. 

                        OPENING TUESDAY SESSON – Grades 8-10 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Sun.     17       Regular Session 

Fifth Grade Havayah Mifgash – 9:30 a.m. – out of building 

Tues.   19       Regular Session 

Wed.    20       EREV ROSH HASHANAH  

Thurs.  21       ROSH HASHANAH – see calendar for service schedule 

Fri        22       SECOND DAY ROSH HASHANAH  

Sun.     24       Regular Session  

Tues.   26       Regular Session 

Fri        29       KOL NIDRE – see schedule 

Sat.      30       YOM KIPPUR – see schedule   

OCTOBER     “WE’RE 70 – Special 70th Anniversary Celebration  

Sun.     1       Regular Session – Sukkah Decorating  

Tues.     3      Regular Session  

Fri.       6       Family Shabbat Service – 7:00 p.m. - Grades Second and Third 

Sun.       8      Regular Session -  Consecration of New Students – 11:00 a.m.  

Tues.   10       Regular Session 

Wed.    11       EREV SIMCHAT TORAH    

Sun.     15       Regular Session – Kindergarten Family Education Program – 11:00 a.m. 

Tues.   17       Regular Session 

Sun.     22       NO CLASS – TEACHERS’ SPECIAL PROGRAM  

Tues.   24       Regular Session  

Sun.    29      Regular Session 

Tues.   31     NO SCHOOL  

NOVEMBER 

Fri.         3        Family Shabbat Service – 7:00 p.m. Grades Kindergarten and First    

Sun.       5        Regular Session  

Tues.     7        NO SCHOOL – ELECTION DAY   

Sun..    12        Regular Session – Sixth and Seventh Grade Family Education Program – 10:00 a.m.  

Tues.   14        Regular Session 

Sun.     19        Regular Session – Fourth Grade Family Education Program – 10:00 a.m. 

                                                Chanukah Menorah Making Contest is due 

Tues.   21        Regular Session – 67th Annual Community Thanksgiving Service – 7:30 p.m. 

Sun.     26        NO SCHOOL – THANKSGIVING WEEKEND 

Tues.   28        Regular Session  

DECEMBER  

Fri.         1        Family Shabbat Service – 7:00 p.m. 

Sun.       3        Regular Session – First Grade Family Education Program- 10:30 a.m. 

Tues.   5         Regular Session   

Sun.     10        Regular Session 

                                    Fifth Grade Havayah Mifgash – 9:30 a.m. – out of building  

Tues.   12        Regular Session – Lighting the Chanukah Menorah – 6:00 p.m. 

Fri.       15        Congregation Chanukah Dinner 6:00 p.m. – Service 7:00 p.m.- Shabbat Mishpachah  

  • Grades 4, 5 and 6

    Sun.     17        Regular Session

    Tues.   19        Regular Session

    Sun.     24        WINTER VACATION – NO SCHOOL

    Tues.   26        WINTER VACATION – NO SCHOOL

    Sun.     31        WINTER VACATION – NO SCHOOL 

JANUARY 

Tues.     2        Regular Session 

Fri.         5        Family Shabbat Service – 7:00 p.m. – Grades Kindergarten and First 

JANUARY (continued) 

Sun.       7        Regular Session  

Tues.     9        Regular Session  

Sun.     14        Regular Session  

Tues.   16        Regular Session 

Sun.     21        Regular Session – Third Grade Family Education Program – 10:00 a.m. 

Tues.   23        Regular Session  

Sun.     28        Regular Session – 2020 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Family Program 

Tues.   30        Regular Session – Tu B’Shevat Seder – Confirmation Academy  

FEBRUARY 

Fri.         2        Family Shabbat Service – 7:00 p.m. – Grades Fourth, Fifth and Sixth  

Sun.       4        Regular Session – Special Tu B’Shevat Program – Grades K, 1, 2, 3 and 4 

Tues.     6        Regular Session 

Sun.     11        Regular Session – Fifth and Sixth Grade Family Education – 10:30 a.m. 

Tues.   13        Regular Session           

Sun.     18        NO SCHOOL – PRESIDENTS’ WEEKEND 

Tues.   20        Regular Session 

Sun.     25        Regular Session – Purim Carnival  

Tues.   27        Regular Session                                                              

MARCH  

Fri.      2       Family Shabbat Service – Grades Second and Third 

Sun.      4        Regular Session – Second Grade Family Education Program – 10:30 a.m. 

Tues.    6        Regular Session  

Sun.     11       Regular Session  

                                    Fifth Grade Havayah Mifgash – 9:30 a.m.  – out of building   

Tues.   13        Regular Session   

Sun.     18        Regular Session – Passover Program – Grades K-3 

Tues.   20        Regular Session – Passover Program – Grades 4-6  

Sun.     25        NO SCHOOL – SPRING VACATION                         

Tues.   27        NO SCHOOL – SPRING VACATION                           

Fri.       30        PASSOVER – FIRST SEDER 

APRIL 

Sun.       1        NO SCHOOL – SPRING VACATION 

Tues.     3        Regular Session  

Fri.         6        Family Shabbat Service – 7:00 p.m. – Grades Fourth, Fifth and Sixth 

Sun.       8        Regular Session  

Tues.   10        Regular Session – Yom HaShoah Observance 

Sun.     15        Regular Session – Fifth Grade Bar/Bat Mitzvah Orientation Program   

Parents and Students – 10:30 a.m. 

Tues.   17        Regular Session  

Sun.     22        Regular Session  

Tues.   24        Regular Session 

Sun.     29        Regular Session – MITZVAH DAY 

MAY  

Tues.     1        Regular Session 

Fri.         4        Family Shabbat Service – 7:00 p.m. – Education Celebration – all school  

Sun.       6        Regular Session – Final Sunday – Grades K-6 (7)  

Tues.     8        Regular Session  

Sun.     13        NO SCHOOL – MOTHER’S DAY  

Tues.   15        Regular Session  

Sun.     20        NO SCHOOL – SHAVUOT – Confirmation Service – 10:00 a.m.  

Tues.   22        Regular Session – Grades 4 - 9