I can only start this weeks eNews by addressing both the elephant and the donkey in the room. Our Election Beit Midrash programming was such a welcomed departure from the chaos of the current political climate. We enjoyed a notably calm and eloquently presented discussion of the topic of elections, together as a community. In a time where our country feels divided amidst a nail-biter of a presidential race, Kehillah, staff, faculty and students heard from our resident experts, our wonderful History Department. It was a presentation of the facts of the inner workings of our election process that covered both history and elements of the current race, information about the California Propositions and more! Kol Hakavod to
Our Dean of History, Ms. Ratledge along with History Teacher, Mr. Linden are co-hosting a fantastic podcast called Historically Speaking, initially created for their students, this engaging program is worth a listen! With all we’ve got going on right now, their banter on various historical and current topics is a great way to get informed, free from all of the stress of current events. To check it out – click on the logo at the right>>
Click the logo above to listen!
Virtual Admissions Open House!!!
Our Virtual Admissions Open House is now live. This evolving, interactive web portal has been designed to provide prospective students and parents with ways to learn about our school through videos and other media that show our program and culture in action.
If you know of families considering options for high school, please invite them to visit this new portal to explore the possibility of Kehillah as their high school home.
From student Co-Directors Laila Kleinberg and Roni Gal-Oz we are excited to announce a student showcase! History Teacher and Trivia mastermind Mr. Linden will be MC-ing this fun filled evening on:
Nov 17, 2020 @ 6:30-7:30
The showcase will include a variety of pre-recorded & live performances, poetry, music, skits and MORE! Stay tuned for more information…you won’t want to miss this!
KEHILLAH FALL APPAREL – ORDER BEFORE NOVEMBER 16!
Time is ticking to order your apparel! Check out the store to see all of the fantastic items including sweatshirts, masks, Trivia Tuesday stickers, and more. This year you can have the apparel shipped directly to your home if you want. The store closes on November 16th.
So hurry and order your apparel!
Fundraising money goes to the Kehillah Student Government.
Study Support at The Homework Tent @ Kehillah B’Yachad
Tented space has been available for students who want to come and do homework in a
semi-social and supported environment.
We have support in the subject/skill areas of math, research, and writing available during these times.
HOMEWORK TENT TIMES:
Mon/Tues/Thur @ 4:30pm-6:00pm
Weds @ 12:30pm-5:00pm
We are very excited that Oliver Cashman-Brown, History Teacher, and Samir Malik, Teacher Assistant, will be offering up support in the Homework Tent which will remain a quiet, drop-in, study space for students to use in the way that works best for them.
STILL GOING ON: Drive for supplies to help the homeless 👐
Please consider bringing food items, socks, masks, toiletries, hand sanitizer, and other basic necessities. There will be a box on campus near the Kehillah entrance, where we will be collecting the supplies for a community service project to help the homeless.
The box will remain on campus during Kehillah B’Yachad programs.
We still have not reached our goal. You can make the difference!
When we come together, we can do BIG THINGS but right now, we need your help. Your gift goes straight to keeping the same level of transformative education going!
Our remote program is thriving but our administration is also working towards safely transitioning. Whether it’s hybrid or bringing everyone back together in person, it must be done as safely as possible! Our work continues behind the scenes to ensure a comfortable transition. Every little bit helps! With our matching program, a little goes a long way :).
There are many ways to support Kehillah Jewish High School through philanthropic giving. Your gift directly supports our students, faculty, and staff, and enables us to deliver on our mission.
We have already received donations and pledges from 100% of our Board.
Please join them in supporting the school.
Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of an anonymous donor your donations will be matched as follows:
Gifts from our Board, all new gifts, and gifts at or above $1800 will be matched 1:1
Grandparent and faculty/staff gifts will be matched 2:1