First Grade


The major components of the First Grade curriculum are how to observe and celebrate the Jewish holidays, mitzvot and values. The students will explore the value of respect and sensitivity to others and study mitzvot and its role in Jewish life. They will identify the items found in a Jewish home and know the uses of the ceremonial objects in their synagogue. They will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for Jewish holidays through working with our cooking, art and music specialists. Students will begin to acquire a Hebrew vocabulary of key words and concepts.

First Grade Schedule
Sundays 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

First Grade Dates to Remember

Sunday, August 28th – Welcome Weekend Celebration & BBQ – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sunday, September 11th – 1st day of Religious School

Sunday, October 23rd – 1st Grade Family Education Day

Sunday, February 26th, March 5th, and March 12th – 1st & 2nd Grade Service Rehearsals

Friday, March 17th – 1st & 2nd Grade Shabbat: Pot-Luck Dinner at 6:00 PM followed by Service at 7:00 PM

First grade students learning about the symbols of Chanukah