Ma Nishma: Bi-Weekly School Newsletter

๐Ÿฆ… Ma Nishma: Your School News for November 9


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Alumni Spotlight: Education Brings Understanding
Gary Weisserman, Head of School

At Bernard Zell we teach our students to be strong, proud upstanders who live by Jewish values. That means standing up to hate, even and especially when it's uncomfortable to do so. On this evening, the 84th anniversary of Kristallnacht (“Night of Broken Glass”), I'd like to take a moment to acknowledge and honor a group of outstanding recent graduates, who have responded to the scourge of antisemitism in a courageous, articulate and positive way.

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Update to Progress Report Format
Sarah Fornero, Assistant Head of School

Starting with the 2022-23 school year, progress reports and report cards from Bernard Zell will only include academic records and will no longer include attendance information. This shift will allow us to only share the necessary information when records are requested for distribution to other schools or institutions.

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๐ŸŽ‰ Party Policy Update 2022-23
Gary Weisserman, Head of School

At Bernard Zell, we are committed to building compassionate and kind human beings and we pride ourselves in being an inclusive community. Please remember that as adults, it is our responsibility to model such qualities and values for our students within our everyday activities. To ensure all members of our kehillah (community) feel included, we have updated our Party Policy to reflect those commitments: 

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Calendar

February

2nd Parent Tiyul Meeting
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Midwinter Break Camp (SK-4th) Registration Closes
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Mini Minyan
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Parent Ed: Talking to your kids about race
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JEFF: Tu B'Shevat "Fragrance Feast" Off Sight
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