Changing the Face of Education



Introducing the HFS Future Direction Plan…

Hebrew Foundation School has been a cornerstone of the West Island Jewish community for over 40 years… developing young minds, instilling a love of learning and inspiring the Jewish leaders of tomorrow.



Now, HFS is taking the tradition of excellence to the next level.


Now, HFS is investing in the next 40 years.


Now, HFS is laying the foundation for the next generation of learners.


Now, HFS is setting the standard of educational distinction in our community.



International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme


ACADEMIC RIGOUR WITH A GLOBAL FOCUS

Internationally recognized for standards of excellence, the IB-PYP is a curriculum-framework that challenges students to excel in their studies and encourages both personal and academic achievement. It helps students advance universal skills that will benefit them throughout life.


Benefits

  • International mindedness
  • Strong personal values
  • Critical thinking
  • Inquiry
  • Independent learning
  • Ethical
  • Caring
  • Communication



Technology and iPad Program


THE EVOLUTION OF EDUCATION IS HERE

Every student in Grade 5 and 6 will have their own iPad and students from Kindergarten to Grade 4 will have significant access to technology tools and resources. The curriculum across all three languages will be consistently integrated with technology.


Benefits

  • Creative and imaginative teaching and learning
  • Differentiated educational techniques to meet the abilities and needs of each individual student
  • Enriched learning process, engaging and motivating students
  • Collaborative, student-based and experiential learning situations
  • Advanced high-level skills: creativity, analysis, critical thinking, communication
  • Enhanced preparation of students for the future


New Technology Center




Schoolyard Transformation


THE OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

  • Recreation
  • Learning
  • Play
  • Exploration

Playground Construction Slated for Summer 2017




Culture Française et Québécoise


KEEPING YOUR CHILDREN AT HOME

A new and exciting school-wide program integrating Quebec literature, history, music, film and art as a central theme of the school’s French Immersion and Français programs with the ultimate goal of preparing our graduates for real opportunities to remain in Quebec.



Upcoming Facility Improvements


  • Music Room
  • Gym Enhancements
  • Library Learning Commons