Give a Mouse a Cookie
09 Jan 2017

Give a Mouse a Cookie

As part of the Grade 2 curriculum, students learned about sequencing. Sequencing contributes to a student’s ability to comprehend what they are reading. It also helps students retell the events in a story in the order that they occurred. Sit back, relax and enjoy this Grade 2 special production!


December Assembly
09 Jan 2017

December Assembly

On December 8, we had an incredibly meaningful school-wide assembly. Our students were thrilled to present a cheque in the amount of $1,410 to David Smajovits from the Jewish National Fund from our Read-a-Thon. He was very overwhelmed with this impressive result from our school. Thank you to all our readers for supporting this important initiative! Equally as impressive was the amazing amount of toys...

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Gr. 5 Veteran’s Hospital Visit
09 Jan 2017

Gr. 5 Veteran’s Hospital Visit

HFS and Federation CJA instituted a program where our Grade 5 students visited the Veteran’s Hospital last Wednesday to sing songs and interact with the veterans. Students interviewed the veterans, took pictures and recorded the interviews on their iPads. This multi-generational event showcased our school, while at the same time, allowed our students to benefit from an experience that demonstrated the true meaning of chesed...

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No Chanukiah? No problem!
09 Jan 2017

No Chanukiah? No problem!

What happens if it’s Chanukah but you don’t have a Chanukiah? Rabbi Stiefel answered that question during his visits to classes this week. You can still light candles using every day household items. Our students were fascinated!


An Introduction to Astronomy
09 Jan 2017

An Introduction to Astronomy

On Tuesday, December 20, Bruno Paul Stenson presented a unit entitled Une introduction à l ‘astronomie (An introduction to Astronomy) to the Grade 6 students. The presentation, given in French, provided the students with a basic introduction to astronomy. They were able to discover the many ways to practice astronomy and the various types of wonders that are in the sky. They even got to...

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Fall Vocabulary Book
05 Dec 2016

Fall Vocabulary Book

To help build their Hebrew vocabulary on the theme “Fall”, our Kindergarten Room 101 students worked on an exciting technology project! Each child chose one of the words they had learned, used Book Creator on the iPad to draw a picture of that word and then recorded themselves saying that word in Hebrew. We put it all together and voila! Our Fall Vocabulary Book…


CPE Book Reading Program
01 Dec 2016

CPE Book Reading Program

HFS is proud to present a new CPE leadership program whereby four Grade 5 students will visit the two pre-k classes at the CPE of Hebrew Foundation once a week to read the children an English book. This is an amazing opportunity for our students to develop leadership skills. They will receive training from Lorraine at the CPE and will learn to be as animated...

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“Freedom” for Grade 6
01 Dec 2016

“Freedom” for Grade 6

Upon completion of our Holocaust class novel, Number the Stars, the Gr. 6 students were asked to reflect on the concept of FREEDOM and what it means to them. Using symbolism, colour and words, each student created a unique cover for their own personal Passport to Freedom. As well, they wrote either a poem or paragraph about what FREEDOM means to them. In order to...

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Fire & Ice Havdalah
01 Dec 2016

Fire & Ice Havdalah

Saturday evening, November 26, together with PJ Library, we hosted an meaningful Fire & Ice Havdalah program. Families skated, made their own Havdalah candles and some of our Grade 4 students performed the Havdalah service with Rabbi Stiefel. Then we all enjoyed hot chocolate and cookies with a special story time. It was a magical evening! Thank you to all who came out and participated.



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