100 Days of Kindergarten
01 Mar 2017

100 Days of Kindergarten

Friday, February 10 was the 100th Day of Kindergarten! Our Kindergarten students have been counting the days, learning about numbers and groups of 10 to make it to this special occasion. To celebrate, they paraded around the school, cheered on by the older grades, and then enjoyed some delicious cupcakes!


Quebec City Mosque Memorial
17 Feb 2017

Quebec City Mosque Memorial

A group of students across the grades came together to create a touching memorial for the victims of the Quebec City mosque terror attack.


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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