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Nov
17

Meet our team of principals!

Meet Reesa Karch, Judith Shapero, Ora Shulman and Karen Sitnik – our passionate team of AHS principals! All you have to do is walk through our halls to see the evidence of their leadership and witness their talented teachers in action. [

By AHS | Blog . Danilack . Kamin . Posluns
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Oct
20

Looking towards 2020 with excitement

By: Elaine Osher, Board President It’s been an active Summer and Fall full of consultation and meaningful discussion. I have had the pleasure of reconnecting with old friends and meeting with, and learning from, new parents from across our diverse school community. This week, the Board of Directors announced the new home of the Kamin […]

By AHS | Blog . Kamin
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Oct
19

Inspired by Associated

I am a proud AHS alumna and the excellent Jewish education that I received at AHS deeply impacted many of my personal and professional choices in life. Our family business, family values, the education of our children, and my own volunteerism have all been shaped by our connection to Associated. […]

By AHS | Alumni . Blog . Parents
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Oct
18

Kamin Branch Announcement and Q & As

The Associated Hebrew Schools Board of Directors announced today, that after extensive community consultation and careful exploration, it has decided to move the Kamin branch to Finch Avenue and consolidate from a three-campus to a two-campus school for the 2019/2020 school year. […]

By AHS | Blog . Kamin
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Sep
01

Update on the location of the Kamin branch

It’s back to school for students but your AHS community has been hard at work all summer.

Thank you to the Board of Directors, our school leadership and so many parents and volunteers who filled out surveys, attended meetings and joined our action groups. It is this dedication that is making sure that the Board can keep to its resolution of a meaningful 90 to 120-day community feedback period prior to making a decision as to the best place to move the AHS Kamin branch. […]

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Aug
22

SOULar Esclipse

Many of the teachers have been back this week, as we mark the beginning of the Hebrew month of Elul, and in just two weeks we will see you again. Another event we marked this week was the solar eclipse, which everyone has been talking about. So many people went outside on Monday afternoon, trying to capture the view of this impressive event. […]

By AHS | Blog . Tanakh literacy
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Aug
18

Rising Above the Hatred of Others

“Last Friday concluded the first week back for our principals and their teams. … We went home last Shabbat not knowing that hate would fill the air in Virginia and Jews would hear taunts and threats that survivors of the Holocaust would never dream would take place in North America.” […]

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Jul
18

Combatting Summer Time Brain Drain

Let us first start off by wishing all our students and AMAZING and well-deserved summer vacation. There are about 62 days of summer vacation – enough time for some brain drain to occur. So, as one of your principals, here are some tips to keep your mind tiptop for September… and have fun in the process. […]

By AHS | Academic . Blog . Parents
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Jun
26

We are stronger together!

The further we move along in our 90- to 120-day consultative period, the more reassured I am that we really are stronger together. That, with the help of our committed community, we will solidify and layout a path to maintaining a stable and thriving Associated.

By AHS | Blog . Kamin
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Jun
16

Updated Q & As

Each week we post an update containing new questions and answers that have arisen. The following questions arose during this week’s Enrolment and Fundraising Action Group meetings.   Q. What will fundraising dollars be used for? A. The extra fundraising dollars, $2 million per year for the next five years, would be used to pay […]

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