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KidSchool Calendar 2014-2015

KIDSCHOOL CALENDAR
2014–2015

Contact:
Susan Ryan, KidSchool Administrator
hmvnipper@verizon.net / 212-865-7084

Isabel Kaplan, Bar/Bar Mitzvah Program Director
ijk1960@me.com / 914-725-7326

Rabbi Peter Schweitzer
rabbipeter@earthlink.net / 212-873-7849

All classes meet on Sunday afternoons, from 2:45 to 5:15 pm at
15 West 86th Street, between Columbus & CPW unless otherwise noted.

2:45 – 3:00pm Arrival and Snack (snack will not be available during Kehilla Circle)
3:00 – 3:30pm Kehilla Circle – Music, Storytelling, Announcements.
All students are expected to attend Kehilla Circle and arrive by 3pm. This is a valuable community building time for our students and families.

3:30 – 5:15pm KidSchool Classes
3:30 – 5:00pm Early Childhood Program
3:30 – 5:00pm Adult Perspectives (Presentations, discussions, and socializing)

In case of inclement weather, grade parents will contact families.
All dates and programs subject to change.

To confirm events and for more information, visit www.citycongregation.org,
or contact the office at 212-213-1002 or info@citycongregation.org.

Sunday, Sept. 7
1:30pm Open House (childcare available). Visiting children are welcome to try out KidSchool at 2:45pm.
1:30pm Bar/Bat Mitzvah Year Two Back-to-Work discussion for students, parents and mentors.
2:45pm KidSchool 1
3:30pm Kids and parents go to class together. Visitors can try out KidSchool.
3:45pm Parents Get-To-Know-Each-Other, led by Rabbi Peter Schweitzer
After meeting the teachers, parents return to the social hall to meet each other. What do we have in common? How have our paths crossed? What brings us together at TCC? Find out when we play the game “Landsman” (invented by Rabbi Peter) – our own version of “Six Degrees of Separation.”

Sunday, Sept. 14
1:30pm Open House (childcare available) (Note: No KidSchool)

Sunday Sept. 21
People’s Climate March, NYC
Save the date for TCC participation in this major event.

Wednesday, Sept. 24
Rosh Hashanah Eve

Thursday, Sept. 25
Rosh Hashanah Service and Children’s Program
Holiday Inn, 10:30am

Sunday, Sept. 28
2:45pm KidSchool 2

Friday, Oct. 3
Kol Nidre, Holiday Inn, 7:30pm

Saturday, Oct. 4
Yom Kippur Service and Children’s Program
Holiday Inn, 10:30am

Sunday, Oct. 19
1:30pm Bar/Bat Mitzvah Year Two Hero/Role Model Workshop
2:45pm KidSchool 3

Sunday, Nov. 9
1:30pm Parent/Student Orientation to Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program
2:45pm KidSchool 4

Sunday, Nov. 23
2:45pm KidSchool 5

Sunday, Dec. 7
2:45pm KidSchool 6

Sunday, Dec. 14 – Pre-Chanuka Celebration
3:00pm Go directly to classes. No Kehilla Circle. No snack. KidSchool 7
4:00pm Chanukah Party. Visitors are welcome.

Tuesday, Dec. 16
First Night of Chanuka

Sunday, Jan. 11
1:15pm Bar/Bat Mitzvah Kick-Off
2:45pm KidSchool 8

Sunday, Jan. 25
2:45pm KidSchool 9

Sunday, Feb. 8
2:45pm KidSchool 10

Sunday, Feb. 22
2:45pm KidSchool 11
3:30pm Parent Social Gathering

Wednesday, March 4
Purim

Sunday, March 8 – Purim Celebration
1:30pm Bar/Bat Mitzvah Year One Family Values Workshop
3:00pm Go directly to classes. No Kehilla Circle. No snack. KidSchool 12
4:00pm Purim Party. Visitors welcome.

Saturday, March 28
Congregation Pre-Seder
Holiday Inn, 1:30pm

Sunday, March 29
3:00pm Students go directly to class. No Kehilla Circle. No Snack – KidSchool 13
3:30pm Model Seder (Grades Pre-K-5). Visitors welcome.

Friday, April 3 (eve)
Passover Seder

Sunday, April 19
2:45pm KidSchool 14

Wednesday, April 22
7pm Bar/Bat Mitzvah Open House

Sunday, May 3
1:30pm Open House (childcare available). Visiting children are welcome to try out KidSchool at 2:45pm.
2:45pm KidSchool 15

Sunday, May 17
1:30pm Open House (childcare available). Visiting children are welcome to try out KidSchool at 2:45pm.
2:45pm KidSchool 16

Sunday, May 31 – End-of-Year Celebration
3:00pm Go directly to classes. No Kehilla Circle. KidSchool 17
4:00pm End-of-year Pizza Party.