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Programs

Birthday Cupcakes

A Home and School fundraiser where you order “two-bite” cupcakes to be sent to the class to celebrate a birthday.

Chairs:

  • Laurie Buch

  • Avital Goldenblatt

Challah Program

A Home and School fundraiser where a challah is sent home every Friday for Shabbat. Volunteers help to distribute the challahs to the students that have ordered them. Challah is provided by Kosher Quality (NEW), and is nut-free and peanut-free. Both whole wheat and regular challahs are available. Please note the challah is made in a facility by Kosher Quality that also processes nuts, peanuts and seeds.

Chairs:

  • Tamara Bar

  • Maxine Foldiak

Chocolate Bar Sale

Students and families help raise money for the Home and School programs by selling chocolate bars to friends, family & neighbours. Volunteers help to distribute the boxes to students who have ordered. 

Chairs:

  • Melanie Weinstock

  • Ganit Bernstein

  • Rachel Shapiro

Class Photos

Home and School members organize and run the class picture days helped by volunteers. Students receive a package with many individual photos as well as a class photo.

Chairs:

  • Lauren Segal

  • Ganit Bernstein

Cool Treats

A Home and School fundraiser where a frozen treat is distributed to participating students on 5 designated days throughout the year.

Chairs:

  • Avital Goldenblatt

  • Evi Altman

  • Sharone Amram Benedik

Holidays

The Home and School helps the students celebrate the various Jewish holidays throughout they year. Volunteers prepare apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah, provide apples to eat in the sukkah, distribute boxes of Chanukah candles and latkes, distribute hamentashen for Purim, make and distribute falafels on Yom Ha’atzmaut and serve ice cream sundaes for Shavuot.

Chairs:

  • Sharone Amram Benedik

  • Evi Altman

Library Book Donation

Honour a birthday or special occasion with a donation for library books. A book plate noting your child’s name and age will be placed on a newly purchased book. Your child will then be the first to receive this new book on loan from the library. Once your child returns it it will be placed in circulation in the SSA library for all children to enjoy.

Chairs:

  • Lindsey Mendell

  • Neilly Kornitzer

  • Lauren Fisher

Library Volunteers

The Home and School helps organize library volunteers to support the librarians with re-shelving books.

Chair:

  • Melanie Weinstock

Passover Chocolates

A Home and School fundraiser where we sell a selection of kosher for Passover chocolates on location before and after the Model Seders.

Chairs:

  • Tara Baboushkin

  • Ryva Schecter Rozansky

School Supplies

The Home and School takes care of ordering all the school supplies. These are then sorted, organized and distributed to the students.

Chairs:

  • Lauren Segal

  • Ganit Bernstein

Staff Appreciation Lunch

The Home and School plans and organizes a lunch twice a year to show appreciation for all the staff.

Chairs:

  • Avital Goldenblatt

  • Melissa Daniel

Staff Appreciation Week

The Home and School (in conjunction with the PAC from the Amiel Centre) plans a Staff Appreciation Week where we show the staff our gratitude with different planned acts of appreciation.

Chairs:

  • Sharone Amram Benedik

  • Revital Bar Marais

  • Janice Cohen

  • Galia Zagury Dery

Student FUNdraiser Activity

A Home and School fundraiser where the students help raise money and participate in fun group activities.

Chairs:

  • Sharone Amram Benedik

  • Ryva Schecter Rozansky

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Sharone Amram Benedik