School Calendar



Grades   Judaic Studies Class   Music / Prayer Practice   Hebrew Class
Preschool thru 2nd     8:45 to 9:50am  9:50 to 10:10am (Judaic Studies teachers)
3rd,4th and 5th     8:45 to 10:10am 10:10 to 10:30am (Judaic Studies teachers) 10:30am to noon
6th and 7th     8:45 to 10:30am 10:30 to 10:45am (Hebrew teachers) 10:30am to noon
Aleph Confirmation   10:30 to 11:30am
Bet Confirmation   11:30am to 12:30pm
Sept  9 First day of classes.   Parent meetings at 8:45 and 9:30 am.  Erev Rosh Hashanah is 9/9.
Sept 16 Regular classes.  Torah Tots. Fire drill.   Kol Nidre is Tuesday, 9/18. 
Sept 23 Regular classes.  Sukkot  begins at sundown, 9/23.
Sept 30 Regular classes.  Lockdown practice.   Shmini Atzeret begins at sundown  tonight.  Simchat Torah begins sundown, Monday, 10/1.  Harvest Nosh sponsored by Board of Education.
Oct 7 Regular classes.  Fire drill. 
Oct 14 Regular classes.  Lockdown practice.   
Oct 21 Regular classes. Torah Tots.  Oktoberfest welcoming Rabbi Gold.
Oct 28 Regular classes.  Coffee for B’nei Mitzvah parents (one parent must attend).
Nov 4 Regular classes. 
Nov 11 Regular classes.  Torah Tots. 
Nov 18 Regular classes.  Shabbaton B’nei Mitzvah class of 5779.
Nov 25 No classes.  Thanksgiving recess.
Dec 2 Regular classes.  Hanukkah begins at sundown 12/2. 
Dec 9 Regular classes.  Hanukkah celebration.  Torah Tots.    
Dec 16 Regular classes.  Shabbaton B’nei Mitzvah class of 5779.
Dec 23 No classes.  Winter recess.
Dec 30 No classes.  Winter recess.
Jan 6 Regular classes.  Torah Tots.  End of first marking period. 
Jan 13 Regular classes.  Meeting to schedule 2021 B’nei Mitzvah.
Jan 20 Regular classes.  Judaic Studies Faculty Meeting #2.   Tu B’Shevat begins at sundown Tues, 1/20.
Jan 27 Regular classes.  Mock Bar/Bat Mitzvah service and Israeli dancing.
Feb 3 Regular classes. 
Feb 10 Regular classes.  Torah Tots.
Feb 17 No classes.  President’s Day recess. 
Feb 24 Regular classes.  Wimple Shabbaton B’nei Mitzvah class of 5779.
Mar 3 Regular classes. 
Mar 10 Regular classes.
Mar 17 Regular classes.  Purim Celebration.  Judaic Studies classes 8:45 to 10 am.  Torah Tots at 10 am.  Reading of the Megillah, costume parade, carnival – 10 am to noon.  No Hebrew classes.  PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN GRADES 3 AND BELOW PLEASE ACCOMPANY YOUR CHILD TO THE CARNIVAL.Purim begins sundown Wed, March 20. 
Mar 24 Regular classes.  
Mar 31 Regular classes.
April 7 Regular classes.  Model Seder.  Torah Tots at  9:15 am.  Passover begins sundown, Fri, April 19. 
April 14 No school.  Passover recess. 
April 21 No school.  Passover recess. 
April 28 Regular classes.   Yom Hashoah begins at sundown, Wed,  May 1.
May 5 Regular classes.  Plant Sale.  Holocaust speaker – mandatory for 6th, 7th, and Aleph and Bet Confirmation.  Parents are urged to attend with their children.  Yom Ha’atzmaut begins at sundown, Wed, May 8.
May 12 Mother’s Day.  No classes. 
May 19 Last day of school – Regular classes.  Torah Tots Friendship Day.  Confirmation.  Grades 6, 7, and Confirmation Aleph attend.  Shavuot  is sundown, Sat, June 8.



In case of inclement weather, cancellation of classes will be announced (1) via a text message, (2) on the Temple website,, (3) via email from the Temple , (4) via telephone call from the Temple, or you may phone the   Temple at (845) 279-4585 and use option 8. 


If you find that weather conditions where you live are dangerous, please do not attempt to come to school regardless of whether there is a cancellation.  The safety of our children is our highest priority.