School Calendar






Grades Judaic Studies Class Music / Prayer Practice Hebrew Class
Preschool thru 2nd 8:45 to 9:50am  9:50 to 10:05am (Judaic Studies teachers)
3rd and 4th 8:45 to 10:05am  10:05 to 10:20am (Judaic Studies teachers) 10:20am to noon
5th and 6th 8:45 to 10:20am 10:20 to 10:40am (Hebrew teachers) 10:40am to noon
7th 8:45 to 10:40am B’nai Mitzvah – 10:40-11:00am 11:00am to noon
Aleph Confirmation 10:30 to 11:30am
Bet Confirmation 11:30am to 12:30pm
Teacher & Aide Training & Orientation
Wed. Aug. 21 or Thurs.  Aug 29 REQUIRED Aide training 7:15 to 8 pm (choose either the 21st or the 27th).  New Aide parent orientation 7:45 to 8pm.
Tues. Sept. 3 Meet and Greet for all teachers and aides 7 to 8pm.
School calendar
Sept  8 First day of classes.   Parent meetings at 8:45 and 9:30 am.
Sept 15 Regular classes.   Fire drill.
Sept 22 Regular classes.  Harvest Nosh sponsored by Board of Education.
Sept 29 Regular classes.  Lockdown practice.   Erev Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown tonight.
Oct 6 Regular classes.  Fire drill.  Kol Nidre is Tuesday, 10/8.    Make Sukkah decorations.
Oct 13 Regular classes.  Lockdown practice.  Sukkot begins at sundown Sunday, 10/13.
Oct 20 Regular classes.    Shmini Atzeret begins at sundown tonight.  Simchat Torah begins Monday, 10/21.
Oct 27 Regular classes.  Coffee for Class of 5780 B’nei Mitzvah parents (one parent must attend).
Nov 3 Regular classes.
Nov 10 Regular classes.
Nov 17 Regular classes.  Shabbaton 1 – B’nei Mitzvah class of 5780.
Nov 24 Regular classes.
Dec 1 No classes.  Thanksgiving recess.
Dec 8 Regular classes.
Dec 15 Regular classes.  Hanukkah celebration.
Dec 22 No classes.  Winter recess. Hanukkah begins at sundown Sunday, 12/22.
Dec 29 No classes.  Winter recess.
Jan 5 Regular classes.    End of first marking period.
Jan 12 Regular classes.  Meeting to schedule 2022 B’nei Mitzvah.  Shabbaton 2 – B’nei Mitzvah class of 5780.
Jan 19 No School – MLK Holiday.
Jan 26 Regular classes.  Mock Bar/Bat Mitzvah service. Shabbaton 3 – B’nei Mitzvah class of 5780.
Feb 2 Regular classes.
Feb 9 Regular classes.  Wimple Shabbaton – B’nei Mitzvah class of 5780.  Tu B’Shevat begins at sundown Sunday, 2/9.
Feb 16 No classes –  President’s Day recess.
Feb 23 Regular classes.
Mar 1 Regular classes.
Mar 8 Regular classes.  Purim Celebration.  Hebrew classes 8:45 to 10:00 am.

Reading of the Megillah, costume parade, carnival – 10 am to noon.  PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN GRADES 3 AND BELOW PLEASE ACCOMPANY YOUR CHILD TO THE CARNIVAL. Purim begins at sundown Monday, 3/9.

Mar 15 Regular classes.
Mar 22 Regular classes.
Mar 29 Regular classes. Model Seder.
April 5 No school.  Passover recess.   Passover begins sundown Wednesday, 4/8.
April 12 No school.  Passover recess.
April 19 Regular classes. Yom Hashoah begins at sundown Monday, 4/20.
April 26 Regular classes. 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 Tuesday, 4/28.
May 3 Regular classes.  Plant Sale.
May 10 Mother’s Day.  No classes.
May 17 Last day of school – Regular classes.  Torah Tots Friendship Day. Confirmation – 6th, 7th, and Confirmation Aleph required attendance.  End of second marking period.  Shavuot  is sundown Thursday,  5/28.

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