School Calendar

 TEMPLE BETH EL RELIGIOUS SCHOOL CALENDAR 2020/2021

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 9:15 to 10:15am
Bet Confirmation 10:30am to 11:30pm
   
Teacher & Aide Training & Orientation
Wed. Sept. 9 or Thurs. Sept. 17 REQUIRED Aide training 7:15 to 8 pm (choose either the 9th or the 17rd).   New Aide parent orientation 7:45 to 8pm.
Tues. Sept. 22 Meet and Greet for all teachers and aides 7 to 8pm.
 
School calendar
Oct 4 First day of classes . Fire Drill.   Shmini Atzeret begins at sundown 10/9. Simchat Torah begins at sundown 10/10.
Oct 11 Regular classes.   Lockdown practice.  
Oct 18 Regular classes. Fire drill.
Oct 25 Regular classes.   Lockdown practice.
Nov 1 Regular classes.   Coffee for Class of 5781 B’nei Mitzvah parents (one parent must attend).
Nov 8 Regular classes.  
Nov 15 Regular classes. Shabbaton 1
Nov 22 Regular classes.   First honorarium distributed (thru 11/15).
Nov 29 No classes.   Thanksgiving recess.
Dec 6 Regular classes.   Hanukkah celebration. Hanukkah begins at sundown Sunday, 12/10.
Dec 13 Regular classes.  
Dec 20 Regular classes.  
Dec 27 No classes.   Winter recess.
Jan 3 No classes.   Winter recess.
Jan 10 Regular classes.     End of first marking period.
Jan 17 Regular classes
Jan 24 Regular classes.   Tu B’Shevat begins at sundown 1/27.   . Meeting to schedule 2023 B’nei Mitzvah. Mock Bar/Bat Mitzvah service-Shabbaton 2
Jan 31 Regular classes.  
Feb 7 Regular classes.   Wimple Shabbaton.
Feb 14 No classes.   President’s Day recess.
Feb 21 Regular classes.      Purim Celebration. Purim begins at sunset 2/25. 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.
Feb 28 Regular classes.   Second honorarium distributed (11/22-2/7)
Mar 7 Regular classes.  
Mar 14 Regular classes.  
Mar 21 Regular classes.
Mar 28 No school.   Passover recess.   Passover begins at sundown , 3/27.
Apr 4 No school.   Passover recess. Yom Hashoah begins at sundown Thursday, 4/8.
April 11 Regular classes.   Yom Ha’atzmaut begins at sundown Friday, 4/16.
April 18 Regular classes.
April 25 Regular classes.
May 2 Regular classes.    
May 9 No classes. Mother’s Day.
May 16 Regular classes. Shavuot begins at sundown on 5/16.
May 23 Last day of school – Regular classes.   Confirmation – 6th, 7th, and Confirmation Aleph required attendance.   Third honorarium. End of second marking period.
In case of inclement weather, cancellation of classes will be announced (1) on the Temple website, www.templebethelohim.org, (2) via email from the Temple, (3) via telephone call from the Temple, or you may phone the Temple at (203) 792-2001.

 

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.