Category Archives: Religious School

Religious School News Week of September 24, 2019

Last Sunday, school started with a Rosh HaShanah story. Then we did a fun quiz to test our knowledge of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur traditions. The students did great! Also, each student brought home some of the honey they … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of September 17, 2019

On Sunday, our Religious School had a special treat to get us into the Rosh HaShanah spirit. Ellen and Dale Morton taught us about honey bees and how honey is harvested from them. Students helped separate the wax from the … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of September 10, 2019

By Davina Kelly All students have begun working on their Hebrew language skills. We are impressed with how much they remember after a long summer off! Last Sunday all grades listened to a story about what can happen when we … Continue reading

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MCJC Religious School News Week of September 3, 2019

By Davina Kelly It was great to see so many of you for Opening Day! Everyone enjoyed catching up, meeting our new 4th/5th grade teacher, Kathleen Mayber, and welcoming new members. Students made Resolution Sticks (decorated paper towel tubes with … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of May 21, 2019

Religious School is out for the summer! We had a great Closing Day last Sunday.  We enjoyed singing our favorite songs, sharing memories, playing Jewpardy, having Kona Ice, and eating hot dogs. A big thank you to all our teachers, … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of May 14, 2019

Don’t miss the Annual Meeting & School Closing Day Picnic! Grades 4-7 finished their Jewish values film. Our “Jewish Values” video will make it’s debut during Closing Day activities. Don’t miss it! Wednesday, May 15: Religious school for grades 3-7 … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of April 30, 2019

By Davina Kelly The end of the year is fast approaching. K-1 finished learning the Aleph/Bet. Grades 2-3 practiced Hebrew reading, and reviewed the Winter and Spring holidays. Finally, Grades 4-7 continued learning Hebrew prayers, and worked on their value film. … Continue reading

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It Was A Beautiful Day In Spring Grove For MCJC

Sunday afternoon, April 28, was beautiful in Spring Grove, Illinois when MCJC visited the only Holocaust Memorial in McHenry County. Storyteller Jim May and MCJC member Nancy Wicker lovingly created the bas relief as a tribute to survivor Lisa Derman, … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of April 16, 2019

By Davina Kelly Our students are very busy learning about Passover the last few weeks. They are practicing the Four Questions in Hebrew, singing Passover songs with special guests Ilene Kaye and Paula Eskoz, and making crafts. The K-1 class made … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of April 9, 2019

It was good to see everyone back from Spring Break, and now that we’re beginning to feel a little warmth in the air, our thoughts turn to Passover and other Spring holidays. Wednesday, April 10 – Religious School for grades 3-7. … Continue reading

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