Knesset Meeting- Planning for Jewish Disability & Inclusion Month at OJCS By Jenny, Knesset Communications Rep Today at our Knesset meeting we have a guest speaker named Madelaine Werier joining us to teach us about the Jewish Ottawa Inclusion Network and help us celebrate the Jewish Disability and Inclusion Month (February) at OJCS. Madelaine is … Continue reading Knesset Guest Speaker- LIVE Blog
ROSH CHODESH KISLEV By Jenny P., Knesset Communications Rep Yesterday we had our second Rosh Chodesh assembly for the month of Kislev. This assembly was packed with lots of new and exciting things that will be happening at the OJCS this year. Our leaders for this assembly were Ruben S., Audrey B., and Ben C. … Continue reading Rosh Chodesh Kislev, By Jenny P.
Dear OJCS Families, I am excited to share our clubs list for the 2019-2020 school year with you. If you would like to sign your child(ren) up for any of the clubs listed please send me an e-mail by the end of the week with the name of the club, your child’s name, and their … Continue reading Clubs Sign-Up is Here!
Meet the Knesset By: Jenny (Knesset Communications Officer) The elections are over and we finally have our 2019-2020 Knesset team! We have an awesome team, which includes… Co-Presidents- Jessica and Kiera Treasurer- Maytal Secretary- Ben Communications- Jenny Jewish Life- Ruben Grade 8 Class Rep.- Max Grade 7 Class Rep.- Maayan Grade 6 Class Rep.- Audrey … Continue reading Meet the 2019-2020 Knesset!
Our Knesset Executive elections are now on their way! We are in full campaign mode at OJCS. Part of the Middle School experience for our students is the opportunity to run for a Knesset Executive position. Students are able to continue to build their leadership skills, ensure we have student voice in our school’s decision … Continue reading 2019-2020 Knesset Elections
How do we kick off a school year together? By going on a three day, two night retreat together. Are we crazy? No. Do we believe in relationship building and fostering a healthy Middle School community? Absolutely. Relationship building is at the heart of what we do at OJCS. Before the math lesson (don’t tell … Continue reading 2019 OJCS Middle School Retreat
We are all invited to a community farewell party for our amazing Shinshinim, Inbar and Liam, at the JCC. Although we are going to have a more intimate goodbye at school (on their last day with us) we encourage you to come join us, as part of our OJCS family, to show our appreciation and … Continue reading Shinshinim Farewell
By: Abby S., Knesset Communications Representative Over the past few months, the Knesset has been working hard on the Student Voice Project with Brigitte and Mr. Kom. We launched our suggestion box and our grade representatives have done the student voice surveys in their classes. Every Thursday in our Knesset meetings, we empty out the … Continue reading Knesset Student Voice Project
Monday, May 13th we welcomed all of our grandparents and special friends to the school! It is a special day for our students and guests, and one that we look forward to each year. A highlight of the day was the incredible Art Show, organized by Morah Shira.
Congratulations to our grade 4-8 public speaking finalists! Thank you to Eileen Gallant, Arlene Glube, and @KellyDoell for being our judges for the event!