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
By Abby S., Knesset Communications Rep Student Voice Project Meeting with Knesset The Knesset team is working hard on their student voice project! Everybody had lots of fun helping start up this exciting initiative. One group is constructing a student voice survey to hear the ideas and suggestions for OJCS, while the other group is … Continue reading Knesset Student Voice Project
The OJCS Knesset Executive and Grade Representatives have been busy discussing and planning the monthly Dress Down Days along with ideas for school ruach! Dr. Mitzmacher came to visit at our first meeting to say a big welcome to the new 2018-2019 Knesset. President and Vice-President, Daniel and Ari, led a great team building activity … Continue reading Knesset in Action!
We now have our newly elected Knesset for the 2018-2019 school year! We had many students run a campaign for the executive leadership positions. You can see their election videos here. Our Knesset is the representative body for students at the Ottawa Jewish Community School. The role of the Knesset is to represent and promote … Continue reading Knesset Elections
Welcome to our Student Life blog! Wow. We have had a busy start to the school year. We are thrilled to share all exciting happenings in our school, such as: the first OJCS Middle School Retreat (check out our retreat video here), our first Rosh Chodesh assembly of the year, our amazing Sukkah Hop run by … Continue reading Getting Started!