RUACH WEEK is coming up from March 9-13. We are so excited to see everyone’s great costumes and school spirit. At our Rosh Chodesh Adar assembly, we shared the following themes: Monday, March 9th- Crazy Hat and/or Hair Day Tuesday, March 10th- Purim! Your choice of costume and be ready for a great carnival. Wednesday, … Continue reading RUACH Week is Coming!
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
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
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!