What’s News at ADAT This Week: 1.5.18

January 04, 2018

Leadership Blog

Dear Parents,

Welcome back to school and Happy New Year! I hope you all had a restful and restorative Winter Break with your families.

2018 is in full swing at ADAT! We have loved having our students back on campus and jumped right back into our busy routine of learning, collaborating, thinking, and creating. We have so much planned for 2018 – from our grade level parlor meetings in January, IGD and Purim in February, our Shabbaton in March, to our Annual Celebration in April, and so much more! We cannot wait to share the rest of this school year with you and to plan together for next year.

Please note that we have some important deadlines fast approaching in regards to the 2018-2019 school year!

  • Monday, January 8: Financial Aid forms due for returning families
  • Friday, February 9: Re-enrollment contracts distributed
  • Friday, March  2: Re-enrollment contracts due

Your adherence to these deadlines ensures that we can properly plan for a strong school in the coming year. Thank you in advance for complying with our timeline.

Cheers to a full 2018 filled with good health, meaningful experiences, and building community – together!



Inside the Classroom

The classroom pages will return next week!

Outside the Classroom

Shabbaton – NEW Date!


Intergenerational Day 2018 is February 15th!
Please click below to fill out the IGD Guest Form if you have not done so already.
Hot Lunch Session 3

We are selling special coupon booklets featuring dining, treats, entertainment, Kosher dining options and many more merchant discounts. The booklets are for $10 each and available for purchase in the Day School office. There are some fabulous coupons in there for Granvile, YumYum Donuts, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Castle Park, and many more great places. 50% of ALL proceeds go to help support the Wildlife Learning Center, and 50% of the proceeds support ADAT Day School! It’s a win-win for all!

6th Grader Spotlight – Jake S. 

How long have you been at ADAT?

I have been here since Mommy and Me.

What do you do for fun outside of school?

I play soccer, basketball, baseball, and video games. Right now, I really like soccer the best.

What do you like best about ADAT or makes ADAT so special?

The way they teach. The teachers have a sense of humor and make us laugh. It makes it easier to learn everything they’re trying to teach us.

What was your favorite grade at ADAT and why?

Probably 6th grade. We get a lot of privileges because we’re the oldest in the school and we are role models. We get to go to San Francisco, Pali Camp, and we get to go together on different trips and adventures.

What will you miss most about ADAT when you move on to Middle School?

I will miss the teachers.

What is something you learned at ADAT that you think will stay with you in the future?

What I learned that will stay with me is how to be kind. I learned how to share when I was little, and I think it helped me be a better big brother.

What is it about Design Thinking that has helped you learn differently?

Being in that environment has helped because there are a lot of materials to use for our work, and it’s a lot more fun. I pay better attention when I’m having more fun!

In The Community

Your save-the-date to our Annual Celebration honoring Haim Linder is in the mail! Save-the-date, book your babysitter, and get ready to go back to ADAT’s future at this amazing fundraising event.


Check out this article from Kehilla Magazine, where Adat Ari El is featured for our work in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Cool Shuls


From the Synagogue


Please click here to RSVP.


Mark your calendars for these important dates:

  • January 9: Kadima lunchtime lounge
  • January 9: 6th grade parlor meeting
  • January 11: 4th grade parlor meeting
  • January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No School
  • January 18: TK parlor meeting

Click here for the full calendar.  **If you would like to subscribe to the ADAT calendar click here. On the bottom right corner of the ADAT calendar, click “subscribe” and select your preferred calendar type.








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