HA family members share moving experiences at Ukrainian border

HA family members share moving experiences at Ukrainian border

In moving addresses to our High School students and faculty this morning, HA parents Rabbi Mark Fishman, Rabbi Reuben Poupko, Rabbi Adam Scheier and Grade 10 student Aviya Scheier recounted their recent experiences at Poland’s Ukrainian border where they...
Elementary celebrates 100th Day of School

Elementary celebrates 100th Day of School

Grades 1A, 1B, 2B and 5B marked the 100th Day of School in their English classes with an array of activities and tasty treats! Ms. Andie Spector and Ms. Meira Furuya’s Grade 1’s presented vibrant projects featuring 100 items and were treated to cupcakes...
Presenting our Elementary School ambassadors!

Presenting our Elementary School ambassadors!

Presenting our Elementary School ambassadors! Mazal tov to 5A’s Aaron Assor and David Lasry, 5B’s Tina Cale and Natan Amar, 6A’s Eli Amar, and Lia Knafo, and 6B’s Yehuda Haimovici and Sarah Suissa! These students were selected based on their...
HA marks JDAIM with a range of meaningful programming

HA marks JDAIM with a range of meaningful programming

As part of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, Hebrew Academy hosted a range of initiatives that promoted sensitization and inclusion:   High School grades watched Just As I Am,a touching CBC documentary about Montreal’s Shira Choir, whose...
Grade 4 honours civil rights champion Viola Desmond

Grade 4 honours civil rights champion Viola Desmond

Grade 4 completed a special STEM project with English teachers Mrs. Renee Pervin and Ms. Sandy Rosenthal in honour of Black History Month. The classes paid tribute to Canadian human rights champion Viola Desmond by building monuments in her honour. “Students...
Grade 6 Boys embrace exciting Mishna Challenge

Grade 6 Boys embrace exciting Mishna Challenge

This week our Grade 6 Boys Mishmar class led by School Rabbi Rabbi Eddie Shostak and our Kollel Torah MiTzion bachurim embarked on an exciting new learning adventure! On Wednesday they launched the “50/50 Mishna Challenge” with the goal of learning five masechtot —...
HA honours National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

HA honours National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Grades 4 through 6 and a number of High School classes commemorated National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with memorable activities that paid tribute to the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples who suffered horrific abuse at Canadian residential schools between...
Celebrating Sukkot b’Simcha!

Celebrating Sukkot b’Simcha!

It was a short but festive and jam-packed week as Kindergarten through Grade 11 celebrated Chol Hamoed Sukkot B’simcha! The Sabbah family treated all Grade 6 boys to a scrumptious breakfast in the sukkah on Thursday, which included ruach-filled singing and...