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 —...
November is a time to remember at Hebrew Academy

November is a time to remember at Hebrew Academy

Grades 5 and 6 commemorated Kristallnacht on November 10 with meaningful assemblies. School Rabbi Rabbi Eddie Shostak spoke about the day’s significance and showed a brief film, and High School Judaic Studies teacher Dror Yechieli recounted a fascinating story...
Meet Mélissa and Daniel, HA’s beloved Jewish francophone heroes

Meet Mélissa and Daniel, HA’s beloved Jewish francophone heroes

Mickey and Minnie, Peppa and George, Max and Ruby – all lovable duos that top kids’ lists of favourites. At Hebrew Academy, another adorable pair has won over the hearts of Kindergarten students: Mélissa and Daniel are vibrant puppets who lead rather busy lives, even...
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...