Grandparent Circle

Mirowitz Grandparent Circle 2018-2019
Event Calendar Chair: Gay Goldenberg (grandmother of Samantha & Alex Goldenberg)

Mirowitz is not just for your children and grandchildren! We welcome grandparents and grandfriends to join us for the following events this year.

Tashlich at Mirowitz – Chaperones Wanted!
Help your grandchild’s class walk safely to a nearby lake for our special Tashlich ceremony (casting stones into water to symbolize a fresh new year). You’ll hold little hands as we walk, and assist in getting students organized for the ceremony. It is a beautiful way to connect!

Date: Friday, September 14, 2018 Schedule:

Grades 6-8- 8:00-8:45 am
Kindergarten and 5th- 9:00-9:45 am
1st and 2nd Grade- 10:00-10:45 am
3rd and 4th Grade- 11:00-11:45 am

RSVP to Margo Newman.

Kindergarten Havdalah & Breakfast: (For grandparents/grandfriends of kindergarteners)

Grandparents and grandfriends of our new kindergarten class, join your grandchild for a morning Havdalah service and craft. (If you do not have a Mirowitz kindergartener but would like to attend as a “substitute” grandparent, contact Margo.)

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018 Time: 8:30 am – 10 am
Location: Mirowitz
RSVP to Margo Newman.

Grandparent Fall Kabbalat Shabbat

End your week with meaning, warmth and a special connection.  Join your grandchild for Kabbalat Shabbat.

Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Time: 1:30-2:25 pm (special activity from 1:30 – 2 pm and Kabbalat Shabbat from 2 – 2:20 pm.)
Location: Mirowitz’s Wolf Beit Midrash
RSVP to Margo Newman.

“Date Night” with the Grandkids!

We’ve organized a special night out for you and your grandchild. Together, you will have so much fun making your world a better place through hands-on tzedakah projects and other interactive activities.

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019 (Note: Mirowitz students are off school the following day.)
Time: 6:30 – 8 pm Location: Mirowitz
RSVP to Margo Newman.

Grandparent Spring Kabbalat Shabbat

Come experience the warmth of a Mirowitz Kabbalat Shabbat. Cuddle up with your grandchild, reflect on your week, eat some challah and help us welcome Shabbat.

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: 2:30 – 3:20 pm (special activity from 2:30 – 2:55 pm and Kabbalat Shabbat from 3 – 3:20 pm.)
Location: Mirowitz’s Wolf Beit Midrash
RSVP to Margo Newman.

Mirowitz’s Annual Gala Raise your glass and make a toast to your grandchildren’s childhood at Mirowitz!

Enjoy an inspiring evening of creative food, fun with friends and inspiration. Monies raised at this special event helps ensure that your grandchildren have access to the best that is possible in their education.

Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: The Ritz Carlton – Clayton
Invitations will arrive in early spring

Invitations will be sent for all Grandparent Circle events.  Please make sure we have your full contact information.  Email Margo Newman.

Ongoing Opportunities for Grandfriends

Lunch with Your Grandchild
Join your grandchild for a lunch date ANYTIME during the school year and experience Mirowitz’s fantastic “Farm to Table” lunch program, Bistro Kids. Use our grandparent circle coupons for your very special lunch date – on us! (email Margo if you need one)

Weekly Kabbalat Shabbat
Every Friday, we gather as a school community to bid farewell to our busy work week and welcome the warmth of Shabbat. You will hear a special story, hear beautiful music, enjoy grape juice and challah, and snuggle up with your grandchild during this sacred time.

Date: Every Friday Time:

  • 3 pm (August 18 – November 3)
  • 2 pm (November 10 – February 2)
  • 3 pm (February 9 – May 25)

Volunteer
We love our volunteers at Mirowitz! Opportunities for grandparents include:

  • Serving lunch
  • Garden care
  • Classroom assistance – reading, math, writing, English/Hebrew
  • Office assistance
  • Join Gala planning committee

Contact Margo to discuss the right volunteer opportunity for you!

For questions about Mirowitz’s Grandparent Circle, contact Margo Newman at 314-576-6177 or mnewman@mirowitz.org