Grandparent Circle

Mirowitz Grandparent Circle 2020-2021 
Event Calendar Chair: Gay Goldenberg (grandmother of Samantha & Alex Goldenberg)

Shalom! Welcome!

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

Our Grandparent Circle is designed by grandparents, for grandparents. You can expect engaging and hands-on opportunities designed with you and your grandchildren in mind. Thanks to Zoom technology, we will have even more opportunities for grandparents near and far to be a part of our school family. 

Weekly Opportunities:

Kindergarten, First and Second Grade Havdallah Experience: (For grandparents/grandfriends of Kindergarten through Second Grade students only). Start your week with peace and joy by joining your grandchild for a Zoom Havdallah experience.

Every Monday @ 8:45-9:00 a.m.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/2373274533.  Please RSVP to lkoertel@mirowitz.org for the password. 

Tuesday Morning T’fillah
Follow along with 1st – 5th grade students as they enjoy morning t’fillot! You never know when your grandchild may participate.

Every Tuesday @ 8:45-9:10 a.m.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/4423335643. Please RSVP to lkoertel@mirowitz.org for the password. 

Thursday Torah Reading

Follow along as 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students lead the Torah service as Rabbis”. You’ll learn about the weekly Torah portion and gain insights into how our students use Torah to guide them in living an ethical life. The leaders call on other students to share their interpretations, and you never know when your grandchild may participate.

Every Thursday @ 8:45-9:10 a.m.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/4423335643.  Please RSVP to lkoertel@mirowitz.org for the password. 

 

Friday Kabbalat Shabbat 

Welcome Shabbat with our school community, and experience the joy as Reb Scott or a member of our local clergy shares a song or story.

Every Friday @ 3:05-3:25 p.m. and during early dismissal dates (November 13, 2020 through February 19, 2021) 2:35 – 2:55 p.m.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/4423335643.  Please RSVP to lkoertel@mirowitz.org for the password. 

Special Events:

Bonding With Your Grandchildren During Covid

Hear from Carly Sparks, MSW, LCSW, owner of KINETIC Counseling and Mirowitz parent as well as one of our Mirowitz educators about how to effectively connect with your grandchildren during the Pandemic. Leave with tips and cool websites for engaging with them over Zoom. Q&A to follow.

Date: Thursday, October 1

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/8605349370. Please RSVP to lkoertel@mirowitz.org for the password. 

Kindergarten, Havdallah Experience: (For grandparents/grandfriends of Kindergarten students only) Start your week with peace and joy by joining your grandchild for a Zoom Havdallah experience.

Date:  Monday, November 16

Time: 8:45–9:15 a.m.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/2373274533. RSVP to lkoertel@mirowitz.org for the password.

 

Date Night” with the Grandkids!

Weve organized a special night out for you and your grandchild. Together, will make the world a better place through hands-on Tzedakah projects and other interactive activities.

Date:   Thursday, February 11, 2020  (Note: Mirowitz students are off school the following day.)

Time:  6:30 -7:30 p.m.

Zoom link and password will be emailed closer to event

RSVP to lkoertel@mirowitz.org

Mirowitzs Annual Gala

Relax on your sofa, pour yourself a drink and toast your grandchildrens childhood at Mirowitz! Enjoy an inspiring evening! Monies raised at this special event helps ensure that your grandchildren have access to the best that is possible in their education. Invitations will arrive in early spring.

(If you are interested in joining our Gala Planning Committee, contact Margo at mnewman@mirowitz.org,)

Date: Sunday TBD

Time:  TBD

Zoom link and password will be emailed closer to event.

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

(Due to Covid-19, no volunteers are permitted in building, but we have alternative opportunities just for you!)

Help With Tent Set Up and Takedown

We need volunteers every week set up tents for outdoor learning.  Tent set up is needed every Monday at

8 a.m. and Friday at 3:30 p.m. We need you!  Sign up online here: https://mirowitz.org/parents/our-parent-community or contact Margo directly.

Gardening

Help keep our organic produce and butterfly gardens beautiful!

Reading partners

Zoom-in to a classroom and be a reading buddy (English or Hebrew!). Please contact Leeat to coordinate.

Anything else?

Interested in something else?  Reach out to Leeat and share your ideas.

For questions about Mirowitz’s Grandparent Circle, contact Lee’at Koertel at 314-576-6177 or lkoertel@mirowitz.org