2022 – 2023 School Supplies
Pre-Nursery, Nursery, and Grades 1-4, Due Aug 15, 2022: As in prior years, there will be a $100 supply and activity fee to cover the cost of all supplies, special activities/events, and field trips for the entire year. No other requests for funds will be asked of you during the year. Please click here to pay the supply fee online.
Kindergarten, Due Aug 15, 2022: This year the Kindergarten supply and activity fee is $150. In addition to covering the cost of all supplies, special activities/events, and field trips for the entire year, the fee also includes the technology fee for the iPads that will be used in Kindergarten classrooms. No other requests for funds will be asked of you during the year. Please click here to pay the supply fee online.
Grades 5-8: Please click here for the supply lists for each grade (each grade on a separate page). These lists represent a conservative estimate of the supplies Middle School students will need for the year. Please note that there is a possibility that your child’s teacher may request additional supplies within the year.
Grades 2-8: Judaic Book List. Required books for each grade can be purchased at a Judaic bookstore. In some grades, some books will be the same as those used by your child last year and students should bring them back to school, as noted.
2022 – 2023 Technology Requirements
Kindergarten: iPads are used in the classroom as needed, which the school will provide. A $50 technology fee will be applied to your account.
Grades 1-2: Students in grades 1 and 2 who have already purchased their own devices can continue to bring and use them in school. For anyone who hasn’t yet, renting school iPads is encouraged.
If you choose to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in 1st-2nd grade, it must conform to the following 1st-2nd BYOD Requirements:
All 1st-2nd students will need to have a tablet or touchscreen device with the following specifications:
iPad (strongly preferred): Must have iOS 13.1 or higher (iPad (2019 or newer), iPad Pro (2020 or newer), iPad Air (2020 or newer)), with a 10 inch screen or larger.
Android (acceptable but not preferred): Must run Android OS 12 or higher, with a 10 inch screen or larger.
Chromebook with touchscreen: Must have a touchscreen and be updated to the latest Chrome Operating System (ver 102 or later). Students must be able to login to the Chromebook with a school-provided Google account (contact [email protected] if you need one)
Amazon Fire/Kindle – Not Acceptable: Unfortunately, these devices do not have the capability to run the apps used in the classroom and are therefore are not usable for the school setting.
Grade 3: For the 2022-23 school year, all 3rd grade students will be required to rent school-issued devices.
Grades 4-8: Students in grades 4-8 who have already purchased their own devices may continue to use them in school. BYOD Requirements-It must be a laptop with a keyboard with the following specifications (iPads and Tablets will no longer be allowed in 4-8 grade):
Chromebook (preferred), Recommended specs: Wifi: 802.11ac (Wifi 5) or 802.11ax (Wifi 6), Memory: 4-8 GB RAM and 32GB harddrive, Intel Pentium, Celeron, or an ARM processor, Updated to the latest Chrome Operating System (ver 102 or later). Student must login to the chromebook using their school provided Google account.
Windows: Operating system: Windows 10 or newer, Chrome browser updated to the latest version (ver 102 as of this writing), Students must use Google Chrome web browser with a profile that is signed in and synced to their HT Google Account.
Mac: Operating system: macOS 14.1 or newer, Chrome browser updated to the latest version (ver 102 as of this writing), Students must use Google Chrome web browser with a profile that is signed in and synced to their HT Google Account.
Hebrew letter keyboard stickers will be needed. These are available online or can be purchased in the school office for $3 a set.
Please make sure that your child’s Hillel Torah account is set as a separate login profile and give the Hillel Torah tech staff any parental control passwords set on your child’s devices so that school staff can make changes as needed.
Grades K-8 (all students): Headphones or earbuds in a Ziploc bag, labeled with the student’s name are required. Headphones need to also have a microphone for voice recording.
Device Cases: Device cases are required for rented iPads (grades 1-2) and highly encouraged for all devices.
Suggested iPad case: https://a.co/gL6XLEQ
Suggested Chromebook cases: https://a.co/d/1lO4xVo, https://a.co/d/diBh6w9
For all technology-related questions, please contact Mr. Goldman [email protected]