Parent Resources

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Please take the time to read the handbooks carefully, especially those policies that are new or have been updated, to set your children up for a successful school year.

Create a ParentsWeb Account

ParentsWeb is a powerful tool which will enable greater transparency and a greater flow of information between school and home. When logged into ParentsWeb, parents will be able to see academic information specific to their children in a private and secure environment.

All you will need is an internet-capable computer to view your child’s attendance, homework, class calendars of assignments and special events, hot lunch orders, online parent directory, and gradebook for Middle Schoolers.

To Set Up Your Username and Password:

  1. Under the Parents tab on the school website, click on the ParentsWeb link.  Then click on the link to the ParentsWeb Login Page.
  2. Towards the bottom of the ParentsWeb Login Page, click on the create a new ParentsWeb account link.
  3. Enter district code: HT-IL (case sensitive)
  4. Enter your email address (it needs to be the address that Hillel Torah has for you in our system, so use the address at which you get your Hillel Torah email).
  5. Click create account. The system will then send you an email with a link. This may take a few minutes.
  6. Go to your email inbox, open the email from Renweb and click on the link. This will take you to a page to create a username and password.
  7. Create a username.
  8. Create a password. Note: Passwords must be 6 characters and must contain both letters and numbers.
  9. Click save username and/or password.

Login Instructions

  1. Navigate to the Parents page on the school website and click on the ParentsWeb Login link on the right side of the page.
  2. Enter district code: HT-IL (case sensitive)
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Click login.

Once you are in, take a moment to familiarize yourself with the features and click around.  For a tour of the key features, click the “Tour the New ParentsWeb” button on the bottom left of the screen.

Our goal is to improve our communication with you. We welcome your feedback on your ParentsWeb experience – please let us know what’s working and what you wish were different so that we can make those improvements.

Questions?  Feedback? Email with a detailed subject heading.

2019 Summer Workbooks

In addition to our Summer Ivrit Reading Program (SIRP), all Judaic and General Studies teachers have created summer work for every child to do between now and August. In addition to the written work included in the packet, all Hillel Torah students are asked to read at least 20 minutes a day, either in English or in Hebrew.

  • Incoming 2nd Graders

Judaic Studies | General Studies

  • Incoming 3rd Graders

Judaic Studies | General Studies

  • Incoming 4th Graders

Judaic Studies | General Studies

  • Incoming 5th Graders

Judaic Studies | General Studies

  • Incoming 6th Graders

General Studies

  • Incoming 7th Graders

General Studies

  • Incoming 8th Graders

General Studies

Stay tuned for all the helpful forms and links you’ll need for school year 2019-2020!

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences are an important time to communicate in person with your child’s teacher about his/her progress and to plan any needed adjustments. Please take advantage of this important opportunity.

Spring Conferences will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2019:

  • 9:00 am – 5:30 pm: Middle School and Primary Grades
  • 10:30 am – 3:30 pm: Early Childhood
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm: Resource, Part Time and Specialty Teachers

Learn how to navigate the “Meet the Teacher” system used for reserving appointments here.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Resources

Mazel Tov on the upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah of your child! Planning for this simcha is a wonderfully exciting time that can be filled with both anticipation and anxiety. We present this booklet as a guideline to serve as a resource as you begin to plan for your simcha.

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