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April 12, 2019

Participate in Hillel Torah’s scholarship raffle, watch our Spring musical theater performance, 2nd annual parent-student STEM night for grades 4-5, 4th graders are ready to enhance your seder table, 2nd grade learns fractions, 6th graders create their own Israeli clothing, connecting the seder to social studies, students participate in mock Israel election

April 5, 2019

Participate in Hillel Torah’s Scholarship Raffle, cheer on Botball afterschool program students this Sunday, what’s new in STEM, Kindergarten C learns question words, preschool visits the Matzah Factory, 4th graders watch special ingredient in action, 3rd grade Chicago Fair, 8th grade girls’ Navi “fishbowl project," library news - celebrate with birthday book club donations, alumni spotlight - meet Eli Meystel (‘07), Project Focus - focus on happiness (Part 4)

March 29, 2019

Participate in Hillel Torah’s Scholarship Raffle, lashon students learn about upcoming Israeli elections, 6th graders immerse themselves in hagada shel pesach, 7th graders take on Springfield, congrats to our SOAR artists, 1st and 6th grade research buddies, Project Focus - focus on happiness (part 3)  

March 22, 2019

Participate in Hillel Torah's Scholarship Raffle, Purim carnival, preschool dress up days, K-8 Purim Chagiga, alumni spotlight - meet Karin (Plotkin) Felix ('89), PTA happenings - WERQ women's class

March 15, 2019

Purim decor - "It's a small world after all," what's new in art, Kindergarten Ark field trip, HT alum/IDF soldier speaks to 8th graders, 2nd graders bake oznei haman, happy pi day, Project Focus - focus on happiness (part 2), order your HT purim ecards today - orders due March 17

March 8, 2019

Participate in Hillel Torah's scholarship raffle, grades 7-8 girls help raise funds for Sharsheret Chicago, eat or be eaten, 7th grade boys' Bnei Mitzvah Leil Limud, 7th grade girls' Bnot Mitzvah Leil Limud, Skokie Public Library features Hillel Torah, 5th grade girls' mother-daughter tefilla, alumni spotlight - meet Allan Gordon Burstyn ('90), Project Focus - focus on happiness (part 1), order your HT Purim ecards today - orders due March 17

March 1, 2019

  • Order your HT Purim ecards today - orders due March 17, 7th graders open a Restaurant - מסעדה, happy birthday Dr. Seuss, 3rd grade Boker Rashi, math at check out, 2nd graders construct bird feeders, 7th graders create their own sugyot, 6th graders debate, library news - Hebrew book week, Project Focus - focus on sleep (part 4)

February 22, 2019

Order your HT Purim ecards today - orders due March 17, 4th graders present state projects at State Fair, student leadership seminar at Illinois Holocaust Museum, from the ATT In-Service to the classroom: KABOOM!, Kindergarteners learn all about winter birds, library news - upcoming Skokie Public Library event, alumni spotlight - meet Howard Rosenburg ('87), Project Focus - Focus on Sleep

February 15, 2019

Maccabia 2019 - Emet: Be  True To You, Mazal Tov to our 1st graders on their Kabbalat Siddur!, faculty participate in Museum of Science and Industry symposium, what happens when HT loses internet?, evaporation, condensation, precipitation - oh my!, Kindergarten A discusses how each person is unique, 8th graders put equations knowledge to the test

February 8, 2019

2019's PTA Family Chesed day thank yous and stats, 2nd graders receive new siddurim, 5th graders choose the world's best explorer, library news - Six Flags Read-to-Succeed logs due soon, alumni spotlight - meet Mazal (Aghapour) Levin ('98)

January 25, 2019

Celebrating Tu B'Shvat at Hillel Torah, 6th grade boys make siyum on Masechet Megillah - Perek 2, Ani V'Ima at the preschool, 6th grade art field trip to Roblatt-Amrani studios, 3rd graders learn about plant and water-related brachot, how strong are eggshells? 6th graders find out

January 18, 2019

8th graders film Names, Not Numbers © project survivors, 1st grade GS Open Classroom, preparing for Tu B'shvat, 8th grade girls' advisory - the great discovery, library news - Six Flags read-to-succeed underway, alumni spotlight - meet leora blumenthal ('09)

January 11, 2019

Happy Rosh Chodesh Shvat, 2nd graders explore the parts of a tree in honor of Chodesh Shvat, 1st graders complete their first Ariot Hebrew letter book, 7th grade crafts incredible cardiovascular system projects

January 4, 2019

Welcome back from Winter Break, alumni spotlight - meet Debbie (Domsky) Jacoby ('79)

December 21, 2018

Kindergarten A parsha perspective, commemorating Asara B'Tevet, 7th graders discover the growth and decline of a city through trading resources, art room news, 5th grade learns legend of hiawatha in Social Studies

December 14, 2018

Kindergarten C Parsha perspective, library news - Jewish book month bookmark contest winners and Six Flags read-to-succeed readathon, evaporation everywhere in 4th grade science, 6th grade desert diaries, 2nd grade open classroom, and the winners of HT Chanukah Bowl are..., alumni spotlight - meet Sarah Shandalov ('08)

December 7, 2018

Chanukah fun at HT, Chanukah round robin, Chanukah trips, Chanukah grade parties, Mazal Tov to our 2nd graders, thank you to our Society of Patrons

November 30, 2018

6th grade accomplishments, "Rock, Paper, Scissors" afterschool art program update, Kindergarten Chanukah workshop, 2nd grade studies weathering and erosion, celebrating November 29, 1947 with grades 1-4, 5th graders report on 'hot spots' in the news, alumni spotlight - meet Ellen (Miller) Braun ('69)

November 16, 2018

Extreme makeover: gym edition, Middle School Yom Iyun relating to "be true to you" theme, 2nd grade perimeter hunt, 3rd grade open classroom, 5th grade general studies accomplishments, Emuna Shir Weiss z"l Chesed Program - tzedaka drives, library news - birthday book club, priority enrollment for new students of current Hillel Torah families

November 9, 2018

5th graders prepare for their upcoming shabbaton, library news - Jewish book month and puppet show, happy Rosh Chodesh Kislev, Emuna Shir Weiss z"l Chesed Program - tzedaka dries, creative review methods in 7th grade Chumash, word recognition in Kindergarten A, happy 70th birthday, Willie! (maintenance staff), alumni spotlight - meet Carolyn (Chuven) Soffer ('00)

November 2, 2018

8th grade "Names, Not Numbers ©" opening week, self-esteem reflection room, 5th grade alchemists in training, 7th grade bowling and bonding event at Pinstripes, HT students send well wishes to IDF, 3rd graders work on multiplication fact fluency, first art project of the year: self-portraits, Kindergarten B begins guided reading, 6th grade recreates machane Yisrael

October 26, 2018

Bacteria comes alive before 7th graders' eyes, Kindergarten C meets the letter "E," school-wide theme-of-the-year kickoff assembly, thank you to PTA for generous library donation, 4th graders create alternative energy, alumni spotlight - meet Chashie (Cheryl Schachter) Gwertzman ('70)

October 19, 2018

Students write letters of support for IDF soldiers in time for next week's "Shabbat Chevron," Congressman David Young visits grades 6-8, PTA "Sprint for Science" color Fun Run - a blast!

October 12, 2018

Aska  5th grader why some volcanoes explode, Kindergarten trip to the Grove, afterschool programs now in session, 8th grade learns combined 250 hours over Sukkot break, 6th grade creates mock Tel Aviv shuk "Kach Tein," alumni spotlight - meet Daniel Harris ('74), PTA happenings - bring on tomorrow's fun Color Run!

September 21, 2018

Summer Hebrew reading program culminating event, preparing for Yom Kippur and Sukkot, grades 1-8 Sukkot mitzvah charts, PTA Happenings - Chag Sameach!

September 7, 2018

2017-2018 Annual Report, 8th grade selichot night, shofar man visits kindergarten and preschool, Rosh Hashana excitement in the air, fall afterschool program sign up - coming soon, alumni spotlight - meet Laura (Stein) Goltz ('87), PTA happenings - Shana Tova!

August 31, 2018

Have you seen our viral back-to-school video?, first week in pictures, HT receives large distribution from Jewish Day School Guaranty Trust Fund, PTA happenings - welcome back!

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