ASJDS: Model Seder at 10am with NEW LINK & Updates

Dear Parents and Staff,  Today begins our Special Pesach Break Akiba Atmosphere programming! Before we jump into that, we want to inform you that Zoom, our live classes tool, made some security updates over the weekend. One of them is that it requires all Zoom meetings to have a password.  We have decided to create a uniform password for our classes which will be (password was sent in email update).   We are also able to create new links to include this password so that you will not have to put it in, but in case you are still asked please use the one above.  The links you were sent yesterday do not have the password and if you use them you will be asked to put the one above in.  TODAY at 10am: MODEL SEDER FOR GRADE SCHOOL:  Click here to join at 10am Pesach Break Programming: Check out our Grade School schedule and sign up sheet for some fun classes, clubs and get togethers! Check out our Early Childhood program! Please review the full early childhood schedule of programs  HERE.    Akiba Atmosphere Site Updates: New additions to our Family Resources page:

  • Click here for a new video by Aaron Marcus on the meaning of Chometz in our Passover Resources sections

  • Click here for a new video by Aaron Marcus on the meaning of stone in our Passover Resources sections

  • Click here for a Seder Cheat Sheet infographic form NCSY

  • Click here for a Helping our kids regulate through COVID-19 resource created by our social work intern Mary Cook

A Scavenger Hunt has been added to the Non-Live classes menu: Join the entire school for an Online Passover Scavenger hunt! In this Passover Scavenger Hunt you are going to travel through history and take some interesting and hopefully fun detours.  When you get the correct answer, the clue will "unlock". Only when you get all answers correctly you will be able to find the treasure! Click here to start the hunt!  Keep safe, healthy and keep soaring in the Akiba Atmosphere! Sincerely, 

Dr. Eliezer Jones               Miriam Kass                    Carla Goldberg  Head of School         Grade School Principal     Early Childhood Director

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