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@Wornick for Friday, January 23, 2015

Todah and Mazel Tov

  • Thank you to everyone who has donated to the Chai Excellence Fund. Family participation is now at 94%. Let's reach 100% participation again this year - Please donate today!

Wornick News

  • Dr. Gereboff’s Head Notes - Collective Punishment
    I’m pretty sure that we have had those childrearing moments, when we yell to our feuding siblings in the back of the car, “That’s it, we’re not going to the movie...we’re going straight home now!”...

  • Kesher Korner - Listen Up
    As we move through the weekly Torah portions into the story of Exodus (Shemot), I’ve been thinking a lot about listening. It is a key word in the biblical text in many instances...

Wornick To-Do List

  • Feast Your Mind 2015
    RSVPs are coming in fast for this festive evening! Several homes are already sold out. We have some amazing speakers for FYM 2015 - please join us! Dinner assignments are first come, first served, with the exception of priority seating. Please visit www.feastyourmind.com for more information.

    There is also still time to be a sponsor! The deadline is January 30th. If you have been considering it, now is the time to act. Sponsorships, starting at $250, include advertising space in the event program (bencher), event signage, our school website and more. Please email Phoenix Feinbloom at pfeinbloom@wornickjds.org for more information.

  • Chai Excellence Fund
    We are delighted to report that we have 100% staff, 100% PTO Board participation and 94% parent participation in the Chai Excellence Fund. Congratulations to all of the classes that reached 100% prior to the deadlines for their winning rewards - more details to come soon. Please remember that Chai Excellence is something that we strive for all year, even though our December goal has passed... it's never too late to support your school!

  • Hot Lunch Update
    Ordering for lunch for the new semester is now open. Here is the link to view the new menus and place your child's order: http://wornickpto.org/hotlunch/
    Pizza bagels now have a day of their own! We've added grilled cheese, and on meat days, we are also offering sautéed tofu. If you have any questions please email Pam at pbodin@wornickjds.org and if you need help recovering your password please email hotlunch@wornickjds.org.

  • After-School Chugim Program
    The Winter and Spring 2015 Chugim Booklet is available and new classes are starting now. There is room available in all of them. If you have any questions regarding Chugim, please contact Ryan Wiepking at Gesher@wornickjds.org.

  • Tuition Assistance
    Applications for Tuition Assistance for the 2015-2016 academic are due by Monday, February 9. The confidential applications, administered by FAST, are available online at www.wornickjds.org/tuition-assistance/. If you have questions about the process please contact Admissions Director Karen Alexander at 650-378-2611.

  • She is Beautiful 5K Run
    ​Wornick mothers and daughters, the She Is Beautiful 5K Run is back on March 22 in Santa Cruz! Sign up today, notify Mr. Scatena that you will be participating, and he'll place you on the list.

  • 30% off one regularly priced item at Lands' End
    Wornick logo wear and PE clothes can be ordered at Lands' End through their school uniform program. Click here to get started. Order now and receive 30% off one regularly priced item plus an extra 25% off sale and clearance! Use Promotion Code: WINTER and PIN: 9334. Offer valid through 11:59 p.m. Central, January 25, 2015.

  • Lost and Found Reminder
    On the last Friday of January, all items in Wornick's lost and found cart will be donated to a shelter. Please make sure you have your child check the area!! So many of the items are new or barely worn sweatshirts with no names.

Seen @Wornick this week: Our 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students shining brightly and sounding very musical at our annual Winter Music Concert.

Chai Excellence Fund

  • Celebrating Simchas with "People of the Book"
    Celebrate a simcha of a Wornick child by supporting the Library and recognizing the child! Birthdays, births, Bar and Bat Mitzvot, graduations — anything! Click here for the flyer with more information, and download the order form here. Questions? Contact Robin Will at library@wornickjds.org or (650) 378-2617.

  • JFCS Food bins in the RCWJDS lobby
    Winter is a good time to remember those less fortunate than us. Jewish Family and Children's Services and Second Harvest Food Bank work together to bring donated food to those in need. If you are so inclined, please feel free to drop off non-perishables in the bin in the lobby.

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