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@Wornick for Friday, April 17, 2015

Todah and Mazel Tov

  • Congratulations to the Sy Family on the birth of Michael Emmanuel!

  • Thank you to everyone who has donated to the Chai Excellence Fund. Family participation is now at 98%. Let's reach 100% participation again this year - Please donate today!

Wornick News

  • Dr. Gereboff’s Head Notes - Misplaced Emphasis: The Atlanta Cheating Scandal  This week, eight of the more than thirty Atlanta educators who participated in standardized testing tampering were sentenced to prison on racketeering charges. They were part of a wide-ranging conspiracy to artificially inflate student standardized test scores...

  • Kesher Korner - The Resilience of Passover
    Jewish educators and communal professionals often note the fact that for many Jewish people who don't participate in regular observances or rituals, the observance of Pesach (Passover) remains important in their families, second (or third) after Hannukah and the High Holy Days...

Wornick To-Do List

  • Israel Independence Day
    Israel Independence Day is next Thursday, April 23. As has become the Wornick tradition, we will celebrate with a schoolwide Falafel Lunch for all. This is for everyone, and we will make pasta for the kids that do not want falafel. You are still welcome to send your child with a lunch but we also invite them to celebrate with us. If you are interested in helping to serve the lunch to the school (and gain Chai hours) please email Pam at pbodin@wornickjds.org.

  • Lag B'Omer Celebration
    Join Wornick and the PJCC for the North Peninsula Jewish Community Lag B'Omer Celebration on May 6 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. There will be sports and games, live music, bonfires, Kosher BBQ dinner, and more! Click here for the event flyer with more details. Register and purchase tickets by April 30 to enjoy early bird rates at tinyurl.com/lagbomer2015.

  • 7th Grade Tzedakah Fundraisers
    For a fun dining experience out with fellow Wornick friends that boosts the 7th Grade Tzedakah Project, join in these two fun nights to eat well and do good!  Please look for flyers at school and bring with you to be sure that the Tzedakah Project gets credit!

         The Counter - Custom Built Burgers
         Tuesday, April 21 -- all day, any time
         41 W. Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo, CA
         (Hillsdale Shopping Center next to Trader Joe's)
         15% will be donated to the 7th Grade Tzedakah Project

         Urban Bistro
         Sunday, April 26 -- 5:00 - 8:00 pm
         270 Lorton Avenue, Burlingame, CA
         15% will be donated to the 7th Grade Tzedakah Project

    The 7th Grade Tzedakah Project is also having a recycled book sale!  Please come check out the 7th Grade Tzedakah Recycling Book Sale in the lobby at recess, lunch and after school! There are some great reads in great shape for a great price!

  • Registration for the JDS5K is OPEN!
    This year's race is on Sunday, May 3. The fee is $20, but this does not come without some new additions to the race. By popular demand, each registered participant will receive an official JDS5K tee shirt and have the opportunity to enjoy post race coffee and munchies. Watch the new promotional video, sign up on the registration page, and please "like" our Facebook page. GO RAMS!

  • Chai Excellence Fund
    We are now at 98% - so close to our goal of 100% parent participation!! Thank you very much to those have already given and if you haven't yet done so, it's never too late! The school relies on your support to maintain the personalized education your children receive. We are grateful for your dedication.

  • 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.



Seen @Wornick this week: Almost all of these photos were taken by the new middle school Yearbook elective students. They photographed lots of their fellow students being very photogenic, doing both serious and fun work, and our 5th - 8th graders commemorating Yom HaShoah on Thursday. Thanks Anabelle, Leah, Molly, Nathan and Peter.


Chai Excellence Fund


  • Wornick Logo Wear 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. After choosing an item from our school's customized shopping page, use the "Logo Preference" option to select a Wornick logo to be added to your item.

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