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Alum Hannah Levine featured for her work knitting hats for children in local hospitals. Source: S.F. Chronicle

2021


San Mateo County STEM Fair Winners
March 2021 - San Mateo County Office of Education
Congratulations to the Wornick students who were selected at the Wornick Science Fair to compete at the San Mateo County STEM Fair. Well done to the students who placed at this year’s event.

2020


Eight Inspiring Stories of HUC Students and Alumni in Honor of Hanukkah
— Featuring DeLet Fellow and 5th grade teacher Ms. Steckley '10

December 8, 2020 - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

Teens Come Together to Combat Domestic Violence
— Featuring Wornick Alumni Jonah '19, Julia '18, Leah '19, Tobey '19, and Zoe '18

December 4, 2020 - Jewish Community Federation

Wornick wins Silver for Best Elementary School and Silver for Best Middle School!
October 2, 2020 - Bay Area Parent Best of the Best Guide

Peninsula teen knits hundreds of hats for sick kids
— Featuring Wornick Alumna Hannah Levine '17

August 29, 2020 - San Francisco Chronicle

Students' Hebrew Stories Featured in Israeli Publication
— Featuring Students Hayley (4th), Noa (5th), Sam, Juhi, Sierra, Lucy, Scarlett, and Sophie (7th graders)
July 2, 2020 - Tzemadim

Wornick Art Teacher, Ginger Slonaker, Named Artist of the Month at SIY Gallery in San Francisco
July 1, 2020 - SIY Gallery

San Mateo County STEM Fair Winners
March 2020 - San Mateo County Office of Education
Congratulations to the Wornick students who were selected at the Wornick Science Fair to compete at the San Mateo County STEM Fair. Well done to the students who placed at this year’s event.

2019


Jewish Teenagers Resilient Amidst Rise of American Anti-Semitism
— Written by Alumni Samuel Taxay and Molly Weiner
December 17, 2019 - Lick-Wilmerding High School Newspaper

Kehillah girls volleyball wins berth in playoffs
— Featuring Wornick’s 2019 Volleyball Team’s Impressive 2nd Place Finish in SSIL
October 30, 2019 - J Weekly

Wornick wins Silver for Best Elementary School and Silver for Best Middle School!
July 29, 2019 - Bay Area Parent Best of the Best Guide

Wornick Jewish Day School Welcomes New Head of School Adam Eilath
July 1, 2019 - Press Release

Two local students chosen as Bronfman Fellows
— Featuring Wornick Alumna Molly W. '16

June 20, 2019 - J Weekly

Wornick Principal and STEM Coordinator Honored with Prestigious Grants
January 10, 2019 - Press Release

2018


Teen scientist checks for alien lasers around famously weird star
— Featuring Wornick Alumnus David Lipman '14

December 31, 2018 - CNET

JWA’s Rising Voices Fellows Respond to Pittsburgh
— Featuring Wornick Alumna Molly W. '16

November 29, 2018 - eJewish Philanthropy

School Israel trips evolve to keep up with society, and with teens
September 26, 2018 - J Weekly

Wornick wins Silver for Best Elementary School and Bronze for Best Middle School!
July 23, 2018 - Bay Area Parent Best of the Best Guide

‘Warriors Outsiders’: TV and Facebook show pairs two pals who’ve got game
— Featuring Wornick Alumnus Grant Liffmann '98

May 16, 2018 - San Jose Mercury News

Bay Area Israelis connect with each other through cooking (and shmoozing)
— Featuring Wornick Hebrew Teacher Dalit Gvirtsman

May 3, 2018 - J Weekly

2017


The Keva and Kevannah of Inspiration: Intergrade Partnerships
March 13, 2017 - HaYidion, The Prizmah Journal

Local Jewish schools debate education nominee Betsy DeVos
January 5, 2017 - J Weekly

2016


Chanukah Sparks: Dr. Barbara Gereboff
December 27, 2016 - The AVI CHAI Foundation Blog

KRON4’S Teacher of the Week: Adam King
December 6, 2016 - KRON4.com

Kudos and mazel tov
November 23, 2016 - J Weekly

Give kids their own shopping carts, and what should we expect?
October 13, 2016 - J Weekly

In Israel, Bay Area teen discovers her Jewish self
— Featuring Alumna Rebecca Ezersky

August 4, 2016 - J Weekly

Local Jewish day school alum on U.S. Olympic rugby team
July 28, 2016 - J Weekly

Commitment to Hebrew reflects school’s values
April 7, 2016 - J Weekly

More Jewish day schools are making Hebrew optional
March 24, 2016 - J Weekly

Teen turns knitting hobby into heartwarming project
March 24, 2016 - J Weekly

Wornick ‘Feast’ brings 15 speakers to 15 homes
February 11, 2016 - J Weekly

Area day schools pump up science, technology programs
January 14, 2016 - J Weekly

2015


Who Is a Jewish Educator?
November 11, 2015 - RAVSAK

The Wornick Centennial Legacy
Fall 2015 - Jewish Community Federation Centennial Newsletter

Celebrity Jews — Featuring Alumnus Zack Test
September 17, 2015 - J Weekly

Member Profile: 7th Grader Jacob Cohen Raises Funds for Turtle Island
August 2015 - Turtle Island Restoration Network eNews

Dive in, kids — projects spur creative thinking, teamwork
July 30, 2015 - J Weekly

S’mores take center stage at North Peninsula Lag B’Omer event
May 14, 2015 - J Weekly

Wornick fundraiser takes aim at minds, taste buds with slate of dinners
February 5, 2015 - J Weekly

Mission Statement

Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School develops students who are socially and academically prepared to meet their full potential as engaged leaders committed to a life steeped in Jewish ethics and values.

About Wornick

Enrollment: 204
Grades: TK-8
Average Class Size: 14
Accreditation: 
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Membership: 
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)