We worked so hard on Chag Purim and all the projects, festivities and performances that we did!


We rehearsed both in Jewish Studies and in our classrooms for weeks before Purim. IMG_4324 IMG_4325 IMG_4327 IMG_4328 IMG_4330

We learned all the mitzvot of Purim.


In the middle of it all…. we had a visit from the Jacksonville Fire Department!IMG_4333 IMG_4335 IMG_4336 IMG_4337 IMG_4338 IMG_4339 IMG_4340 IMG_4341 IMG_4342 IMG_4344 IMG_4345 IMG_4346 IMG_4347 IMG_4349 IMG_4351 IMG_4354 IMG_4362

We celebrated the joy of Purim with songs and dancing!IMG_4363 IMG_4364 IMG_4365

We learned the 4 Mitzvot of Purim.

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We made projects…

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And worked with our 4th and 5th Grade Buddies!IMG_4387 IMG_4388 IMG_4389 IMG_4390 IMG_4391 IMG_4392 IMG_4393 IMG_4395 IMG_4397 IMG_4399 IMG_4405 IMG_4415 IMG_4418 IMG_4421 IMG_4423 IMG_4425 IMG_4427

We had pajama day….

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And backwards day!

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We watched our caterpillars grow bigger until they became a chrysalis and Ms. Amanda moved them into a special tent for our class!


We baked Hamentashen!!! Thanks to Simon’s mom, Izzy’s mom and grandmother, Andrewsha’s mom and Madison’s dad who joined us to help! IMG_4478 IMG_4480 IMG_4481 IMG_4482 IMG_4484 IMG_4490 IMG_4491 IMG_4492 IMG_4496 IMG_4497 IMG_4498 IMG_4502 IMG_4503 IMG_4504 IMG_4505 IMG_4506 IMG_4512 IMG_4513 IMG_4515 IMG_4516 IMG_4520 IMG_4522 IMG_4530 IMG_4531 IMG_4536 IMG_4562

We ate the Hamentashen we made- they were delicious!

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We made groggers….


And turned these…


Into these beautiful mishloach manot!

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On Purim we wore costumes!

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And had a Purim puppet show.

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Our mystery reader was Naomi’s dad!


And we finished the week with our Shoobee Doobee Shabbat program!


For a quick link to our Shoobee Doobee Shabbat album, please go to:


This was the best week ever…. Until next week!!

Please note:

There will be no school on Monday, April 4th for Parent-Teacher Conference Day.If you have forgotten your scheduled conference time, please let me know and I will keep you posted. Also, there will be a list by the door and I will give a copy to Dina in the front office.

We have begun learning about Pesach and ask that you please send in a WHITE TWIN-SIZE PILLOWCASE for a project NO LATER THAN Tuesday, April 5th.


Ms. Suzie & Ms. Alyse