When then-fourth-grader, Samantha Caminker, proposed starting a school newspaper at HDS after reading The Landry News by Andrew Clements, she likely didn’t realize that she was reigniting a past tradition at our school. Neither did I when I encouraged her and offered to be the advisor for this endeavor. It was only by casual mention […] Read More
Hebrew Day School in the News
Twelve fifth-graders from the Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor, Mich., decided that this holiday season they wanted to give back to the residents in their neighborhood in Michigan who had given the greatest service to the United States: the veterans.
Just when you think the fun is almost over, the most fun day comes.” Jessica, age 8
Wednesday, Sept. 13th, was HDS’ second annual Mensch Day and the 4th annual world-wide Character Day (http://www.letitripple.org/character-day/). More than 133,000 events were held in 120 countries and in all 50 states to grapple with and celebrate the question, “How do we live a life with meaning and purpose?” and for us at HDS, how does […] Read More