Welcome to the Lower School!
An integrated approach to individual growth.
In the Lower School (grades 1-4), our focus is on the whole child. Each is treated as an individual and is a valued member of our close-knit community. Our faculty and administration get to know every student as both a person and a learner.
To view our Guide to the Lower School, click on the image below.
This past week, Ruth Gafni, Head of Nursery-8, along with Rabbi Joshua Lookstein, Associate Head of School, Rabbinic Leadership, Jewish Life and Learning, welcomed the ECC, Lower School, and Middle School parent liaisons. The meeting was full of energy and...
The innovation Lab is buzzing with creative confidence as the students are exploring various hand-building techniques. Picture books such as Beautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg spark conversation, serving as a launching pad for hands-on exploration. Currently, first graders are making bridges, first from Legos and then out of popsicle sticks and pipe cleaners!
Inspired by Big Al by Andrew Clements, second graders are learning to code in Scratch Jr. to make a “kindness aquarium”. Students explored the following question, “How might we empathize with others and create a community that is caring and inclusive for all?”
-Coffee Talk: October 25
- - Chumash Class (ALL Classes @ 9am in the LS Synagogue):
-Tuesday, December 6th- Bat Yam
-Wednesday, December 7th- Beersheva
-Thursday, December 8th- B'nei Brak
-Friday, December 9th- Binyamina
Grade 4 prepared cards for Rosh Hashanah and placed them in the Lower School lobby for other kids to write on. All are welcome to view and leave a message!