Opening Day of Class (K-7): Sunday, September 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Calendar By Grade

NEW! Parent Orientations

As parents, you are our partners in your child’s Jewish learning. Gina Fass, Kulanu Director, will explain health protocols, weekly class schedule, drop-off procedures, and answer questions. Meet teachers in breakout rooms.

  • Thursday, September 9, 8- 9 pm: Parent Orientation Zayin (7)
  • Monday, September 13,  8-9 pm:  Parent Orientation Gimel (3)-Vav (6)
  • Tuesday, September 14, 8 – 9 pm: Parent Orientation Gan (K)-Bet (2)

All orientations on zoom.us/j/85779324871.

Meet Your Teacher: Sunday, September 12 (K-1) in-person

  • Gan (K) 11:00-11:30 am- 1 parent/ caregiver per child please. Meet on NS Playground.
  • Aleph (1) 11:30-12:00 pm -1 parent/ caregiver per child please. Meet in NS Nature Classroom (near Moore Parking Lot.)

(updated August 19, 2021)

No Class:

  • Wednesday, September 22 – Sukkot Yom Tov
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, September 28-29 – Simchat Torah Yom Tov (Special Program for 5th-7th Grade Tuesday)
  • Sunday and Monday, October 10-11 – Indigenous People’s Day
  • Tuesday, November 2 – Election Day
  • Wednesday, November 24 – Sunday, November 28 – Thanksgiving
  • Wednesday, December 22 – Sunday, January 2 – Winter Break
  • Sunday, January 16 – Monday, January 17 – Martin Luther King Jr Day
  • Saturday, February 19 – Sunday, February 27 – Mid-Winter Break
  • Sunday, April 10 – Sunday, April 24 – Spring/Passover Break

Special Programs for ALL Grades:

Read more about the Kulanu Fall 2021 Hybrid Model.

Shabbat Kulanu and Shir Shabbat

Shabbat Kulanu and Shir Shabbat (previously “Gan Shabbat”) 

monthly, in-person

Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. October 2, November 6, December 4, January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, and May 7

Calendar by Grade

Gan (K) | Aleph (1) | Bet (2) | Gimel (3) | Dalet (4) | Hey (5) | Vav (6) | Zayin (7) | Schleifer Program for Students of all Abilities

Gan (K)

Instructional Class Time: Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m., in-person
Stay and Schmooze Sundays,11:00-11:45 a.m. October 17, December 5, February 6 and March 6

Gan Family Programs (Parent and Child) – Sundays, 9:00-10:30 a.m. January 30

Sunday, May 8 – Family Day of Service (Featuring special Gan class projects)

Shabbat

  • Friday, November 19 – Young Family Shabbatini
  • Saturday, January 22 – Havdalah in Pajamas
  • Shir Shabbat (previously “Gan Shabbat”) for toddlers- first graders and their parents/grandparent/caregiver – monthly, in-person, Saturdays,  10:00 a.m. p.m October 2, November 6, December 4, January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, and May 7.

Aleph (1)

Instructional Class Time: Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m., in-person
Stay and Schmooze Sundays, 11:00-11:45 a.m. October 17, December 5, February 6, March 6,

Aleph Family Programs (Parent and Child) – Sundays,  9:00-10:30 a.m. November 21 and March 13

Sunday, May 8 – Youth Family Day of Service

Shabbat

  • Friday, November 19 – Young Family Shabbatini
  • Saturday, January 22 – Havdalah in Pajamas
  • Shir Shabbat (previously “Gan Shabbat”) for toddlers- first graders and their parents/grandparent/caregiver – monthly, in-person, Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. October 2, November 6, December 4, January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, and May 7 

Bet (2)

Instructional Class Time:

  • Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m., in-person
  • Mondays OR Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 OR 5:00-6:00 p.m., remote PLUS 15 minute small Hebrew groups. See your child’s class section for exact times.

Bet Family Programs (Parent and Child) – Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. January 23

Saturday, March 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Bet Havdalah Program

Sunday, May 8 – Family Day of Service (Featuring special Bet class projects)

Gimel (3)

Instructional Class Time:

  • Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m., in-person
  • Mondays OR Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 p.m., in-person
  • Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 OR 5:00-6:00 p.m., remote PLUS 15 minute small Hebrew group. See your child’s class section for exact times.

Gimel Family Programs (Parent and Child) – Sundays,  9:00-11:00 a.m. December 5 and March 6

Sunday, May 8 – Family Day of Service

Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. – Gimel Shabbaton and Siddur Ceremony

Dalet (4)

Instructional Class Time:

  • Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m., in-person
  • Mondays OR Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 p.m., in-person
  • Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 OR 5:00-6:00 p.m., remote PLUS 15 minute small Hebrew groups. See your child’s class section for exact times.

Dalet Family Programs (Parent and Child) – Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. October 17 and February 6.

Friday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. – Dalet Shabbaton

Hey (5)

Instructional Class Time:

  • Sundays, 9:00-10:00 OR 10:00-11:00 a.m., remote PLUS 15 minute small Hebrew groups. See your child’s class section for exact times.
  • Mondays OR Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 p.m., in-person

Simchat Torah Evening (5th-7th grade service credit awarded) Tuesday, September 28, 6:15 p.m.

Hey Family Programs (Parent and Child) Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. November 14 and April 3

Shabbat

  • Saturdays (monthly), 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., in-person Shabbat Kulanu (October 2, November 6, December 4, January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, and May 7)
  • Saturday, February 12 – Hey Retreat at Bet Torah
  • Friday, March 11, 7:30 p.m. – Hey Shabbaton

Vav (6)

Instructional Class Time:

  • Sundays, 9:00-10:00 OR 10:00-11:00 a.m., remote PLUS 15 minute small Hebrew groups. See your child’s class section for exact times.
  • Mondays OR Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 p.m., in-person

Simchat Torah Evening (5th-7th grade service credit awarded) Tuesday, September 28, 6:15 p.m.

Vav Family Programs (Parent and Child) – Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m October 31, December 12, and May 1

Shabbat

  • Saturdays (monthly), 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., in-person Shabbat Kulanu (October 2, November 6, December 4, January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, and May 7)
  • Friday, January 21, 7:30 p.m. – Vav Shabbaton
  • Friday, March 25 – Sunday, March 27 – Vav Shabbat Retreat

Zayin (7)

Instructional Class Time:

  • Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m., remote (exact class times distributed in early September)
  • Tuesdays, 4:00-6:00 p.m., in-person

Simchat Torah Evening (5th-7th grade service credit awarded) Tuesday, September 28, 6:15 p.m.

Zayin Family Programs (Parent and Child) – Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. October 17, January 9, and February 13

Tuesday, September 21- Zayin Sukkot Program
Tuesday, September 28 – Zayin Simchat Torah Program

Sunday, January 30 – Trip to Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC
Sunday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. – Yom Hashoah Community Commemoration

Schleifer Program for Students of all Abilities

Instructional Class Time:

  • Sundays, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., weekly on Zoom starting September 19
  • Mondays, 6:00-7:00 p.m. every other week, in-person starting October 4