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DECEMBER 2022

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Grades PreK-2

9:30-11:30AM – Primary Classes

11:30AM-12:30PM – Primary Enrichment & Kehillah Programs*

Friday, Dec. 2
NEW “Meaning & Menches” Family Shabbat Experience.  All families welcome.  Alef (1st Grade) students will be honored!

Sunday, Dec. 4
-Machane TBA in session
-Primary Kehillah (Reptile World)*
-For Parents:  Book Talk “You Are Not a Sh**ty Parent.”  Zoom from home or attend the in-person “watch party” with other Machane TBA parents! Coffee and bagels will be provided!  Info in School-Wide News below.
-Judaica Shop Hanukkah Sale in lobby

Sunday, Dec. 11
-Machane TBA in session
-First day of Primary Enrichment 2 – Tiny Chefs*
Parents: Judaica Shop Hanukkah Sale in lobby

Sunday, Dec. 18
Machane TBA in session
Hanukkah Ruach (Spirit) Day!**
-Primary Enrichment 2 – Tiny Chefs*
-Monthly MOM Hangout  (See School-wide News below)
-First night of Hanukkah!

Sunday, Dec. 25
Machane TBA CLOSED

**Hanukkah Festival Celebration Fund in memory of Jacob and Yetta Korth and Jack and Marilyn Stone

*Primary Enrichment & Kehillah programs (Gr K-2) require prior registration. More info

LOOKING AHEAD:

Sunday, Jan. 1
Machane TBA CLOSED

Friday, Jan. 6
PreK and K Family Shabbat Service

See school-wide news below

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Grades 3-6

9:30-10:45AM – First Session
10:45-11:15AM – Break
11:15AM-12:30PM -Second Session

Friday, Dec. 2
NEW “Meaning & Menches” Family Shabbat Experience.  Info in School-Wide News below.  

Sunday, Dec. 4
Machane TBA in session
For Parents: Book Talk “You Are Not a Sh**ty Parent.”  Zoom from home or attend the in-person “watch party” with coffee and bagels!  Info in School-Wide News below.
-Judaica Shop Hanukkah Sale in lobby

Sunday, Dec. 11
-Machane TBA in session
Parents: Judaica Shop Hanukkah Sale in lobby

Sunday, Dec. 18
-Machane TBA in session
-Hanukkah Ruach (Spirit) Day!**
-Monthly MOM Hangout  (See School-Wide News below)
-First night of Hanukkah!

Sunday, Dec. 25
Machane TBA CLOSED

**Hanukkah Festival Celebration Fund in memory of Jacob and Yetta Korth and Jack and Marilyn Stone

HEBREW TUTORING

December dates added!  Sign up for complimentary Hebrew support for Grades 5 and 6 (by Zoom).  Contact Lisa Goodman for more information.

LOOKING AHEAD:

Sunday, Jan. 1
Machane TBA CLOSED

Sunday, Jan. 29
3rd-6th Grade Kehillah – Gaga Tournament!
Information and registration 

See school-wide news below

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Grade 7

5:45-6:30PM – Pizza Food Truck Dinner (Optional)
6:30-8:00PM – TBAjrHigh Programming

Sun. Dec. 4
Parent Event
– Book Talk “You Are Not a Sh**ty Parent.”  Zoom from home or attend the in-person “watch party” with other Machane TBA parents!   Coffee and bagels will be provided.  Info in School-Wide News below.

Tues, Dec. 6 
TBAjrHigh in Session
Tonight’s Topic: Ghettos
Bring in new and unwrapped toys, stuffed animals, Legos, sports balls, puzzles, etc. for the TBAHigh toy drive to benefit KINDH.  See info in the School-wide news below.

Tues, Dec. 13  
TBAjrHigh in Session
Tonight’s Topic: Timeline and intro to The Final Solution

Tues, Dec. 20  
TBAjrHigh in Session
Hanukkah Celebration!  Games and cooking **

**Hanukkah Festival Celebration Fund in memory of Jacob and Yetta Korth and Jack and Marilyn Stone

LOOKING AHEAD:

Tues, Jan 3.
No TBAjrHigh/TBAHigh.  Professional Development for teachers.

Fri, Jan. 27 (No MCPS)-
Save the Date!  7th & 8th Grade Snow Tubing Trip.  Information will be shared soon!

Sunday, Feb. 5.
7th Grade trip to the US Holocaust Museum.  Parents welcome. Information and registration 

 

See school-wide news below

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Grades 8-12

5:45-6:30PM – Pizza Food Truck Dinner (Optional)
6:30-8:00PM – TBAHigh Programming

Sun. Dec. 4
Parent Event
Book Talk “You Are Not a Sh**ty Parent.”  Zoom from home or attend the in-person “watch party” with other Machane TBA parents!   Coffee and bagels will be provided.  Info in School-Wide News below.

Tues, Dec. 6
-Leadership Night
Bring in new and unwrapped toys, stuffed animals, Legos, sports balls, puzzles, etc. for the TBAHigh toy drive to benefit KINDH.  See info in the School-wide news below.

Tues, Dec. 13
-Tochnit (School-Wide Large Scale Program) – Mental Health
9th Grade Parent Meeting about Relationship & Sexuality Retreat; 6:30-8pm. Review retreat information.  Register for parent meeting. 

Tues, Dec. 20 
-Hanukkah candle lighting service and treats
-Grade Level Kehillah/Chugim:
8th Grade: Social Action
9th Grade:  Cooking
11th Grade: Art
12th Grade: Sports

Tues, Dec. 27 
TBAHigh CLOSED

LOOKING AHEAD:

Tues, Jan 3.
No TBAjrHigh/TBAHigh.  Professional Development for teachers.

Fri, Jan. 27 (No MCPS)-
Save the Date!  7th & 8th Grade Snow Tubing Trip.  Information will be shared soon!

See school-wide news below

sCHOOL WIDE NEWS

JUDAICA SHOP HANUKKAH MARKET
Sun., Dec. 4 and 11

The TBA Judaica Shop will hold a Hanukkah market in the Temple lobby on Sunday, Dec. 4 and 11!   Come shop for Hanukkah gifts, toys, puzzles, games, menorahs, candles, books, baby gifts, clothing and more!    Unable to stop into the lobby?  You can shop online with free delivery within 15 miles of TBA!  Judaica Shop website.

 

MACHANE TBA TOY DRIVE to benefit KINDH – Through Tues, Dec. 6

For the 2nd year in a row, TBAHigh is collecting new, unwrapped toys, stuffed animals, Legos, sports balls, puzzles, etc. to benefit those in need.   All donations will go to KINDH (Kids In Need During the Holidays), a non-profit that serves low-income families during the holiday season.    Look for the big bin marked “KINDH Toy Drive” in the Machane TBA office!   Although this is a TBAHigh sponsored drive, we welcome donations from all Machane TBA families!  More about KINDH.

 

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NEW – MEANING & MENCHES – A Family Shabbat Experience
Friday, Dec. 2 from 6:30-7:30 PM

Let the stories and lessons come to life as we explore how each week’s portion focuses on the growth and development of human character. This interactive service will provide families with wonderful food for thought and will be different each time as the portion and character trait of focus changes with the Torah.

This NEW hour-long service is held on the 1st Friday of each month and is best suited for elementary through high school-aged congregants and their families.   

Join us for a “pre-neg” from 6:00-6:30, and then a fun “Board Game Oneg!” after the service.

Making Miracles: A Night of Illumination

MAKING MIRACLES – A Night of Illumination
Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate with song and dance the women throughout Jewish history who made great miracles happen. Writer, psychologist, and performer, Dr. Tova Rubin, will lead us on a live theatrical journey featuring music and dance with many familiar TBA faces making cameos on stage!  Join us for a festive dessert reception immediately following the event.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 13.  Purchase by Dec. 3.  Tickets here

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BOOK & AUTHOR EVENT – “You Are Not a Sh**ty Parent:  How to Practice Self-Compassion & Give Yourself a Break” 
Sunday, Dec. 4 from 10:00-11:00 am

Two ways to attend this event:
1)  Join from home by Zoom (Zoom link was emailed to Machane TBA families on Nov. 28)
2)  Attend the “Watch Party” in the TBA Library/Lounge with other Machane TBA parents after drop off!   Coffee and bagels will be provided. 
Details here.  

More Book Information

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MOMS OF MACHANE – DECEMBER EVENTS

Weds, Dec. 7 from 7-8:30 PM:
Mah Jongg lesson at TBA for beginners or those who want a refresher.  Snacks provided. RSVP

Weds, Dec. 14 from 7-8:30 PM:
Monthly Mah Jongg game at TBA.  Register.

Sun, Dec. 18 from 9:30-11:30 AM during Machane TBA:
Monthly MOM Hang Out with an activity, snacks, and drinks.  Info and RSVP

Questions? Reach Out!
Phone:  (301) 340-8335
Kim Roberts, Director of Education

Erica Harmelech, Supervisor, Primary Program
Lisa Goodman, Supervisor, L’mala, TBAjrHigh & Kayitz Programs
Alyssa Katon, Supervisor, L’mata, TBAHigh & Kayitz Programs
Lori Rosenstock, Administrator

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