L'hitraot and Mazel Tov to the graduating class of 2019.
We wish them all the best in high school and beyond. Happy summer to all Heilicher families!

Year-End Announcements from Yoni

In case you missed it, please read Yoni's year-end letter to all Heilicher families. We hope you have a safe and wonderful summer.
Mark your Calendars
Upcom ing School Events
  • Thursday, June 6, 11:30 a.m., EARLY DISMISSAL
  • Thursday, June 6, 6:45-7:30 p.m., Heilicher Annual Meeting, Fiterman Beit Knesset 
  • Thursday, June 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fifth Annual School's Out Soiree, Poolside at the Sabes JCC
School's Out Soirée & Annual Meeting Tonight

Join us for an adults night out to celebrate a great year at Heilicher tonight, Thursday, June 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Sabes JCC outdoor Pool (Manny Fingerhut Auditorium in case of rain). There will be music, dancing, snacks, and drinks. RSVP today to Ali Berdass, through the E-vite, or on the Facebook event.

Please join us prior to the Soirée in the Ben and Bernice Fiterman Family Beit Knesset at 6:45 p.m. for the 2019 Heilicher Annual Meeting.
Attention Parents of Incoming K-6:

2019-2020 Student Transition Form Due TODAY
We are beginning preparations for the 2019-20 school year and need your help. To help guide us in your child's classroom placement, we ask that you please fill out this survey. Please complete one survey per student entering Grades K-6. 

Deadline: Today! Forms will not be accepted after today.

Suggestions for Summer Reading

Below are links to several reading programs and resources to help your child(ren) dive into summer reading!

  • Wild Rumpus Summer Reading Challenge : Stop by Wild Rumpus bookstore to pick up a Super Summer Reading Challenge sheet or print one at home. Fill in the squares as you go, then bring your sheet to Wild Rumpus by Labor Day to get a prize! 
Summer Hebrew  Review Packet
This year, as in the past, we have created Hebrew summer packets so our students can review what they learned during the year. We kindly request that you work with your child to complete the appropriate packet over the summer and return their completed work to their Hebrew teacher on the first day of school next year (August 26). We have linked a PDF file of each packet below. Please click on the link for your child/ren's current teacher:
A Message for Eighth-Grade Parents 

Mazel tov on your child's day school graduation! We are very proud of all the accomplishments of this gifted class.

We like to keep track of our students and all their accomplishments in the areas of school, work, leadership, and involvement in organizational activities.  

Please let us know which high school your child will be attending and their current email address so we can send them invitations to relevant Heilicher events. Please send this information to Ethan Tarshish.
Check the Lost and Found!

The Heilicher Lost and Found is located outside the Main Office. Items not claimed by end of day, Thursday, June 6, will be donated. 

Summer Camp Care Packages 

If your incoming grade 3-8 child is attending overnight camp, we would love to send them a letter along with a small care package. Please fill out this form to provide the dates of the program, and the camp your child is attending. We hope they all have a great time at camp!
Mazel Tov to Heilicher Art Teacher Aimee Orkin 
Ms. Orkin has been awarded an artist and educator residency in Jerusalem at the Kol Ha'Ot Art Center and Gallery in The Artist Colony of Hutzot Hotzer. She will be taking a sabbatical during the 2019-2010 school year. In addition to her time in Israel, she will be talking classes in Calligraphy, Jewish Prayer, and Hebrew Language. We wish Ms. Orkin the best in her year of learning!
March with Heilicher at Twin Cities Pride 

Come celebrate Heilicher together at the Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade on  Sunday, June 23 at 11 a.m. We will be marching alongside J-Pride with a Heilicher banner. I t's a great opportunity to celebrate our LGBTQ families, students, faculty, and staff while sharing our w onderful spirit with the greater community.

Sign up  to walk with us today!
Summer Office Hours

Heilicher summer office hours are Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The office will be closed July 1-31. Voicemail will continue to be retrieved and distributed Monday-Thursday during the entire summer. If you need to connect with an administrator, you are encouraged to email them directly. Parents may also use the mailbox outside the main office for forms, payments, and other envelopes that need to be delivered to the office during the summer.
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Join the Heilicher Green Team Next Fall  

Join us next school year as we continue building upon Heilicher's environmental commitment. The Green Team is intended for parents, families, and staff t o empower the Heilicher community to enhance their environmental awareness, their personal connection to nature, and stewardship of the Earth.

For questions, please contact Liba Zweigbaum-Herman .

Mazel Tov
Mazel  Tov to Josh Bagley on his upcoming Bar Mitzvah, Saturday, June 15 at Temple Israel.

Mazel Tov to Nina Miller on her upcoming Bat Mitzvah, Thursday, July 4 in Israel.
Mazel Tov to Gabe Krug on his upcoming Bar Mitzvah, Saturday, July 20 at Temple Israel.
Mazel Tov to Eliah Fink on his upcoming Bar Mitzvah, Saturday, August 17 at Temple Israel.
Mazel Tov to Sophia Lamin on her upcoming Bat Mitzvah, Saturday, August 24 at Beth Jacob Congregation.

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