Fourth grade students enjoying lunch in the Sukkah this week. 

Grade-Level Sukkah Parties - Sunday, September 30

Attend your children's grade-level Sukkot Open Houses on Sunday, September 30! It's a great way to meet other Heilicher families and enjoy the holiday together. Please note a light snack will be provided by the host.    

New this year! Alumni parents Wendy and Nisso Khabie are hosting a high school-age alumni gathering the same day from 11 a.m-1 p.m. This event is for alumni and their families who graduated from Heilicher between 2015-2018.  RSVP to   Wendy KhabieThe Khabies  will provide food and drinks. Address information will be sent out separately to alumni families who RSVP. 
Mark your Calendars
Upcom ing School Events  
  • Sunday, September 30, Grade-Level Sukkah Parties and Alumni Sukkah Party
  • Monday, October 1,  NO SCHOOL, Shemini Atzeret/שמיני עצרת
  • Tuesday, October 2, NO SCHOOL, Simhat Torah/שמחת תורה
  • Wednesday, October 10, Building Community in the Backyard at the Zweigbaums' home at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, October 15, 2019 Heilicher Annual Fund Kickoff 
  • Sunday, October 28, New Program! Family Service Fair, Manny Fingerhut Auditorium, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (collaboration with Sabes JCC and Doing Good Together)
Heilicher Fall Conferences - October 18 and 19

Heilicher Fall Conferences will be held on Thursday, October 18, from 12-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., and Friday, October 19, from 8-11 a.m. Grades K-2 Conferences are PARENTS ONLY. Grades 3-8 Conferences should involve both parents and children. Note that there will be an EARLY DISMISSAL (11:30 a.m.) on Thursday, and NO SCHOOL on Friday (see Fall School's Out Programming info below).

Online sign ups will go live late next week. Please check Roar next week for the link.

Fall School's Out Days

Register today for School's Out!  Programming:
  • Tuesday, October 2 (7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.) - Simhat Torah, Stories and so much S'more
  • Thursday, October 18 (11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.) - Outdoor Adventures 
  • Friday, October 19 (7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) - Movie & Snacks -  FULL
Sign up on  now!  Questions contact Kelleen O'Brion
Join Us for Doing Good Together's Family Service  Fair 

Heilicher and the Sabes JCC invite you to Doing Good Together's Family Service Fair on Sunday, October 28 at 10 a.m. This event is designed to empower families  to raise caring, engaged children by working together on a series of kid-friendl y service projects to benefit local non-profit organizations.  

Projects at this event will include assembling birthday bags for families experiencing economic insecurity, writing and decorating thank you cards for members of the U.S. military, mixing non-toxic home cleaner, and more! Organizations benefiting from the service project creations include: PRISM, Jewish Family and Children Services, Operation Gratitude, J-HAP, ACT V Rescue and  Rehabilitation and more.
Building Community in the Backyard and Fall Kick-off for Annual Benefit 

Please join us for a parent-only gathering. Enjoy wine and dessert, connect with our parent community and learn about exciting Heilicher engagement opportunities and happenings.

Wednesday, October 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. 
Hosted at the home of Elly and Mike Zweigbaum 
Please RSVP by October 5 to  Ali Berdass.

*All food and drink adheres to kashrut guidelines.
Join the Heilicher Grade 2-6 Choir 

In choir, students in grades two through six have the opportunity to study vocal music, perform at school and community functions and explore a variety of musical styles. If your child is interested in participating in the Heilicher Choir, please fill out the Choir Form by Thursday, October 4. The choir practices once per week during recess. Rehearsals begin the week of October 8. Sign up today!
LEGO® Robotics with Play-Well TEKnologies 

Is your child looking for something to do after school this fall & winter? Join Heilicher and Play-Well TEKnologies for for two exciting LEGO® inspired robotics classes. 

Intro to STEM Robotics with Lego materials (Grades K-2)
Join Play-Well TEKnologies for this exciting new class where technology meets creativity. Build engineer-designed projects such as Motorcycles, Castles, Airplanes, and Monorails with LEGO parts.

The Kindergarten-Grade 2 class will take place on  Wednesday's, 3:30-4:30 pm; November 7, 2018-January 30, 2019.

STEM Challenge with LEGO Materials (Grades 3-6)

Join Play-Well TEKnologies for this exciting new class where technology meets creativity. Upper grades tackle Belt-Drive Cars, Truss Bridges, Rail Racers, and Pneumatic Forklifts.

The Grade 3-Grade 6 class will take place on  Tuesday's, 3:30-4:30 pm; November 6, 2018-January 29, 2019.  

To sign up, go to the After School Activities Page

Heilicher Athletics 
Winter Sports registration is available now. Sign-up for soccer and basketball on the Athletics Page .  

Upcoming Games 

Wednesday, October 3
5-6 Soccer vs NOVA A, 4:30 p.m., Heilicher Field 

Thursday, October 4
Boys 6-7-8 Soccer vs S. Hubert's White, 5 p.m., Heilicher Field 

Be sure to check the Athletics Page for registration, the calendar and scores. 
October Challah Orders 

Please complete the challah order form and return it to the Heilicher Office by October 1. 

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