We’re thrilled to have two extraordinary shinshinim (young Israeli ambassadors) working with us this year at KSDS. Ido and Roni are already bringing smiles to the faces of our KSDS students! 
Reminder For All Students
School Photos--September 10 and 11
Photos will be taken on Tuesday, September 10 and Wednesday, September 11. Please send the order form to school with your child on picture day (click here for schedule). Order forms were sent home this past week.

Lower & Middle School Enrichment
The fall enrichment session is underway. Spots are still available in a few classes, and you can find all details enclosed in this letter. Reach out to Arielle Miller at enrichment@ksds.edu with any questions.

Hot Lunch Orders
The order period for October is now open. Place your order at www.boonli.com by September 20.
Lower School Back to School Night--September 10
We look forward to seeing all Lower School parents on Tuesday, September 10, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at LS Back to School Night. During this evening, LS parents will have the chance to hear overviews of core academic classes, meet with LS administrators, and learn about the curriculum delivered by the LS specialists in math, reading, science, art, makerspace, library and research skills, music, and physical education. Please consult the schedule listed here for details.
Tzedakah for Hurricane Dorian Relief
The Lower School will be collecting tzedakah through next week for World Central Kitchen, who is distributing meals to those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Read more about the organization here.
After-School Athletics (Middle School)
Please consult the athletics calendar page on the KSDS website for this week’s after-school sports schedule.
Please take a moment to look at the PA Newsletter to register for events. Subscribe here for further updates.
Spirit Wear Day is tomorrow, September 9!
Save the date for our second annual Parents' Night Out on Wednesday, September 18 at 7 p.m. RSVP here before September 10.

We would love the opportunity to hear from you – please reach out via email with any ideas or to get involved at parentassociation@ksds.edu
We are still accepting Summer Reading Honor Roll Readers through September 10. Please send in a list of at least five books read this summer for your child’s name to be placed on the Honor Roll. Also send in any pictures of your child reading to either Sonia at skozlovsky@ksds.edu or directly to your child’s teacher.
Upcoming Community Events
Be sure to check out the community events calendar for a full list of upcoming events, including:

CJE Book Talk--September 10, from 12 - 1 p.m.
Presented by KSDS alum parent Lauren Small, author of Choke Creek and Wolf Constellation.

Kol Rinah Auditions--September 10, from 6:45 - 7:30 p.m 
Kol Rinah, the growing adult volunteer choir at Chizuk Amuno, is holding auditions for new singers of all voice parts. Contact Dr. Fishbein at fishbeinmusic@gmail.com to schedule an audition.

Howard W. Brill Memorial 2019 Blood Drive--September 11, 2 - 7:25 p.m.
Call Warren Gould at 301-602-0017 for more information or to reserve your time to donate. Walk-ins welcome.

Professional Clothing & Book Drive--September 15, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Drop off cleaned, gently worn professional clothing to the Louis A. Cohen Family Chapel. Donate your new or gently used books for grades K-4.
Documentary Screening--September 15, 10 a.m.
Attend a screening of the FRONTLINE documentary Being Mortal followed by a community discussion.
Sisterhood Judaica Shop
New inventory is arriving throughout September so be sure to shop early and often for the best selection. The Sale Cart will also be a great place to check.

We are looking for volunteers to help with the Shop operations. Please contact Dixie at GiftShop@chizukamuno.org.