3 Adar 5783
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Additional Info Sessions
Thank you to everyone who attended the AYA Atid Evening Update. As you heard, the AYA Atid (Future) Plan aims to reinvent the school and provide a 5-star experience for all AYA students, families, and educators. To learn more about the AYA Atid (Future) Plan, please explore our resources and FAQs here.

We are glad to offer additional Atid plan information sessions for those who were unable to attend our previous meeting. These sessions will be held at the following times in the Welcome Center Board Room:

  • Monday, February 27th from 8:15am–10:15am
  • Thursday, March 2nd from 8:00pm–10:00pm

To sign up for these additional sessions, please fill out the sign up form linked here.
Weekly Torah insight for your Shabbat table:
High School Judaic Studies teacher Gedalia Dock reminds us that we must prepare a place for Hashem to dwell with us.
Full STEAM Ahead
Our High School students impressed judges at the regional Technology Student Association competition. Congratulations to Ethan Gubin, Tali Gubin (above, center), Rebeeca Rivka Guttman (above, right), Solomon Prengler (below), Shira Sabo (above, left), Sarah Schussler, and Lillian Yalovsky. Many of their award-winning projects are expected to advance to the state TSA competition!
A uniformed member of the Israel Defense Forces visited our Lower, Middle, and High School students.
Our Early Childhood students enjoyed Adar-inspired dancing — just like their peers in Kindergarten through 12th Grade.
The spring slate of after-school Discovery programs are in full swing —including our "Lil Chefs" in Cooking class.
The Lower School atrium has been transformed into scenes from Aladdin by our Bnot Sherut in anticipation of the 5th Grade Hebrew Play.
Email us your photos!
8 pm Tue, Feb 28 in the Welcome Center Board Room

What do Rabbi Sabo & Rabbi Chanania know more about: Whiskey or Purim? Join them to find out! » RSVP Now
5:30 pm Wed, March 1 in Pollman Auditorium

Parents are invited to experience an AYA favorite — our annual 5th Grade Hebrew Play. Directed by Morah Sabo, Morah Meital, and the Bnot Sherut.
11 am Thu, March 9 in Welcome Center Atrium

Our first on-campus opportunity for sophomores, juniors and their parents to meet reps from: The Universities of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, and Nebraska!
7 pm Sun, March 19 in Pollman Auditorium

Support AYA and join us at this year's Annual Fundraiser, Tevye Comes to AYA, by award-winning Broadway star, Steven Skybell, most recently seen in the acclaimed revival of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, directed by Joel Grey, and Zalmen Mlotek world-renowned conductor, musical director, and artistic director of National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.
Updated! Thu, March 2: Full day of classes
1:15 pm Fri, March 3: 3rd Grade Purim Play
2:45 pm Mon, March 6: Early Dismissal — Ta'anit Esther Fast
6 pm Mon, March 6: High School Purim Event
Tue, March 7: AYA Purim Carnival (ECP-12th Grade)
Noon Tue, March 7: Early Dismissal — Purim
Mon-Tue, March 13-14: 6th Grade Texas History Trip
Updated! Wed, March 15: Full day of classes
8:15 am Wed, March 15: Monthly Coffee with Chris (Interim Head of School)
11 am Sun, March 19: Dallas Kosher Chili Cookoff » Volunteers Needed
New! Mon, March 20: Pollman Lecture Series — Dr. Daniel Rose: Haggadda Through the Eyes of Rabbi Sacks zt"l Details soon!
Tue-Thu, March 21-23: 7th Grade Washington DC Trip
Wed, March 22: 3rd Grade Judaics Learning Program
Sun, March 26: Points 4 Peace Basketball Tournament at JCC Dallas
New! 10 am Sun, March 26: Early Childhood Playground Playdate
16 months-Kindergarten
9 am to 3:45 pm June 12-30 & July 3-21 (Closed July 4)
8 am Early Care Available

Register prior to March 1 for $200 UltraCamp credit!
Plus, new this summer ...
Mazel tov to ECP faculty member Ari Golden (John) on the birth of a son, Ian Fox Golden-Kemper.
Email us your mazel tovs!
Shabbat meal hosts: Additional families are needed to welcome our Bnot Sherut — Roni Eliasian of Jerusalem and Roni Wishengrad of Gedera — for Shabbat meals over the Chaggim and Shabbatot of the school year:
Challah may be ordered directly from Ron the Baker (email) and will be available for pick-up on Friday mornings, before noon, at the Yiddishe Kup Cafe in the Welcome Center atrium.
Community Partner message:
Shabbat Shalom!