Monday, September 8, 2008

Ushering In Elul

The Lower School welcomed Elul this past week with an innovative program run by Moreh Shimshon. All students in Grades 1 through 6 were divided into teams and had to collaborate on two separate tasks: to fill their respective shofarot with tefillot for the new year, and to create some sort of group presentation on a particular Elul related theme which they had been assigned.

It was a pleasure to watch students of all different ages working together, thinking together, and laughing together in a relaxing and fun, yet highly educational setting. It was even more amazing to see the presentations they came up with just a short burst of creative brainstorming.

For more pictures of the Rosh Chodesh Elul Assembly see the slide show above.

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