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How does experiential education benefit my child?

December 1, 2022

Teaching in a way that brings whatever students are learning “very close” is the secret of The Toronto Heschel School curriculum. We bring teaching close by...
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There are many ways to measure

November 30, 2022

Over the past two months, students in Grade 4 have been studying the science of sound as part of their Generative Topic, יש הרבה דרכים למדוד...
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Chuggim: After School Activities - Winter 2023

November 28, 2022

We are excited to announce that registration for the Winter 2023 Chuggim: After School Activities is now open! We have several new and exciting activities in our winter lineup commencing...
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Poetry Festival

November 28, 2022

On Thursday, November 10, students throughout the school celebrated our annual Poetry Festival. They used their imagination, words, music, and art to bring their poetry to...
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Korban Olah

November 25, 2022

In Grade 6, students are currently studying ויקרא (Sefer Vayikra) / The Book of Leviticus in Chumash class. Students are learning how through a קורבן (Korban), an “offering,” we come...
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Kislev Poll: What do you think was the biggest nes of Chanukkah?

November 25, 2022

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Take time to think before you act

November 25, 2022

This week’s Middat HaShavuah is taken from our Torah portion, Parshat Toldot. The Middah is:  Key Verse: וַיֹּאכַל וַיֵּשְׁתְּ, וַיָּקָם וַיֵּלַךְ; וַיִּבֶז עֵשָׂו, אֶת-הַבְּכֹרָה  (בראשית כה:כג) ...
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Cheshvan Reflections

November 24, 2022

The month of Cheshvan is sometimes called Marcheshvan – “bitter Cheshvan”.  Why, bitter?  Because Cheshvan is the only month in the Jewish calendar with no chaggim...
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Don't wait to be asked to do something kind

November 18, 2022

In this week’s Parashah – Chayyei Sarah – we witness several thoughtful acts of Hesed (kindness): First, Avraham sends Eved Eliezer on shlichut (a mission) to...