Heschel Hive Blog
January 19, 2022
Get Your Meme On! Enter Heschel’s Monthly Meme Contest

OK, Heschel students, it’s that time again to get your meme on! Each month, we bring you a photo of life at Heschel and you come up with clever and creative captions. Upload your captions at THIS LINK by Friday, January 28, for the chance to win a fun prize. On Monday, January 31, we …

January 05, 2022
Heschel Hive Poll-of-the-Month: Environmental Initiatives at Heschel

Each month of the school year, we will be posing a fun question to the school community. We will post the results at the end of the month! In light of Tu Bishvat and Heschel’s Enviroment Week coming up later this month, our question for January is:   Please limit your votes to one per …

December 08, 2021
Heschel FAQs: What is a Kissuyyi Rosh?

Browsing our website, you see many images of younger children wearing what look to be green peakless baseball caps, decorated in whimsical colours. You also see students of all genders wearing other kinds of kissuyyim rosh (literally, “head coverings”). If you are a current parent at the school, you are familiar with kissuyyim, but prospective …

December 01, 2021
Heschel Hive Poll-of-the-Month: Chanukkah

Each month of the school year, we will be posing a fun question to the school community. We will post the results at the end of the month! December’s poll results:

November 24, 2021
Get Your Meme On! Heschel’s Monthly Meme Contest—And the Winner Is…

OK, Heschel students, it’s time to get your meme on! Each month, we bring you a photo of life at Heschel and you come up with clever and creative captions. Participation in this month’s meme contest was outstanding! Thank you to every student who entered a caption and who voted. We can now reveal that …

November 18, 2021
The Toronto Heschel School Wins Readers’ Choice Award in the Toronto Star!

  Earlier today, The Toronto Star announced that The Toronto Heschel School has won the Gold Award in the Private School category of the The Toronto Star’s Readers’ Choice Awards! Given the wide competition across the city among many fine private and independent schools, this honour reflects the all-around excellence of Heschel’s unique educational offerings and the community’s passion and …

November 16, 2021
Meet the Community: Ellen Ostofsky

Our Meet the Community blog column gives Heschel families the opportunity to get to know some of the people who make a difference at The Toronto Heschel School. This month’s edition features a relatively new member of the Heschel team, Ellen Ostofsky, who joined us in August as our new Director of Development and Community …

November 12, 2021
Through the Classroom Window: Grade 4 Sound Project

“Through the Classroom Window” is an opportunity for teachers to share the inspiring learning that takes place in their classrooms, giving others a glimpse into the heartbeat of the school. Today, we hear from Grade 4 teachers Malka Regan and Aiden Orzech about the Grade 4 Sound Project in which students explore sound at the …

November 12, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: “Creations Come Together to Make New Creations”

The Heschel Gallery is a new Heschel Hive column that will appear at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It will feature students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This will be a wonderful way to be able to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Over …

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