Heschel Hive Blog
January 13, 2022
The Heschel Gallery: Exploring the Evolution of Hebrew Script

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Our Grade 5 artists have been …

December 09, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: Weaving an Ecosystem

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Grade 3 students have been learning …

November 19, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: Grade 3 Experiential Art

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Inspired by the temporal artworks of …

November 17, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: Grade 2 “Days of Creation” Project

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! During their first art rotation of …

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 05, 2021
Through the Classroom Window: Grade 3 Trip to the Evergreen Brick Works

“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 3 teacher Hillel Kurlandsky and Mika Gang about the recent Grade 3 field trip to the Evergreen Brick Works as …

October 22, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: Form Communicates Meaning & We Were All at Har Sinai

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! We …

March 17, 2021
When Nature and Middot Perfectly Align

We learn, teach, and practice our middot (ethical measures) along with our students. The same is true of our environmental ethos. As the Grade 4 class engages in tefillah as a community in our Heschel field, we see the intersection of our middot and our environmental appreciation. Students arrive early and call welcoming greetings to …

February 05, 2020
Grade 3 Paper Making Workshop

Last week, the Grade 3 students enjoyed a visit from Orna Shazar, a fibre artist, who ran a workshop about paper making. We explored how paper making is inspired by nature and had an opportunity to look at an old wasps nest. Students learned how different materials can be used to make paper and they …

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