Religious School

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Shomrei Torah Religious School (STARS) welcomes children in grades K-7 into our nurturing, joyful and hands-on Jewish education program.

Our primary educational goals are to open a door to learning for every student and to foster a love of Jewish tradition and community.  Our goal is that every child will be a lifelong participant in Jewish communal life.

To make Jewish education fully accessible to your family, we offer compelling programming, online materials for Hebrew study at home, family education opportunities, field trips, and an open-door policy for parents and guardians to volunteer.  We expect our students to support and participate in the life of our synagogue, their Jewish community and the community at large.

STaRS Opening Day is Sunday, September 27th!!


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Click here to register online for STaRS 2015-2016 school year!

If you have questions about using the online registration form or any other religious school concerns, please email ra@cstsr.org.

If you are interested in applying to be a teacher’s assistant (Madrich), download the application here: Madrichim Application Form 2015-2016

 

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 calendar imageWhen is Religious School?

Sundays 9:00-11:15 AM:   Kindergarten-3rd Grade
Sundays 11:00-11:15 AM:  All School T’filla (Services)
Sundays 11:00-1:00 PM:   4th – 6th Grade

Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 PM:  4th – 6th Grade

Click here: 2015-16 STaRS Calendar (Printable PDF)

We welcome parent participation as we continue to develop our program. Feel free to contact our Education Director, Rabbi Stephanie Kramer, at 707-578-5519 or email rabbikramer@cstsr.org.

 

Kindergarten Program

 


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 Gesher Program for 7th Grade

We are excited to continue our new GESHER (bridge) program for 7th grade students. GESHER will take the place of our traditional 7th grade religious school. There will be many exciting speakers and new engaging activities. The majority of these sessions will take place on Sundays from 11:00-1:00 PM at CST, with several field trips, overnights, and a Camp Newman retreat during the year.

 

Dates for 2015-2016:

October 4th: Welcome to the B’nei Mitzvah Program (11:00am-1:00pm)

October 18th: Cantor David (11:00am-1:00pm)

November 8th: Program on Tzedakah (11:00am-1:00pm)

November 15th: Field Trip to Glide (7:00am in SF- 10:30am)

December 13th: Program on Prayer (11:00am-1:00pm)

January 10th Rick Concoff (11:00am-1:00pm)

January 16th-17th: Overnight Program (6:00pm-8:00am)

February 12-15th West Coast Party Jr. at Camp Newman (Time TBA)

February 28th: Jewish Life Post B’nei Mitzvah (11:00am-1:00pm)

April 3rd: Judaism and Social Awareness (11:00am-1:00pm)

April 10th: Jewish Culture Day (11:00am-1:00pm)

May 15th: Mitzvah Mall (10:00am-1:00pm)

 

For more detailed information about each of these events, click here: 2015-2016 Gesher Dates