The winter holidays are right around the corner and that means shopping for gifts!
In the pre-COVID-19 world, we held a fabulous boutique in the Social Hall to help you find unique gifts and treasures. Our boutique helped us to raise money for the Early Childhood Center, primarily for the music program. Because we cannot gather in large groups this year, we have transformed our in-person boutique to a virtual boutique!
Today is the day!!!
We are officially kicking off our fundraiser with Charleston Wrap and Gifts, and we need YOUR help to reach our goal to fund our music program! FORTY PERCENT of all sales will directly fund our music program!
Music is very important for our children. It helps their body and mind work together, directly impacting their future achievements and successes and music ignites the skills needed for school readiness. Exposing children to lyrics helps them learn the sounds and meanings of words. Music also enhances cognitive skills, social-emotional development, and overall literacy development. Additionally, engaging children in dance helps them strengthen their motor skills and encourages self-expression.
We encourage you to spread the word to your friends and family, near and far! The more people who shop, the more money we raise! Together, we can ensure that we continue to enrich our children lives with music.
We at Kar-Ben recognize that the spread of COVID-19 and the need to practice social distancing during this time have resulted in an unprecedented state of uncertainty for synagogues, schools, libraries, and bookstores in our community. Our best wishes are with everyone affected by COVID-19. Now through May 1, select Passover eBooks will be available for free via the online Kar-Ben/Lerner Bookshelf. These eBooks are available as multi-user editions that allow for unlimited simultaneous access by every student in your school or by any family member. Kids can access the digital bookshelf via a direct link or QR code. After Passover, we will add additional collections of free eBooks that will be available through June 30.
For the safety of all children, NO peanuts and/or any other kind of tree nuts are permitted. Food items that are “processed in a facility” with peanuts and/or any other kind of tree nuts are allowed. Avoid items that “may contain” or are “made on shared equipment” with peanuts and/or any other kind of tree nuts. Items that are sent to school with nuts or traces of nuts will be sent home.
Bake Sales are coordinated by the Early Childhood Education’s Mishpaha (parent group). Each month a different class sponsors this event. We ask that all families adhere to our nut policy. In addition, there are children with life threatening allergies to other foods. We ask that you do not bake items at home due to the risk of cross contamination and that you please stick to the following food item list (including brand) when purchasing bake sale items. Each brand has different ingredients and the exact food items below have been deemed safe for all the children.