In Yavneh News

Yavneh’s annual Reading Week celebrates the joy of reading through various classroom, whole-school activities, theme days, unique author visits, buddy activities, and so much more.  Every year, the YPA also organizes a book fair with our new partner, Literati, which took place in the lobby. 

We dedicated this year’s Reading Week to Jenessa! ❤️
She loved books fiercely and went all out in celebration yearly. 

Here’s a breakdown of what went on all week!

Guest Authors:

Evan Wolkenstein
“Turtle Boy”

Christine Evans
“Evelyn The Adventurous Entomologist”
“The Wish” Library Series
“Emily’s Idea”
“Dear Mr. G”

Vicky Fang
“Layla and the Bots”
“I can code”
“Best Buddies”
“Ava Lin”

Heather Kinser
“Small Matters”
“Nature is a Sculpture”
“In a Cave”

Jesse Orenshein
“Tied Together”
“Making Dreams”
“Our Little Ninja”
(and many others)

Monday, November 27th:
We kicked off the week at the Keshet of Kavod assembly.

Tuesday, November 28th:
All students came together as a community of readers and read silently in the hallway outside classrooms.

Wednesday, November 29th:
Dress as your favorite book character day! All students and teachers dressed up as their favorite book character
The Hebrew teacher team put on a fun-filled play for grades K-4 in the Beit Kehilah.

Thursday, November 30th:
Torah Service in the Beit Kehillah, we studied this week’s parasha, Vayishlach, in our chevruta buddy groups. Everyone sat with their buddy classes and read “Love” a poem by Shel Silverstein

Friday, December 1st:
Cuddle Up and Read/PJ Day and all-school Shabbat. Yavneh students wore their comfy pajamas and brought their stuffed book buddies to cuddle up and read in class.

Daily Geek Out at Recess:
Each day, a table was dedicated outside at lunch recess to fans of a particular author or series. Students across grades joined their fellow geeks to discuss their favorite books!


It was a fantastic week! Thank you to all who joined us to make it such a success.


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