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Temple Kol Ami religious
school revamped to stress
Special to the Jewish News
eligious school at Temple Kol Ami
has totally reinvented itself, as
students in grades preK-8 are expe-
riencing a new way to approach learning at
Sunday school and Hebrew school.
Funded by the New York-based
Partnership for Effective Learning and
Innovative Education (PELIE) at the nation-
al level and the Hermelin Davidson Center
for Congregational Excellence at the local
level, the three-year project has rewritten
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Prom, graduation season means
extra vigilance for parents.
his is an exciting time of year for high
and their families;
classes are over and it's time graduation party
to celebrate with proms,
graduation parties and other drugs can pose
festivities. The downside of serious legal,
all this revelry is the surge
in underage drinking and
other risky activities that
often accompany this otherwise happy season.
Short of locking your teenagers in a closed
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Ronelle Grier I Contributing Writer
Young Kol Ami students participate in a
rousing round of "Jewpardy."
1942 - 2014