Critical Minds, Compassionate Hearts
It is Yachad’s mission to support Rashi, its faculty, parents and students for the benefit of the Rashi kehillah (community). Yachad facilitates valuable programs and events such as curriculum enrichment in every grade, community Shabbat dinners, holiday celebrations, and teacher grant funding. Yachad encourages and coordinates volunteerism, and we foster a spirit of inclusion, partnership and cooperation among the entire school community.

List of 4 items.

  • Community Building

    Yachad coordinates social events for parents and families such as community Shabbat dinners, back to school bagel bash, book group, educational speakers/seminars and more.
  • Holidays & Celebrations

    Holidays: Yachad organizes food, activities and gifts to celebrate Jewish holidays, such as: Rosh Hashanah welcome bags; small gifts for Chanukah; Purim mishloach manot (food gift) bags and hamantaschen; Tu B’Shevat planting kits; a visit from the Matzah Factory at Passover; and a lunch-time celebration on Yom Ha’atzmaut.

    Celebrations: Yachad sponsors events for the school community, including the Back-to-School Open House, End-of-Year BBQ and 8th Grade Graduation celebration.
  • Family Connections

    Simchas & Sadness: Yachad provides services to support Rashi families including community support during illness, death or happy events.

    Room Parents: Grade-level room parents support the teachers, assist with classroom communication, and organize social events for the grade.

    Yachad also provides other services to the Rashi community such as coordinating challah delivery, pizza for lunch every Thursday, producing a family directory, organizing school pictures, and maintaining a virtual bulletin board for Rashi families to send notices that may serve the community.

  • Staff & Teacher Support

    Curriculum Enrichment: Yachad brings in programs to every grade ranging from "Eyes on Owls" to storyteller visits to a Shakespeare & Company production.

    Teacher Appreciation Lunches: Yachad hosts special celebrations to express appreciation for our faculty and staff throughout the school year.

    Teacher Grants: Yachad provides professional growth opportunities for our teachers by financially supporting the Rashi teacher grants program.

Programs Sponsored by Yachad