Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte 2014 Agency Allocation

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: News

The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte granted our 2014 agency allocation request for $10,000!  This generous 100% increase in our allocation (from $5,000 last year) is a big show of commitment on the part of the Federation.  They are impressed with what Shalom Park Freedom School has accomplished in the last three years:  not only…

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2015 Movie Fundraiser at 7p.m.

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Events

Sam Lerner Center at Shalom Park. Proceeds to benefit the Shalom Park Freedom School.

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Shalom Park Freedom School Summer 2015

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Events

There is so much to do to get ready for Summer 2015 when 80 young scholars (K-5) from Huntingtowne Farms Elementary and Sterling Elementary will come to spend 6 weeks with us at Shalom Park!  So whether you are a returning volunteer, an aspiring new volunteer, a senior citizen, a teenager, or a pre-teen, please…

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2014 Movie Fundraiser at 7p.m.

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Events

Sam Lerner Center at Shalom Park. Proceeds to benefit the Shalom Park Freedom School.

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Ellen J. Reich, Donor

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Testimonials

Ellen J. Reich, SPFS Donor There is a story behind the somewhat unusual enclosed donation.   In 1975 my grandmother gave me a $500 Series E Savings Bond.  It’s been sitting in a safe ever since.  I kept wondering what I wanted to buy with it, wanting it to be something that reminded me of my…

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CMS Principals Beth Wardy (Sterling Elementary) and Carolyn Rodd (Huntingtowne Farms Elementary)

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Testimonials

Principal Carol Rodd from Huntingtowne Farms Elementary and Principal Beth Wardy from Sterling Elementary were two of the speakers at the 2013 Brooklyn Castle movie fundraiser benefitting Shalom Park Freedom School. Both schools have CMS faith-based partnerships with Temple Israel and Temple Beth El, respectively. Nearly 200 people attended the Shalom Park Freedom School (SPFS)…

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Freedom School Scholar

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Testimonials

 

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Barb Ziegler, Butterfly Project Volunteer

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Testimonials

The Butterfly Project and SPFS Scholars  by Barb Ziegler It was such a wonderful opportunity to share the history and meaning of the Children’s Holocaust Memorial with students from Shalom Park Freedom School  Summer 2013. Many had done some studying of the Holocaust at their school so were familiar with what I had to say….

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Debby Block, Librarian at Levine-Sklut Judaic Library

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Testimonials

Books are a treasure to keep forever! By Debby Block Librarian, Levine-Sklut Judaic Library Owning, reading, and treasuring your very own special books is an experience many of us know and value.  I still remember the first books I ever purchased for myself in third grade. As a matter of fact, I still own that…

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Brenden Carol, Teen Board Member

Date: January 28, 2014 Author: Categories: Testimonials

Former Teen Board Member Brenden Carol I have spent two years trying to understand why students across Charlotte perform so differently on state-wide tests.   We use the same curriculum and have the same teachers.  Many of Charlotte’s schools have similar racial composition.  Yet performance diverges widely.  Playing a role in helping to address this issue…

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