Holocaust Survivor Visits HMS

dreidelOn Thursday, Nov. 18, the Highlands Middle School 8th Grade Diamond and Topaz teams will have the unique opportunity to hear the story of Holocaust survivor Mr. Harry Schneider.  Students have been reading the novel The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen.  The novel takes the students through a time travel journey to the Holocaust through the main character, Hannah. Mr. Schneider will speak at 11:30 am in the auditorium.  Parents are welcome to attend the presentation.
On Friday, Nov. 19, the 8th grade will hold its annual Jewish Food Fair from 8:30-9:30 am in the 8th grade hallways.  Parents and administrators are invited to join the students for this event.  Students will research authentic Jewish cuisine and will prepare a dish to share during the food fair.  Students and their parents will have the opportunity to sample the dishes and also see the finished Holocaust projects that will be on display.
This article originally published in November 2010.