Braden River Elementary fourth-graders learned just how cool science could be during the school's recent Science Extravaganza. Topics included optical illusions, gravity, buoyancy, matter and more. Teacher Sue Curry also demonstrated how hot and cold energy could crush a soda can.
Temple Emanu-El Religious School students in kindergarten through seventh grade participated in crafts, planting, and nature activities in honor of the Jewish holiday Tu B'Shevat, or the "Birthday of the Trees," on Sunday, Feb 9.
A champagne brunch held Jan. 9 at Temple Beth Israel honored more than 150 members of its Leadership Circle. Temple President Earl Gordon thanked them for their financial support that enables the enrichment and enlivenment of temple life throughout the year.
The unveiling of the expanded leadership plaque was a highlight of the evening.