Lower School Choir

Lower School Choir song selections for practicing.  Use the links below for youtube links to songs.  Students should be practicing regularly.  The links will denote who the artist is. These versions are for practice only. Questions to Cheri Friedman, Choir Director, at doreme356@gmail.com Yad B’Yad Hashem Melech Jerusalem is Mine L’chi Lach Yehe

Bexley Transportation

Bexley City Schools will transport students.  For grades K-8, transportation is available to and from Columbus Torah Academy.  For grades 9-12, transportation is available from Columbus Torah Academy. To register, complete the two forms below and return to Bexley Transportation Services. Questions to Amy Nance at amy.nance@bexleyschools.org or 614-231-7611. Request for Bus Transportation form EMERGENCY MEDICAL AUTHORIZATION FORM REV DEC 2014  

Yarok Together for Dateline – June 2016

Garden, Greenhouse, Spinach It has been a very busy spring season for Yarok Together. With the help of high school students, Ioni Wolfson and Yaakov Metz, a greenhouse was built in view of the basketball courts. The greenhouse will help to extend our growing seasons, serve as a resource for formal scientific inquiry and generate seedlings for planting! Students in the Lower School cut
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Head of School Message – June 2016

By Rabbi Samuel J. Levine It quite incredible that two years have gone by so quickly. The alacrity with which this period has passed reminds me that time is a precious resource, painfully finite. It behooves each and every one of us to be mindful of time’s fleeting nature, to maximize the utility of every moment we are given, and to enjoy the blessings of
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Upper School Summer Reading & Assignments 2016-2017

All incoming Upper School students (Grades 7-12) have assigned summer reading.  Please click on appropriate links to download assignments. Summer Reading Incoming 7th Grade 2016-17 Summer Reading Incoming 8th Grade 2016-17 Summer Reading Incoming 9th Grade 2016-17 Summer Reading Incoming 10th Grade 2016-17 Summer Reading Incoming 11th-12th Grade English 2016-17 Summer Reading Incoming AP Lit 2016-17 Writing Rubric for Incoming AP Lit 2016-2017  
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CTA Code of Regulations Draft 5.31.16

CTA Code of Regulations – Approved at Annual Meeting on 5.31.16 CTA Code of Regulations 5.31.16  

Executive Board of Trustees 2016-2017

The CTA Board of Trustees for 2016-2017 David Bernzweig (President) Joel Greff (Vice-President) Jeff Polster (Secretary) Laura Nutis (Treasurer) Victoria Ilin (Finance Chair) Dr. Leslie Hoffman (Marketing Chair) Rachel Weiss-Berger (Fundraising Chair) Dr. Robin Garvin (Board Development Chair) Joey Schottenstein Marcia Hershfield Raanan Lefkovitz Bob Lane Dr. Al Dembe Rabbi David Ginsburg Dr. Bob Wolf Gary Blumberg, Immediate Past President Rachel Metz, PTO President
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Columbus Bus Forms 2016-2017

IMPORTANT – COLUMBUS BUS FORMS ALL (current and new) Columbus bus riders must fill out an Application for Pupil Transporation for the 2016-17 school year.  You can access this form below (or contact Norma at nwhitmyre@torahacademy.org). Print the form, fill it out, and return it to Norma Whitmyre by the last day of school Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  Transportation cannot be guaranteed without a form.
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CTA to Host CBI 2016!

Columbus Baseball Invitational Is Coming! Columbus Torah Academy (CTA) is excited to host the seventh annual Columbus Baseball Invitational (CBI) May 19-22.  Billed as the “Jewish World Series”, this is the only one of its kind baseball tournament for Jewish Day Schools. “There is no other event anywhere else in the United States that unites the Jewish community in an arena of fellowship, healthy
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Spring Fundraiser A Great Kickoff to Annual Campaign – May 2016

Spring Fundraiser A Great Kickoff to Annual Campaign Thank you to Joey and Lindsay Schottenstein for hosting a Major Gifts event to kickoff CTA’s 2016-2017 Annual Fund Campaign.  The event, held just before Passover, was well attended.  Stakeholders in Jewish day school education and CTA generously pledged their financial commitment as preparations for next school year are underway. The CTA Annual Fund supports the
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Head of School Message for May 2016

By Rabbi Samuel J. Levine Tonight, Wednesday evening, May 4, our community will observe Holocaust Remembrance Day at a special program to be held at Agudas Achim and sponsored by the Community Board of Rabbis. The history of this day is not widely known.  First promulgated in Israel in 1951, it was passed into law by the Knesset in 1953, to be observed yearly
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Israel Video Network Video Contest

CTA is excited to participate in the Israel Video Network’s Video Contest.  Our 8th grade students talked about what they most appreciate about the State of Israel and shared how to express their perspectives.  The result was put to video in the way they express themselves, through social media. Voting begins February 21 through March 13, 2016 and the most votes will be presented
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Lower School Principal Hired for 2016-2017

Lower School Principal Hired for 2016-2017 Columbus Torah Academy recently announced the appointment of Debra Kira as CTA’s next Lower School Principal. Debra will assume her position as Principal following the remarkable twenty-six year tenure of current Lower School Principal, Patty Sapp, who is retiring at the end of the school year. Debra’s appointment will take effect July 1, 2016. With the input of
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Enrollment Agreements

  Enrollment Forms and Financial Assistance If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact either: Norman Leist, Chief Financial Officer, nleist@torahacademy.org or Shari Herszage, Director of Admissions, sherszage@torahacademy.org

2015 Scholarship Dinner Ad Book

A digital version of the 2015 Scholarship Dinner Ad Book can be downloaded here. Please support our donors and advertisers who generously donate to Columbus Torah Academy.

CTA Health Services Website Launched

Dear CTA families, For your convenience we now have a new Health Services site for our school community. Many of the policies and procedures related to the nurse’s role in school is based on Ohio law.  The website is a good reference for questions you may have regarding the health office at CTA. Information including school procedures, illnesses, and medication forms can be accessed in one
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CTA Scholarship Gala 2015

Click here to download invitation. For more information, visit Gala website, here.

CTA Logo Items

CTA is proud to offer logo items.  We ask that when choosing spiritwear, you use an approved CTA vendor that conforms to the school’s logo guidelines. Lands End offers a large number of items with CTA logo embroidery. The CTA Lands End site can be accessed directly by clicking here. If you have any questions or want to order items that are not available with
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