"The more schooling, the more wisdom."
-Pirkei Avot 2:7
Fundraisers are a fun way to support Lerner while building and strengthening our Lerner community.
Lerner Carnival: The entire community joins on the Lerner soccer fields for field day fun, including face painting, tie dye, carnival games and treats. Oct 20, 2013.
Lerner Gala: An evening of fun and fundraising for the entire Lerner and larger community. Hundreds of guests enjoy delicious food and fun drinks while bidding in a silent and live auction to support school programs. Feb 22, 2014.
Mishloach Manot: On Purim, it is a mitzvah to send special treats to family and friends. Through the Lerner School, families far and wide can send Mishloach Manot to be hand-delivered locally or carefully packaged and sent across the country!
Mishloach Manot bags, Purim Cards and class and school greetings are available for purchase. Bag contents change each year, but typically include hamantaschen, dried fruit, chocolate, candy and other treats. March 9, 2014.
Scholastic Book Fair: For one week, our open space is transformed into a magical bookstore for children! Parents volunteer in shifts, selling a variety of children’s and adult books. We always have a selection of children’s Judaic titles for sale as well. Nov 8-15, 2013.
Havdallah Sleepover: The community joins together for Havdallah, sing-a-long, treats, games and fun as families young and old sleep under the stars on Lerner’s soccer fields. Nov 9-10, 2013.
VIP Day: Each student, from Preschool through 5th Grade, invites a Very Important Person to join him/her at school for the morning, followed by a luncheon sponsored by Lerner. Feb 21, 2014.
Lerner Night at the Durham Bulls Park: All families are invited together as a group to cheer on the Durham Bulls! Date to be determined.