THE MJDS EXPERIENCE SILENT AUCTION IS BACK!

Give your child and your entire family lasting memories by bidding on unique and exciting experiences. Starting Monday, March 13, school conferences week, we will have more than 20 experiences to choose from including:

  • Head of School for the day
  • Movie date with your favorite teacher
  • Woodworking in the MakerSpace
  • Sports coaching in baseball and basketball
  • Parents-only fun night with games

Thank you to all our teachers and sta who have donated their time and talents to give us these fun opportunities to learn, laugh and create warm memories together!

MJDS Experience Auction Hours (Tables will be set up outside of the lunchroom)

  • Monday, March 13: 7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 14: 7:45 a.m. – noon and during conferences (5-8 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, March 15: during conferences (3-8 p.m.)
  • Thursday, March 16: 7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • Friday, March 17: 7:45 – 9:30 a.m. (after Shabbat Sing)

Bid in-person or have a friend bid for you!

The auction will close at 9:30 a.m., Friday, March 17. Winners will be noti ed by email on Friday morning. Payments and prize pick up will start at 1 p.m., in the conference room. All winning bids are due in the school o ce by Tuesday, March 21, at 3:30 p.m. Any unpaid auction item will be forfeited to the next highest bidder.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Siegel- Gajewski at csiegel-gajewski@mjds.org, 414-967-7136 or Felicia Miller at fmiller@mjds.org, 414-967-8312.

The MJDS Experience Silent Auction is a great opportunity to bid on fabulous items and help support MJDS at the same time.

Thank you in advance for your participation!


#1 - Sweet Dreams!

Gev. Rosengarten will visit your home, read your child a bedtime story and tuck them in bed. Sweet dreams!
Grades: JK-2
Expiration Date: June 11, 2017
Contact Gev. Rosengarten, srosengarten@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $18


#2 - Brunch in Your Pajamas!

Two lucky winners will be treated to Sunday morning brunch at the home of Gev. Wolfe. They will help decide on the menu, prepare the food and enjoy the delicious meal. Gev. Wolfe will provide the ingredients and join in the fun!
Grades: JK and SK
Expiration Date: June 30, 2017
Contact Gev. Wolfe, rwolfe@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36 per student

#3- Calling all Senior Kindergarten Students!

Four winning students will meet Gev. Voras for a two-hour play date at Klode Park. A picnic snack will be provided. Parents should drop off and pick up their children at Klode Park.
Grades: SK
Expiration Date: August 27, 2017
Contact Gev. Voras, jvoras@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36 per student

#4 - An Afternoon at the Movies!

Gev. Damico
will take the winning student and a friend to a movie at iPic Bayshore. They will hang out together, eat treats and enjoy a movie of their choosing.
Grades: 1-4
Expiration Date: July 31, 2017
Contact Gev. Damico, kdamico@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36

#5 - Sing Your Heart Out!

The winning student will join Gev. Cohen and the Shabbat Sing team and help lead the school in song during Shabbat Sing. We guarantee a memorable experience. Warm up your pipes and come ready to belt it out!
Grade: JK and SK
Expiration Date: May 19, 2017
Contact Gev. Cohen, wcohen@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $18

#6 - An Arty Lunch Party with Gev. Dowling!

The winning student and two friends will have lunch and do a special art project at the home of Gev. Dowling. A perfect summer outing!
Grades: 1-3
Expiration Date: Choose a summer weekday before August 15, 2017
Contact Gev. Dowling, ndowling@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36

#7 - Third Grade Teacher for the Day!

Have you ever wondered what a teacher does and how they get ready for each day? Here’s your chance to spend the day as Gev. Lansing. Plan a day of reading, writing, math, science or social studies activities. Then, on your special day, teach your lessons while Gev. Lansing becomes the student! You will also get a sneak peak into the staff lounge and work room.
Grade: 3
Expiration Date: June 8, 2017
Contact Gev. Lansing, jlansing@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36

#8 - Hoops Hoopla! (60 minute experience)

The top five winning students will have 30 minutes of basketball drill work, followed by 30 minutes of 3 on 3 scrimmaging with Adon Brugman, in the MJDS fieldhouse.
Grades: 3-5
Expiration Date: May 26, 2017
Contact Adon Brugman, cbrugman@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $18 per student

#9 - Ice Cream for a Play Date!

The winner and a friend will meet Gev. Kimmel and her daughter Sami during the summer for an ice cream outing at the Fox Point Baskin-Robbins, followed by a play date at Ellsworth Park. Transportation home will be provided.
Grades: 3-5
Expiration Date: August 31, 2017
Contact Gev. Kimmel, lkimmel@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36

#10 - Play Date with the Brugman family!

The winning student and a friend will hang out with Adon Brugman and his family for a morning or afternoon of fun activities at their home. Enjoy a meal at a restaurant to complete the day!
Grades: 3-5
Expiration Date: July 22, 2017
Contact Adon Brugman, cbrugman@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36

#11 - Rule the Library!

One lucky winning student will find out what it is like to be the librarian for a morning or afternoon. Put on your librarian badge with Gev. Meister. Assist students and teachers and help with library classes. Earn a backstage pass to the library office and much more!
Grades: 2-8
Expiration Date: May 12, 2017
Contact Gev. Meister, bmeister@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $18

#12 - Chef for the Day!

Lunch anyone? Two winning students will each spend time helping Gev. Gray and Gev. Moeckler prepare lunch for our school. The student chefs will then help serve lunch. Each winner will receive an MJDS apron as a souvenir!
Grades: 3-8
Expiration Date: June 1, 2017
Contact Gev. Gray, sgray@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $18 per student

#13 - Front and Center!

One lucky winning student will be Gev. Steinberger’s assistant for two hours. Sit at the front desk and be a junior receptionist! Help take attendance sheets, run the copy machine and make important announcements as you get a taste of being in charge in the front office.
Grades: 1-8
Expiration Date: May 12, 2017
Contact Gev. Steinberger, fsteinberger@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $18

#14 - Rule the School!

Two winning students will each spend half a day as the Head of School. Work side by side with Gev. Primakow to welcome students and parents, visit classrooms, make decisions and more!
Grades: 4-8
Expiration Date: June 1, 2017
Contact Gev. Primakow, sprimakow@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36 per student

#15 - Weave a Belt or Guitar Strap on an Inkle Loom

The winning student or adult will choose a pattern and colors. Gev. Porat will show you how to weave on the loom. After you complete the weaving at home, she will help you finish it up at school. All materials will be provided.
Grades: 5-Adult
Expiration Date: June 8, 2017
Contact Gev. Porat, rporat@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36

#16 - Play ball!

Expert in the fundamentals of baseball, Coach (Adon) Weston will work with the winner and two friends for two hours of training and fine tuning on baseball skills. Adon Weston is an experienced coach. (He has even coached the sons of Jim Gantner, a former All-Star Brewer!)
Grades: 3-8
Expiration Date: Choose a weekend day, between April 8-July 24, 2017
Contact Adon Weston, dweston@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $54

#17 - Woodworking in the MakerSpace!

This auction item is for students and parents alike! Over the course of two sessions, each an hour and a half, the winning group will make something extraordinary out of wood: a bandsaw box! Cut out the box and drawer, glue it and then sand and finish! This auction item is open to the first six people who sign up. What a great parent-child opportunity!
Grades: 4-Adult
Expiration Date: June 4, 2017
Contact Adon King, bking@mjds.org
Cost: $36 per person

Events for All Grades



#18 - The Great Cookie and Art Adventure!

The first four students to sign up are invited to the home of Gev. Lansing to bake cookies. They will also create a special art project with Gev. Fox and Gev. Lansing. Enjoy this experience with two teachers!
Grades: All
Expiration Date: June 2, 2017
Contact Gev. Lansing, jlansing@mjds.org
Cost: $36 per person

#19 - Gym Teacher for a week!

The winning student will work with Adon Kass to plan the gym class activities for one week. They will experience firsthand what it is like to be a teacher and create their own fitness unit!
Grades: All
Expiration Date: June 1, 2017
Contact Adon Kass, lkass@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $36

#20 - Challah Making Fun

The first four students to sign up will go to the home of Gev. Honigman to learn and to make delicious and beautiful challot! They will make their own dough and learn how to do four and six strand braids. While the challot bakes, the winners will be treated to homemade cinnamon buns and listen to Jewish music! Perfect!
Grades: All
Expiration Date: August 15, 2017
Contact Gev. Honigman, jhonigman@mjds.org
Cost: $18 per student

Adults Only Event


#21 - Let the Games Begin!

Limited to the first 12 couples! Hosted by Jodi & Peter Sprinkmann and Susan & Todd Richheimer. Enjoy an evening of games, food and drink at the home of Susan and Todd Richheimer. This event always fills up fast. Don’t miss out on this great evening with other MJDS parents!
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Open to the first 12 couples who sign up
Cost: $36 per person, $72 per couple

Family Events



#22 - Celebrate Family Shabbat with Gev. Kleiman!

The winner and their immediate family are invited to enjoy a Shabbat dinner at the home of Gev. Kleiman. This is sure to be a warm and memorable evening!
Expiration Date: August 19, 2017
Contact Gev. Kleiman, mkleiman@mjds.org
Starting Bid: $54


#23 - Celebrate Shabbat with THE Broidy FAMILY!

The first five families to sign up will enjoy family fun at the home of Jori and Seth Broidy. Arrive in your pajamas and have a Shabbat dinner together. After the meal, while the kids are playing, the grown-ups can kick back and relax. A perfect evening without a babysitter or having to cook!
Date: Friday, March 31, 2017, from 5:30-8 p.m.
Contact Gev. Broidy, jbroidy@mjds.org
Cost: $36 per family




Starting Monday, March 13

For questions, please contact:

Cheryl Siegel-Gajewski at csiegel-gajewski@mjds.org, 414-967-7136

Felicia Miller at fmiller@mjds.org, 414-967-8312