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Children’s Religious Education Classes

ZAGBA Children’s Religious Education Classes

2016-2017 Class Dates:

September: There will not be a class in Bedford, MA.  Instead, a joint class will be held with the ZAGNY and ZAPANJ communities during the ZAGBA trip to the NY Dar-E-Mehr in Suffern, NY on September 17, 2016.

October 2, 2016

November 6, 2016

December 11, 2016

January 8, 2017

February 5, 2017

March 5, 2017

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

Time: 2 pm to 4 pm (Please plan to arrive by 1:45)

Place: Bedford Town Center, 12 Mudge Way, Bedford MA 01730

(yellow building in the back past the brick building of the Town Hall)

Kids’ Club Room Numbers 149 to 152 (on lower level) Entrance to this wing

of the building is from the door (at the inside corner of the building) to the right of the main entrance doors.

Class Format: The minimum age limit to register for the Zarathushti Classes is 4 years old as of September 1st of that year.

The class format consists of the following five classes with separate teachers for each class.

Class I Pre-School to Kindergarten (Teacher: Nasreen Bhumgara)

Class II Grade 1 to Grade 3 (Teachers: Vahishta Cowasji and Anaheet Gazder)

Class III Grade 4 to Grade 6 (Teacher: Farhad Panthaki)

Class IV Grade 7 and 8 (Teacher: Kaizad Patel)

Class V Grade 9 and up (Teacher: Parastu Dubash)

Children going to Grade 1, 4, 7 and 9 in September will transfer to Class II, III, IV & V respectively, in the September class every year. In order to meet the cost of renting the facility and for expenses related to preparation of class materials and handouts, we would like parents to register for the full year by bringing a check payable to ZAGBA for $100 (1 child) or $150 (2 children) or $180 (3 children) to the September class.

Contact Information: For more information or to register for the classes, please contact Farhad Panthaki or any of the other teachers listed below.

Nasreen Bhumgara Email: nrb2018@gmail.com


Vahishta Cowasji Email: gativ2004@yahoo.com


Anaheet Gazder Email: anaheet@gmail.com


Farhad Panthaki Email: fpanthaki@yahoo.com


Kaizad Patel Email: Kaizad@townisp.com


Parastu Dubash Email: parastu3@gmail.com