Masjid Al-Salam's Weekend Islamic School (WIS) aspires to develop confident American Muslims. Accordingly, we are offering classes for Pre-K to college level students.
Our curriculum focus on mentoring our children into ideal Muslim and Muslimah. It is important for our children to have a genuine understanding of our Deen and its practical applications in life. Help us enrich the future of our Muslim Ummah by enrolling your child with us.
Please choose a Sunday in the below calendar to sponsor a lunch for the Weekend Islamic School - the cost is $350. The link to make the payment is shown when a day is selected from the calendar.
Please note the Calendar only shows the Sundays that are open. The days that have already been sponsored are not available to be chosen.
The Weekend Islamic School abides by all state and federal safety mandates to safely manage the COVID concerns for our students, staff, and volunteers. We offer the following guidelines for everyone:
- Wearing a mask is recommended.
- Please do not come to school if you feel unwell.
- Anyone that tests positive for COVID should remain in quarantine for the recommended number of days and must be free of any symptoms before returning to school.
Please refer to the following CDC link to see the current recommendations for schools. The Weekend Islamic School shall abide by the guidelines presented therein.
Registration & Payment Link
NOTE: If this is your FIRST time registering your child, you would need to Create a New Account on the portal. Make sure to select the right option for your child class as follows:
- Regular classes Pre-K (4 1/2 years and up) to Grade 8 - Choose “Sunday School”
- Special Need Classes (5 to 15 years) - Choose “Sakina Program”
- Youth Class (High School and up) - Choose “Youth Class”
All books will be provided by the school on the orientation day. However a parent is requested to provide:
- For elementary grades, pre-K to grade 2) a box of washable crayons, a glue stick and a pair of safety scissors would be appreciated.
- For secondary grades (grade 3- grade 8), a composition notebook along with a couple of mechanical pencils and erasers.
- Face masks are encouraged for all.
The students learn:
- Quran, (Recitation, Translation, Memorization,Tafsir,Tajweed & tafsir).
- Arabic Language Fussah (New).Starting from the very basic to intermediate level.
- Islamic Studies (Aqeeda, hadeeth, fiqh, seerah, and general etiquettes).
Overview of Youth Class 201:
- Muslim Identity – What does it mean to be Muslim?
- Critical Thinking & Consuming Media
- Does having doubts make me a bad Muslim?
- Does God allow evil to exist?
- How can we control our emotions?
- What does Islam say about Mental Health?
- Who is Allah?
- Islam and Gender
- Embracing Ramadan with Mercy
Overview of Youth Class 202:
Young Muslims in the 202 section will engage with many contemporary issues that they come across in their everyday lives. These issues are often discussed amongst students within high school, social settings, and university. By having the students discuss these contemporary issues within a controlled, masjid setting we allow them to engage with the issues while also instilling within them the correct Islamic positions on them. The topics covered within this section include:
- Why is Allah worthy of worship?
- Aqeedah (Islamic Creed & Theology)
- Atheism, Scientism, and Utilitarianism
- Good & Evil
- Ulum ul Qur’an (The Science of the Qur’an)
- Was the Qur’an written or revealed?
- Difference between Qur’an and Hadith
- Beginning of revelation
- Transmission, memorization, and preservation of the Qur’an
- Asbab an Nuzul (The reasons for revelation)
- The concept of abrogation
- Tafsir & Interpretation
Overview of Youth Class 301:
In the 301 section young Muslims will be immersed in the ayat of the Qur’an through the science of Tafseer, or interpretation. In this class we will focus primarily on translation of the arabic ayat, linguistic phenomena, and basic tafseer. Although, the students will also be encouraged in the classroom to reflect on the ayat being discussed with regards to their relation to tazkiyyatun nafs (self purification & spirituality), ethical/ moral implications, and broader meanings within the Qur’an. Some of the specific ayat & surahs that will be discussed include:
- Surah Fatihah
- Surah al Hujurat
- Ayatul Kursi
- Surah al Kahf
- Surah Luqman
- Offered in collaboration with Dar-us-Sakina for children age 5 to 15 years
Sunday school : 9:40 am - 2:15 pm *
Pre-k to grade 1- will get dismissed at 1:45 pm (child must be picked up at the most by 1:55 pm so their caregivers may pray Dhur in jamaá .
Dar-us -Sakina: 10 am-12 pm
Youth classes: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm ( (201 and 202) | 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (301)
School Fee & Discount Policy
Please refer to THIS LINK for the school fee structure and the discount policy offered.
Books & Lesson Plans
- Muslim Sprouts (Level A & B) by Nazzie Pater-Rov for Pre- K & KG
- Islamic studies (book 1 -8) by Maulvi Abdul Aziz published by Darussalam
- Lesson Plans:
- Arabic Without Tears by y Imran Hamza Alawiye Book 1 & 2 For Pre-K & KG published by Anglo-Arabic Graphics Ltd
- IQRA' Arabic Reader 1-3 Textbooks and Workbooks by Fadel Ibrahim Abdallah
- Lesson Plans:
- We are introducing the Arabic language and will develop strategies and lesson plans as we go by; in sha Allah!
- Juz Amma Textbook by Dr.Abidullah Ghazi & Workbook by Handan Senalan published by Iqra
- Lesson Plans: