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Purim

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Students and faculty agree that this year’s Purim celebrations made for the “best day ever!” It’s easy, when plans go so well, to forget that there were any plans at all. Thursday’s activities were conducted with so much enthusiasm that they felt almost spontaneous; the feeling of “this is exactly what Purim should be!” was […]

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Math League Competition

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On Wednesday, March 7, several high school students participated in the Jewish High School Math League Competition, an international competition that aims to inspire and develop growth of mathematics in Jewish youth.  The 45 minute competition consists of 15 questions that are based on Jewish themes and involve logic and reasoning skills.  All students who […]

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School

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By design, the MUS academic year and in particular the daily program is a robust and very active learning environment. The full benefit of an SDJA education can only be realized when students fully commit to the vast opportunities for learning on campus.  Ours is not an educational space that is conducive to being absent […]

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Egg-cellent Egg-ventures

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This week’s edition by Sofia Feldman and Isabella Theodorakos Epic Eggs has been very busy this past week and we’d like to share what’s new in the coop. First, we have egg-cepted four new members to our school…chickens! Their names are Autumn, Zebbi, Coco, and Sunny. Epic Eggs has also been busy applying for and […]

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Purim by Shani Abed

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Purim day was a huge success. GMLS students started the day with a fun Purim T’fillah and Megillah reading. Our 5th graders led an amazing Purim Schpiel where the main characters were chickens and eggs (the skit was inspired by our 5th grade Chicken entrepreneur program). The skit was definitely EGGCELLENT….Our day continued with an […]

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Math Festival Was a Hit by Shelly Moses

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Numbers, computation, and puzzling minds galore! Once in a while, we need a reminder that math is mesmerizing, fascinating, and fun. That’s what this year’s math festival was all about. Students and faculty participated during the day by working on a host of challenging activities. Brows furrowed with concentration, fists were pumping, and cheers of, […]

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Every child learning. Not by chance but by design. – by Kelley King

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This past week, I was in Los Angeles attending a 3-day educational research meeting with 14 other authors in the field of education. We studied the strategies and conditions in a school that have the biggest positive impact on students’ achievement. Further, we discussed how schools can translate this research into action. Out of 250 […]

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What’s Happening: Community Events

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Upcoming Community Events: Camp Ramah, California Passover 2018 __________________________  

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Chinese New Year – The Year of the Dog

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MUS students, faculty and colleagues from IEM (International Education Management), our international student partner, gathered together on February 14th to celebrate the Chinese New year. The quad was decorated in Chinese New Year regalia and traditional foods were available for sampling.

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Senior Recognition – Winter Sports

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As the regular season for our high school soccer and basketball teams came to an end last week, it was a time to honor the seniors for their dedication to the program, reminisce and thank the senior parents for their years of support. It is a bitter sweet day when a student athlete hangs up […]

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