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Scoop From The Coop This week’s edition was written by Joshua Sprung

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As one of the chicken handlers, it is my job to collect eggs and care for our chickens on a daily basis. In this article, I am going to discuss the daily schedule for the chickens and the handlers. Every day the handlers and I go down to the coop at 10:15 to take care […]

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“What’s in a Name”

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Families – It’s pop-quiz time. No don’t run! I promise we will not grade you or put it on your permanent record. Now that your heart rate has started to come back to normal, can you answer the following: Do you know the names of the parents in your son’s/daughter’s class? Do you know the […]

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Parent-Teacher Conferences

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Due to parent-teacher conferences, Monday, December 10th will not be a regular school day. Childcare will be available for all families who would like for their child to attend on Monday. The hours will be the same –  from 8:00am to 3:05pm. After-school childcare and Kayefet will both be available after school, as normal. During […]

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Tikkun Olam Efforts at GMLS

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GMLS students are continually involved in Tikkun Olam efforts. Tikkun Olam is a Jewish concept defined by acts of kindness performed to perfect or repair the world. The phrase is found in the Mishnah, a body of classical rabbinic teachings. It is often used when discussing issues of social policy to ensure a safeguard to […]

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Middle School Experiential Education Week

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The 7th and 8th grade students participated in various activities in and around San Diego. During the week, students worked at Feed San Diego, and Coastal Roots Farm. Here on campus students bonded in a drum circle activity, had a Krav Maga session and were challenged in two science and engineering activities. To wrap up […]

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Grand Classroom – Freshmen By Patrick Hagarman

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Members of the freshman class traveled to Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Park. In Las Vegas, the students spent the afternoon at the Three Square food bank where they packed over 380 bags of produce for homebound seniors living in the greater Las Vegas area. In addition to working in […]

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Portland – Junior Class By Yvonne Webber

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Members of the Junior class traveled to Portland last week for a fantastic community service learning experience. Organized by Tivnu, the program really brought our school’s values of tikkun olam, tzedek (justice), and community to life in a meaningful way . Gianni Mizrahi explains, “The activities were small examples of ways that we could help make […]

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Houston – Sophomore Class By Tommy Collins

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After arriving at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and taking a 40 minute bus ride to our hotel, it was a hard to imagine that little over a year ago this city was hit by a massive hurricane.  However, as we got further from the urban center, the echo of disaster became visible. […]

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Scoop from the Coop This week’s edition was written by Spencer Foss

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Normally these articles focus on the chickens and how they’re doing, but this time we wanted to focus on the money side of our business.  Who collects the money? Who creates invoices? Who determines how the money is spent? The answer is simple, the fifth grade financial team! When we receive an order from our […]

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The Fortnite Craze and Keeping Kids Safe Online by Dianne Shapp

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For some families, Fortnite has taken over and it can be hard to know what’s appropriate and what has crossed the line. We are hearing from some of your children that they have come across content and language that makes them uncomfortable, and we are encouraging them to come talk to you about it. Even […]

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