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Helping Your Child with Conflict

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Social-emotional learning is a big component of your child’s learning experience at school. Children at GMLS learn many skills such as making eye contact when greeting someone, how to give compliments, using positive self-talk, calming breathing strategies, how to ask to play, and when to work things out themselves and when to tell an adult….plus […]

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What’s Happening: Community Events

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Jewish National Fund—San Diego to meet Rabbi Leor Sinai Jewish Xperience Week Shabbat San Diego: Plug into Shabbat FIDF San Diego 8th Annual Gala _____________________________________________________ Please join the Jewish National Fund—San Diego to meet Rabbi Leor Sinai CEO of Alexander Muss High School in Israel in San Diego   Monday, October 22, 2018 7:00-8:30pm at […]

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No Place for Hate Leadership Workshop

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As SDJA continues on its path to build community, and as we incorporate ADL’s anti-bias and anti-bullying resources into our own existing programming, MUS recently extended our commitment to a school culture that values a sense of inclusion.  On October 4th, a group of 11 students (all grades 6-11 were represented) and faculty attended ADL’s […]

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Jewish Poets Series

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Tuesday night, October 16, San Diego Jewish Academy students shared their own poems aloud at the Jewish Voices–Jewish Poets series in La Jolla.  This program, now in its eleventh year, encourages and showcases local Jewish poets. Our students, along with other Jewish students in the area, wrote their own poetry and recited them into a […]

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Girls Varsity Tennis Pacific League Champions

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Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Tennis team on earning SDJA it’s first ever Pacific League banner for the sport of girls tennis.  The team has had an outstanding season, playing a rigorous 17 game schedule and posting an overall record of 16-1.  The team was seeded 5th in Division 2 CIF team playoffs and will […]

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Homecoming

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The tradition of Homecoming dates back to the late 1800’s but there is debate as to the exact origin of the event. Some believe the Harvard – Yale football game in 1870 was the first school celebration surrounding alumni returning to campus for a weekend of festivities. Other historians believe the homecoming celebration began in […]

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What’s Happening: Community Events

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Jewish National Fund—San Diego to meet Rabbi Leor Sinai FIDF San Diego 8th Annual Gala _____________________________________________________ Please join the Jewish National Fund—San Diego to meet Rabbi Leor Sinai CEO of Alexander Muss High School in Israel in San Diego   Monday, October 22, 2018 7:00-8:30pm at the home of Shari & Frederick Schenk Carmel Valley […]

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Scoop From The Coop This week’s edition was written by Kate Effress and Alexandra Lerner

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Why didn’t the chicken cross the road? BEAKause the chicken was laying eggs for our chicken company!           What’s going on with the chickens? That seems to be where all the attention is focused these days.  At least for us fifth graders! The handlers are really taking good care of our chickens. They recently changed […]

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Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

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The highly-acclaimed film Screenagers explores the consequences of the digital age and discusses how families can find balance in such a technology-heavy world. Concerned about the effect of video games and social media on academics and family life? This film is for you. A panel discussion, with Q&A from the audience, will immediately follow the […]

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New Life in Levana’s Garden by Giselle Wellman

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Levana’s Garden is being brought back to its former glory. We are hoping to modernize it to customize a sustainable educational platform for all who want to come and explore. Our vision is to create an accessible outdoor classroom. We are welcoming Yael Zaidman and Greg Reese to our team to help and manage Levana’s […]

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