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PTO Family Summer Dance Party

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SUNDAY, JUNE 3RD, 2018 6:00- 8:00PM at SDJA   $15 per family in advance $20 per family at the door   Buy your tickets HERE   Music- Dancing- Refreshments- Photobooth All ages welcome

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Lag Ba’Omer

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On Thursday May 3rd from 12:30-3:00pm, we will have our annual Lag Ba’Omer Sports Day.  K-8th grade students will be divided to 4 multi-aged groups and will compete in different sports activities.  We are looking for few parent volunteers to man the food station.  Please call or email the office if you can help. Parents […]

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Egg-cellent Egg-Ventures This week’s edition by Kayla Scott

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  Why do hens lay eggs?  Because they break if you drop them! We’re happy to announce that one major problem with our business has been solved. Our coop needed a door to protect our chickens, but not just any door.  We needed a door that would automatically close at night, locking the chickens inside […]

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Fifth Graders Are Certified Kind! By Danielle Heyde & Dianne Shapp, Fifth Grade Teachers

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It’s official! SDJA 5th graders are certified kind!  This year, our reading of the novel, Wonder, was taken to a whole new level with our participation in The WONDER CERTIFIED KIND CLASSROOM initiative. Through our collaboration with Lionsgate and Random House Children’s Books, students took part in an initiative focusing on bringing acts of kindness, […]

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What’s Happening: Community Events

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Upcoming Community Events: Friendship Walk San Diego __________________________   Sunday, April 29th  9:00AM – 11:00AM NTC Park, Preble Field at Liberty Station 2455 Cushing Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 Register here: www.FriendshipWalkSD.org The annual Friendship Walk has a NEW location this year!! Join our community for a beautiful day at the park as we walk […]

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Fencing

No not a white picket or chain-link fence but foil, sabre and epee. During the third trimester of middle school exploration electives, the sport of fencing arrived at SDJA. Thirty middle school students are learning the fundamental terminology, footwork and movements of the three disciplines of fencing – foil, epee and sabre. In a sporting […]

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Tikuun Olam

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Throughout this school year, upper school students have participated in multiple Tikuun Olam projects concentrating on teen homelessness and food challenges in San Diego and Las Vegas. To conclude this year’s programming, the freshman class will participate in a project of their own design. Led by Maya Silberstein in our new student government position of […]

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Moot Beit Din

After many months of study and preparation, the Middle School Moot Beit Din team will travel to TVT Community Day School in Irvine, CA on May 18th to compete in the first ever middle school competition. What began over a year ago in an MUS ideation session to design a Moot Beit Din program for […]

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It’s That Time of the Year

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It’s happening. Every year around this time the feel on campus begins to change. The seniors are off experiencing the culminating event in their SDJA education – The Senior Trip to Poland and Israel; the class of 2019 is beginning to realize that their senior year is a very few months away; the eighth graders […]

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What’s Happening: Community Events

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Upcoming Community Events: Soul Doctor, The Musical Journey of Shlomo Carlebach __________________________   “SOUL DOCTOR”, a joyous and exciting Broadway family musical about the inspiring life of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the man who revived Jewish music in the 20th Century, is coming to LA in May! Performances begin on April 3rd at the Lyceum THEATER […]

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