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October 29, 2017 MUS Division Newsletter

Juniors Visit our Nation’s Capital

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The Junior class spent the better part of the week of October 16-20 in Washington, DC.  The main goals of the trip were to introduce the students to our nation’s capital, to teach them about the structure and functions of U.S. government, and enjoy traveling with their classmates. Students were also able to do a […]

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Sophomores Tour Boston Area Colleges

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During Experiential Education Week a group of sophomore students experienced what it would be like to attend college out east while touring Boston area colleges and universities. During this five day educational tour students had the opportunity to tour and attend information sessions at eight different schools: Babson College, Brandeis University, Boston College, Boston University, […]

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Freshmen Visit Western States National Parks and Las Vegas

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“Tikkun Olam.” What does that mean to a freshman at SDJA? We at SDJA see it as part of our mission to make helping the world and appreciating our planet a way of life. In order to achieve this goal we have to take our students out of their comfort zones from time to time. […]

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7th and 8th Grade Experiential Education

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During the week of October 16th, the 7th and 8th grade students participated in four full days of Experiential Education, developing knowledge, skills, and values from direct experiences outside a traditional academic setting.  The week began with the students and staff engaging in Tikkun Olam activities at Feeding San Diego and packing Blessing Bags for […]

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6th Graders Explore Yosemite

For me the highlight of each 6th grade trip to Yosemite is the contrast between two images: The excited but apprehensive smiles of the children in the cold October morning light, and their satisfied grins in the warm late afternoon sun, when we return a week later. During the week of our trip, the children […]

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