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September 17, 2017 GMLS Division Newsletter

A Message from the GMLS PTO

SDJA has an amazing blend of families from different religious backgrounds, cultures and nationalities. While we may all have our varying opinions and views, we all made the decision to send our children to SDJA. Two years ago, our family moved to San Diego for one sole reason; we wanted our girls to get a […]

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Explore Possibilities: Student Clubs

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We know that our students have many passions and talents that fall outside the scope of what is learned in school. Therefore, starting last year and continuing this year, we have created an exciting selection of “Student Clubs.” Students contribute ideas for different clubs and our wonderful teachers help run and facilitate the clubs. Some […]

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Inspire Purpose: Character Day

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This week, SDJA celebrated International Character Day, along with over 120,000 other schools and organizations around the world. Our GMLS students gathered for an assembly to talk about making intentional choices about who they want to be in the world and about how they can do unto others as they would have done unto them. […]

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Challenge Minds: iHebrew

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Students in grades 4-8 are very excited about our new Hebrew program from Israel. It is created by Ulpan Or and called iHebrew. The curriculum represents a big change in our approach to Hebrew instruction. iHebrew focuses on the development of students’ conversational Hebrew skills. The activities are fun and experiential, including partner and group activities, video clips, audio […]

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Kelley King’s GMLS Update

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Dear Parents, As we close the fourth week of the school year, I am pleased to see that students and teachers are settling into their routines. Assessments have been completed and instruction is in full swing. Back-to-School Night is a wrap and now our more in-depth Curriculum Coffee Talks are starting. As a faculty, we […]

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