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. Each student then went back to class and made a blue and white bracelet to wear and to remind them to do kind deeds. Fifth graders and preschoolers gathered together on the Promenade to write messages of kindness with sidewalk chalk. While the chalk marks will soon start to fade away, we want to make sure that our core values of kindness and menschlikeit do not.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]