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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Showcase, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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You use a glass mirror to see your face; You use works of art to see your soul. – George Bernard Shaw. While our school is rightly known for excelling in the sciences – and we had multiple 8th grade students selected for prescreening to advance on to the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering […]

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Ivrit, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Dear Friends, I’d like to address one of the most frequently asked questions by parents at SDJA: “When will my child be fluent in Hebrew?” There are many variables to consider when discussing any individual child: Do the parents speak Hebrew to the child? Do the parents speak Hebrew at home in general, and/or go […]

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Job One, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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With all of the talk on security upgrades, Israel week at SDJA, the upcoming 36th Anniversary Soiree in February, the Walkathon, etc, we never forget that our “job one” is to teach children and nurture their academic growth. We are a rigorous school with very high standards, and our faculty are working tirelessly to help your […]

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Israel, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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It seems that El Nino has finally arrived. PLEASE download the SDJA phone app (free wherever you get your apps) if you haven’t already so we can quickly update you about traffic at school and other related issues. On another topic: Two years ago we began the Jewish Visioning Process and grappled with the idea […]

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