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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Checklist, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Every year our faculty reviews the school program and then develops plans for improvement. As our school year draws to a close in two weeks, I’d like to share with you the progress made on the initiatives for this year and share some ideas for next year. √ We committed to improving social interaction among […]

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On Ceremonies at SDJA, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Try to remember your earliest memory from school. Think back as far as you can, maybe all the way to first grade. What do you remember? Most likely your first memory is a powerful one, filled with strong emotion. Sadly, all too often our earliest memories are not very positive ones. We frequently remember embarrassments, […]

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Transitions, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Dear Parents, As our 2015-16 school year draws to an end in a few weeks, we recognize that change is a big part of school life, and is inevitable. In particular, we find ourselves saying farewell to teachers who have been part of our community and have had a profound impact on our school and […]

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SDJA, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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At SDJA we often say that we are educating our students not for today or tomorrow or the day after, but to be happy and successful 35 year olds. That long-term perspective is often most apparent as parents prepare to leave SDJA at the end of their children’s journey. Below are two emails we recently […]

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