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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Introducing…, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Dear Friends and Families of SDJA, Over the past few months our school’s administration has been working with parents, faculty and students, along with Torrey Pines Marketing, to develop our new brand architecture and our new visual identity, including logo. A logo is a physical representation of what an organization aspires to be. Think Nike, […]

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Inspire Purpose, Explore Possibilities By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Last week I wrote about our newly defined pillars of education here at San Diego Jewish Academy. Challenge Minds is the first touchstone of what we do as a school. Today I’d like to share thoughts on the other two; Inspire Purpose and Explore Possibilities. Inspire Purpose means that we celebrate Jewish traditions and draw […]

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Three Pillars, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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While our first priority is always educating our children, we have also been working on communicating our “brand” and our “visual identity” as a school over these past few months. With the help of Torrey Pines Marketing, we have looked at all aspects of how we talk about and present SDJA. How can we reflect […]

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Israel, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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With all that’s happening in the world these days, it seems like a good time to talk about our relationship with Israel at SDJA. What do we teach our students about Israel? We have developed a set of principles, or enduring understandings, that we bring into our teaching about Israel in all grades. These understandings […]

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