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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Artistic Creation, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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As competition intensifies, the need for creative thinking increases. It is no longer enough to do the same thing better . . . no longer enough to be efficient and solve problems — Edward de Bono The end of the school year brings a sharpened focus on achievements and awards. I’d like to point out […]

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An Important Message from SDJA, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Dear Parents, The SDJA Board of Trustees met on Thursday and approved an ambitious initiative that will begin over the coming weeks and we believe will ensure both the short-term and long-term strength of our school. Over the past year we have a been planning and advancing the strategic initiatives needed to fulfill our Strategic […]

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Thank You, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Thank You Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at 5:00 pm on Thursday, June 8th. Along with the yearly “state of the school” address and the installation of the new trustees and appreciation for the departing ones, we continue our tradition of honoring faculty and staff who have reached milestone years. This year’s […]

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Summer Reading, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Summer Reading With summer on the horizon, we typically prepare a reading list for students. This year we thought it could be helpful to share reading ideas for parents; new books that share important insights. These books are just some of the ones our faculty will be reading this summer. Rest: Why you get more […]

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The Jewish Experience, By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Tomorrow at school we will commemorate Yom Hazikaron, Israel Memorial Day. Together, with Jewish people all over the globe, we pause to remember the sacrifices made by the people of Israel in establishing and protecting a homeland for the Jewish people. Our programming for the day is designed to be age appropriate, with respecting and […]

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