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Valuing you and everyone who is an employee of San Diego Jewish Academy

Dear Fellow Employees, At SDJA, we care about every student, every family, and every employee who contributes to a strong, vibrant, and welcoming community. While we all face an unprecedented challenge at this moment, our desire to care for others—our social responsibility—is unwavering. With this guiding principle, we are doing everything possible so that all […]

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GUIDELINES FOR REQUESTING AND RECEIVING EMERGENCY TA

Thank you for submitting your request for Emergency Tuition Assistance (TA).  We understand these are difficult and unsettling times for us all. With the situation changing and unfolding daily, it is hard to plan and ascertain what the future holds, or when this situation will come to an end.  San Diego Jewish Academy understands the […]

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Coronavirus Update 2

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Dear Families and Students,   I imagine that you have also been following recent developments in the news concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including statements from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). SDJA staff and leadership have begun planning for various contingencies in the unlikely event that we need to utilize them. We want to […]

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Preparing Your Home for Remote Learning

In the unlikely event that SDJA closes due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like to be proactive in recommending the following preparatory steps. Devices Is there a device at home for students to access and complete their assignments? MUS students have their own devices, GMLS families – please fill out this form to communicate […]

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Coronavirus Update 1

Dear SDJA Families, San Diego Jewish Academy is committed to supporting the health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff. As news regarding the coronavirus continues to evolve, we want to update you on the current steps we are taking to minimize exposure within our school community. On Tuesday, the CDC said in a […]

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Coronavirus Seniors Update

Dear Seniors and Families,   San Diego Jewish Academy is committed to supporting the health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff. As news regarding the coronavirus continues to evolve, we want to update you on the current plans we have for monitoring the situation and the planned trip to Poland and Israel.   […]

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Jewish Life in the MUS

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Jewish Life in the MUS Yvonne Weber, Director of Jewish Life; Liz Nebo, Studio Arts Teacher In the high school Artistic Minyan, we have been focusing on the theme of community and the various ways we interact with our communities. Studying various Jewish texts on community is the entry way into our own artistic expressions […]

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Middle School Student Conferences

Middle School Student Conferences With Semester 1 of our school year finished, we have our Middle School student conferences coming up (February 10th – 21st).  This is a good time in the year for our students to take a moment to think, reflect on their learning from the past semester, and set some goals for […]

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First Ever International Tikun Olam Trip

First Ever International Tikun Olam Trip Nicole Trotta, Director of MUS Student Life Over winter break, 6 high school students embarked upon a Service Learning Tikkun Olam adventure in Ecuador. The trip was facilitated by Unearthed, an educational travel-based company, that runs challenging, overseas adventures for young people that help shape who they become. Unearthed […]

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Visiting Artists

Visiting Artists Liz Nebo, Studio Arts Teacher In January Lauren Zeleniak, a graphic designer from sustainable clothing company prAna, visited the high school visual art class. She came in to talk about storytelling in art and her experience with graphic design as a career. Lauren helped kick off the beginning of the virtual reality project […]

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