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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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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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Guidance Counseling Update

Guidance Lessons New Podcast Episode!  https://anchor.fm/sdjapodcast Check out our amazing second graders in our latest  SDJA Mindful Moment Podcast! This awesome communication tool will help our students teach YOU –their parents and our school community- about the social emotional tools they are learning in class. Featuring second grade students on our private podcast channel (only […]

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Mission Innovation: Upcoming Catapult Challenge!

Mission Innovation: Upcoming Catapult Challenge! By Irene Lerner 2019-2020 season of Mission Innovation is in full swing. As usual the competition includes three different challenges: Quick Fire Challenge, Engineering Challenge, and Deconstruction Challenge. Along with 10 teams of SDJA third, fourth and fifth graders this year, we are also hosting Chabad Hebrew Academy of San […]

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Art

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Our high school Artistic Minyan, led by Liz Nebo and Yvonne Webber, uses techniques from the Teacher Institute of Arts Summer Seminar to assist students in diving deeply into Jewish texts through artistic exploration. On Monday, December 9, we were fortunate to have a mentor, Linda Parmet, from the Teacher Institute of the Arts Program […]

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