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GMLS Student Artwork Selected for Young Art Exhibit By Victoria Polyak

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Students in grades Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd and 5th grade have been selected to have their artwork in the San Diego Museum of Art’s 2019 Young Art Exhibit. Our students’ artwork was selected from hundreds of submissions by a distinguished jury and will be on display at the museum from March 30 – May 12. Students […]

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Mission Innovation By Irene Lerner

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Tensions were running high on Wednesday night when 14 SDJA teams came together at the gym to compete in the Mousetrap Car Races. The cars were powered by a mouse trap as a motor, and the judges required a report with measurements and scaled drawings to be completed prior to the race. As the Novice […]

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World Peace Games By Danielle Heyde

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It is with great excitement that we announce the start of the World Peace Games! World Peace Games is another curriculum component specific to fifth grade that supports and works alongside our entrepreneurial studies.  World Peace Games is a geopolitical game that encourages students to explore world problems including poverty, war, religious tensions, and natural […]

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Shukathon By Gvira Abed and Shira Shaffer

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Last summer, we had the amazing opportunity to study at the Legacy Heritage Teachers Institute (LHTI) in Jerusalem. Together, we created a plan to create a “Shukaton” – an authentic Israeli Shuk (market) with middle school and lower school students at SDJA. During our stay in Israel, we planned how to execute the project with […]

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Tikkun Olam By Nicole Trotta

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6th Grade Tikkun Olam   On January 24th, the 6th grade class completed their first Tikkun Olam project! The students took donated t-shirts and sweatpants from our recent clothing drive and spent their time during EXCSEL, making dog toys for the Helen Woodward Animal Center.  Helen Woodward Animal Center is a unique, private non-profit organization […]

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MS Science Fair By Lily Deveau

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Our eighth grade students have been hard at work since September on their Science Research Projects and Experiments. The process began with brainstorming science experiment ideas that each students was interested in, and over the next several months, they researched their topics at length to learn about the science behind their proposed experiments. They then […]

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Faculty Professional Development – Mental Health

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Student life in the MUS takes many forms. There are the student social events like the Prom and the MS Movie Night as well as the EXCSEL program, Tikkun Olam and advisory. As a means to provide support in an aspect of student life that is increasingly needed in schools – Mental Health, the MUS […]

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Club Z By Shira Schaffer

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On January 18, 12 amazing SDJA students flew to San Francisco to take part in a three day forum.  The theme of this year’s forum was “Zionisim – A Love Story”. The Youth Conference on the Middle East and Israel is an annual North American teen conference sponsored by Club Z. The event brings together […]

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Registration

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Even though we just began the spring semester, the MUS team is ramping up for the 2019.20 course registration process. Over the next few weeks you will be receiving information regarding the Middle and High School Program of Studies and the framework for academic advising and the schedule for course registration.   This is an […]

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Scoop From The Coop This week’s edition was written by Hannah Gutman, 5th grader

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Did you hear about the chicken who could only lay eggs in the winter? She was no spring chicken! Welcome back to another Scoop From The Coop! Our business, Got Eggs? has changed again as we continue to expand and care for the chickens.  Some things that have changed in our business over the last […]

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