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Faculty Spotlight: Irene Lerner

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Irene Lerner came to SDJA as a science teacher and has grown the GMLS science and STEM programs into one of the most beloved aspects of the GMLS student experience. One of the exciting programs that Mrs. Lerner has brought to SDJA is the “Mission Innovation” STEM competition. SDJA’s Mission Innovation brings together grades 3-6 students […]

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Athletics

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Join us on Thursday, September 28 for SDJA’s Homecoming game! The fall high school sports teams are off to a great start, with nearly 100 high school students participating in fall sports it is sure to be a spirited and exciting fall season.  For an up to date game schedule for all of our high […]

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Explore Possibilities: EXCSEL

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Have you heard about EXCSEL, SDJA’s hands-on learning opportunities? Our Experiential and Character Education, and Social Emotional Learning program (known as EXCSEL) offers a guided, once per week lesson which is supplementary and complementary to our Advisory program.  It provides Experiential hands-on learning opportunities in Character Education and Social Emotional development. With an ever increasing […]

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Inspire Purpose: An Interview with Rabbi Graubart

Q: Being the new kid on the block, what are your first impressions of SDJA? RG: I’m thrilled to be here! It’s like coming home. My first impressions are a dedicated, committed, skilled faculty.  I’m honored to be colleagues with such loving, smart, and hard-working educators. I’m also extremely impressed with the caring, thoughtful administrators, […]

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Challenge Minds: Professional Development

Every year our faculty used their summer vacations to study and upgrade their teaching skills and to explore new and better approaches to teaching. This year was particularly productive as most of our teachers attended college courses, week-long trainings and other opportunities to bring new ideas to our school, for our students. A small sample: […]

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SDJA’s Response to Hurricane Harvey

Dear Members of the SDJA Community, Our nation is still reeling from the impact of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Seeing the stark images of destruction in Houston recalls for many of us the images of New Orleans from Katrina, and how the SDJA community rallied to airlift supplies to the city at that time. While […]

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Chaim’s Word of the Month

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Recognizing Individuals The Voice of God comes to each individual according to their capacity and inclination. (Exodus Rabbah) When you hear the word “institution”, what runs through your mind? ‘Ugh.’ ‘Don’t like them. They’re faceless and cold.’ ‘I get so frustrated by their needless wasting of our time.’ ‘Just try calling customer service to fix the oven, […]

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Meet the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)

Meet your fantastic ECC, GMLS, and MUS PTO Chairs for 2017-2018! Click Here ECC: We are excited to welcome Trish Shaw as our returning PTO Chair for 2017-2018 school year. Trish has a preschooler, high schooler and 2 older daughters. She originates from Florida and enjoys running Half Marathons and will be busy planning a […]

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Parking Stickers & Information

Please print the Temporary Parking Permits that were attached in the Back to School Forms email. You will need this Temporary Permit to get onto the SDJA campus until September 1st. Permanent Parking Permits will be mailed to each family the week of August 28th (only if you have submitted the Back to School Forms). […]

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Meet Executive Chef Giselle Wellman

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We are pleased to announce that Executive Chef Giselle Wellman has joined SDJA as Director, Food Services. In this leadership role Chef Giselle will be responsible for developing SDJA’s hot lunch program, internal catering, and culinary educational programs. After completing her culinary education at Le Cordon Bleu Academie d’Art Culinaire in Mexico City, she further […]

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