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September 23, 2018 MUS Division Newsletter

What’s Happening: Community Events

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Sukkot Harvest Festival FIDF 2018 San Diego 8th Annual Gala Dinner ____________________________________________________

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Days of Awe

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are collectively known as the High Holidays or the Days of Awe.  They also bookend a period called the “Ten Days of Repentance (teshuvah).”  In the upper school this year, we designed a three-part program over ten days to reflect that time period.  We started with part 1 on the […]

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Math Competition

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In a continual effort to provide opportunities for academic growth, beginning this year all middle school students in honors level math courses will compete in the Mathematical Association of America – AMC 8 program.  The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for middle school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can […]

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Athletics

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TV contracts, Multi-Million dollar transfer fees, Product sponsorships, College Scholarships.  This is what athletics is all about! WRONG!   For fans, big dollar sports is exciting to watch and fun to follow, but it is entertainment. In schools we aim for much higher outcomes than merely wins, losses and trophies.    At the recent California […]

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Our Mission

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Most organizations and all independent schools have a stated mission. Simply put; a mission statement is what an organization does. The mission of SDJA is to further academic excellence, social responsibility, and active Jewish living (A Vision of 2020, SDJA Strategic Plan). Have you ever stopped to reflect on those words? In the complex word […]

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