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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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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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The connection between Shorashim projects and Pesach By Shani Abed

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Very recently, our 5th graders completed and shared their Shorashim (roots) projects.  For the past six months, our students learned, researched, and dug deep into the history of their very own families.  Out of all the remarkable projects, two projects were selected and sent to compete in the international Shorashim competition in Beit Hatfutzot Museum […]

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SDJA Selects Director for New Innovation Center

Hello SDJA community, I’m excited to share some great news regarding our plans for the new innovation center. We’ve hired a director, Kwaku Aning, who comes to us from Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, Tenn., where he is director of Learning Innovation and Instructional Design. He will officially join SDJA in July. Kwaku brings a […]

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2016-17 School Year Meeting Minutes

September 22, 2016 November 15, 2016 February 15, 2017 March 16, 2017

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Batter Up! By Chaim Heller, Head of School

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Batter Up! As a San Francisco Giants fan working at SDJA, I seldom have an opportunity to connect my two passions. But this year is different… A few days ago, the Giants won a playoff game in the 9th inning, thanks to a home run by a player, Conor Gillaspie, who has been considered a […]

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