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 faculty participated in a workshop during our most recent professional development day to learn, and collaborate on the specific needs of children in the upper school cohort. Facilitated by Dr. Max Doshay, PsyD, the indicators of adolescent depression and anxiety were presented along with good practices in interventions. This session is only the beginning to the MUS Mental Health Support initiative. Student and parent workshops are being designed and continued professional development for the MUS faculty team will be embedded in our growth of all MUS faculty. Additionally we have four MUS faculty members who were recently certified by Mental Health America of San Diego in Mental Health First Aid.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]