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In celebration of CESJDS’s 50th Anniversary, we initiated a new Hanukkah tradition with the first school-wide musical, Hanukkah Goes Broadway.
Students and parents attended an interactive showcase of Math and Science activities followed by two performances that left all attendees spellbound!
K – 6 students participated in challenging and fun activities related to Israel’s drip irrigation technology.
K- 4 students were treated to their first fun and active Maccabiyah/ Field Day.
5th and 6th grade students and teachers shared their Lower School experiences with their proud families at beautiful culminating ceremonies.
After completing the annual B’nei Mitzvah Tz’dakah Project, students had an authentic opportunity to take action and be an agent for change in their own areas of interest.
Our 7th and 8th grade students participated in values-based learning seminars discussing personal choice, morality, responsibility, influence, and obligation.
In preparation for the 6th grade joining the Upper School, a team of educators revised or rewrote course curricula to align with the grade-wide theme of “identity.”
Students participated in one of six different experiential programming tracks to engage in hands-on learning through on-site activities, special programs, and field trips.
7th-9th graders lived our values of tikkun olam and v’ahavta l’rayakha as they spent the day volunteering at twelve area organizations.
World-renowned, Israeli artist David Moss worked with with an “art army” of high school students to design and craft an art booth, aimed at helping teenagers cope with daily pressures.
The Lion's Tale was awarded a Silver Crown by the CSPA, and Dimensions was featured in the 2016 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best in yearbook design and coverage.
In Rhetoric and Composition, students developed writing skills in a variety of formats. In Graphic Design and Journalism, students applied the foundations of design to journalistic principles.
5 rising seniors were accepted into Technion SciTech out of a total 60 participants selected from all over the world! The program combines scientific research with cultural and social activities.
The Class of 2017 welcomed a delegation of Jewish and Arab students and faculty
from Israel as part of a program coordinated by the Daniel Siegel Sparks of Change Foundation.