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Student & Family Handbook

Welcome to our kehillah - community. PJA is a warm and nurturing environment, which embodies our middot - core values and is conducive to learning and personal growth for students, faculty, and staff members alike. We wish you and your child(ren) a fruitful and satisfying year at PJA.

L’ Shalom, 
Merrill Hendin, Principal

Student & Family Handbook

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Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month and we are celebrating and kvelling*! We are so excited to announce that FOUR PJA students are winners of the 2020 Cascadia Poetry Contest for Oregon’s K-12th grade students.

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