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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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Digital Creative Exploratory Class

Creating content and sharing ideas and artistic expressions is easier and more common than ever before. The Middle School students in Mr. Rosenberg’s Digital Creative Exploratory Class are gaining the skills to help them do exactly that - create content that allows them to express themselves in the digital world.

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