What a celebratory ending to the school year our 8th graders had. After many months of being at home and not being able to have the milestone year our 8th graders usually do...
This year, PJA launched an initiative to examine Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA).
In the fall of 2020, Jonathan Glass approached Merrill Hendin, the Principal of Portland Jewish
Academy (PJA), with an idea...
We are thrilled to announce our new Director of Afterschool Programs, Sean Bartlett.
On March 16, 2021, PJA Grandparents gathered via Zoom for a program called From the Mouths of Babes...
Choosing a meaningful and doable capstone service project under the best of circumstances can be a challenge, but throw in a pandemic, and it can seem impossible.
Check out updates from our class of 2017. See and download the full article with images here.
It has been pretty much non-stop business in the admission office since November of 2019.
One of our favorite things to do at PJA is to celebrate Jewish holidays as a kehillah (community)
PJA and MJCC have been focused on enhanced sustainability for a number of years...
Longtime early childhood educator, Kim Krikorian, has accepted the position of PJA’s Assistant Director of Early Childhood Education.
We want to welcome our new faculty and staff who will be joining PJA this coming year.
As part of the CARES Act that became law in 2020, the government provided the universal charitable tax deduction.
Summer Discovery is open to everyone ages 4-15, weekly through July 16!
We are Life & Legacy donors because we want a PJA education to be available for our grandchild and our grandchild’s children.
Our 2021-22 Board of Directors:
Jason Zidell | President
Danelle Romain | President-Elect
John Emshwiller | Vice President
Rich Barker | Treasurer
Jonathan Singer | Secretary
Steven Klein | Immediate Past-President
To learn more about our board, visit this page and click on the Board Members tab.
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