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Getting to Know You!

It’s been so fun getting to know the new students in all of the PJA classrooms, from the babies in our infants rooms to our new Middle School students!

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Oregon History Museum

Yesterday, our fourth-grade students showcased their reimagined Oregon history museum. The students were energized and excited to present their learning in unique and creative ways. 

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Bridge City

On Wednesday afternoon, PJA was "alive with the sound of music"  as our 3rd Grade led the school in a Portland sing-a-long donning t-shirts that they screen-printed themselves!

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Tikkun Olam Layeladim

This spring PJA families have been engaging their children in meaningful conversations about complex topics through picture books as a part of a new program called Tikkun Olam Layeladim: Our Young Children Heal the World.

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Poets & Scientists

PJA hosted two incredible events this week, both of which showcased student learning, lifted up student voices, and demonstrated student courage, confidence, and creativity.

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Work for the World After School Club

Want to know how to make a lasagna feast for 50 in about an hour? Just ask one of the members of the Work for the World After School Club. Twice this year, teachers Jana Hopfinger and Elana Cohn-Rozansky have offered a six week opportunity for PJA third, fourth, and fifth graders to meet after school to learn about local nonprofits and make things for others.

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Kindergarten Showcase & Learning Celebration

In place of spring conferences, Kindergarten hosted a beautiful and fun celebration of learning this week. Students shared their personal growth and progress with family members by displaying and describing a portfolio of work that they have done throughout the year.

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