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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

SMJCS gets $2.2 million  in recent fundraising

SMJCS gets $2.2 million in recent fundraising

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light April 18, 2012

Just months after its creation, the new Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School finds itself celebrating both promising fundraising figures and a healthy enrollment total. “We hope to achieve our goal by the summer,” said head of school Cheryl Maayan....

Third graders Daphne Levy, Alan Fulson and Aviva Kiernan work on
a project during the first joint event between students of the
former Solomon Schechter Day School of St. Louis and the Saul
Mirowitz Day School - Reform Jewish Academy. The schools have
merged to become the Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School.

Day school merger offers chance to craft new identity

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2012

Eight-year-old Faith Faro of Solomon Schechter Day School is excited as she cuts out and traces squirrel patterns in a classroom at the Chodorovsky Building on an unseasonably mild but foggy February morning. It may not feel quite like summer outside...

Parents react to proposed RJA-SSDS merger

By Ellen Futterman, Editor September 14, 2011

Several parents whose children attend either Saul Mirowitz Day School-Reform Jewish Academy (RJA) or Solomon Schechter Day School of St. Louis (SSDS) expressed cautious optimism in the wake of learning about a possible merger of the two schools for the...

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