The theme of this journey is to “take off our masks”, meaning, to show our true authentic selves. I feel that by the end of this journey, we have all gotten closer together as a grade and have made new or closer bonds with one another.
Walking between the raindrops, juniors on the journey visited Bialik-Rogozin school where they talked about diversity in Israel. Then they toured the high tech startup Fundbox and finished the day at the Palmach Museum.
Last year, the JCHS student-led Fashion with Compassion charity show raised more than $5,000 for Save a Child's Heart. This year's show on March 17 benefits IsraAID, which provides disaster relief worldwide.
For the first time in school history, Wolves Boys Basketball made it into the NorCal Final Four. Sadly they fell to Redding Christian on Saturday night in an exciting CIF Championship semi, bringing an amazing season to a close.
“At JCHS we want to empower our students to understand both the complexity and nuance of life in the Middle East,” said Rabbi Howard Ruben, head of school. “Learning more about Arabic culture and language is an important part of that understanding.”
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