On October 16 students will participate in grade specific all-day activities. While there will be no regularly scheduled classes, this is a mandatory school day.
All students will arrive at JCHS as usual at 8:15am. Students will attend their regular Tefillah and then go to their grade specific activities. After school, sports practices and theater rehearsal will run as normal.
GRADE SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES
Ninth Graders - Community Outreach Days
October 16 is the first day of the Ninth Grade Community Outreach Days which will take place on October 16, 17 and 18. Students will meet at JCHS and depart for service sites after Tefillah. Students will return to school in time to participate in after-school activities or take regularly scheduled transportation home. This information is currently available on the “Community Outreach” Resource Board on the JCHS Portal.
Tenth and Eleventh Graders - PSAT
The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) will be administered to all tenth and eleventh graders following Tefillah.
Twelfth Graders - College Advising and Keystone
Seniors will spend the morning with Ms. Cook engaged in a number of activities around the college process, including how to craft meaningful writing supplements, answer the UC personal insight questions, and complete the California State University (CSU) application. Ms. Beck will also hold a short session on how to manage any stress or anxiety arising in relation to planning for life post-JCHS.
In the afternoon, seniors will meet in their Keystone design teams to work on three parts of their projects: 1) Keystone website 2) project Research and Development (R&D) and 3) networking with experts.
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The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) is a unique college preparatory high school committed to integrating deep learning, universal wisdom, and Jewish values. We empower each student to embrace her or his Jewish identity, generate empathy and compassion, delight in lifelong education, and improve the world.