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Jewish Academy of Orlando is a community where students receive academic excellence within a culture of Jewish values. Our teachers, parents and students are connected to each other and all become valuable assets of our Jewish Academy family.  All students have countless opportunities to learn, lead, speak and be heard, to make a difference, and to be important.  

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Join us for our Kindness Garden Dedication

Join us for our Kindness Garden Dedication on Friday, May 17, 2019. We will celebrate Shabbat at 8:15am in the JCC auditorium and then walk to the garden for our dedication ceremony. A reception will follow. Open to the community.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO NURTURES CULTURE OF GIVING

Jewish Academy of Orlando cultivates a culture of giving back to the community and to those in need by supporting school-driven and student-led fundraisers, recognizing students for acts of giving, and opportunities for students to participate in community service projects.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO CELEBRATES PURIM WITH MUCH FANFARE

Jewish Academy of Orlando (JAO) celebrated Purim with a megillah reading, party, performances, delivery of mishloach manot (Purim baskets), and grogger sculpture creations. Third-grade students performed in the annual Purim play that tells the holiday’s story through music and dance.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO FIRST GRADERS ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD

Jewish Academy of Orlando second graders completed their annual space unit with the Sun, Moon, and Stars Space Show where each student demonstrated his or her knowledge of our solar system through music, song, and dance.The program included dialogue and songs about gravity, the moon and stars, planets, and the sun.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO PARTNERS WITH CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM SCHOOLS FOR MULTIFAITH PROGRAM

Jewish Academy of Orlando fifth grade students partnered with with Muslim peers from Leadership Preparatory School and Christian peers from Geneva School in, “Trees for Peace,” a multifaith tree planting service held at Mead Gardens. The tree planting is the second of the schools’ 3-part Multifaith Education Program (MEP) that is now in its 16th year. The students meet at each school to learn about each other’s cultures and religions

*Updated* Save The Date for Junie B. Jones!

Save The Date! - May 23th, 7:00 pm The Jewish Academy of Orlando's production of Junie B. Jones the Musical at the Wayne Dencch Performing Arts Center in Sanford. Ticket sales begin in March.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO CREATES KINDNESS GARDEN

Jewish Academy of Orlando will break ground for its new Kindness Garden on Monday, January 21st, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The garden will be a segment of the campus playground. The project is part of a grant to incorporate fine arts in to the school’s Judaic Studies program.

JEWISH ACADEMY OF ORLANDO INCREASES RECESS by 125%

This year, Jewish Academy of Orlando extended recess for all grades to 45 minutes, which for some students is an increase of 125% from the 2017-18 school year. In addition to extended recess time, lunch for all grades was increased to 30 minutes, and a mid-morning break of 15 minutes was included in the daily schedule.

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