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By Leaps and Bounds
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With a state of the art facility and innovative breakthrough programming, Sinai Akiba Academy, which will later become Alice and Nahum Lainer School of Sinai Temple, reaches new heights in academic excellence and Jewish living. A transformative gift allows the School to secure its future.
Sinai Akiba Academy welcomes new Head of School Dr. Sarah Shulkind.
Early Childhood Center and Kindergarten modernize the playgrounds and integrate research-based design in classrooms.
Schoolwide implementation of J-STEAM, which integrates Judaica, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, begins—which will lead (in 2015) to the installation of our beloved Innovation Lab, a space for creativity and limitless experimentation, and the renovation of two science labs.
A new program is established for 7th graders to participate in an innovative student exchange with New Horizon, a Muslim day school in Pasadena. Students engage in learning, share personal stories, and visit each other’s schools over the course of a few days.
Sinai Akiba Academy expands to include the Douglas Family Early Childhood Center and our school becomes a place for children 18 months – 14 years-old.
A beautiful and spacious new Parenting Center opens, attracting families from diverse communities to gather and watch as their children play, learn, and grow. Our age range at the school further expands to include birth all the way through 8th grade.
Sinai Akiba Academy becomes Alice and Nahum Lainer School, thanks to a transformative gift from the Alice and Nahum Lainer Family Foundation.
The School celebrates its 50th anniversary, commemorating 50 years of community and excellence in educating the mind, heart, and soul of every student.
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