Graduates and School’s New Building Shine

South Florida Sun-Sentinel By David A. Schwartz, Staff Writer 3:28 p.m. EDT, June 16, 2014 They walked down the aisle in their caps and gowns as younger students and parents cheered them on. There were only six graduates at the South Florida Jewish Academy ceremony on a recent Wednesday morning but feelings of enthusiasm and accomplishment filled the spacious room in the school’s new hom...

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Academy hosts art show in new building

SUN SENTINEL December 16, 2013|By Randall P. Lieberman, Staff Writer In late November, the South Florida Jewish Academy held an opening reception and auction for its “Third Annual Student Art Exhibition,” which featured more than 70 pieces of original artwork created by students of the academy. The event took place at the academy’s new modern location in Coconut Creek, a 32,600-squar...

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New grads, parents say school meets special needs

SUN SENTINEL June 13, 2012|By David A. Schwartz, Staff Writer Shaul Shifrin’s son Avignor, 15, attended a main stream school before coming to the South Florida Jewish Academy in Coconut Creek, a school for children with special needs, three years ago. “He didn’t fit the cookie cutter mentality of the school,” Shifrin said after a graduation ceremony for five 8th graders, including ...

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