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Valley Beth Shalom Day School, Los Angeles:
Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School is an Independent co-educational Jewish day school for grades K-6. We are located in Encino, California and serve Sherman Oaks, Encino and Tarzana communities. The Day School offers a high academic program, a dynamic Jewish experience, and bonding of friendships within a caring community. We are proud of our "top ranking accreditation status" from California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE).

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General Studies:
The  Valley Beth Shalom Harold M. Schulweis Day School offers a high academic General Studies Program that fosters a strong foundation of skills for life’s educational journey. The General Studies curricula uses the California State Standards and beyond offering students an enriching learning experience. Our General Studies faculty is comprised of full-time, credentialed teachers who use state-of-the-art teaching techniques to enable students to reach their learning potential.

The General Studies academic curricula address the following areas:

Photo of Private Jewish Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA* Language Arts
* Social Studies
* Mathematics (Accelerated Program Offered)
* Technology
* Science
* Library / Research Skills
* Physical Education
* Music Appreciation
* Visual Art
* Performing Arts
* Organizational Skills

Judaic Studies Program:

The Judaic Studies program engenders a strong Jewish identity and spiritual growth that lays a foundation for a meaningful Jewish life. At the Day School, Judaism comes alive as students learn Torah and texts, modern Hebrew language, participate in Jewish rituals, prayer, holidays, and Tikkun Olam (acts of loving kindness), by making a difference in the world, and a relationship to the state of Israel.

Modern Hebrew:
Image of Private Jewish Elementary School in Los Angeles, CAStudents learn Modern Hebrew as a living language, with the goal of achieving fluency through the Tal Am and Tal Sela Hebrew Immersion curriculum. In addition, VBS Day School teaches the new MATOK Torah curriculum which allows students to find personal meaning within the text. Hebrew comes alive through art, plays, and musical activities that complement the secular educational path and cultivate a love for Jewish learning. Jewish holidays, history, values, and texts are integrated into every aspect of the curriculum and school calendar.

Special Events include:
* Science /Art Fairs and Open House
* General Studies Night
* Eco Fair
* All School General Studies Musical Performance
o America Will Be
o Give my Regards to Broadway
o Jewish American Composers
* Visits by Famous Authors
* Thomas Jefferson, Albert Einstein, Mark Twain Speaker Series
* 4th Grade California History Play
* Thanksgiving Celebration
o Native American Dance Performance
o Native American Storyteller
* School-wide Presentation Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
* School-wide Presidential Election

Field Trips
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Photos of Valley Beth Shalom Day School, Los AngelesEach class takes a variety of field trips throughout the year. Some of the field trips include: Downtown Los Angeles Tour, Museum of Tolerance, Daily News plant, Leonis Adobe, Los Angeles Zoo, Museum of Natural History, Dorothy Chandler Music Center, Nine O'Clock Players, Tree People and Skirball Museum

Athletics:

The Physical Education curriculum is intended to help foster a desire to live a healthy lifestyle by using challenging, exciting, instructional and age-appropriate activities in a safe, nurturing and positive environment. Students are encouraged to participate in all activities without the fear of failure. The Physical Education program assists students in developing important social, emotional, and cognitive problem-solving skills that will help guide them through life.

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Parent Testimonial:

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Corte Madera Montessori is a private Montessori School devoted to the education of Pre-Primary, Primary and Kindergarten children (ages 2-5 years) in Corte Madera in Marin County in the North San Francisco Bay Area. We base our philosophy and programs on the pioneering work of Dr. Maria Montessori.

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