Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
|This article is an orphan, as few or no other articles link to it. Please introduce links to this page from related articles; suggestions are available. (March 2007)|
| This article needs additional citations for verification.
Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (September 2009)
|Chicagoland Jewish High School|
|Deerfield, Illinois, United States|
|Head of School||Tony Frank|
|Number of students||152|
CJHS  offers a dual curriculum of general studies and Judaic studies. It is affiliated with the Solomon Schechter Day School Association , and its student body includes students from all streams of Judaism. Every day begins at 8:00 A.M. with Shacharit, a Jewish prayer service, followed by breakfast. Classes begin at 9:00 A.M. and end at 4:20 P.M., with optional Minchah services held during advisory, or after school depending on when the sun sets.
Sports: CJHS offers a variety of sports, such as basketball, soccer, cross country, tennis, ultimate, badminton, golf, bowling, volleyball, swimming, dance (not a sport), and others, with the department increasing every year.
Co-Curriculars: CJHS allots a 41 minute period on Tuesdays and Thursdays, during which activities such as LD Debate, dance, vocal music, jazz band, drama, yearbook, photography, and art take place.
Va'ad: The student government, the Va'ad Hastudentim (formerly Va'ad Hatalmidim; Va'ad means committee), represents the student body. There are also many other clubs, such as the Crocheting Club, a fashion club, a biking club, an Israel club, the American Mathematics Competitions Club, the United States Politics Club, Garden club, Youth Philanthropy Initiative, Interfaith Youth Corps, the Vaad Tefillah, and the Va'ad Tikkun Olam. Students are encouraged to start new clubs with the help of a faculty advisor.
Shabbatonim: During selected weekends, the school gathers together for a fun Shabbat full of activities to strengthen the sense of community within the school.
CJHS opened its doors in 2001, welcoming 23 freshmen and 3 sophomores. In the 2005-2006 school year, 94 students attended CJHS, and the number increased to 132 students in the 2007-2008 school year, along with many new faculty members. Due to growth in its student body, CJHS moved from its Morton Grove campus to a state-of-the-art high school in Deerfield in fall 2007. In the 2009-2010 school year, the number of students increased yet again, to 152.
|This Illinois school-related article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.|
|This Chicago-related article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.|