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BJDS to Close at End of School Year

The Board of Directors of the Boulder Jewish Day School announced today, March 10, 2011, that after careful consideration, the board has decided that the school will formally close at the end of this academic year.  The board issued the following statement:

While there has been generous support from our donors throughout the community, there is insufficient enrollment to continue operations in 2011-2012.

“The board expresses its deepest gratitude to the families, teachers, and donors who have supported the school over the past 16 years.  Funds are still needed to remain open through the end of the school year.  We ask for continued support to ensure as little disruption to our students as possible.

“Please join us for “BJDS Laugh Factory Comedy Night” on Sunday March 20th, 7:30 – 9:00 at the Boulder JCC, 3800 Kalmia Ave., Boulder.  Also, please save the date of Sunday April 10th for the BJDS Celebration Event (more details to follow).”

About David Fellows

I've been writing things since grammar school, and served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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One comment

  1. Very sad news for the school and the community. Over the years many fine people have done a wonderful job at the school, which, in turn, has graduated great students. I hope the community can re-group and give it another try some day.