Our commitment to growing the whole child means that in addition to modern Hebrew language learning and rigorous core subjects, we offer an extensive and one-of-a-kind list of electives and enrichments for our middle school students. Our 6th-8th grade students love building their own schedule of classes that spark their interest. Here’s a sampling of what’s available at our tuition-free charter school

Electives at Kavod Charter School

Middle school students at Kavod Charter School have the opportunity to choose two electives each semester from the dynamic list below. Elective classes are held 2-4 times per month and change each semester. Current offerings include: 

Musical Production: Audition, rehearse, and perform the musical Matilda Jr.

Entrepreneurship & Invention: Learn the basics of inventing & innovating while creating your own product.

Debate: Thrilling debates on topics that matter–overcome your stage fright today!

Israeli Sitcom TV: Viewing, discussing and writing Israeli sitcoms, with friends.

Israeli Art: An exploration of current and past Israeli artists and the inspiration to create your own masterpiece. 

Social Emotional Learning: Learn to manage emotions, self-regulate and build skills that will help you for life.

Yoga & Mindfulness: Connect your mind and body while being part of a community and increasing your flexibility.

Social Justice w/ Zines: Explore local and global social issues through the lens of zines and create your own!

Expressive Arts: Express yourself with painting, sculpting, drawing, dance and more!

Gardening: Design & build the school garden and grow your own food.

Coding: Learn the fundamentals for creating video games, animations, apps and more. 

Enrichment at Kavod Charter School

Once a month during 7th period, students participate in an enrichment club of their choice. Enrichment is a fabulous time for our students to participate in a shared interest and bond in a safe, guided environment. 

Student Council: Improve school culture and plan events for the whole student body.

Life Skills: Learn valuable life skills such as the basics of auto, financial awareness and using common tools to fix and build. 

What’s Cooking With You?: Cook, prepare food and work together to make friends and build confidence.

Book Club: Read books, talk about books and wind down from a busy day in a cozy setting. 

Rainbow/Leadership: Connect with like-minded peers while discussing LGBTQ+ literature, media, and figures. 

Music Appreciation: Open your mind to a variety of music while listening and discussing the role of music in our lives.

Photography: Hone your photography skills in a fun and supportive environment.

Fitness: Games, workouts and activities to boost your energy, strength and confidence.

There’s something for everyone at Kavod Charter School. Our electives and enrichment clubs build curious, engaged and capable students. Join in the fun–we’re still enrolling for Fall 2023 and we’d love to welcome you into the mix.

About Kavod

Kavod is a non-religious, tuition-free public school that teaches the modern Hebrew language to TK-8th grade explorers in San Diego. We value rigor, bilingualism and international education as a means to develop compassionate global citizens. Kavod means “Respect” in Hebrew- and our vision is for every explorer to respect themselves, each other, their community, and other cultures. Enroll with Kavod today!

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