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May 04, 2006 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2006-05-04

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I urge you to take two minutes to read this.

an ted b

I would be
sure that that JAMD

o to high school, I wt to

making the
best
decision
his future.
After
the various options, I was convinced
Several
years
ago
when it for
came
time for
my considering
son tog

We've
heard
sob stories that our kids lay on us - "all my friends are going to public school, "JAMD
was
the all
place
for the
him.
is for kids that don't do we socially", or "their sports program doesn't compare to public school" as if our
A think that a professional sports career is in their future). But none of that mattered to
me. which we, as
school needs a lot of guidance in determining what's hings
best for
his/her
peer pressure issues and not on those t
h focus on p
A 14 year old who is still in s pretty much
i
future.
Most
14
year
old
middle
parents, know will have a great influence on the. future.
When we Made the decision to send our son to JAMD, there were JAMD
4 princpal
reasons
-
actually
has college
level that I'd

1) Great
teachers,
imaginative
classes andshe
and smaller
sizes - by the kids is unlike any
professors
teaching
some classes
level of class
participation

as a result

ever seen (as evidenced over a numer of surprise visits that I made).

2) Caring, mature environment that encourages students to reach their maximum potential -

of the environment that JAMD has created, kids focus on school and friendships rather then on peer
As a percentage, JAMD
pressure, "who's popular" and what's the "in fashion".

3) Extremely high acceptance rate to major universities throughout the country -

students outperform virtually every school in metropolitan Detroit in terms of acceptance rates.
and I'm not talking about the stuff you learn at the Jewish daY schools or
Sunday schools. I'm talking about taking it to the next level and learning to be a mensch, a Jewish
4) A adult
Jewish
-
and education
leader through
the teachings of our greatest ahcient
and modern
scholars.
is doing
well in school,
he plenty
has a of strong
friends.

He

lost a single,

,

It's
been
2 years
that
Alex
been the
going to JAMD.
sense
of nearly
self and
Jewish
self,
he has
plays
and
tennis that
teams
and he's gotl
I hope on
that as basketball
parents we
realize
our children's
social lives will be
Bottom line - he's progressing wonderfully as a young man and student and hasn't

meaningful friend in the process.

quite
normal
if they
attend
refuse.
My dear
friends
- I write
to JAMD.
you as a parent of a JAMD student and I am confident that the
Jewish
Academy of Metropolitan Detroit is the right school for your high school teen. In fact I'm so confident
best school for
de that cannot
it's not the
that JAMD is right for you that I'm willing to make you an offer that you literally
I make this offer because I'm truly concerned about where this
If after sending your son or daughter to JAMD for one full year you deci
believe that sending our sons and daughters to JAMD puts them on the path to
Ill refund a third of the tuition.
ringing out their
thinkers.
your child -
ortant
leaders
and
world is headed and
It will high
be one
of the is most
become
tomorrow's
Jewish
lea to enter high school, or if their current
If your son
or daughter
is about
school
not b

true potential - please give JAMD your serious consideration.

decisions you make in your son's or daughter's life.

can call the school at 248-592-5263 or if you prefer to speak with me, e-mail me at

You

• ron@homedics.com

.

Thank you —
Ron Ferber

P.S. Please note that the opinions expressed herein are my own.
am not employed by JAMD
and I entering
paid for this
ad for
personally.
students
JAMD
their first time.

I

This offer is made to

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May 4 • 2006

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