San Juan del Sur Day School

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5 Great Resources for Families Considering a Move to Nicaragua

Thinking about a move to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and don’t know where to start?  In addition to coming down for a test-run to see for yourself what the town has to offer, we recommend these great resources: In…

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Twelve Terrific Kid-Friendly Activities in San Juan del Sur

Pretty much anyone who visits San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua knows that there are plenty of gorgeous beaches for building sand castles and awesome breaks for catching that perfect wave (check out http://www.innicanow.com for a great description of the local…

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More than Four Reasons for Recess

At play, a child “behaves above his daily behavior, … as though he were a head taller than himself.”  ~Lev Vygotsky As we witness the decline in recess, as well as outdoor play throughout preschool and elementary schools across the…

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Fauna at the Finca: 7 Awesome Animal Sightings

Did you know that San Juan del Sur Day School is located on a cloud farm? Finca las Nubes, as it’s aptly named in Spanish, is located a mere two kilometers from the beach and the heart of town. Yet,…

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Five Great Reasons to Send Your Children to San Juan del Sur Day School

Nicaragua attracts surfers, adventurers, beachgoers, backpackers and beyond. More recently, San Juan del Sur has also begun to draw families, as well.   The expansion of San Juan del Sur Day School has allowed numerous families to relocate to Nicaragua to explore…

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Camp October 2017 Coming Soon!

 The next campertunity will be during rainy season break – Rivas! Rivas! Rivas! – Monday October 16 – 20. This is a travel camp, so seats are limited. Please contact sjdscamp@gmail.com to reserve space for the whole week or a…

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Growth & Transformations

There is no better metaphor for the growth of a school than the planting of a tree.  It has been a tremendous year of growth and transformations for San Juan del Sur Day School.  In early 2014, Director Julie Speier planted…

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Lose your money for a great cause!

The new school building at Finca Las Nubes is coming along beautifully! Doors are set to open after the summer break on August 11. We are now raising money towards the purchase of a school bus in order to transport…

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San Juan del Sur Day School Collaborates with Escuela Adelante

It is with great excitement and pride that we announce the first step in a formal collaboration with Escuela Adelante. It has been the mission of San Juan del Sur Day School to provide a high quality International English education to…

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Casa Llanta/ Comunidad Connect Carizal exchange with SJdS Day School

Students from San Juan del Sur Day School’s afternoon program visited with students of the El Carizal EFL program in September.  19 students from SJDS Day school and 26 from Carizal got together to read, play, and share. It was a…

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