BHA Update

November 14, 2022

Dear Parents, Assalamu’alaikum.

We appreciate everyone coming to the parent-teacher conferences! Alhamdulillah, it was a pleasure meeting the new parents and getting reacquainted with returning ones.

A heartfelt thanks to our PTO cabinet and all the parents who contributed towards the staff lunches on PTC days! The food was delicious and plentiful, and we are truly grateful for your generosity and love. Jazakum Allahu khairan!

There is one week left for Fall break and we wish everyone a productive and healthy week!

BHA Administration

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Finance Update

In order to ensure that your checks are accepted, it is important that all checks are written to "Islamic School of San Diego Inc." when making payments.

Parents who are making online tuition payments through their bank, please check the name on your bank's autopay settings and correct it if it does not say: Islamic School of San Diego Inc.

AG Schedule Update

Lunch and prayer breaks were combined for high school to accommodate the end of day light savings time. The schedule is linked below.

Robotics Competition, November 12th, 2022

Congratulations to all of our 5 robotics teams who competed this last Saturday in the FLL qualifying tournament at Cal Poly Pomona!


2nd Place Core Values: 7th grade girls' team

Motivate Award: 7th Grade boys' team

Breakthrough Award: 5th grade team

Coach and Mentor Award: Solaiman and Issa Alwazir from 12th grade

Advanced to the regional championship 12/03:

7th grade girls’ team

7th grade boys’ team

5th grade team

The 4th grade team will, insh'Allah, compete in the regional Cup in January.


Science Fair Sign-ups, 6th - 12th Grades

We would like to again congratulate all of last year’s Science and Engineering Fair participants for their outstanding hard work and success and to welcome everyone to our Science and Engineering Fair 2022-2023 season.

It’s time to start this exciting adventure of exploration again. As we continue to raise the bar of achievements, we are requesting that all students interested in participating this year sign up by November 18, using button below to receive more information:

Science Fair is not part of the science class, and students are expected to do most of their work at home. Meetings with the science fair mentors will be available during lunchtime and Fridays after school.

For information about the Science and Engineering Fair and examples of projects from previous years, please click on the following link:

You may also visit the county's site for more information:

High School Program Updates: Parents' Meeting

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National STEM Honor Society Presents:

After School Friday Programs are back!

Art Club (KG-5th): 2:00-2:45 pm, $80

Math Olympiad (4th-6th) : 2:00-2:45 pm, $80

Chess (6th-8th): 2:00-2:45 pm, $80

Arduino UNO (4th-7th): 2:45-3:30 pm, $100

Robotics (1st-3rd): 2:45-3:30 pm, $80

Minecraft (3rd-5th) : 2:45-3:30 pm, $80

Click the button below to register!

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National STEM Honor Society, Grades 4th-12th

We are pleased to announce that the annual NSTEM membership applications are now open for grades 4th -12th; the deadline to apply is December 2nd.


1) Recognition: For outstanding STEM performance and leadership

2) Project Based Learning and Enrichment: A key to STEM engagement and excitement resulting in a lifelong passion for all things STEM

3) Resources: Extensive curated resource library including over $300 million of STEM scholarships and grants plus curriculum, events, awards, and more, sortable by state and grade level

4) Future Readiness: Inspiring STEM from the start, building 21st century skills that lay the foundation for rewarding career opportunities

Email your complete registration form to Ms. Najwan at:

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AG Student Council Updates

The Horizon’s Cafe: We will be selling hot chocolate with whipped cream for $2 on Friday, Nov. 18

Twin Day: Wednesday Nov. 30

Chess Tournaments: 6th -12th after the winter break.

Sports Day and Career Day: To be announced soon; parent volunteers are needed. If you are interested in joining our in-campus activities committee, click the link below to register.

AG Campus Spirit Day

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NJHS Walkathon - Walk for a Cause!

The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) has started its first project of the year, the Walkathon! This activity has many purposes and benefits for all.

  • To raise money for charity purposes and to cover the NJHS activities.

  • To improve our health and habits.

  • To build up brotherhood and sisterhood relationships and to enjoy some relaxation time during the group event.

Please see details here!

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Middle School Spelling Bee

Middle school students have started working with their spelling word packets for the San Diego County Spelling Competition. Students will have the upcoming fall break to study if they choose.

The first round includes the preliminary qualifying bees on Dec. 6, followed by the individual class bees on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Three winners from each grade will move on to a final competition after winter break on Tuesday, January 10, with just one winner who will represent BHA at the county competition in March, insha'Allah.

Important - if students wish to use the long breaks to study in their free time, they should make sure that they have their word lists with them. We are not allowed to send any of the materials electronically.

Uniform Fleece Jackets - Coming to AG and CC Offices; For Sale Soon!

Navy blue fleece jackets, with logo, will be available for purchase at BHA soon.

Sizes from TK through 12th will be available at a reasonable price.

Watch for an official email when the shipment arrives!

Hot Lunch Update - CC Campus

  • Monday - Pizza combo: $5, Slice: $3
  • Tuesday- Halal zabiha baked chicken with mashed potatoes: $5
  • Wednesday- Falafel combo: $5
  • Thursday- Pasta with ground beef and beans or mixed vegetables: $5

CC Campus: Juma'a Time Changes/Student Pick-up Stays the Same

The Friday school dismissal is still from 1:15 - 1:30 PM. If you intend to pick up your student earlier, please stop by the office, take an early release slip, and sign your children out. Also, there's a second ICSD Juma'a prayer at 1:30 PM. You can pick your kids from the after- school program right after the prayer from the 3rd grade classroom.

Jazakum Allahu khairan.

Juma'a Parking, CC Campus

When using the expansion parking lot for juma'a prayer (or any time), please park properly in the assigned parking spots.

Several cars were parked in the turning curves and fire lanes which prevented the bus from turning to drop off the AG campus students coming to the CC campus.

AG Lost & Found Update - One Week to Collect Items

Jazakum Allahu khairan to everyone who picked up sweatshirts, sweaters, etc., etc. from the AG courtyard during parent-teacher conferences. The pile has shrunk considerably. However, quite a few remain.

Any still remaining by the end of Friday, since the campus will close for one week, will be removed, washed, and prepared for donation.

Therefore, be sure to find your belongings and take them home this week.

Students MUST have their jackets, sweaters, and other removable belongings marked with their full names in permanent marker. This way, it will make them easy to return to a lost owner.

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