Community Corner

The Davis Academy is pleased to post items of interest from our greater community.  Please submit items to Karen Rogow at

To find all Jewish events in Atlanta,
click here to access the Atlanta Jewish Times' Greater Atlanta Community Calendar.



i9 Sports

Sign Up with Friends - Play Together. Spring Program deadline is January 28, 2019 - Register Now!

Young Chefs Academy of Sandy Springs

Weekly Classes: Thursday's (4:30-6:00pm), Friday's (5:30-7:00pm), Saturday's (10:00-11:30pm), Saturday Kindercooks (10:30-11:30am on the first and third Saturday of each month).

Homeschool Cooking Classes: Every other Tuesday (11:00am-12:15pm). $29/class or $50 for a monthly membership

Mention The Davis Academy when you call to reserve a class and receive a $5 discount!

Tu B'Shvat ATL

Come out to plant trees on Tu B'Shvat and on MLK day. This is an amazing opportunity to honor the life and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King and to celebrate the Jewish New Year of the trees - Tu B'Shvat . Trees Atlanta will provide the trees, tools, and expertise, and we will have the experience of spreading tree roots into fertile ground, giving trees a place to flourish. 

If you have any questions, plase contact or (404) 409-3196.

Monday, January 21 | 9:00am - 12:00pm |Grove Park (meet at the corner of Grove Park Place and Francis Place NW)

2019 JCC Maccabi Games

The Davis Academy is a proud sponsor of the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games and we look forward to cheering on many of our talented students! Even though the Games do not start until late July, it is already time to sign up for tryouts for Team Atlanta.

All tryouts will take place at the MJCCA, unless otherwise posted. To register for tryouts, please fill out this form.

TEAM Sports tryouts will be held December 5th-16th, while INDIVIDUAL sports tryouts will be held on January 6th and 13th.

For a full list of tryout dates by sport, please check out the following:  


Join hundreds of people from across Atlanta and Walk4Friendship! An amazing community event that raises crucial funds for Friendship Circle and betters the lives of children and adults with special needs. You can register online, as an individual or as a team here Check out the awesome incentive program and win some super cool stuff. Following the walk, there will be a fantastic carnival. Don't miss out!

Sunday, March 24, 2019 | 12:00-4:00pm | Riverwood High School, 5900 Heards Drive 30328

Sandy Springs Youth Sports Baseball & Softball Spring Registration Is NOW Open

Spring baseball and softball leagues are currently forming at Sandy Springs Youth Sports, convienently located at the Moragan Falls Atheletic Fields off of Roswell Road. Baseball begins at ages 4-5 and softball at 5 years old. Register early for a discount as we expect leagues to fill up quickly. For more information, visit the SSYS website or email

Spring Baseball and Softball Details:

  • Baseball Ages: 4-12 years old
  • Softball Ages: 5-12 years old
  • Team buddy requests available at younger ages
  • Registration open through mid-January, registration discount ends mid-December
  • Practices set to start in February, 2019

MJCCA Club J After School Program

Registration for 2018-2019 school year is open. Visit for more details.

Anne Frank in the World Exhibit

For exhibit volunteer opportunities, please apply online at:

 5920 Roswell Road NE A-209, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Mitzvah Planning with Visit Sandy Springs

Visit Sandy Springs can help! Our Knowledgeable staff is here to help simplify the planning process, so you can stress less and celebrate more. We offer complimentary services in Sandy Springs that include assistance with selecting the perfect hotel and securing a room block, help finding a unique event space reccomendations on local transportation, welcome bags for your out-of-town guests and customized itineraries for your group. As your local support team, we know all the ins, outs and in-betweens of planning an incredible simcha in Sandy Springs! Ready to chat, or just starting to dream? Contact Amy Metzler at 770-206-1552 or 

Mitzvah Planning with the CVBD

The Convention & Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody is here to help locate available hotels, negotiate room rates, assist with selecting event space, find Deejays and other needed services, coordinate itineraries for out of town family and guests, help line up transportation, and provide welcome bags for those needing overnight accommodations.  The best part? It's all complimentary! Just above Atlanta, Dunwoody knows how to take your child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah beyond memorable.  Contact Sarah Steadman to begin planning:; 678-244-9803.

When your child is out, the MJCCA is IN!

The Marcus Jewish Community Center offers a variety of exciting, engaging, and safe activities for children during school holidays and teacher work days.  This program is open to members and non-members; separate rates apply.  After-care is available for an additional fee.  For more information and to register online click here: For questions, please contact Mackenzie Sherman at (678) 812-4174.

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