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Stories of a Jewish Community Day School

In Case You Missed It: Habits of the (Sixth Grade) Mind

Earlier this month, NPR highlighted a segment about a new book about cultivating a growth mindset in children, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children. On this same theme, last year Sixth Grade teacher Lisa Schopf invited her students to think about the habits of mind they have gained …

July 28, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

Torah Talk for Parashat Pinchas

In this parasha, Hashem gives Pinchas, the grandson of Aharon, a covenant of peace; Hashem explains to Moshe the distribution of the Land of Israel to male heirs in their respective tribes; the daughters of Tzelophchad petition to inherit their father’s portion; and Moshe appoints Yehoshua (Joshua) as his successor. …

July 27, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

Summer Alumni Newsletter

As we reflect on the past school year and plan ahead, we continue to think about the impact that a JPDS-NC education has had on our students, especially our alumni. Our alumni carry the core values of JPDS-NC with them as they go forth in the world and bring positive …

July 21, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

Torah Talk for Parashat Balak

In this parasha, the king of Moav asks Bil’am to curse the Bnei Yisrael after he sees them defeat various nations in battle. Bil’am’s donkey sees an angel of God and refuses to move; Bil’am hits the donkey; and God speaks through the mouth of the donkey to tell him …

July 20, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

“Mom, Dad, is there really a Moon Bounce and Magician at JPDS-NC?”

My husband Ken and I love hosting the JPDS-NC Summer Brunch for families of new students and students entering Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten. We love power-washing the outside of our home, planting new flowers in our garden, shopping for the best bagels and lox in town, hearing the moon bounce as …

July 14, 2016|By |Author Type: Faculty and Staff |

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Learn about the Middle School

Stay connected to the latest happenings on the Middle School! And check out the schematic designs - drafting and changes continue, but we wanted to share the designs thus far.

Take our Marketing and Branding Survey

As part of our preparations for our new middle school and name change, we are working with an educational marketing firm to identify the best approaches to marketing and branding our school. Now we need your help! Fill out this 15-minute anonymous survey and tell us what you think drives JPDS-NC forward. We greatly appreciate your insight!

Community Events

Mon 29

Meet-the-Teachers Day

August 29 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Tue 30

First Day of School

August 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thu 27

Admission Open House

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

School Events

School events are located on our portal.