Stories of a Jewish Community Day School

Students Speak Out – An Election Project Update

As students delve into their grade-specific issues for our Election Project, they’ve also been exploring the question of whether adults should listen to the opinions of children when it comes to these important issues and the election in general. We asked the children: “You can’t vote, but should you have …

Rosh Hashanah STEM Story Hour

What does Rosh Hashanah have to do with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)? Last Sunday, thirty children from the greater Washington, DC area came to JPDS-NC to find out. Kindergarten teacher Xani Pollakoff and Admission Associate Lindsey Marks led an innovative program that uniquely combined Rosh Hashanah teachings with …

September 29, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Judaic Studies|Tags: Design Thinking, Holidays, STEM|

Sixth Graders Study Political Advertising as part of JPDS-NC Election Project

Sixth graders at the Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation’s Capital have a special opportunity this year – we are the oldest children in the school and it’s an election year. We are in charge of coordinating a “voter’s guide” for students throughout the school, and even get to …

Literacy for the 21st Century Student: Foundational Computer Languages and Programming in Middle School Curriculum

Computer literacy is becoming an expectation and a necessity, a critical skill for engaging with and contributing to the world in the 21st Century. In our middle school, all students will become more familiar and experienced with the foundations of computer programming through required and elective courses. Our courses in …

Torah Talk for Parashat Nitzavim

In this parasha, Moshe describes the brit (covenant) between Hashem and Bnei Yisrael, urging Bnei Yisrael to uphold the brit and honor the Torah so that they may be rewarded with life in the land of Israel. Chapter 30, verses 11-14, says: “For this commandment which I command you this …

September 27, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

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Community Events

Mon 10

Adult Torah Class

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu 27

Admission Open House

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Thu 17

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