Stories of a Jewish Community Day School

The Importance of Voice and D.C. Statehood: A Second Grade Election Project Update

One of the highlights of Second Grade at JPDS-NC is their study of Washington, D.C., so the issue of D.C. statehood was chosen for the Second Graders to grapple with in our Election Project. The journey they took to arrive at a place where that question held relevance was impressive …

Students Express, Experience, and Extend Hebrew Learning on Zoo Field Trip

“Hiney Chitah!” (Here is a Cheetah!) “Ani roeh Dov Panda betzeva shachor velavan.” (I see a Panda Bear whose colors are black and white.) “Hapanda ochelet alim.” (The panda is eating leaves.) “Hadov yoshev al sela.” (The bear is sitting on a rock.) These conversations in Hebrew and many more were heard …

October 27, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Hebrew|Tags: Environmental Education|

Torah Talk for Parashat Bereshit

In this parasha, we read about ma’aseh bereshit (the Act of Creation); Adam and Chava’s sin of eating fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Bad and their subsequent expulsion from Gan Eden (the Garden of Eden); Kayin’s murder of his brother, Hevel; and the genealogy of Adam …

October 26, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

Sharon Freundel, Director of Jewish Life, Named to Elite Innovation Design Team of Jewish Educators by the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge

Sharon Freundel, JPDS-NC’s Director of Jewish Life, has been named one of only 10 Jewish educators in the world who will serve on HaKaveret, an innovation design team focused on improving Jewish education. The team of elite Jewish educators will spend the next year learning with and from each other …

October 20, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Education, Judaic Studies|Tags: Adult Learning, In the News|

Perspectives on Globalization: A Fourth Grade Election Project Update

As part of the school-wide Election Project, Fourth Graders are exploring one of the most challenging issues of our day, globalization. The topic was selected because it interconnects with the students’ year-long study of world geography and culture. Fourth Grade students have had the opportunity to engage with experts in …

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Middle School Open House – November 2

Our Middle School will inspire and shape our students in profound and long-lasting ways. It will sup …

Visit Us at Our Admission Open Houses

Join us on November 15 at 7:00 pm, December 16 at 9:30 am, and January 6 at 9:30 am to learn about o …

Learn With Us: Two Parenting Education Programs at JPDS-NC this Fall

Community Read Breakfast of Mindset by Carol Dweck & Screening and Discussion of “Screenagers”. …

Learn about our Exciting Plans for Expansion & New Middle School Program

Learn about the middle school program, which launches in Fall 2017, discover exciting new spaces in …

Community Events

Wed 02

Middle School Open House

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 11

Community Read Breakfast: Mindset by Carol Dweck

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mon 14

Adult Torah Class

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tue 15

Admission Open House

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 17
Fri 09

Share the Nachas Day

December 9 @ 8:45 am - 12:30 pm

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School Events

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