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Kids’ Voices Count: JPDS-NC Election Project 2016

We are excited to launch Kids’ Voices Count: JPDS-NC Election Project 2016. This schoolwide election project will focus on giving life to the rights and responsibilities of children as social and political actors in the public sphere. Students will be creating a voting guide for adults in our community in which they …

2015-2016 Kindergarten Community Quilt Goes on Display

Last week, we were thrilled to welcome the South Campus parent community to a new school year at Back to School Night. As part of our preparation of the shared spaces, we hung the Kindergarten Community Quilt above the fireplace in the Kikar. The quilt was made by the students …

September 21, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Arts|Tags: Visual Arts|

Torah Talk for Parashat Ki Tavo

In this parasha, Moshe instructs the Bnei Yisrael on the first fruit offering and then elaborates on the terms of the covenant by listing the blessings for keeping the commandments and the punishments for disobeying them. We encounter an interesting verse towards the end of the parasha [29:4]: “I have led you …

September 20, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

Second Step: Schoolwide Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum Launches

This school year, JPDS-NC is implementing a school-wide Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum, Second Step. In the past, JPDS-NC incorporated character education and SEL content into classrooms through former programs like Middah of the Month and continuing programs like, B’Sod Siach, as well as friendship groups, classroom meetings, and …

September 15, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Education, Student Life|Tags: |

Third Graders Visit the Shofar Factory

Third Graders at JPDS-NC are getting ready for the high holidays. This week, they went to the Shofar Factory where they learned about the process of making a shofar and what makes it kosher – and then each student got to make one of their own! Check out their video.

September 14, 2016|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Judaic Studies|Tags: Holidays, Multimedia|

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Announcements

Visit Us at Our Open Houses

Join us on October 27, November 15, December 16, and January 6 to learn about our school. Tour class …

Middle School & Expansion Digital Space Launches

Learn about the middle school program, discover exciting new spaces, read our FAQs, and more!

Community Events

Tue 27

Volunteer Gathering

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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

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School Events

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