A Letter from Athletic Director Yonah Singer

I am thrilled and excited to join the staff of a place as amazing as JPDS-NC. Athletics is a true passion of mine and I look forward to continuing and growing the athletics program at JPDS. I grew up in Silver Spring and graduated from the Berman Hebrew Academy. After graduation and a year of study in Israel, I attended University of Maryland (go Terps!) and received a BA in American History. Upon graduation I moved to New …

August 4, 2016 |By |Author Type: |Topics: Education|Tags: Athletics|


We will provide ample opportunities for physical activity and offer a variety of sports and fitness options during the school day and after school. We recently created the Athletic Director position and hired Yonah Singer, an experienced educator and coach. Yonah is establishing an athletic program that will help all our students gain a fundamental understanding of sports, build skills, pursue personal fitness goals, develop a mindset devoted to individual growth and team effort, and …

Division: Middle School


A guiding principle of the middle school is the power of participation. Students will be emboldened to strive beyond perceived limitations, expand capabilities, explore interests, and understand the value of their unique contributions. We will offer an array of classes and clubs including debate, robotics, athletics, art, music, drama, creative writing, journalism, technology and linguistics, as well as opportunities to engage in local and global events and competitions. Through athletics, all students will engage in …

Division: Middle School