Ms. Jena Olgin

Kindergarten Teacher

What do you love the most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the community at Pardes.  Our families, teachers and staff are amazing.  When I am on campus, there is a positive energy.  Teachers know all the children on campus and everyone looks out for one another.  The teachers want to be there and […]

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The Kravets Family

What do you love most about Pardes? We love the warm and welcoming community at Pardes as well as the amazing faculty and staff.  The teachers are top-notch and really care about the students and their progress. Why did you choose Pardes for your children? We chose Pardes for its welcoming and warm environment, small […]

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The Bycer Family

What do you love most about Pardes? There are so many things we love about Pardes, it’s hard to pick just one! Pardes is such a caring, nurturing, and positive environment, and we love that it feels more like a family then a school.  We also love that Pardes is teaching our daughter how to […]

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Jackson

Pardes Class of 2010, The University of Southern California Class of 2018

For which grades did you attend Pardes? What year did you graduate from Pardes? I attended Pardes from first through eighth grade. I graduated in 2010. We’d love an update on your life after Pardes. Where did you continue your education? Upon graduating from Pardes, I attended Horizon High School, from which I graduated in […]

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The Schwartz Family

What do you love most about Pardes? Pardes provides a supportive learning environment, encourages and demands teacher/parent involvement, and fosters a  sense of family and community. Why did you choose Pardes for your children? We wanted a Jewish day school education without compromising a strong academic foundation. In what ways have you seen your children […]

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The Rush Family

What do you love most about Pardes? What we love about Pardes is the enthusiasm our child has about school and learning. It’s a great feeling to know that your child is in an environment that makes them happy and confident, all while getting a great education. Why did you choose Pardes for your child? […]

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The Ozer Family

What do you love most about Pardes? We love that Pardes has small class sizes, fantastic teachers, gives personal attention to each child  and has a wonderful, warm community. Why did you choose Pardes for your children? Danny was not happy at his public school in first grade and did not connect with his classmates […]

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Jacob

Pardes Class of 2011, Harvard University Class of 2020

For which grades did you attend Pardes?  I attended Pardes from fourth through eighth grade. I graduated in 2011. We’d love an update on your life after Pardes. Where did you continue your education? After finishing Pardes, I spent one year at Desert Mountain High School in the International Baccalaureate program. My family moved to […]

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Leah

Pardes Class of 2010, University of Arizona Honors College (Flinn Scholar), Class of 2018

For which grades did you attend Pardes? What year did you graduate from Pardes? I am a Pardes Lifer! With a sister who is two years older than I am, I am really more like a Pardes pre-lifer. I graduated in 2010. Where did you continue your education after graduating from Pardes? After Pardes I […]

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