Samantha Lehrman

Sixth Grader

What grade did you begin at Pardes? Kindergarten What grade are you currently in at Pardes? Sixth Grade What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the friendships that I made at school and always learning new things. What is one word that best describes the school? Tell us why you […]

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Ms. Ruthie Joseph

Jewish Studies Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? After college, I volunteered for the Jewish community in Berlin for a year through Masorti Olami. Education was a major focus of the ambassadorship program. I developed a love of teaching through my work in the Jewish day schools in Berlin. When I returned home, I knew that […]

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Adam

Sixth Grader

What grade did you begin at Pardes? Third Grade What grade are you currently in at Pardes? Sixth Grade What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? The thing I love most about Pardes is the friends I made there. I have made so many new friends. I also love how welcoming everyone […]

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Alex

Eighth Grader

What grade did you begin at Pardes? Kindergarten What grade are you currently in at Pardes? Eighth Grade What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the sense of community at Pardes. I feel that no matter where I am at school, I am always in a safe place, wherever that […]

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Ms. Jessica Levine

First Grade Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? Growing up I struggled in school. However, I had wonderful, caring and compassionate teachers who invested in me and believed in me. I knew one day I wanted to do the same and hopefully inspire others. What makes teaching at Pardes special? Teaching at Pardes, I feel like […]

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Ms. Sara Lovstrom

Athletic Director

What inspired you to become a teacher? Growing up I always struggled in school, socially and in academics. I felt like if I had a teacher or a coach to talk to, my experience would have been a lot different. I became a teacher to be that person kids can talk to about their lives […]

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Ms. Jennifer Adams

Music Theater Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? I come from a long line of teachers. My mom taught elementary, my grandpa taught middle school science, and my dad has been a teacher in many different capacities. We all love to make learning fun and engaging, as well as the enjoyment we get from watching the […]

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Ms. Allison Clark

Middle School Math Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? I have always enjoyed working with children. I realized I could put that love into a career and help guide, mentor, and teach those children. I wanted to take my love of learning and pass it on to the next generation. What makes teaching at Pardes special? Everything! […]

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Ms. Sara Abrams

Middle School Humanities Teacher

What inspired you to become a teacher? I have always enjoyed working with children from my first babysitting business in fifth grade to the countless hours spent in classrooms and theaters once I graduated high school. I have always reveled in the potential children have to make our future bright, so it was natural to […]

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