Jacob

Second Grader

  What grade did you begin at Pardes? Kindergarten What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love to learn at Pardes!  My favorite subjects are math, reading, and Jewish Studies! What is one word that best describes the school? Tell us why you chose that word. Caring.  I chose this word […]

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Marina

Eighth Grade

What grade did you begin at Pardes? Kindergarten – I will be a Pardes Lifer when I graduate in May. What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School?  I love the all-school activities that we have throughout the school year.  Programs like the Chanukah show, the Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration, and Color Wars really […]

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Nate

Seventh Grade

What grade did you begin at Pardes? Third grade after my family relocated from New York What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School?  My friends and the atmosphere are always so warm. The teaching is great and the classes help to prepare you for the future. What is one word that best […]

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Dylan

Pardes Class of 2017; Phoenix Country Day School Class of 2021

For which years did you attend Pardes Jewish Day School? I attended second grade through eighth grade, and I graduated in 2017. Where did you continue your education? I have continued my education at Phoenix Country Day School. I feel that Pardes did an excellent job in preparing me for this school both in academic […]

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Mrs. Addi Fraser

Kindergarten Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? The incredibly supportive community of teachers, leadership, and parents. Why do you like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School? I feel like I get to make a difference and give back to the Jewish Community that shaped me. I also love how Pardes feels like […]

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Mrs. Anna Lock

Eighth Grade Humanities Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the focus on educating the whole child–academically, socially, and emotionally. Why do you like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School? I like that I am allowed to teach outside the box, to try new concepts and utilize new strategies.  I like that we […]

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Mrs. Jessie Rubenstein

Jewish Studies Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the sense of community here at Pardes. The students feel connected to one another and to their teachers, and the parents know that they are part of this community as well. The way the students interact with one another is unique- the older […]

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Mrs. Nicole Stokes

Third Grade Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School? I love the community feeling when we come together as a school for holidays, celebrations, and learning. Why do you like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School? I love having the freedom to teach and differentiate the learning in my classroom for each student every […]

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Mrs. Laurie Burckhardt

Middle School Math and Science Teacher

What do you love most about Pardes Jewish Day School?  I love the small class sizes, the Kindergarten to eighth grade model, the child-centered educational philosophy, and the family atmosphere. Why do you like teaching at Pardes Jewish Day School?  I love the amazing, talented, creative students. I also admire the dedicated, hard-working teachers and […]

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