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Kindergartners Explore in Middle School Science Lab

It is typical to see science lessons taking place in kindergarten classrooms. However, how often do you walk into an 8th grade science lab and see it filled with kindergarteners working hand in hand with their older counterparts? Pardes kindergartners are given this special opportunity to conduct experiments with their 8th grade science buddies several […]

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Book A Tour Online Today!

Pardes Jewish Day School is thrilled to share that interested families can now book a tour online. It is as easy as going to the Visit Pardes section of the Pardes website and selecting a date and time that works well. While our Office of Admissions is always happy to speak to prospective families on […]

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A Closer Look at Campus Safety: How Pardes Protects Students

We know that a sense of safety and security is one of the most important gifts we can give our children. Both physical and emotional safety are essential to building relationships, learning to trust others,  establishing a sense of self-confidence, and focusing on learning. Just as you strive to help your children feel safe and […]

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Fifth Graders Write Meaningful Poems Exploring “Kol Shofar”

In their exploration of Rosh Hashanah, fifth graders in Ms. Rubenstein’s Jewish Studies classes explored the shofar. Ms. Rubenstein began by posing a question to the students. “In the prayer we say before blowing the shofar, we say lishmoa kol shofar, praising God for commanding us to hear the voice of the shofar. Why do […]

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Pardes Launches New Shorashim Grandparent Series

Pardes is very excited to announce a new series called Shorashim that incorporates the grandparents of our students in unique programming on campus. The first event was held Wednesday, September 18th and it was an incredible success. Grandparents accompanied their Pardes grandchildren to the Multi-Purpose Room after school for a Rosh Hashanah Challah Bake. After […]

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Middle School Students Forge Bonds on Orientation Retreat

For our new Middle School students, the recent Middle School retreat in late August to Camp Alonim was a great introduction to what makes Pardes unique and special. The school is well known for helping develop happy, confident students.   The annual retreat is designed to foster healthy, comfortable and trusting relationships among students and between […]

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How to Foster a Genuine Love for Learning in Elementary School and Beyond

The Pardes Graduate Series: How to Foster a Genuine Love for Learning in Elementary School and Beyond Kindergarten and the elementary years are an exciting time of growth for young children. They begin to develop the brain connections needed for logic, learn to better express emotions, and form more advanced fine and gross motor skills. […]

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How Can We Train Critical Thinkers and Strong Communicators?

How Can We Train Critical Thinkers and Strong Communicators? Imagine your child on graduation day, and think of all the things you hope they will learn by then to carry forward. At Pardes, we are continually focused on that culminating moment and equipping our students for success. We want your child to have every opportunity […]

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Understand the Advantages: Continuity in K-8 Education

When it comes to your child’s education, we all know how much is at stake, and how hard it can be to make some choices. This is especially true when it comes to choosing a school or potentially changing schools. Sometimes a change is unavoidable, but the value of continuity—especially in the early years of […]

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