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Introducing our 2021 – 2022 Middle School Student Ambassadors

October 2021 – The Pardes Admissions Office is proud to introduce the 2021-2022 Middle School Student Ambassadors.  The Middle School Student Ambassador program is a leadership opportunity for students in fifth through eighth grades. In this capacity, Student Ambassadors assist in welcoming prospective families to campus as well as help new students acclimate to the […]

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Meet the 2021-2022 Middle School Student Council

The 2021-2022 Middle School Student Council has been elected by their fifth grade through eighth grade peers. This year’s Student Council is comprised of: President: Michelle S. Vice President: Max A. Secretary: Brynn S. Treasurer: Garrett V. Historian: Samantha L. Senate: Adam A, Alexa G, Gabriela D, Tamara R, Eliana K, Matthew M, Ruby L, […]

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Lower Schoolers Share Art Pieces in School Art Show

May 2021- Reflection and celebration through exhibition is an important aspect of learning. Pardes students in kindergarten through fourth grade had the special opportunity to select a piece from their art portfolio to display in this year’s Lower School Art Show. Art teacher Hannah Carter met with each student to review their art portfolio from […]

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Pardes Named Best Private School in Jewish News Reader’s Choice Contest

June 2021 – Pardes Jewish Day School is thrilled to be named “Best Private School” according to the Jewish News Reader’s Choice Contest for the fourth year in a row. The contest, sponsored by the Jewish News, invites local members of the community to select their favorites in a variety of categories. After an initial […]

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Kindergartners Eagerly Become Scientists of the Week

February 2021 – Recently, our kindergarten classrooms began the annual tradition of a weekly Scientist of the Week. Scientist of the Week is an opportunity for each kindergartner to prepare a science experiment at home and then present their experiment and findings to their whole classroom. The children enjoy learning and participating in peer-led activities, […]

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Musical Theater in the time of COVID-19: Introducing POD Plays

February 2021 – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the arts worldwide have been forced to adjust, and at Pardes, it is no exception. The traditional Lower School fall and spring shows have taken a back seat this school year to our creative, new adventure – The Pardes Pod Plays.   Mrs. Jennifer Adams, our musical theater […]

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Seventh and Eighth Graders Enjoy Connecting with Peers in Israel

February 2021 – Pardes seventh and eighth graders are participating in an exciting school year long partnership program with Yachad (meaning together in Hebrew), a school in Modi’in, Israel.  This incredible opportunity was developed by the Hebrew teachers at Pardes and the English teachers at Yachad.    There is a three tier plan for the […]

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Third Graders Enjoy Exploration during Mystery Science Activities

January 2021 – Third graders have enjoyed utilizing Mystery Science, an interactive science program which aligns to Next Generation Science Standards and asks students to solve a mystery with each lesson. The lessons include explorations with interactive videos, discussion questions requiring students to make connections and inferences, and exciting hands-on activities.   Most recently, they studied the “Power […]

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Middle Schoolers Explore Creative Topics in Personal Interest Projects

Prior to Winter Break, Middle School students were introduced to Personal Interest Projects (PIP), an exciting opportunity that stems from the school’s goal to continue to prepare and inspire students to think and act as innovators and leaders in the 21st century. PIPs are project-based learning opportunities that afford students the ability to explore something they’ve […]

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