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Students Visit Violins of Hope Exhibit

March 13- Truly unique experiences don’t come around very often. So when Pardes 6th through 8th graders had the opportunity to participate in a Violins of Hope education program that also included a private tour of the exhibition featuring 21 violins from the Holocaust, in addition to listening to several incredible speakers, the impact was […]

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The Art of the Hebrew Name

“I truly believe in the power and magic of the arts as a vehicle for Jewish engagement,” says Elyssa Moss Rabinowitz.  Rabinowitz is co-founder of Israel’s Kol HaOt, which provides interactive Jewish educational art programs. She is also the Director of the Teacher Institute for the Arts (TI Arts) which is what brought her to […]

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STEAM Night/Maker Faire 2019

February 7 – When asked about STEAM Night/Maker Faire 2019, Assistant Head of School Mitch Flatow was exuberant. “By all accounts, STEAM Night was a “roaring” success,” he said.  “There was so much to challenge and educate. I didn’t know where to go first!” The Pardes campus was buzzing with excitement for the entire evening […]

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100+18 Jews: An Exploration of the Jewish People Throughout History

February 1 –  When we think of famous Jews in history, the patriarchs and matriarchs naturally come to mind.  Expanding on that theme, Pardes Third through Sixth graders celebrated 100+18 Jews: An Exploration of the Jewish People Throughout History.  Tying in with the 100th Day of School celebrations, each student was assigned an influential person […]

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On Mitzvah Day, Students Celebrate Tu B’Shevat While Honoring the Messages of Dr. Martin Luther King

January 18 –  On Mitzvah Day, Pardes students celebrated everything from Tu B’Shevat to the messages of Dr. Martin Luther King as they learned about and helped with various needs in the community.  Students literally tilled the soil, sent messages of hope, and worked on projects to benefit those in need. To kick of the […]

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Grandparents Day is High Energy… and Full of STEAM

January 11 – Technology isn’t just for the young… it’s also for the young at heart!  On January 11th, Pardes grandparents were treated to a morning of exciting STEAM activities that were specially designed for Grandparents Day.  Eighth graders were on hand to mentor their “Senior Class” as they STEAMed into five different stations. There, […]

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Spelling Bee Buzz

January 10 – Fourth through Eighth grade students showed off their spelling skills at the Pardes annual Spelling Bee held on January 10th.  Surrounded by classmates and family, the two grade winners – one from each grade class – went round after round as they vied for the school championship.   This year’s Spelling Bee […]

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Pardes Students Uncover the Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

January 14 – On a recent trip to the Ancient Egypt Museum, visitors were captivated by the many historical exhibits that brought this ancient culture to life.   Guests stepped back into time as they entered an ancient sarcophagus, watched demonstrations of how Shadufi (ancient irrigation devices used to collect water) worked and learned about the […]

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Middle School: Driving Questions Lead to Pure Genius

Over 100 projects were on display at this year’s second annual Genius Projects held on December 5th.  Scores of guests and the entire school filled the MPR, eager to learn, explore and be wowed by an extraordinary exhibition of inventions and thought provoking presentations submitted by our Middle School students. A small sampling of projects […]

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