Pardes News

Students Prepare for Passover with Beautiful Model Seders

April 14, 2022- After two years of not being able to have division-wide Seders, the Pardes community was thrilled to come together for three beautiful Seders on Thursday, April 14. Kindergartners prepared for their Kindergarten Seder by creating their own Haggadah. The kindergarten team of teachers along with special guest Morah Lois, who is a […]

Read More
Pardes Blog, Pardes News

Is Private Kindergarten Worth the Cost?

Your child is approaching kindergarten age and you’re weighing all the options. Full day kindergarten? Half day kindergarten? Public? Private? If you are considering a private kindergarten in Scottsdale, you might be evaluating if it’s worth the investment.  At Pardes Jewish Day School, we see kindergarten as so much more than just an opportunity to […]

Read More
Pardes Blog

How to Talk to Friends and Family About Kindergarten

With so many options for kindergarten, such as full- or half- day programs, friends and family often have lots of opinions. How do you best navigate those sometimes sticky conversations?  Here are three areas to focus on so you can talk about kindergarten with confidence. You know that kindergarten will set your child up for […]

Read More
Pardes News

Middle School Yitzchok Moully-Inspired Simchat Torah Art Competition

This year for Simchat Torah, Middle School students had an opportunity to discover their inner Yitzchok Moully as they created art pieces inspired by his work. Moully is an American-Australian artist and rabbi known for his Chasidic Pop Art painting style. Sarah Ettinger, the Pardes Jewish Studies Coordinator, is intrigued by Moully’s art for many […]

Read More
Pardes News

Introducing the 2021-2022 Middle School Chief Science Officers

Pardes places a strong emphasis on innovation and STEAM (Science. Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) for all students, and our Chief Science Officers (CSOs) reflect this academic priority. These seventh and eighth graders are proud to represent Pardes as this year’s CSOs:  Pace S.  Noam G.  Lev S. Emmett U. The CSOs attended a summer […]

Read More
Pardes News

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 […]

Read More
Pardes News

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, […]

Read More
Pardes News

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 […]

Read More
Pardes News

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 […]

Read More