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Miriam Y (’17)


Fourth Graders Raise Money to Help the Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

June 3, 2015 by Adina S (’17) (Students) Dora S (’17) (Students) Isaac T (’17) (Students) Leah Z (’17) (Students) Miriam Y (’17) (Students) Noah G (’17) (Students)

The fourth graders at JPDS-NC have been raising money for the people of Nepal because on April 25 there was a big earthquake there. More than 7,000 people were killed in the earthquake, and many more were injured. Countless people lost their homes, belongings, and family members. A guest speaker, Steve Himmelfarb, came in and […]

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Fourth Grade Unit on World Religions Includes Site Visits and Making Educational Board Games

May 13, 2015 by Jacob Z (’17) (Students) Judah B (’17) (Students) Miriam Y (’17) (Students) Samuel H (’17) (Students)

Fourth grade is studying World Geography this year, and at the moment, we are learning about different religions. First, we learned about different religions as a class, and then we split up into research and project groups to find out even more. The study groups focused on Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism. In the groups, […]

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