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Sindy Udell

Faculty and Staff

Rosh Hashanah STEM Story Hour

September 29, 2016 by Sindy Udell (Faculty and Staff)

What does Rosh Hashanah have to do with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)? Last Sunday, thirty children from the greater Washington, DC area came to JPDS-NC to find out. Kindergarten teacher Xani Pollakoff and Admission Associate Lindsey Marks led an innovative program that uniquely combined Rosh Hashanah teachings with STEM and design thinking. Children […]

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"Mom, Dad, is there really a Moon Bounce and Magician at JPDS-NC?"

July 14, 2016 by Sindy Udell (Faculty and Staff)

My husband Ken and I love hosting the JPDS-NC Summer Brunch for families of new students and students entering Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten. We love power-washing the outside of our home, planting new flowers in our garden, shopping for the best bagels and lox in town, hearing the moon bounce as it is filled with air […]

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