Our Stories

Fourth Graders Put On a World Expo

June 11, 2014 by Ellie H (’16) (Students)

The fourth grade prepared a World Expo on June 2, which included many wonderful exhibits, videos of dances, country projects, pen pal letters and more. Every fourth-grade student researched one country and learned about its physical features, holidays and landmarks, cuisine, clothing, famous people and challenges. Students decorated posters with flags, pictures, maps and essays. […]


Second Graders Build Musical Instruments out of Recycled Materials with Musician David Fenster

May 21, 2014 by Ari B (’20) (Students) Avital P (’20) (Students) Eitan N (’20) (Students) Eli H (’20) (Students) Gabri K (’20) (Students) JuJu J (’20) (Students) Lilli L (’20) (Students) Miriam G (’20) (Students) Samuel H (’20) (Students) Shoshana L (’20) (Students)

Did you know that there are many ways to make music from recycled cans? The second grade at JPDS-NC learned from an Israeli percussionist named David Fenster that music is everywhere, even in your body. He showed us how music comes from our heartbeat and our feet, as well as fruits, nuts, a bow and […]


Third Graders Conduct Research about the Fifty States

May 14, 2014 by Sarah B (’17) (Students)

Each year, students in third grade at JPDS-NC get to do a project about the 50 states. Students learn about their states for three months. First, each child reads a book about their state and composes four questions. After that, it’s time to start to make our own books. Students write about what their state […]