JPS News

Shabbat Dinner for 4’s Families at JPS

Our “Shabbton” or Friday night dinner with our 4’s families is always a special event and one we look forward to each year. Bringing families together to celebrate Shabbat is a great way to end the week. We started off with jewelry making, a musical performance by the...

JPS Gathers to Pray & Increase in Mitzvot for Israel

JPS students and families gathered to add light in a world that seems so dark. We gave tzedakah, recited tefillot (prayers), Tehillim (psalms), and the blessing for the protection of the Israeli Defense Forces. Afterwards, families had the opportunity to do mitzvot...

The Inside Scoop

The Inside Scoop

A teacher reflects on her time at JPS By Ericka Schilit "You don't look so Chabad.." the man sitting across the table from me at the conference I'm attending is trying his best to compute my schools affiliation with my pink hair and tattoos. I had offered up Chabad as...

Grandparents Day at JPS!

Celebrating Grandparents Day together once again in-person was a really special experience! Tu B’shvat was the perfect theme for celebrating across generations and honoring our parents and grandparents. We did Tefillah with our Judaica teachers, planted fig tree...

JPS first-ever Alumnae Shabbaton!

JPS first-ever Alumnae Shabbaton!

For many years, the Jewish Preschool on Sardis (JPS) has honored its rising kindergarten students and their families with a Shabbaton (שבתון) evening. This is a very special moment to reflect on all the joys, great and small, that JPS has brought into our lives and...

Exciting enrichment opportunities @ JPS

Exciting enrichment opportunities @ JPS

JPS has something every family, including half day and full day programs, year-round care, and part time programming. We also offer an exciting enrichment program which is available for 3 and 4 year old students three afternoons each week. We offer a variety of...

JPS welcomes new Advisory Board President and PTO Presidents!

JPS welcomes new Advisory Board President and PTO Presidents!

I always warn parents when they volunteer for a project, that if they do a great job, I will remember and ask them to do it again when the opportunity arises. A new school year brings excitement and fresh energy, and new parents filling important roles in our school...

Summer at JPS – Around the World

What a wonderful summer we had at JPS! Our theme this year was ‘A Trip around the World” and each week we have ‘traveled to and explored’ a different country! We are learning so much through play and hands-on experiences....

In Order to Teach We Must Always be Learning

JPS teachers and staff recently enjoyed a scheduled workday! On the schedule was a blend of education, work in classrooms, and of course, pampering the staff. As part of our Conscious Discipline education, we learned about Baby...

Celebrating our Judaism with hands-on experiences

It has been a busy few months at JPS, and lots has happened! Recently, we learned about the life of Avraham & Sara, after which we celebrated the ‘wedding’ of Yitzchak & Rivka. The students experienced a...