JPS News

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...

Legacy Mural Unveiling

  After months of brainstorming, researching, and lots of hard work, the JPS Legacy Mural is finally here! On August 29th we held a lovely ceremony and unveiled the mural which is now proudly displayed for all to see. Come...

Summer 2021 @ JPS

This summer has been jam-packed with activities and fun! “A Splash of Color” has been our theme and each week was filled with activities relating to that color as well as learning about mitzvot. We are keeping busy with gardening, water play, drama, Soccer Shots,...

A South African Connection

A South African Connection

Some of you may remember that a few months ago JPS applied for and were the recipients of the Federation’s Adaptation & Transformation Fund! We were able to purchase new materials (toys, books, puzzles, educational materials) for our classrooms to help integrate...

Introducing Conscious Discipline at JPS – change comes from within

Introducing Conscious Discipline at JPS – change comes from within

The JPS staff are embarking on a journey, using the program Conscious Discipline®. Created by Dr. Becky Bailey in 1996, Conscious Discipline® is a comprehensive classroom management program and a social-emotional curriculum. It is based on current brain research,...