JPS News

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

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

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,...

In case you missed the news, JPS has launched a magnificent outdoor mural fundraising project! This colorful mural is going to bring the entrance of the school to life, replace much-needed funds that have been lost this school year,...

Inclusion at JPS

JPS is Committed to Inclusion JPS was recently the grateful recipients of the Federation's Adaptation & Transformation Fund! The grant allowed agencies to apply for a project related to racial justice and/or...

Spotlight on Ms. Jessica

Tell us a little about yourself: your education, your experience in early childhood education, and which class you are currently teaching.  My name is Jessica Laudenbach. I am a mother of three children, Addison-13, Miles-11, and Olivia-7! I love to read and am a big...

First Few Weeks at JPS

We have been having such a great time at school! With creative ways to social distance and use materials differently to help stop the spread of germs, the students and staff have settled into the new routines...