Our Third Graders produced this wonderful music video highlighting the 5 times table. We applaud their enthusiasm and creativity! Their teacher, Kareesh Bour, also left them a special surprise message at the end of the video (with a little help from her son!), so you may want to watch through to the very end.
One fascinating question each Jewish day school must face is, “which Jewish values do we teach?” Certainly a Reform Jewish day school and a Satmar Yeshiva will have different takes on the definition of what are true “Jewish values.” From the meaning of mitzvot to Zionism to interacting with the broader non-Jewish society, ‘authentic’ Jewish […]
In late January, Laurence Humier, a Belgian architectural engineer who works in Milan, presented to our parents on the topic “Science and Young Children.” Ms. Humier’s work has been featured at the Museum of Modern Art, and she was recently honored with the title of Knight of Merit Walloon by the Belgian government. Her work combines expressiveness, […]
On Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, students and families from JCDSRI and the Islamic School of RI (ISRI) gathered together to create a tape art mural to promote peace. In addition, the students collected puzzle and activity books for children at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. For video coverage of this wonderful event, visit ABC6 or WPRI. […]
We are so proud of our alumni, Annabelle Doyle and Reese Sock, who planned and executed a wonderful community Hanukkah party and evening of giving back, Mitzvahs & Miracles. You can read all about the event in this article from the Jewish Voice.
We are so pleased that our KinderSTEAM partnership with the Brown/RISD STEAM club was featured in Our RISD, a place for show and tell in the RISD community! You can read it here.
Our Head of School, Adam Tilove, was interviewed on the L’Chaim radio show on WCAP 980, the ‘Voice of the Merrimack Valley’ in Worcester, Massachusetts. He explained the thinking behind our “Too Jewish” campaign, as well as the reasons for our eye-catching public billboard on I-95N. The ensuing conversation with the host enabled Adam to […]
As a part of our new campaign, a bright pink billboard on I-95N is getting drivers’ attention. “Too Jewish? Challenge Your Assumptions,” it reads, along with a website, toojewish.info. The campaign, which grew out of a comment we often hear from parents who have not considered sending their kids to our school, asks people to rethink their […]
We are delighted to share this incredible video highlighting our partnership with the Brown/RISD STEAM club. We hope you enjoy this introduction to Design Thinking at work at JCDSRI!
As teachers and parents, we spend most of our time helping children succeed. We support them, give them work that is challenging (but not too challenging), and if they fall, we are there to jump in and catch them before they hit the ground. Often, when students fail, they cry – and we feel terrible. […]