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 […]
On Thursday, October 29th, Buddy Cianci interviewed our Head of School Adam Tilove on his WPRO radio show about the school’s new billboard and campaign. If you missed the broadcast, you can listen to the recording here.
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!
Last year, Jill Davis’ third grade class became very invested in their Animal Adaptations unit. They had direct experience with disabled animals, since their class pets Gizmo and Gili (bearded dragons) were missing a foot and a leg, respectively. When it came time for the students to choose another pet to adopt, they found Bugsy, […]
Today we returned our chicks back to their home on Casey Farm in Saunderstown, RI. While we were a bit sad to say goodbye to our feathery friends, we understood that the farm was a better place for them to grow up then in our classroom. It was wonderful to return to the farm (we […]
The Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island was featured in this month’s issue of East Side Monthly. Read about our Design Lab, Design thinking, STEAM week and our focus on creativity and collaboration in the June issue.