CJDS Kindergarten Celebrates Shabbat

November 11, 2011 In celebration of their unit on Shabbat, kindergarteners invited special guests into school last week to help create a Shabbat Kit and enjoy Kabbalat Shabbat blessing led by the class. In preparation for the day, students learned … Continue reading

Pizmon visits Columbus Jewish Day School

November 11, 2011 Twelve members of Pizmon sang their way into the hearts of students and families last week during their visit to Columbus Jewish Day School. The Jewish a cappella group, comprised of college students from Columbia University, Barnard … Continue reading

CJDS Humash Ceremony A Family Affair

November 10, 2011 Formal Torah study begins in third grade at CJDS. While students study Torah stories in earlier grades, in the third grade they begin to study from the text itself. For this reason we customarily mark this special … Continue reading

Jewish Student/Jewish Senior Holiday Link A Great Success

November 1, 2011 Columbus Jewish Day School (CJDS) kindergarten, first, fourth and fifth graders kicked off the Jewish Student/Jewish Senior Holiday Link Program last week when they visited Wexner Heritage Village (WHV) and toured six sukkahs with residents of the … Continue reading

CJDS Students Repair The World Through Recycling

October 12, 2011 In the time of earning mileage points for frequent flyers and discount dining through Open Table or Groupon, the efforts of CJDS students are being applied towards a points program that’s helping to repair the world: Terracycle. … Continue reading

CJDS to Honor Bruce & Joy Soll at Annual Fundraiser

September 27, 2011 Columbus Jewish Day School is pleased to announce that longtime supporters, Bruce and Joy Soll will be honored at the eighth annual Wisdom of the HeART fundraiser to be held on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 5:00 … Continue reading

CJDS Announces New Faculty

September 16, 2011 Columbus Jewish Day School, a pluralistic Jewish elementary school located in New Albany, Ohio, is pleased to welcome two new general studies teachers to the faculty this fall. Melissa Dunagan joins the fifth grade teaching team, having … Continue reading

CJDS Adds Community Service To Curriculum

September 15, 2011 Columbus Jewish Day School is proud to announce a new program as part of our sixth grade curriculum; Service Learning. Building from the fifth grade to the sixth grade Essential Questions respectively, students are asked “How does … Continue reading

Recycled Fashionistas

Friday, May 27, 2011 By Chris Russell The Columbus Dispatch Columbus Jewish Day School first-graders emphasize the importance of recycling with a fashion show of clothes created from paper, cardboard and plastic. Noam Greenshtein looks comfortable in day wear accented … Continue reading

Students prepare to plant meadow at school building

Wednesday, April 13, 2011  11:41 AM By LORI WINCE ThisWeek Community Newspapers Columbus Jewish Day School (CJDS) students spent last week learning about soil, birds and insects, all of which they will be able to study further when they plant a meadow … Continue reading