JSMW Pathshala

Pathshala 2019-2020 Registration is Now Open
Registration and discounts expire on June 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm so register today!

We are getting ready to prepare for our 2019-20 academic year and to enroll your child, below are the steps to be completed before June 9, 12:00 P.M.  

Step 1: Fill a volunteering or a sutra teacher form.  Link:   http://bit.ly/JSMW_volunteer 
(If not interested- follow step 2) 

Step 2: Student registration form:  Registration Link:  http://bit.ly/pathshala2019_20  (Do not print the completed form) 

Step 3: Meet a registration team member in the Cloverly cafeteria on May 5, 19 or June 9 to complete your registration and process payment.  Please note that registration will be considered complete only once the payment is received in full. 

To save you time, please complete the forms above in advance.  It’s best if you do not submit any payment in advance until you meet with the registration team so they can ensure that you qualify for any discounts and properly account for your payment. 

Payment Details: Payment is requested to be made in person during the next 3 Pathshala classes by cash or check.  Credit Cards are accepted via the JSMW Paypal donation link.  If you pay by Paypal, please be sure to include your child’s name followed by “2019-2020 Pathshala” in the “What is this payment for?” line. 

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About JSMW Pathshala: Today, we have ~140 students participate in Pathshala activities that promote Jain education and Jain unity.  Pathshala topics range the full spectrum from philosophical discussions to ritual awareness.  Activities are age appropriate from arts and crafts for our Nursery students to public speaking preparation for our Senior students.


Director Of Education: Education@JainSocietyDC.org
For questions or if you are not receiving the Pathshala emails, please reach out to our Director, Monica Shah

Lunch Coordinator: sunilpallavi@juno.com
All Pathshala families sponsor lunch once a year. For more information, please contact Sunil Dharamsi. 

9:15 am  Language Class
10:15 am  Morning Prayers
10:30 am  Pathshala Class
10:30 am  Sutra Class (optional)
12:15 pm  Lunch 

Cloverly Elementary School
800 Briggs Chaney Rd,
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Pathshala Schedule for 2018-2019:
  • Sept  30  
  • Oct 7, 21  –   
  • Nov 4, 18  –   
  • Dec 2, 9, 16  –   
  • Jan 6, 20
  • Feb 3, 17
  • Mar 3, 17, 31
  • Apr 7, 21
  • May 5, 19
  • Jun 9
Room Assignments
– Nursery: #5
– PreAlpha: #11
– Class A1: #8
– Class A2: #4
– Class B1: #17
– Class B2: #19
– Class C1: #20
– Class C2: #22
– Class D: #24
– Class G: #10
– Gujarati: #19
– Hindi: #17
– Sutra: Gym
Special Events
  • Diwali = Nov 4th
  • Gyan Panchami Poojan = Nov 18th
  • MJK Dress Rehearsal = April 21st
  • MJK = April 28th
  • End of Year Celebration = June 2nd