Celebrating our Graduating Seniors- Parker Class of 2017

  Every year, Parker graduates students that are confident and well prepared for higher education, both as advanced intellectual learners and involved, caring citizens. Parker students are seen by their future teachers as analytical thinkers, capable participants, student leaders, and confident presenters. Thanks to the close relationships formed with teachers during their time at Parker, …

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The Power of Purposeful Action

One hallmark of a Parker education is our belief that all students benefit from an education that is rooted in purposeful action. Our core values of ethical awareness and social responsibility often guide this learning in the direction of service projects that encourage our students to explore the world outside their classrooms. We believe that …

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An Interview with Jennifer

  Anyone familiar with Parker knows that we have a few constants that you can always turn towards, like a compass finding true north. We are a school where you will always find talented and dedicated educators, curious and engaged children, and treasured and bountiful natural resources. One other constant, for the past nine years, …

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Life Around Here

The mid-winter season is always a thoughtful and deliberate time here at Parker. The sharp novelty of winter has tempered, and students are ready to settle into deep investigations that will busy their minds and bodies until spring. With all that is happening in each of our classrooms daily, it can be difficult to fit …

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It’s SCIENCE!

We live in a world that is immersed in science. From the trees outside our window to the beating in our chests, and the cars we drive to school to the smartphones in our hands — Science is everywhere. More importantly, however, the principles that underlie scientific thought are critical to cultivating the young minds …

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The Gift of Reading

Last week, we were delighted to feature the creative stylings and imaginative projects presented during Parker’s annual Read Across America Day (RAAD) celebration. For our lower school students, however, the fun was just beginning. Thanks to the creative and thoughtful efforts of our incredible Parker teachers, this year our lower school extended their RAAD celebration …

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