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Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity

March 14, 2022

At Parker, we graduate students who love to learn and know how to keep learning. The teachers who instill this passion for pursuing curiosity and talents are themselves life-long learners.…

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Celebrating a Community of Diverse Readers

March 8, 2022

We traditionally send students to school so they can learn to read, write and do arithmetic. But rarely do we stop and examine “What is the real value of reading?”…

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Deep in the Busy

March 2, 2022

The past two months here at Parker have been busy ones! Students returned from winter break energized and ready to tuck into some hefty work. This midwinter period is always…

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A Conversation About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion- Interview with Lynn Schuster

February 7, 2022

  As a school, Parker is deeply committed to fostering an educational environment that celebrates diversity, honors differences, and works tirelessly to ensure that all voices are heard, represented, and…

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Sliding & Skating & Sledding — Oh My!

February 1, 2022

The highlight of winter here at Parker has traditionally been our Winter Fridays program, which originally took place on the six Fridays between winter break and President’s Day. Designed to…

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The Power of Community Learning

January 26, 2022

“The school must be a genuine form of active community life, instead of a place set apart in which to learn lessons.” ~John Dewey Here at Parker, we believe that…

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With Age Comes Wisdom: Excerpts from our Alumni Panel

January 11, 2022

Educational philosopher John Dewey once said, “We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience.” Just before break, we at Parker were honored to practice some reflection of…

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Honoring Peace

January 3, 2022

  This past week, Parker teachers and students spent time celebrating the immense accomplishments of the past few months of schooling by reflecting on PEACE and what it means to…

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Sending You Warmth and Light

December 22, 2021

Wishing you so much joy as you head into this holiday break. May your new year be filled with joy, love, and laughter. Warmest wishes, Thank you to all those…

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Gaining Skills While Giving Back

December 13, 2021

Snapshot | December 10, 2021 This past Monday, our Parker 6th grade (with the support of Parker STEM teachers John Sherry and Rose Nolan) participated in Kids CAN Build!, an event…

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