Our Marvelous Mycologists!

Anyone who is lucky enough to peek into our preschool classrooms knows what a magical experience our youngest students are having. At the beginning of the year, these classrooms start off deliberately neutral, with the idea being that the classroom environment should evolve organically to reflect the community of children it is serving. However, by …

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Assembly Returns!

Snapshot | November 12, 2021 One unique and special attribute of our middle school experience is our 8th grade student-led assemblies. Prior to the pandemic, these assemblies were open to our entire Parker community and held weekly on Friday mornings. Our entire student body attended, along with any parents, grandparents, trustees, or friends who were …

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The Magic of Middle School

Snapshot | October 28, 2021   When you look back on your experience as a middle schooler, what do you remember? For most of us, memories of middle school are a mixed bag of very big emotions. The middle school years are primarily marked by change — changes in schedules, changes in bodies, changes in …

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Day In the Life of the Hudson

This Thursday, students in our 1-2 and 8th grade classes spent the day at Staats Island collecting science data as a part of the annual A Day In The Life of the Hudson event. The eighth graders took on the role as science teachers for our younger students, leading them through stations where they learned about aquatic life …

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Halls and Walls

Walking the halls here at Parker is beginning to feel like home again. Student work is going up on bulletin boards and being featured in classrooms, and our building is beginning to hum with the vibrant student interpretations of inspiring projects that our teachers have launched. Parker has always been a school that thrives on …

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