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Our Marvelous Mycologists!

December 6, 2021

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…

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Love Notes From Our Special Friends

November 22, 2021

One of the absolute greatest things about being a student at Parker is the love and support that flows into our school from our broader community. The importance of our…

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Assembly Returns!

November 12, 2021

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…

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COVID Vaccine Clinic- In the News!

November 10, 2021

Our children have shared so many difficult experiences these past two years in school together — from wearing masks to learning online, giving up social traditions to remembering to physically…

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The Magic of Middle School

November 1, 2021

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…

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Introducing Our Forest Toddlers- An Interview with Leiana

October 25, 2021

This fall, we celebrated the launch of our brand new Forest Toddler program here at Parker. Forest Toddlers is designed for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers, giving both…

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Day In the Life of the Hudson

October 18, 2021

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…

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Annual Giving Report

October 8, 2021

Dear Parker Community, We all just lived through a year of schooling that was previously unimaginable. Here at Parker, we brought kids back to school full-time, in person, during a…

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Halls and Walls

October 1, 2021

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…

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Responding to Our Students

September 24, 2021

Here at Parker, we believe that children learn and thrive when they are part of a community that sees who they are, hears their voice, and then supports each whole…

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