Parker Blog

Learning About Ourselves and Our Classroom

May 17, 2021

*This week’s Snapshot is guest authored by Sara Schomaker, who recently completed her student teaching in our Kindergarten classroom   Throughout my time in the room, my focus with the children has been…

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Celebrating our Graduating Seniors- Parker Class of 2017

May 10, 2021

  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…

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The Power of Purposeful Action

May 3, 2021

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…

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An Interview with Jennifer

April 23, 2021

  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…

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Celebrating Our Youngest Learners

April 16, 2021

  This past week, Parker’s PreK and Kindergarten classrooms celebrated The Week of the Young Child, a nationally honored event amongst early childhood educators and the young children in their…

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Life Around Here

April 2, 2021

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…

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March 26, 2021

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…

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The Gift of Reading

March 12, 2021

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…

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Celebrating a Community of Diverse Readers

March 5, 2021

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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Honoring the Legacy of David Driskell

February 26, 2021

Parker is incredibly fortunate to have teachers that are not only masters in their fields, but also bring their individual passions and experiences to bear on their work with students.…

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