Parker Blog

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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student learning at the Parker School

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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