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Life Around Here

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 will busy their minds and bodies until spring. With all that is happening in each of our classrooms daily, it can be difficult to fit …

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It’s SCIENCE!

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 the smartphones in our hands — Science is everywhere. More importantly, however, the principles that underlie scientific thought are critical to cultivating the young minds …

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The Gift of Reading

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 fun was just beginning. Thanks to the creative and thoughtful efforts of our incredible Parker teachers, this year our lower school extended their RAAD celebration …

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Honoring Black History Month

Join Our Email List As a school, Parker is deeply committed to fostering an educational environment that celebrates diversity, honors differences, and works tirelessly to ensure that minority voices are heard, represented, and included in our classrooms. This work is ongoing and ever-growing as we continuously learn more and hone our practices with our students. Our …

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Scenes from an Inauguration

“A peaceful transfer of power,” is a phrase repeated by newscasters at every inauguration. This week’s ceremony continued democracy’s great achievement, leaving unbroken the precedent set by John Adams after he lost the presidency to Thomas Jefferson in the bitterly contested election of 1800. Watching the inauguration with students this week was moving. Our littlest …

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