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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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Celebrating our Graduating Seniors- Parker Class of 2017

  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 future teachers as analytical thinkers, capable participants, student leaders, and confident presenters. Thanks to the close relationships formed with teachers during their time at Parker, …

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The Power of Purposeful Action

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 responsibility often guide this learning in the direction of service projects that encourage our students to explore the world outside their classrooms. We believe that …

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An Interview with Jennifer

  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 will always find talented and dedicated educators, curious and engaged children, and treasured and bountiful natural resources. One other constant, for the past nine years, …

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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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