What would we do without our helpful families? Thank you to all who attended Community Work Day this year. We had a terrific turnout: families and teachers came with their children and even some grandparents! We had board members, and … Continue reading
Welcome 2017-2018 Faculty and Staff!
Peter Charde graduated from Lansingburgh High where he participated in the QUESTAR honors New Visions Program in Scientific Research and World Health. He is now a freshman at The Watson School of Engineering at SUNY Binghamton where he rows crew. … Continue reading
Mindfulness, the self-managed ability to focus on the present, is a useful skill in a complex world. As Patricia Broderick, PhD writes in her book Learning to Breathe, Learning to channel attention to productive tasks, to sustain motivation when work … Continue reading
I am happy to announce that we have hired a new English language arts teacher for middle school. Seth Tillinghast is happy to be joining our faculty. Seth graduated cum laude from the University at Albany with a BA in … Continue reading
Leadership and Social/Emotional Development — Parker middle school students have many opportunities to develop socially and to practice leadership: as MC’s of assembly, speakers for hunger awareness events, team-building on the ropes course, and advocates for causes. Designing an even … Continue reading
Program As we continue to distinguish Parker as a leader in globally focused education and student leadership we will be refining and expanding several programs at Parker next year. Spanish — Spanish teacher, Erin Wallace will be expanding the Spanish … Continue reading
Faculty We have a few changes in the works with next year’s teachers. Our beloved Zoe, Liliana’s assistant in K-1, will be leaving to head back to her hometown, Nantucket. We have hired Lauren Delaney to take her place. Lauren … Continue reading