Call to schedule a visit: (518) 286-3449

img

Category Archives: News & Events

New Head of School Announced

Dear Parker Community, On behalf of the Head Search Committee, I am thrilled to announce that Laura Graceffa has been chosen to be the next Head of School.  Laura is presently the Head of the Middle School and Chair of … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

Where the outdoors is both classroom and teacher

Kids are wired from birth to be scientists – to explore and discover things and use their senses. Fourth and fifth graders today were begging to stay in the woods to continue their New York forest study.  They have each … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

STEM Scholarship for 6th and 7th graders

A N N O U N C I N G In honor of Robert C. Parker School’s 25th Anniversary Three $5,000 STEM Scholarships for qualifying 6th and 7th grade students for the 2017-2018 school year The Parker STEM scholarships will … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

The birds of Parker

Curt Morgan, alumni-parent, is a bird expert and took our K-1 class out birding. Here are his comments: I really enjoyed the birding adventure with the K/1 kids at Parker today. Attached are a few photos of Parker Schools birds … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

Project-based education

What is a project-based education? At Parker, projects encompass a number of things from themed units of study that ask a big question and incorporate all the subject areas – to products that demonstrate a student’s learning, like an essay, … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

Fostering a Mindset of Growth in Young Learners

Kindergarten children grow by leaps and bounds. They stretch themselves daily, reaching above and beyond their limitations, learning new things. There are frustrations at times, and that is a normal part of growth. When children get bogged down by feeling … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

Where Do Parker alumni go to high school and college?

Beyond Parker: Where do our alumni go? 271 Alumni from 23 Graduating Classes 49 Alumni currently in high school High Schools most often attended by Parker graduates Emma Willard (41) Doane Stuart (35) Albany High School (29) Troy High School … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | 4 Comments

November 30: Mindful Parenting

Mindful Parenting Presented by Linda Lantieri Strategies to Manage Stress and Promote Inner Strength Monday, November 30 at PARKER 7 to 8:30 PM  What would parenting look like if parents experienced less stress and anxiety, had more control over their … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

Hudson River Day

It is always great to be in the news!  For the seventh year the school participated in Snapshot of the Hudson River, the DEC’s annual day for data collection for Lamont Dougherty Lab at Columbia.  Our 2-3’s and 6-7’s help … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment

Next step along the path: The transition to high school

We have an evening every fall to discuss the transition to high school and let families know about the process of applying to independent schools or going to public high school.   We invite our most recent graduates to be part … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Leave a comment
Calendar
see all calendar events
Have a Question? Call us Today at (518) 286-3449
Or send us a message below
Your message has been received! We'll be in touch shortly to answer your questions.