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Category Archives: News & Events

Settling In

    Students settled into routines in the preschool and lower school, this week.   In PreK, the get acquainted and split-sessions of late last week, prepared our youngest students to say farewell at drop off, and begin their mornings … Continue reading

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Back-to-School is the Place to Be

BACK-TO-SCHOOL IS THE PLACE TO BE Friends are reunited on the first day of school. So much gets accomplished in the first three days of school!   In a short time, every teacher ensures each student is known. We see … Continue reading

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Real Estate Agent Parker Meet Up

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND NETWORKING EVENT When: October 10, 2018, 4-5:30pm Where: Robert C Parker School, 4254 Route 43 North Greenbush, NY 12198 Real estate agents are AMBASSADORS for the community. The purpose of this event is to share news from … Continue reading

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2018 Parker Fall Fest!

Celebrate autumn at Robert C. Parker School’s Fall Festival, Saturday Sept. 29 from 11AM – 2PM.  Preschool through middle school students will enjoy games, crafts, educational projects, and homemade food, all outdoors on our beautiful 77-acre campus. Come for the … Continue reading

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Parker on News Channel 13 STEM13

Our friends at News13 came out for the culminating rocket launch of our middle school STEM week project. Check out their STEM13 video here! http://wnyt.com/stem/rocket-launch-robert-parker-school-wynantskill-rensselaer-county/4923148/?cat=12954

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Middle Schoolers Help Out, Off Campus

On Wednesday, April 18, Grade 8 students traveled to New York City with Jen Baker, Spanish teacher and Jen Nelson, art teacher. Students began their day at the National Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan to see the … Continue reading

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There is still time to register for our summer programs.

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Student-Led Conferences

Student-led conferences provide the opportunity for students to meaningfully reflect on their work.  Teachers are considered collaborators and coaches, and students are responsible for thinking about their strengths, areas of weakness, and making goals for the remainder of the school … Continue reading

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The Middle Ages and the Compliment Sandwich

Research is a huge component of learning here at Parker. Beginning even in K-1, students are introduced to the process of choosing a topic that interests them and digging deeper into it by exploring available resources. In 8th grade, our … Continue reading

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Beginning New Units of Study at Parker

Parker teachers put careful thought into their unit plans. Units tend to stretch over many weeks, building in complexity as they go. While teachers have a “road map” about way the work will unfold, student interest and engagement is a big … Continue reading

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