Parker’s Middle and Upper School held its annual “Grandparents & Special Friends Day” Wednesday on the School’s Linda Vista Campus. Students, staff, and faculty welcomed 298 visitors, who were treated to a gourmet breakfast and live music from the Upper School Jazz Ensemble before embarking with the students to their classes.Read More
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The Middle School students gathered in Lawrence Commons rise to their feet in unison and begin to follow the instructions of their guest teacher, Elizabeth Acevedo, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Poet X” and “With the Fire on High.”
“Plant your feet proudly,” she directs them.
“Pull your shoulders back–that lets the audience know you are confident.
“You make sure you are heard.”
And with that, Elizabeth calls up the first volunteer poet.Read More
A new, student-run technology club at Parker began like most organizations–by filling a need for a service.
“We are a group of kids who provide tech support for senior [citizens],” says Brett Kim, Class of 2021. Brett is the president and founder of Tic Tac Tech.Read More
As part of advisory this week Upper School students gathered to participate in a Land...Read More
Two months of work.
For the past eight weeks, the Upper School Band has been culminating their setlist for Homecoming 2019. The 32-member band performed last Friday during Parker’s Homecoming Carnival with an hour of music ranging from the Parliment-Funkadelic classic, “Give Up The Funk,” to a medley of Duke Ellington standards.Read More
More than 740 campers took part in Parker’s 2019 Summer Program, a roughly 14-percent increase...Read More
During the week of April 1 to 5, Upper School’s Associated Student Body (ASB) held its 2019 Awareness Week. The purpose of Awareness Week is to shed light on different perspectives and experiences and to bring us all closer to understanding each other not only as peers, friends, students, and teachers, but as a multi-faceted community.Read More
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