Upper School held its annual Clubs Fair on the Lancer Lawn on Thursday morning. Nearly four dozen...Read More
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By Matthew Piechalak | email@example.com “We have the opportunity to make a big...Read More
“Mike?” Maggie West asks Mike Cain with a curious smile. “What do you call a pony with a cough?” She pauses momentarily for dramatic effect, then answers. “A little hoarse!” She yells and begins to crack up at her health-related joke. Through the Zoom grid, Mike laughs back.
Maggie is Parker’s credentialed School Nurse and Mike is Parker’s Director of Asset and Risk Management. Together, they create a dynamic duo responsible for overseeing the health and safety of the School community. Don’t let the humor fool you, though––they take their jobs seriously, and have been working tirelessly this year to keep Parker safe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
It’s a Wednesday evening in mid-November, and Parker parents are gathering online for the inaugural meeting of the “Windows, Mirrors, and Coffee” (WMC) book club. Established by Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) at Lower School Veronica Scott and Lower School Culturally Responsive Literacy Specialist Rebecca Bellingham, the club aims to connect parents from diverse backgrounds through shared experiences and conversations.Read More
Entering Alan Johnson’s art studio was a welcomed reprieve from the daily academic rigors experienced by all Parker students.
The double doors were always wide open to a room both bright and welcoming. It was a space to find inspiration––to create.Read More
Fran Styles was a pioneer for the advancement of girls’ athletics across San Diego.
Fran, a former physical education teacher, coach, department chair, and athletic director at Parker, died on December 15, 2020. She was 93-years-old.Read More
College Counseling at Francis Parker School is more than just a place for students to apply for college during their senior year. In fact, the application process is only the final step in a journey of self-discovery for Parker juniors and seniors.Read More
It is with great pride that I write to you today to inform you that Parker has been granted the maximum seven-year status of accreditation by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).Read More