Parker Perspectives

The Spring 2024 issue of the Parker Perspectives is out!

Color Brave

Parker creates a collaborative MLK mosaic mural to celebrate Day of Understanding and foster community building centered on inclusion and belonging.

Playing for Keeps

Parker’s female coaches speak up on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Title IX.

Young Change Makers

Lower School Student Council seeks to create change for the betterment of their peers and their school community while growing young leaders.

Senior Reflection

A conversation with students from the Class of 2022.

Remembering a Parker Legend

Patrick Mitchell, Parker’s Head of Upper School from 1991 until his retirement in 2010, will be remembered dearly for his commitment to student leadership and athletic opportunities, his support of faculty, and his quest for fairness. 

Batter Up: Breaking Boundaries in Baseball

Batter Up: Breaking Boundaries in Baseball

Keira Izumi, Class of 2024, is showing young girls in sports that gender is not a limit when it comes to playing a sport they love. Keira is a multi-sport athlete at Parker, playing on both the Baseball and Softball teams during the spring season. . 

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Practice Mindfulness with Madame Darma

Practice Mindfulness with Madame Darma

Francis Parker School teacher Laurence Darmalingom-Hoover has been busy at Parker this Spring. She was a presenter in The Parker Collaborative on the Linda Vista campus and is travelling to France as a leader for the Grade 8 Discovery Week Trip.

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Helping Parker Students Thrive – Get to Know Our Student Success and Wellness Program

Helping Parker Students Thrive – Get to Know Our Student Success and Wellness Program

Francis Parker School believes that supporting the whole child–mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally–is foundational to the pursuit of academic excellence. In support of this assertion, the School named Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies as a pillar within the current Strategic Direction. Elevating this effort to a named initiative enabled the Parker administration to build a support system of mental health professionals and other academic and social support resources for our students.

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