Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Social Emotional Learning Provides Tools For Long-term Success

Walk by second grade classrooms and you will overhear students expressing their feelings as they sit with their classmates on the rug at morning meeting. “I liked when you said hi to me in the hallway,” or “It was hard for me when you didn’t share the Legos.” Children are eager to share their strategies… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

What is the Upper Division Advisory Program All About?

Synonyms for the word “advisor” include mentor, aide, teacher, guide, counselor, confidant, consultant, and coach. In the Upper Division at Park, advisors are, at various times, each of these things! The advisory program at The Park School deepens school culture and encourages positive and productive relationships among students and adults. By addressing the needs of… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

Head’s Lines

At the end of a long day, it can be hard to get young children to share. “How was your day?” “Good.” “Did you have fun?” “Yes.” “What did you do?” “Play.” Of course, the answers we all truly desire don’t come from these questions we so often ask. The answers come from the stories… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

Where In the World Will You Read?

Pack your imagination and let Park’s library guide you on a global reading adventure! Throughout the fall, the library is highlighting elements of our diverse collection that celebrate the joys of world discovery: maps and atlases, international books, books in translation, immigrant and refugee narratives, and children’s stories from around the world. The librarians are… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

Park’s Annual Fund

Celebrate our Annual Fund Volunteers Each year, The Park School relies on the time and talent of our community in so many ways. We would like to recognize the support and dedication of our parent and alumni Annual Fund Volunteers. Annual Fund Volunteers help to raise more than $2 million each year, which is a… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

Done! – Facilities’ Summer To-Do List

The facilities team are unspoken heroes at Park. Between the fourteen individuals on two shifts, the Facilities Team keeps the school humming along and looking beautiful season after season so students and teachers can do their work (and play) day after day. We would like to recognize the department’s hard work by highlighting the long list… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

Food Corner: Fall Tastes

It’s funny how taste buds change seasonally. Peach cravings shift to pears and hankerings for ice cream cones evolve into apple crisp a la mode. Park’s Dining Room is making this same transition, just look at the abundance of apples in the fruit bowl and on the menu. In fact, October’s Monthly Tasting will feature… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

Athletics – A Look at the 2018 Fall Season

This fall, for the first time in over 50 years, The Park School will take to the gridiron. Back in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s most all of the boys at Park played football. In their wool uniforms and leather helmets, coach Don Fisher led the team to an undefeated season in 1949. The 2018… Keep Reading

Fall 2018

Meet The New Faculty & Staff for 2018-19

Aida Bardissi (Assistant to the Upper Division) Aida  (pronounced “Ida”) is a recent graduate of Boston University, where she coordinated, chaired, or interned at organizations such as the ACLU, FMHT, CODEPINK, the Muslim Interscholastic Tournament and Islington’s Center for Refugees and Migrants in the UK. She has a passion for racial justice and youth development,… Keep Reading

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