Fall 2019

Fall 2019

Head’s Lines: What Does it Mean to Educate the Whole Child?

In the first week of October, The Park School hosted its very first Whole Child, Whole School evening celebrating the fantastic teaching and learning taking place in art, music, physical education, growth education, Lower Division science, drama, and the Library. The evening was highly interactive, giving parents with children in grades PreK-8 hands-on experience with… Keep Reading

Fall 2019

New Student-Centered Class Schedule Takes Shape

For many of us, time is our greatest resource, and for a school, how it uses its time with its schedule reflects its values and vision. Starting in 2016, Park’s Strategic Plan set forth on a path to become a more student-centered school by increasing opportunities for applied learning and social-emotional learning. To better understand… Keep Reading

Fall 2019

Park’s Refreshed Brand Identity

This fall, Park families and visitors arriving at school found a new logo on the Goddard Avenue driveway sign, and within the grass island at Park’s main entrance, a re-designed concrete-and-wood bench bearing the same logo. Further along in one’s approach to the school, on the glass to the right of the front door, is… Keep Reading

Fall 2019

Meet the New Faculty & Staff for 2019-20

Rahimah Ahmad, RN  (Nurse) Rahimah is both a new employee AND a new parent at Park; her son Mekkah is in Grade 5! Rahimah comes to Park with 13 years of diverse nursing experience that includes work in schools, camps, hospitals, and the private sector. She earned a BSN from Northeastern University and is particularly… Keep Reading

Fall 2019

Park Community Service Through The Seasons

The Parents’ Association Community Service Committee is dedicated to planning hands-on service projects that support students’ learning at all grade levels. The PA sponsors three major projects during the academic year: Pumpkin Bread drive in November Chop-a-thon, taking place this year in the first week of February Cradles-to-Crayons, our annual clothing drive, culminating in April… Keep Reading

Fall 2019

Not Your Typical Summer Vacation….

2019 Women’s World Cup Merrill Hawkins (English Teacher) and Heather Offen (Science Teacher) At the beginning of July, we had the opportunity of a lifetime. When we planned our trip back in November, we couldn’t have known just what would be in store for us at the Women’s World Cup in Lyon, France. Clearly we… Keep Reading

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