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The Parker ART SALE & SHOW!
November 16, 2018
Check out the UPDATED slide show of some donated items. Be sure to join this celebration of the arts, and take home a masterpiece of your own!
Enrollment Yard Signs - Info Session Dates
November 16, 2018
Your opportunity to get the word out about Parker Enrollment!
Register for the Ski & Snowboard Club - CHAPERONES Needed!
November 16, 2018
Wachusett requires one chaperone per 10 students...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Be Creative or Keep it Simple!
November 16, 2018
We can even have multiple sign-ups, as long as we cover each week...
Thanksgiving Break - Tissues Needed - School Store
November 16, 2018
NOON Dismissal on November 21st...
Parker PAC Basic Rights Workshop on December 3rd!
November 16, 2018
Is your child on an IEP or 504 Plan? Please join us at our annual Basic Rights in Education Workshop...
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Parker
November 9, 2018
We count on Parker parents to come in and donate to help reach our goal of 40 units...
Enrollment Yard Signs - Info Session Dates
November 9, 2018
Your opportunity to get the word out about Parker Enrollment!
The Parker ART SALE & SHOW!
November 9, 2018
Click "Read on" to view a slideshow of some of our donated items! Come celebrate the arts and take home a masterpiece of your own...
Ski & Snowboard Club - SIGN UP TODAY!
November 9, 2018
The Parker Ski/Snowboard Club, a parent-coordinated/chaperoned program, enables students to take advantage of the Wachusett Mountain Student Ski Program...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation: Like to Bake, Cook, or Shop?
November 9, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
School Store - Weather Delays - Tissues Needed
November 9, 2018
Find Great GIFTS...Pick-up HERE!
ParkerPAC Basic Rights Workshop on December 3rd
November 9, 2018
Is your child on an IEP or 504 Plan? Please join us at our annual Basic Rights in Education Workshop...
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Parker
November 2, 2018
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, which means that more than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day...
Enrollment Yard Signs - Info Session Dates
November 2, 2018
Would you be willing to help promote enrollment at Parker?
The Parker ART SALE
November 2, 2018
Click to view a slideshow of some of our donated items! Come celebrate the arts and take home a masterpiece of your own...
Ski & Snowboard Club - Time to REGISTER!
November 2, 2018
The Parker Ski/Snowboard Club, a parent-coordinated/chaperoned program, enables students to take advantage of the Wachusett Mountain Student Ski Program...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation: A Way to Show a Little Love!
November 2, 2018
Want to help but don't know how?
Daylight Saving Ends - Weather Delays - School Store - Driving & Parking
November 2, 2018
Don't forget to set your clocks BACK...
Parker PAC Basic Rights Workshop on December 3rd!
November 2, 2018
Is your child on an IEP or a 504 Plan? Please join us at our annual Basic Rights in Education Workshop...
Charter School Funding
October 26, 2018
Charter public schools are chronically underfunded when compared with traditional districts...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - SIGN UP TODAY!
October 26, 2018
Teacher Appreciation is a way to show a little love to the Parker staff who go above and beyond for our children...
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Parker
October 26, 2018
Time to schedule your appointment!
Enrollment Opens Soon...Post a Yard Sign?
October 26, 2018
Would you be willing to help promote enrollment at Parker?
Lost & Found Pickup - Attendance Line Reminder
October 26, 2018
It's now the perfect opportunity to stop by to search for and claim any items belonging to your loved ones...
The Parker ART SALE
October 26, 2018
Come celebrate the arts and take home a masterpiece of your own!
Parker PAC Basic Rights Workshop on December 3rd!
October 26, 2018
Is your child on an IEP or a 504 Plan? Please join us at our annual Basic Rights in Education Workshop...
Photo Retakes - Enrollment Yard Signs - Our Thanks
October 19, 2018
Students wishing to have photo retaking should be in the Lobby at 8:00 AM SHARP...
Art Sale - Call for Donations!
October 19, 2018
Help make the Parker Art Sale a success and share some of your work with the community!
Parker PAC Basic Rights Workshop on December 3rd!
October 19, 2018
Is your child on an IEP or a 504 Plan? This is our annual Basic Rights in Education workshop...
Photo Retake Day - Yard Signs - Student Directories
October 12, 2018
Students wishing to have photos retaken must be here at 8:00 AM SHARP...
A Conversation Among Friends: Ted Sizer's Work Today and Tomorrow
October 5, 2018
How might we join together and re-imagine the common principles given the challenges of creating and sustaining democratic schools today?
Art Sale - Call for Donations!
October 5, 2018
Help make the Parker Art Sale a success and share some of your work with the community!
Student Directories - Yard Signs - Attendance Line
October 5, 2018
The Student Directory for 2018-2019 is ready and available for purchase...
Community Connections Night on October 3rd - List of Topics!
September 28, 2018
An invitation to families, alumni, faculty, and friends...
Parker 101: Part 2 is on October 2nd!
September 28, 2018
ESPECIALLY for parents/guardians who are new or relatively new to Parker...
Parker is Not Your Typical School
September 28, 2018
ECO is not your typical PTO or Educational Foundation...
A Conversation Among Friends: Ted Sizer's Work Today and Tomorrow
September 28, 2018
How might we join together and re-imagine the common principles given the challenges of creating and sustaining democratic schools today?
Art Sale - Call for Donations!
September 28, 2018
Help make the Parker Art Sale a success and share some of your work with the community!
Community Block "Seasons"
September 21, 2018
The purpose of Community Block is to give all students a chance to benefit and/or provide service to the community at Parker and/or the wider world...
Parker 101 - For Parents & Guardians
September 21, 2018
ESPECIALLY for parents/guardians who are new or relatively new to Parker...
Parker's ECO Needs YOU!
September 21, 2018
The ECO is in need of new leadership and members who are ready to support a Parker education...
Community Connections Night!
September 21, 2018
An invitation to families, alumni, faculty, and friends...
A Conversation Among Friends: Ted Sizer's Work Today and Tomorrow
September 21, 2018
How might we join together and re-imagine the common principles given the challenges of creating and sustaining democratic schools today?
Art Sale - Call for Donations!
September 21, 2018
Help make the Parker Art Sale a success and share some of your work with the community!
Back to School Night Reflection - ECO Team Opportunity
September 14, 2018
Those of us “in the lobby” were heartened to see the level of interest in ECO, which is a key piece of the family/school collaboration...
Parker 101 - For Parents & Guardians
September 14, 2018
ESPECIALLY for parents/guardians who are new or relatively new to Parker...
Community Connections Night
September 14, 2018
An invitation to families, alumni, faculty, and friends...
A Conversation Among Friends: Ted Sizer's Work Today and Tomorrow
September 14, 2018
How might we join together and re-imagine the common principles given the challenges of creating and sustaining democratic schools today?
Art Sale - Call for Donations!
September 14, 2018
Help make the Parker Art Sale a success and share some of your work with the community!
Pick Up Your Containers - School Store - Parker Life Reminders
September 14, 2018
Did you leave behind any containers or trays when bringing in food to share?
Essential Question Community Conversations
September 7, 2018
This week we held two community conversations about this year’s Essential Question...
Back to School Night is Thursday, September 13th!
September 7, 2018
An Introduction to Parker Divisions with an opportunity to visit your student's classes...
Photo Make Up Day - Goatscaping Project - MORE!
September 7, 2018
Hockmeyer Studios will be back on Thursday, September 13th...
PARKER LIFE Reminders
September 7, 2018
A review of important day-to-day protocols...
A Conversation Among Friends: Ted Sizer's Work Today and Tomorrow
September 7, 2018
How might we join together and re-imagine the common principles given the challenges of creating and sustaining democratic schools today?
Art Sale - Call for Donations!
September 7, 2018
Help make the Parker Art Sale a success and share some of your work with the community!
What to Expect on Registration Day!
August 17, 2018
Details regarding Division 1 Orientation, New Students Potluck, Meeting the ECO Rep, and an overview of the Registration process...
Returning Student IDs - Community Handbook - Info Session Dates
August 17, 2018
Returning students need to locate their ID Cards; Get help understanding "life at Parker"; Know anyone who would like to learn more about Parker?
The BIG END is Thursday, June 21st!
June 15, 2018
Each Advisory is asked to contribute...PLEASE wait until THURSDAY morning to drop off items...
Parent Survey - LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL - Yearbooks - MORE!
June 15, 2018
YEARBOOKS will be distributed on the 21st. If you forgot to order one...
The Class of 2018
June 8, 2018
BEST WISHES to ALL!
Thank You Parents of Juniors - Schedule for the Last Week of School - Event Parking Reminder
June 8, 2018
A HUGE Thank you to the parents of this year's junior class...
The BIG END is Coming!
June 8, 2018
Each Advisory is asked to contribute...
Families of Parker JUNIORS - Volunteers Still Needed!
June 1, 2018
Keeping the Parker tradition for the families of the junior class to help put on the Graduation Reception...
Garden Flowers for Graduation - Event Parking Reminders
June 1, 2018
Each year, the graduation decorations are a beautiful and thoughtful symbol of the participation of families in the daily life and the special celebrations of our school...
MCAS Testing Schedule for JUNE
June 1, 2018
Students in the 10th Grade...
The ECO Thanks YOU!
June 1, 2018
To all the families who participated in Teacher & Staff Appreciation...
Families of Parker JUNIORS - Volunteers Needed!
May 24, 2018
Keeping the Parker tradition for the families of the junior class to help put on the Graduation Reception...
MCAS Testing Schedule for JUNE
May 24, 2018
Division 2 students...
Div 1 Maine Summer Camp Opportunity
May 24, 2018
The Robert Frost Camp (RFC) is based on many of the precepts of the Parker School and that’s no accident...
NTC Cohort Presentations
May 18, 2018
Sandwiched in between [senior exhibitions and June gateways] are exhibitions by members of this year’s New Teachers Collaborative (NTC) cohort, who are nearing the end of their one-year program...
To the Families of Parker JUNIORS
May 18, 2018
It has always been a Parker tradition for the families of the junior class to help put on the Graduation Reception...
MCAS Testing Schedule
May 18, 2018
Division 1 & 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of May and June...
Lost & Found Reminder
May 18, 2018
Next pick up will be on May 24th...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - TWO Weeks Left!
May 18, 2018
You may still sign up for May 23rd or May 30th, if you wish to contribute!
The Work of the Sizer Teachers Center
May 11, 2018
We believe that our teachers...can effectively provide partnership and facilitation to people...involved in the challenging and sometimes complicated process of change...
Senior Exhibitions - Essential Questions - Format and the Juror's Role
May 11, 2018
We are very interested in how well students can present their learning and explain their choices throughout the course of their Project...
MCAS Testing Schedule
May 11, 2018
Division 1 & 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of May and June...
Event Parking Reminders - Lost & Found Pickup - MORE
May 11, 2018
Please join in our community parking norms...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Only Three Weeks Left!
May 11, 2018
Openings on May 16th, 23rd, and 30th...
Why an "Exhibition"?
May 4, 2018
This week senior advisors are actively coaching their students through the final steps of creating, revising, and rehearsing their senior project exhibitions...
Senior Exhibition Schedule - Essential Questions - Exhibition Format and the Juror's Role
May 4, 2018
We are very interested in how well students can present their learning and explain their choices throughout the course of their Project...
Jazz Band CONCERT on Tuesday, May 8th
May 4, 2018
Please JOIN US...
MCAS Testing Schedule
May 4, 2018
Division 1 & 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of May and June...
Carpool Norms - Lost & Found - Update Contact Info - Event Parking
May 4, 2018
During peak traffic times, you may only make a right-hand turn out of the school driveway...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Just a Few Weeks to Go!
May 4, 2018
Openings remain on May 16th, 23rd, and 30th...
Senior Project Exhibition Schedule & Essential Questions
April 27, 2018
We appreciate your participation in this important milestone in the academic careers of our students!
Jazz Band CONCERT - May 8th
April 27, 2018
Please JOIN US for an evening of Jazz...
MCAS Testing Schedule
April 27, 2018
Division 1 & 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of May and June...
Lost & Found - Carpool Norms - Contact Info - Event Parking
April 27, 2018
The next cleanout of the LOST and FOUND will be on Thursday, May 24th...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - ONLY FOUR OPENINGS LEFT!
April 27, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's Lounge weekly...
Senior Project Exhibition Schedule Now Available - JURORS Needed!
April 23, 2018
Thank you so much for your participation in this important milestone in the academic careers of our students!
MCAS Testing Schedule for SPRING
April 12, 2018
Division 1 & 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of April, May, and June...
Nominations to the Board of Trustees - Due April 27th
April 12, 2018
You are invited to nominate yourself or someone else that you believe would be an excellent trustee for Parker...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - a Way to Show a Little Love
April 12, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's Lounge weekly...
Spring Break Reminder - Wellness Footwear - Last Day of School
April 6, 2018
Planning an extended family trip during Spring Break?
MCAS Testing Schedule for SPRING
April 6, 2018
Division 1 & 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of April, May, and June...
Call for Exhibition JURORS
April 6, 2018
Would you be interested in being a JUROR during Senior Project Exhibitions?
Nominations to the Board of Trustees - Due April 27th
April 6, 2018
We believe Parker would benefit from additional outside perspectives...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Thank YOU in Advance!
April 6, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
An Impactful School
March 30, 2018
"...they felt seen and known at Parker, cherished for who they were and were becoming..."
Call for Exhibition JURORS
March 30, 2018
Would you be interested in being a JUROR during Senior Project Exhibitions?
MCAS Testing Schedule for SPRING
March 30, 2018
Division 1 and 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of April, May, and June...
Returning to Parker? - Spring Break - Wellness Reminder - Last Day of School
March 30, 2018
We are asking the parents of our current students to help us by indicating whether or not your child will be returning to Parker in the fall...
Nominations to the Board of Trustees - Due April 27th
March 30, 2018
We believe Parker would benefit from additional outside perspectives...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - We are Grateful!
March 30, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
LAST CHANCE - RSVP Today for Common Principles, Uncommon Lives
March 23, 2018
There will be an EXCITING announcement on this special evening...
MCAS Testing Schedule for SPRING
March 23, 2018
Division 1 and 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of March, April, May, and June...
Yearbook Orders - IT'S NOT TOO LATE!
March 23, 2018
Order your yearbook now and DON'T MISS OUT!
Call for Exhibition JURORS
March 23, 2018
Would you be interested in being a JUROR during Senior Project Exhibitions?
Last Day of School - Spring Break - Returning to Parker - Wellness Reminder
March 23, 2018
As of today, the last day of school for students is...
Grants Corner: Walmart Foundation Supports Parker Greenhouse Project
March 23, 2018
This regular feature of Friday Announcements describes, acknowledges, and celebrates the programs supported in part by grant-making partners...
Nominations to the Board of Trustees - Due April 27th
March 23, 2018
We believe Parker would benefit from additional outside perspectives...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation!
March 23, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
Joining Parker is Consequential
March 16, 2018
Hear from Parker graduates and staff about the lasting impacts of the choice to join the Parker community...
Please JOIN US for Common Principles, Uncommon Lives on March 24th!
March 16, 2018
Don't forget to RSVP - There will be an exciting announcement...
MCAS Testing Schedule for SPRING
March 16, 2018
Division 1 and 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of March, April, May, and June...
Yearbook Orders DUE March 21st - Spoon Wars - MORE!
March 16, 2018
Please make sure to get your orders in now as only a limited number of extras will be ordered...
Call for Nominations to the Board of Trustees - Due April 27th
March 16, 2018
We believe Parker would benefit from additional outside perspectives...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation!
March 16, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
Requests for Proposals - Due March 15th
March 9, 2018
Can your team help an innovative, student-centered charter public school increase its impact on education reform and the next generation of teachers?
Spring Conferences (PLPs) on March 16th
March 9, 2018
Each Division leads the Spring Conference a little differently...
JOIN US for Common Principles, Uncommon Lives on March 24th!
March 9, 2018
Don't forget to RSVP - Tables are filling up!
MCAS Testing Schedule for SPRING
March 9, 2018
Division 1 and 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of March, April, May, and June...
Daylight Saving - Spoon Wars - Yearbook Orders - MORE!
March 9, 2018
Our traditional game of tag begins; Time to order YEARBOOKS!
Call for Nominations to the Board of Trustees - Due April 27th
March 9, 2018
We believe Parker would benefit from additional outside perspectives with expertise and commitment to fundraising, diversity, strategic planning, and marketing...
Ski & Snowboard GUIDELINES
March 9, 2018
The Club's Wednesday sessions will end on March 14th...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - We Enjoy Your Contributions!
March 9, 2018
The ECO Committee want to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
We Intend to Honor Student Voice, Choice, and Agency
March 2, 2018
At all-school gathering this Wednesday we had an opportunity to celebrate the recent success of the Mock Trial team and help the Girls Varsity basketball team get pumped up for their first round playoff game...
Request for Proposals - Due March 15th
March 2, 2018
Can your team help an innovative, student-centered charter public school increase its impact on education reform and the next generation of teachers?
Spring Conferences (PLPs)
March 2, 2018
Each Division leads the Spring Conference a little differently...
Spoon Wars 2018
March 2, 2018
There will be a whole school game of tag using spoons happening in mid-March...
Order Yearbooks Now!
March 2, 2018
Yearbook order forms were distributed to students this week and are due back by March 21st...
Common Principles, Uncommon Lives on March 24th
March 2, 2018
Read the bios of our presenters and R.S.V.P.!
MCAS Testing Schedule for SPRING
March 2, 2018
Division 1 and 2 students will be testing on various days during the months of March, April, May, and June...
Call for Nominations to the Parker Board of Trustees
March 2, 2018
We believe Parker would benefit from additional outside perspectives with expertise and commitment to fundraising, diversity, strategic planning, and marketing...
Ski & Snowboard GUIDELINES
March 2, 2018
The Club's Wednesday sessions will end on March 14th...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Plenty of Openings!
March 2, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
Request for Proposals OPEN!
February 16, 2018
Can your team help an innovative, student-centered charter public school increase its impact on education reform and the next generation of teachers?
Advisory-Based Community Conversations
February 15, 2018
Parker’s advisory program is foundational to the school...it’s the place where students start the day, end the day, and track with each other over time...
Common Principles, Uncommon Lives
February 15, 2018
The "Ted S. Talks" tradition started upon Parker's 20th Anniversary continues...
Ski & Snowboard GUIDELINES
February 15, 2018
The Club runs six (6) sessions and will now end on Wednesday, March 7th...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Opportunities Continue
February 15, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
Inspiring Civility
February 9, 2018
As part of Parker’s Third Decade commitment to building a diverse student body and staff, we’ve accepted an invitation from Facing History and Ourselves (FHAO) to participate in a pilot project this spring...
Grants Corner: Home Depot Donates Garden Tools
February 9, 2018
Parker has received a donation of garden tools...
Common Principles, Uncommon Lives
February 9, 2018
The "Ted S. Talks" tradition started upon Parker's 20th Anniversary continues...
Lost & Found Pickup - A Donation Thank You
February 9, 2018
The Lost & Found will be CLEARED OUT on Thursday, February 15th...
Ski & Snowboard Club GUIDLINES
February 9, 2018
The Club runs six (6) sessions and will now end on Wednesday, March 7th...
Teacher & Staff Appeciation - Time to Sign Up!
February 9, 2018
We can even have multiple sign-ups as long as we cover each week...
Grants Corner: Varsity Soccer - Fall Show
February 2, 2018
Parker programs are supported by the operating budget (tuition revenue that follows each student to Parker) and by the generosity of our community...
Lost & Found Pickup - Winter @ Parker
February 2, 2018
Time to check for and claim any items belonging to you or your loved ones...
Ski & Snowboard Club GUIDELINES
February 2, 2018
The Parker Ski/Snowboard Club runs six (6) sessions and will now end on Wednesday, February 28th...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Please Sign Up!
February 2, 2018
You can be creative or just keep it simple -we can even have multiple sign-ups as long as we cover each week...
Pace...Personalization...Performance!
January 26, 2018
Last week’s mid-year Gateway Portfolio Exhibitions and a question from the parent of a prospective student this week have me thinking again about pace, specifically, the design features in Parker’s program that allow students to move through the program at differing rates...
Applications for Enrollment - DON'T MISS THE DEADLINE!
January 26, 2018
Completed applications must be submitted by February 1, 2018 to be included in the enrollment lottery (INCLUDING SIBLINGS!).
Grants Corner: Mass Cultural Council Field Trip Grant Award
January 26, 2018
Parker programs are supported by the operating budget (tuition revenue that follows each student to Parker) and by the generosity of our community...
Lost & Found Pickup - Gratitude is Due - Winter @ Parker
January 26, 2018
NOW is the time to check for and claim any items belonging to you or your loved ones...
Ski & Snowboard Club GUIDELINES
January 26, 2018
The Parker Ski/Snowboard Club runs six (6) sessions. Due to the cancellation of school on January 17th, we will now end on Wednesday, February 28th...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Your Turn!
January 26, 2018
Just a way to show a little love...
Is YOUR Application in? The DEADLINE is February 1st!
January 19, 2018
Completed applications must be submitted by February 1, 2018 to be included in the enrollment lottery - including the SIBLINGS of CURRENT students...
Ski & Snowboard Club GUIDLINES
January 19, 2018
The Parker Ski/Snowboard Club runs six (6) sessions. due to the cancellation of school on January 17th, we will now end on Wednesday, February 28th...
Winter @ Parker - A Couple of Thanks
January 19, 2018
When school is cancelled or delayed because of inclement weather...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Show a Little Love!
January 19, 2018
Want to help but don't know how? Teacher Appreciation is a way to show a little love to the Parker staff who go above and beyond for our children...
Gateways - Enrollment - New Teachers Collaborative
January 12, 2018
We’ve welcomed students back with their good energy, tales of their holidays, and, for some of them, excitement about a Gateway Exhibition next week...
Have you applied yet? The DEADLINE Approaches!
January 12, 2018
Completed applications must be submitted by February 1, 2018 to be included in the enrollment lottery. This includes SIBLINGS of CURRENT student who plan to attend...
The DIVERSITY and Enrollment Committee Seeks Members
January 12, 2018
Working to increase diversity in our student body and our staff, and continuing to advocate for staff preference in the Parker Lottery...
Winter Driving Reminder - Ski Club GUIDELINES
January 12, 2018
Now that we are in the midst of winter and have the potential of snow banks that narrow the driveways and parking lots at Parker, for the safety of all, please keep in mind the following student drop-off and pick-up norms...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Help Brighten Their Spirits!
January 12, 2018
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly. It can be lunch, breakfast, fruits, desserts or simply a floral bouquet...
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for Grades 7 thru 9!
January 3, 2018
REMEMBER: Siblings of CURRENT Parker Students who plan to attend MUST ALSO submit a completed application before the deadline...
Parker Ski/Snowboard Club GUIDELINES for 2018!
January 3, 2018
The Parker Ski/Snowboard Club begins on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, and will run six (6) sessions, ending on Wednesday, February 14, 2018...
ALUMNI DAY for Classes 2014 thru 2017!
January 3, 2018
We hope our Alums will JOIN US on January 5th!
DIVERSITY and Enrollment Committee Seeks Members
January 3, 2018
Working to increase diversity in our student body and our staff, and continuing to advocate for staff preference in the Parker Lottery...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Openings in January...February...etc.
January 3, 2018
Thank you for your time and energy for this great cause in advance!
APPLY NOW for Grades 7 thru 9!
December 21, 2017
SIBLINGS of CURRENT Parker students who plan to attend MUST ALSO submit a completed application...
Alumni Day for Classes 2014 thru 2017
December 21, 2017
We hope our alums will JOIN US!
Thanks, Wishes, and MORE
December 21, 2017
A few items to close out 2017...
DIVERSITY and Enrollment Committee Seeks Members
December 21, 2017
Working to increase diversity in our student body and our staff, and continue to advocate for staff preference in the Parker lottery...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation
December 21, 2017
Thank you in advance for doing your part!
Eighteen Months Ago...
December 15, 2017
We’re grateful to the hundreds of individuals, corporations, and foundations who have helped Parker fund this project...
Alumni Day - Classes of 2014-2017
December 15, 2017
We hope our alums will JOIN US!
APPLY NOW for Grades 7 thru 9!
December 15, 2017
REMEMBER: Siblings of current Parker students who plan to attend MUST ALSO submit a completed application by the February 1st deadline...
DIVERSITY and Enrollment Committee Seeks Members
December 15, 2017
Working to increase diversity in our student body and our staff and continue to advocate for staff preference in the Parker lottery...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation
December 15, 2017
Thank you for your time and energy for this great cause in advance!
Art Sale Thank You - December @ Parker - Weather Notes
December 15, 2017
We want to thank EVERYONE who donated to or attended the First Annual Art Sale and Show...
A Quest Becomes a Great Success!
December 8, 2017
Parker’s swashbuckling, energetic fall theatrical production opened last night to a warm and appreciative audience...
DON'T MISS the FALL SHOW! (includes SNOW plan for Saturday Evening)
December 8, 2017
The Fall Show, "She Kills Monsters", by Qui Nguyen is an exciting adventure-comedy about dragons, identity, family, loss, and the power of imagination...
Now Accepting Applications for Grades 7 through 9!
December 8, 2017
NOTE: Siblings of current Parker students planning to attend MUST submit a completed application by the February 1st deadline...
DIVERSITY and Enrollment Committee Seeks Members
December 8, 2017
Working to increase diversity in our student body and our staff and continue to advocate for staff preference in the Parker lottery...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation
December 8, 2017
Want to help but don't know how? Teacher Appreciation is a way to show a little love to the Parker staff who go above and beyond for our children...
December @ Parker - Toys for Tots - Other Reminders
December 8, 2017
Parker teachers are eager to make December as productive and positive a month as possible for our students...
Would YOU Recommend Parker?
December 1, 2017
At the official opening of Enrollment Season, here are some options for your neighbors and for all families of prospective students to learn about Parker prior to the Annual Admissions Lottery...
Parker/ECO Art Sale is TONIGHT!
December 1, 2017
We are looking forward to seeing you this evening for the Parker Art Sale from 6 PM - 9 PM in the Library...
Now Accepting Applications for Grades 7 through 9!
December 1, 2017
NOTE: Siblings of current Parker students planning to attend MUST submit a completed application by the February 1st deadline...
The FALL SHOW is NEXT WEEK!
December 1, 2017
The Fall Show, "She Kills Monsters", by Qui Nguyen is an exciting adventure-comedy about dragons, identity, family, loss, and the power of imagination...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation
December 1, 2017
We can have multiple sign-ups as long as we cover each week...
Ski & Snowboard Club is FULL!
December 1, 2017
Here are the CLUB GUIDELINES for 2018...
December @ Parker - School Culture - Toys for Tots
December 1, 2017
Parker teachers are eager to make December as productive and positive a month as possible for our students, some of whom have January gateways in view, college applications due, or other work products that need to be completed before the winter break...
Parker ART SALE in TWO WEEKS!
November 17, 2017
Parker's ART SALE will showcase a variety of artwork from emerging and established artists...
Almost Time for the FALL SHOW!
November 17, 2017
"She Kills Monsters", by Qui Nguyen will take place in the Auditorium on the 7, 8, and 9th of December at 7 PM...
Enrollment Opens Soon - Post a Yard Sign?
November 17, 2017
Would you be willing to help promote enrollment at Parker?
Ski & Snowboard Club - Register NOW!
November 17, 2017
The bus is filling up and PRICES INCREASE on December 1st!
Blood Drive - THANK YOU!
November 17, 2017
Thanks to EVERYONE for making the Red Cross Blood Drive such a success!
Teacher & Staff Appreciation
November 17, 2017
A way to show a little love to the Parker staff...
Lost & Found Pickup - School Store Gifts - MORE!
November 17, 2017
The "Lost & Found" Closet is full and will be CLEARED OUT...
Student Experience a Reflection of YOUR Generosity...
November 9, 2017
Parker, like all charter public schools, must fund its own facilities without access to building subsidies available to traditional public districts...
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Parker
November 9, 2017
On Wednesday, November 15th, Debbie's Advisory will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive here at Parker. Parents interested in donating should email debbieo@theparkerschool.org...
Art Sale!
November 9, 2017
Come celebrate the arts and help raise funds for the Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School’s new roof!
Help Promote Enrollment at Parker!
November 9, 2017
Pick up a Yard Sign - while they last!
Ski & Snowboard Club - SIGN-UP Today!
November 9, 2017
Open to the FIRST 50 students who register online...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Be Creative or Keep it Simple!
November 9, 2017
We can even have multiple sign-ups as long as we cover each week...
Yard Sale THANK YOU!
November 9, 2017
A BIG THANK YOU to all that helped to create another successful yard sale this year. We could not have done it without all of you...
Weather Related Delays - Student Directories - Reminders for Parents
November 9, 2017
Please let us know if your contact information changes...
Annual Community YARD SALE - It's Finally HERE!
November 3, 2017
The YARD SALE is held in the Gym, rain or shine...
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Parker
November 3, 2017
On Wednesday, November 15th, Debbie's Advisory will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive here at Parker...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Slots Open!
November 3, 2017
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly. It can be lunch, breakfast, fruits, desserts or simply a floral bouquet to brighten spirits...
Ski & Snowboard Club - Time to REGISTER!
November 3, 2017
The Parker Ski/Snowboard Club, a parent-coordinated/chaperoned program, enables students to take advantage of the Wachusett Mountain Student Ski Program...
Daylight Saving Ends - Weather Related Delays - Enrollment Yard Signs
November 3, 2017
When school is cancelled or delayed because of inclement weather...
A Community of LEARNERS
October 27, 2017
Parker teachers model life-long learning and continuous improvement for their students [as] they learn and deepen their practice...
Parker PAC Basic Rights Workshop on THURSDAY, November 2nd!
October 27, 2017
Is your child on an IEP or a 504 Plan? Join us for this year's first Parker PAC meeting...
Annual Community YARD SALE - Drop Off Items Now!
October 27, 2017
All proceeds from the yard sale go towards the Parker ECO grants. This is an annual event that lots of folks in the community have learned to look forward to!
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - A Way to Show a Little Love
October 27, 2017
In the past we have chosen Wednesdays 12-1 PM as a delivery time, but it can be any day that is convenient for you that week...
It Will Be Worth It!
October 20, 2017
The last few weeks--and this week especially--the Div1 students and teachers have had more construction-related noise and I admire the "can-do" spirit with which they've made adjustments...
10th Annual Community Yard Sale - Calling for VOLUNTEERS!
October 20, 2017
Please feel free to sign-up for just part of a time slot by using the comments to specify your availability.
The Parker Board of Trustees Needs Your Help!
October 20, 2017
New members are needed on the following committees...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Your Opportunity
October 20, 2017
Be creative or just keep it simple (like buying K-cups or tea) - your choice. We can even have multiple sign-ups as long as we cover each week...
Thank You - Other Stuff
October 20, 2017
We are grateful for a generous donation of office supplies...
Personal Learning Plans (PLP's)
October 13, 2017
This week, as students discuss their Personal Learning Plans (PLP’s) with family and advisors, they are literally and figuratively at the center of the educational process...
The Parker Board of Trustees Needs YOUR Help!
October 13, 2017
New members are needed on the following committees...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Sign Up Today!
October 13, 2017
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
10th Annual Community Yard Sale!
October 13, 2017
Drop off donations beginning October 26th...
Photo Retake Day - Student Directories - Attendance Line Reminder
October 13, 2017
Photo Retake Day is October 19th, 8:00 AM SHARP!
Community Connection Reflection
October 6, 2017
Seniors were able, through these conversations and notes and sharing, to gain access to resources, networks, and next questions offered by the attendees...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - Have You Signed Up?
October 6, 2017
The ECO Committee wants to have something in the Teacher's lounge weekly...
Photo Retakes - Parker Way Survey - Directories
October 6, 2017
Photo retake day is scheduled for Thursday, October 19th...
Structured Risk-Taking
September 29, 2017
Structured risk taking is a key element of the Becket experience and of Parker’s program more generally...
Teacher & Staff Appreciation - SIGN UP TODAY!
September 29, 2017
Want to help but don't know how? Teacher Appreciation is a way to show a little love to the Parker Staff...
Community Book Exchange - Attendance Line Reminder - School Store
September 29, 2017
Parker students and families are invited to “Take a Book, Leave a Book”...
The Purpose of Community Block
September 22, 2017
Community Block, which happens on Friday afternoons, is intended to foster active and engaged citizenship amongst the Parker community...
Parker Theater Needs Your Cardboard!
September 22, 2017
Rehearsals for the Fall Show are underway...
Parker Life Reminders - Thank You From Div1 - Other Stuff
September 22, 2017
PLEASE remember to call the attendance line...
Great to See You - Roof Project Update
September 15, 2017
For some of you, Back-to-School Night may have been your first opportunity to witness the hugely important facilities work...
Jazz Band - Parker Parent Board - More
September 15, 2017
A few items now that we've completed the first full week of school...
How Can WE?
September 8, 2017
This week we held two community conversations about this year’s Essential Question...
Back to School Night is Thursday, September 14th!
September 8, 2017
An Introduction to Parker Divisions with an opportunity to visit your student's classes...
Parker Life Reminders - School Photos - Jazz Band - Etc.
September 8, 2017
If there are any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Main Office...
Welcome Back!
August 28, 2017
The full faculty and staff have been on campus for over a week, preparing to welcome students and families on Wednesday for Registration Day...
What to Expect on Registration Day!
August 18, 2017
Parking reminders, and an overview...
A Wish List Thank You!
August 18, 2017
We are SO fortunate to have a GENEROUS Community here at Parker...
How to Locate the Parker Community Handbook
August 18, 2017
Get help understanding and navigating "life at Parker"...
Info Session Dates for 2017-2018
August 18, 2017
Do you know someone who would like to learn more about Parker?
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