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How Can We Create Change?

Parker Families:

This week we held two community conversations about this year’s Essential Question—“How Can We Create Change?”  Three advisories, one from each division, came together to participate in the community conversation, which had five main purposes: 

  • Engage in community conversation and make these inter-divisional conversations part of our regular operation;

  • Model democratic practices and enact the 10th Common Principle of Essential Schools;

  • Increase student voice, ownership, and leadership;

  • Increase interaction among divisions;

  • Use this year’s Essential Question to think about the upcoming year both individually and as a school.

Community members also had an opportunity to become acquainted with the seventeen Global Goals for Sustainable Development.  On Monday, during the third module of the community conversation, participants will consider a “Teaspoon of Change” and create an artifact that will be incorporated into a piece of public art. 

Helping all members of our community learn together and from each other through conversation and dialogue is one way to Create Change! 

~Todd

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February 13, 2020
THANKS to Leslie Neville, Samantha Eldardir, and their team of chaperones...
February 13, 2020
The Francis Parker Charter School has always had health and safety of our students and staff as our top priority...
February 7, 2020
Proceeds go to fund grants written by teachers for extra items or program they desire for their classrooms...
February 7, 2020
We look forward to reaching and even exceeding our goal. Won’t it be great to have 100% participation from our community?
February 13, 2020
Please JOIN US as Division 2 students share the passions they developed throughout their experience in Division 2...
February 13, 2020
This year the Community Congress has been busy working on numerous topics to improve the school atmosphere and environment...
February 13, 2020
SBIRT Screening to begin after February Vacation...
January 10, 2020
Most are FREE and open to the public. Date and time subject to change!
October 25, 2019
Information on teen support groups...
September 27, 2019
Westford Parent Lectures - William James Referrals - NAMI Basics Support...
January 31, 2020
Dates and times for info meetings for Spring Sports...
September 7, 2019
The Parker School has published our policy and our compliance...
January 24, 2020
We have once again partnered with Open Door from Acton, MA to administer a Practice ACT exam for our students...
September 20, 2019
This service is run by MART and includes a stop HERE at Parker!
September 20, 2019
The updated CARPOOL LIST is now available...

Regularly scheduled meetings of the Parker Board of Trustees are held in Room 27 at the Parker School From 6:45 PM until 9:00 PM.

February 14, 2020
A collection of quotes expressing the thoughts of Ted and Nancy Sizer.
July 31, 2019
Essential Question: A broad question around which a large part of a year's work is organized; a question that helps to focus work across the domains.
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