Thursday 11/8/2018, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Dining Room
COME CHOP WITH US at the 2018 Chop-a-thon Marathon! The Park community will spend the day preparing vegetables to be made into soup to feed the guests of Pine Street Inn, an organization that provides a variety of services to more than 1,600 homeless men and women every day. The Chop-a-thon is a wonderful opportunity for the Park community to come together and make a difference. Last year we chopped and donated over 736 pounds of vegetables contributing to almost 3,000 meals. Please join us on November 8th! We'll be collecting vegetable donations from November 2nd – 7th.Volunteer for the Chop-A-Thon using this link.
Coffee Pond Photography recently sent information for ordering your child’s school portraits on 10/12/2018. If you do not receive this information by either email or mail please contact their Customer Care Department directly for assistance. Please be sure to have your spam blocker set to accept emails from email@example.com Questions? Contact 800-632-2323 ext "0" or Lifeguards@coffeepond.com
Picture Re-Take Day: Thursday 11/1/2018 For students who would like to have their individual photos re-taken, Coffee Pond Photography will take additional photos on November 1st. Coffee Pond requires that you pre-register for re-takes by 10/29/2018 and pay a $10 fee at www.coffeepond.com. Students who were absent on the original picture day in September are automatically registered for retake day, free of charge.
You will need your child’s individual password to continue. (The passwords were sent to families on 10/12/2018. If you have lost the email or do not have it check your spam folder first, or request the password at firstname.lastname@example.org
Go to www.coffeepond.com. Select “place an order” and click on “school portraits” in the drop down menu. You will need to follow the steps to access your child’s pictures and will need to enter your child’s image password.
When your child’s pictures are viewable on screen right underneath the images is this text: If you want to sign up for retakes, click here.
The retake day sign up form will open and you will need to fill in the information and use a credit card to pay the 10$ sign-up fee
In honor of the annual Park Shady Hill Day, The Park Apparel Committee is excited to announce the opening of its online store where you can purchase Park apparel, including t-shirts, hats, and notebooks.
Purchases will be available for pick up in the lobby on Park Shady Hill Day – Friday, October 26th from 7:45 – 9 a.m. All remaining items will be distributed to cubbies or lockers for children to take home on Friday, October 26.
Monday 10/15 through Friday 10/26 outside the Shire Computer lab The annual Blue Blazer Swap, sponsored by the PA's Green Committee, starts next week! Please check your closets for lightly used dress clothes/shoes, costumes or sporting equipment and help our community to reduce, reuse, and recycle! Drop off donations outside the Shire.
Come by and check for any items you or your family may want. You do not have to contribute anything to take something.
The Fall 2018 Park Parentincludes Scott Young's thoughts on the School through his lens as a first-time Park parent; two articles that examine how Park students are known by their classmates and teachers: Social Emotional Learning in the Lower & Middle Divisions, and a close look at the Upper Division Advisory Program; exciting changes in the Middle Division After-School Program; a preview of the fall athletic season, including Park's newest team, Flag Football; and a global reading adventure in Park's library, and lots more!
Scott Young invites you to join him for a series of small and informal morning or afternoon coffees. To reserve your space, select ONE date and time of these 18 choices that works best for your schedule using this link.
Please note that each date is limited to twelve seats and the meetings scheduled for the After-School Program are reserved for those families with children enrolled in ASP. If there are fewer than four people signed up for any one date, we will reach out to you about scheduling an alternative date. More questions? Contact Joy Bartlett, Assistant to the Head of School.
The Park School welcomes Scott Young as our fourteenth Head of School. Scott comes to Park from Marin Academy in San Rafael, CA, and brings two decades of exceptional achievement to Park as a strategic, compassionate, and effective leader at three nationally recognized independent schools.
Welcome to Park! We are delighted that you are interested in beginning your journey with us.
To learn more, please complete an inquiry form and come visit. And, our Open House is a great opportunity to explore the school, meet teachers and parents, and learn about Park’s curriculum & community.
Admission Open House Sunday, November 4 12 – 3 p.m. with special presentations: Pre-K-Grade 2 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Grades 3-5 2:00 p.m. Grades 6-8 2:00 p.m.