School News

2017

  • October

    Park Parents' Phonathon!

    Wednesday, October 25th is the annual Park Parents’ Phonathon. A team of more than 30 parent volunteers will be calling fellow parents to discuss our community's financial support of the School. When you see “Park School” on your caller ID, please pick up the phone ­- our volunteers are eager to talk to you. Thank you!
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  • Chop-a-thon!

    Thursday 10/26/2017,  7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Dining Room 
    Please join the PA Community Service Committee (CSC) for the 2017 Chop-a-Thon, to prepare vegetable donations for the Pine Street Inn, an organization that provides services to 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. Please join us!

    VOLUNTEER: We still need volunteers Wednesday and Thursday to help shop, chop, prepare, snap, clean-up and deliver. Please use this form to sign up.
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  • Spread The Word About Park's Open House

    Sunday 10/29/2017 from 12 – 3 p.m.
    Please encourage your friends and neighbors who may be considering Park for their children to attend the Open House. Formal entry points are Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade I, Grade VI, and Grade VII. If you know of any families who might be interested in Park, please extend an invitation. Also, please pick up a promotional poster at the front desk, and hang it on your community bulletin board
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  • Blue Blazer, Sports Equipment and Halloween Costume Swap

    Monday 10/16/2017 through Friday 10/20/2017 outside the Shire Computer lab
    Have a barely worn blue blazer? Need the next size tennis racquet? Come check out the swap! Donations welcome starting on Monday 10/16/2017. Please check your closets for lightly used, but outgrown dress clothes/shoes, costumes or sporting equipment and help our community in its efforts to reduce, REUSE, and recycle! You do not have to contribute anything to take something. Questions? Please contact JessicaDumphy@yahoo.com

    Sponsored by the PA's Green Committee
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  • Mathematical Thinking in the Lower Division

    Thursday 10/26/2017, 6:00 – 7:00 PM in the Conference Room (childcare will be provided)
    Friday 10/27/2017, 8:30 – 9:30 AM in the Conference Room

    Join Katrina Mills, Lower Division Math Specialist and Coach, to learn how Park School teachers open the doors of mathematics and mathematical thinking in PreK–Grade II and how you can help at home!. Parents play a critical role in reinforcing what children learn in school. This workshop will help you become better acquainted with and more comfortable with these ideas and practices, so that you will be able to participate in your child’s math education with insight and understanding.

    RSVP for either session (and evening childcare) by Wednesday 10/25/2017 using this link.
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  • September

    Introducing Park’s Next Head of School, Scott Young

    The Park School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment, by unanimous vote, of Scott M. Young as the fourteenth Head of School, effective July 1, 2018. Scott currently serves as Dean of Faculty at 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. Scott’s appointment represents the culmination of a comprehensive national search that began in October of 2016.

    Read the full announcement and meet Scott, Park's next Head of School, here.
     
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  • February

    Academic Calendar 2017-18

    Click here to see the Academic Calendar for 2017-18.
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