Woodland Activity Day in the 3rd Grade

Recently, teachers and parent volunteers transformed the school’s courtyard into an interactive learning environment

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A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Nearly every seat in the Heller Auditorium was filled this week when Ta-Nehisi Coates took to the stage

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Eighth Grade Connects Past and Present in Civil Liberties Studies

Parker’s 8th grade class walked over to the Alphawood Gallery to see an original exhibition

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Visitors Highlight Fancy Footwork and Sportsmanship in PE

PE classes engaged in soccer programming led by the esteemed coaches from Chicago City Soccer Club (CCSC)

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Patience is Key to Discovery in 5th Grade

Recently, Parker’s 5th grade students had a lesson in slow looking, discovery and the fine art of archaeology

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“Jack McNabola Wheeling Invite Interview”

Parker in the News!

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“Racist Blowback Against Colin Kaepernick Isn’t Just About Him: It’s Aimed at Black Resistance Itself”

Sixth Grade History and Social Studies teacher Keedra Gibba was recently featured online!

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Thanks to the Families!

Enjoy this digital version of the photographic exhibit recently on display in the Kupcinet Gallery

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TEDxParkerSchool: The Pursuit of Creativity

Be a part of the 4th TEDxParkerSchool on Saturday, November 11

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Enjoy a Photo Gallery from County Fair

Take a look at some of this year’s County Fair fun.

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“Palatine Meet of Champions Overcomes the Oppressive Climes”

Parker in the News!

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Bringing the Outside In: Visiting Scientist Rick Stevens Enriches Science Curriculum

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Rethinking by Design: Beta Testing in the 7th Grade

The 7th grade has spent the past two weeks refining and designing a special County Fair activity

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Enjoy a Photo Gallery from the 7th Grade Retreat

The 7th grade began their school year with an all-class retreat to camp in Michigan.

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Will Your Child Be Ready for Success in the 21st Century?

Don’t miss your chance to participate in Dr. Derrick Gay’s workshops!

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Student-Athletes Attend Leadership Conference

Three of our US student-athletes represented Parker as invited guests at the 2017 IHSA Leadership Conference

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Rosenberg Lecturer Inspires the Parker Community

Parker was very fortunate to host Eric Liu as the 20th Annual Francine C. Rosenberg Memorial Lecturer

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Leadership Opportunities Abound at the Civic Engagement Fair

Representatives from almost 20 local community organizations took part in the annual Civic Engagement Fair

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Introducing the Newest Member of the Colonel Crew!

Colonel Parker had another member join him in the Colonel Crew this week.

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Relive the Homecoming Spirit Parade

Athletics Director Bobby Starks and the Student Athletic Council once again organized a Spirit Parade!

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Civic Lab Connects the Classroom to the City

Teacher Jeanne Barr describes our long-standing Civic Lab program.

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Big Brothers and Sisters Morning Ex

The tradition of Big Brothers and Sisters is almost as old as Morning Ex.

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Corinthians Morning Exercise

Since the school’s founding in 1901, Parker has begun our academic year with the Corinthians Morning Ex.

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“8-year-old boy starts Chicago special-needs soccer team”

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“Cyber Bullying Sadly A Reality In Back To School Talks With Kids”

Parker in the News!

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Parker Poets Receive Honors in Competition

Illinois Humanities and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts recognized five Parker students

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Learn How to Make Change Happen with Eric Liu

Join the 20th Annual Francine C. Rosenberg Lecturer as he addresses the question, “Who is us?”

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