Have you ever seen a day in the life at Park School? Check out the school’s new online photo journal, Park 365, and get a glimpse of the people, places and happenings that make pre-K through grade 12 at Park an extraordinary experience. Follow up your virtual visit with the real thing at one of Park’s fall admission events.
Teacher Terris King explores math concepts with eager four year-olds. Teaching pre-K, Mr. King draws on his Master’s in Elementary Education from Lesley University, with a background in Philosophy from Morehouse College to offer an enriched program, helping children to develop a strong foundation.
Dressed in medieval garb, Park’s Newbery prize-winning Lower School Librarian Laura Amy Schlitz performs an original monologue for the fifth grade. Laura received the 2008 Newbery Medal for her book Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village. Her latest book, Splendors and Glooms, has been named a 2013 Newbery Honor Book by the American Library Association.
Park’s nationally-recognized outdoor education course, Appalachian Challenge, is part of the Middle School curriculum and is used by the entire student body to explore the world around them, enhance group problem solving and to increase the participants’ comfort level in the outdoors.
When it was initiated in 1974, the program was one of only twelve in the country. Now it is one of the largest in the Mid-Atlantic region and likely the only high and low confidence course entirely constructed, maintained, and taught by students.
In Human Anatomy, one of many Upper School electives, students investigate samples under the microscope. The Park Upper School offers an intellectually challenging program that attends to students’ individual interests and talents. Park students work in a climate of intellectual debate and discussion, and are encouraged to question and challenge. Park teachers consider “basic skills” to include analysis, interpretation, synthesis, and application.
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