PARK IN THE NEWS
Alabama Press-Register, May 22, 2010
Gulf oil spill: California schoolchildren raising money for cleanup efforts
Student generated fund-raiser to help clean-up efforts in the Gulf oil spill.
The Monthly, November, 2008
Who's present in Class Today?
Park's remarkably successful program bringing "mindfulness" to many schools.
Independent School Magazine, Spring, 2008
Public Purpose and the Mission of Independent Schools
Park's mission and community outreach programs are celebrated.
Oakland Magazine, May 6, 2007
Environmental Activism: It's Elementary
Students learn about the environment at PDS, the first "green school" in Oakland.
ABC News (TV report), April 5, 2007
Kids Learning Mindfulness, Peace in School Program
Park School brings "mindfulness" training to some of our public school partners.
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New York Times, December 1, 2006
Supporting Boys or Girls When the Line Isn't Clear
Park Day cited as a leader in dealing with gender variant behavior in children.
San Francisco Chronicle, August 27, 2006
When is it OK for Boys to be Girls, and Girls to be Boys?
Another article about how Park and others approach this question.
Contra Costa Times, January 20, 2006
Park Day School Supplies a Nurturing Environment
30th anniversary article by Martin Snapp.
ABC 7 News, November 11, 2005
Unique Kids Camp Teaches Tolerance
Profiles the Mosaic Project and Park Day students and teachers who attend yearly.
SF Chronicle, September 2004
Operation Lion Heart
The story of Saleh Khalaf, the Iraqi boy who was maimed during the war and brought to Califonia to save his life. He attended Park Day during 3rd grade (mentioned in Part Three). View photo
East Bay Express, June 16, 2004
The Bullying Industrial Complex
An excerpt describing Park's unique approach to preventing bullying.
ABC News, May 26, 2003
Private Schools Helping Public Schools
How Park Day partners with public schools through its Outreach program. (now offline)
SF Chronicle, March 10, 2002
Teaching the reality of gay life
Oakland schoolkids learn a rare lesson
Reporting on Care Week at Park Day School
Teaching Tolerance Magazine, Fall 2000
Welcome to Park Day School
Park Day's Michelle McAfee writes about the school's commitment to community for the renowned Southern Poverty Law Center's publication.