SOS – Youth Suicide Prevention

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By Karen Fritchley, School Psychologist – Middle School Is it spring, yet?! The winter months can be a very challenging time for students, parents and teachers as less daylight hours and cold temperatures appear to be endless. Historically, this month has been a time when the Park Tudor counseling team, consisting of school counselors and psychologists, pay special attention to…

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Unplug and Create Time for Unstructured, Outdoor Play

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By Patti Duckworth, Lower School Counselor “Kids, go outside and play!” Do you remember hearing those words as you were growing up? As it turns out, our parents were right! Spending time playing outside actually enhances brain development and the overall health of our children. According to the book, The Importance of Outdoor Play and Its Impact on Brain Development…

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