Packer News Archives
Packer in the News
As a Private School in Brooklyn Raises Its Profile, Questions of Identity Arise
May 6, 2012
"Think of Packer as having two personalities: intimate, cozy and warm, with its Brooklyn roots, and ever-expanding and state-of-the-art, with facilities that reflect increasing competition among private schools, including those in Brooklyn."
Immersion in China 101: An American teen's story
January 19, 2011
CNN follows a day in the life of SYA-China/Packer student Spencer Langerman '12, as he studies abroad for a year, immersed in Chinese culture and living with a Chinese host family.
DASH+ Automotive X-Prize Features Packer’s Upper School Earth Club
Packer Upper Schoolers are featured prominently in a series of promotional videos for a nation-wide contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to design a dashboard for an environmentally friendly car of the future.
Embracing Innovation And Debate
Whether It's Technology, Diversity Or Academics, Packer Looks To The Future
November 6, 2008
Manhattan Media Corporation honors Packer with the "Blackboard Award for Outstanding Private High School." The school is featured in West Side Spirit.
January 24, 2005
Marco Sylla, Packer's hall master is called for active duty in the Army reserves. The New Yorker chronicles his supportive send-off from the Packer community.
Wi-Fi Technology Finds Its Place In Classrooms
November 17, 2003
WNBC News reports on Packer's wireless laptop program.
Old School, New Tricks
School Bells Ring Changes
November 3, 2003
Time Magazine features Packer in an article on wireless learning.
August 31, 2003
Packer's tranformation of the former St. Ann's Church into a new Middle School is featured in the The New York Times
.A Touch of the Ivy League Grows in Brooklyn Heights
September 8, 2002The New York Times
"Streetscapes" column highlights Packer's distinctive historic architecture.