“Travelling” Reflection

In “Travelling” written by Grace Paley, the topics of social injustice and societal norms are addressed. Paley describes her mother’s and sister’s experience with segregation on a bus ride to Virginia, as well as her own personal experience with segregation and racism on a bus ride to Miami Beach. In both instances, the members of the Paley family reject societal norms and question the status quo […]

Middle School Best Friend

My Middle School Best Friend I think serendipity is real. Well, at least, I feel extremely lucky to have ever met my middle school best friend, Amal. We’ve managed to stay close all throughout high school even though we attended different schools. Whenever we speak to each other, it’s like we’re speaking in a new […]

Floral Obsession

Floral Obsession I’ve always loved flowers and floral print for as long as I could remember. My favorite flower used to be hibiscus, but now I think it’s a tie between rose and peony. Regardless, I’ll never stop loving anything floral.

Long Island Sunrises and Sunsets

Long Island Sunrises And Sunsets I was born and raised on Long Island, NY. Although I lived in the suburbs and not right by the water, it was still nice to know that anywhere you were on the island, you could drive 20 minutes and end up on a beach. Here is a collection of […]

Read Before You Start!

By uploading files to a learning portfolio site to share with others, students are declaring that they created the content or that they have the right/permission to distribute this material within a class (in the case of Canvas) or on the Internet (in the case of uploading to a learning portfolio site). Should you have […]

Welcome to the Parsons Learning Portfolio!

The Learning Portfolio is where you will tell your Parsons story. If you have questions or would like to learn more about the many ways you can design your portfolio, be sure to visit the Student Resources + Support site at portfolio.newschool.edu/studentsupport. But before you do, be sure to read the About pages under Courses and Topics […]