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Parker School lauds Matsunobu, Dunnington

PRESS RELEASE MATSUNOBU ADVANCES AS A NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FINALIST Senior Lysha Matsunobu has advanced as a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist. She was notified in September that she was one of approximately 16,000 national semi-finalists out of the 50,000 highest scorers of the approximately 1.5 million high school students who took the Preliminary Scholastic [...]

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Parker debaters win another trophy

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School’s debate team returned home from the Punahou School Speech and Debate Non-Qualifying Tournament last month on Oahu with the sweepstakes trophy for largest number of ballots won. Parker earned 65 ballots to second-place Punahou’s 46. Parker has now won this particular sweepstakes trophy at all three tournaments so far this school [...]

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Golf tournament raises $18,500 for financial aid

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School brought in more than $18,500 for financial aid last month at its 11th Annual Fairways & Friends Golf Tournament at Hualalai Resort. This year, in addition to golf, Hualalai Spa treatments and a clothing and accessory sale hosted by Hula Moon Boutique were offered that day at the resort. After the [...]

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Parker debate team brings home two trophies

MEDIA RELEASE The Parker School debate team traveled to the Nov. 16 St. Louis School Non-Qualifying Debate Tournament on Oahu and brought home two sweepstakes trophies: one for the largest number of ballots won — 88 ballots to second place Iolani School’s 55 ballots; and one for the highest percentage of wins — 67 percent [...]

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Parker School to host admissions open house

MEDIA RELEASE Families looking for K-12 school options for next year are welcome to attend Parker School’s Admissions Open House 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Parents and students will have the chance to tour the campus located in the heart of Waimea, meet current Parker students, teachers and staff, and learn about the school’s academic [...]

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Parker announces new scholarship for middle school students

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School is pleased to announce a new scholarship program for students applying to grades 6, 7 and 8 for the 2014-2015 academic year. A total of four Ulu Pono Scholarships of $8,500 will be awarded. Three are designated for new incoming students and one is designated for a returning Parker student. The [...]

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Parker students ‘Make a Difference’

MEDIA RELEASE In celebration of national Make a Difference Day, Parker School students spent Friday, Oct. 25 out of the classroom and working in the community. Approximately 170 middle and upper schoolers divided into groups to help the following local organizations with maintenance, repair, cleanup and beautification: Kahilu Theatre; Kohala Watershed; Mama’s House; Parker Ranch [...]

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Parker School hosts Heneghan Run (Nov. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School hosts its 14th Annual Heneghan Run on Saturday, Nov. 9. The event is open to the public and consists of a 1K Keiki Run and a 5K Fun Run. It was established in memory of Hawaii architect George Heneghan, who was also an accomplished athlete, teacher and coach. He coached cross-country [...]

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Parker School wins debate sweepstakes trophy

MEDIA RELEASE The Parker School debate team, the current state champions, won the sweepstakes trophy Oct. 12 at the Debate Non-Qualifying Tournament at University Lab School on Oahu. The sweepstakes trophy goes to the school with the largest number of winning ballots and Parker, one of 13 schools that participated in the tournament, finished with [...]

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Parker School launches Investment Club

MEDIA RELEASE On a given Monday during the school lunch hour, nine Parker School students can be found crunching numbers (and lunch) and performing company data analysis in the library. They are members of the school’s new Investment Club. The research they are doing is real and so is the money they will use to [...]

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Matsunobu named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School has announced senior Lysha Matsunobu is a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist in the 59th annual National Merit Program. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), according to an NMSC press release, is “a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance” and was “established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit [...]

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Parker School student tracks asteroid

MEDIA RELEASE Over 39 intense days this summer, Parker senior Lysha Matsunobu operated a telescope to take images of a near-earth asteroid, and wrote her own computer software to precisely measure its position and calculate its orbit around the sun. Matsunobu joined 35 other top science students from around the U.S. and the world for [...]

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