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Sims, Gregg named 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Two Big Island high school seniors have been named 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Zoe Sims, 17, of Hawaii Preparatory Academy, and Paul Gregg, 17, of Parker School, were the only two students included in the list from Hawaii. They were among the 141 students recognized for their accomplishments in academics or the […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Summer camp at Parker School

MEDIA RELEASE Summer Camp at Parker School is open to the entire community. It runs for six weeks every summer and provides families with a safe, fun and enriching option for children ages 5-14 during summer. Several regular Parker teachers run the camp and instruct various classes. The activities offered range from soccer to dance […]

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Parker students impress Rotarians with mock debate

MEDIA RELEASE Four of the top debaters from Parker School’s award-winning debate team and their coach, Headmaster Carl Sturges, were invited to Rotary Club of North Hawaii’s monthly luncheon meeting at Saffron Restaurant in Waimea in March. The debaters had the opportunity to showcase the skills for which they are becoming known throughout the islands. […]

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Parker Lower School’s May Day Hoike

MEDIA RELEASE Parker Lower School celebrated its 8th Annual May Day Hoike on Friday, May 3. Kindergarten through 5th grade students performed various chants, songs and hula reflecting this year’s theme, Aohe lokomaikai i nele i ka panai, which is interpreted as “No kind deed has ever lacked its reward. An opportunity to help another […]

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First time in 30 years trophy travels home with a neighbor island school

Parker School debate team wins state championship

First time in 30 years trophy travels home with a neighbor island school

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker’s Gregg named U.S. Presidential Scholar semifinalist

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School announces senior Paul Gregg has been named a semifinalist in the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. He is one of 550 students in the nation selected from more than 3,900 who scored exceptionally well on the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) or the ACT (American College Testing) test — out of the […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

More Parker debaters qualify for state tourney

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island District Debate Qualifying Tournament was held March 5 at Parker School. The following Parker School students earned first place: * Paul Gregg in Championship Lincoln-Douglas Debate * Carrie Hiller in Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate * Maia Tarnas and Elliott Jacobson in Advanced Public Forum Debate * Kyley Nishimura and Nya Phillips […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Richard Smart Scholars grants awarded

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School has announced four students have been awarded Richard Smart Scholars grants for the 2013-2014 school year. The four recipients are: Eve Anderson and Athena Coley from Waikoloa Middle School; Coco Romano Giordano from Paauilo School; and Kyra Matsuda from Parker School. Each recipient has earned her $8,500 grant on the basis […]

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Navy Seal speaks at Parker School

MEDIA RELEASE In February, Bill White, a retired Navy Seal and owner of Hale Kea Farms in Waimea, visited the Parker School campus as part of the school’s Speaker Series. He spoke to a group of juniors and seniors about his experience as a Navy Seal. The Speaker Series, the brainchild of school supporter Rea […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker students sell books, raise money for Smile Train

MEDIA RELEASE Parker fourth grade students hosted a book sale last week on campus to raise money for Smile Train. Smile Train is an organization that funds cleft surgeries for children in developing nations. The students were moved to hold this fundraiser after as a class they read the novel “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio. The […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker School raises $200,000 for financial aid

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School held its eighth annual Kahiau dinner/auction gala for financial aid March 2 at the Fairmont Orchid on the Kohala Coast. More than 290 people attended and helped the school raise more than $200,000, which is a record so far for this event. More than 50 percent of the 250 kindergarten through […]

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Parker fifth graders’ vocabulary parade

MEDIA RELEASE In February, Parker School fifth graders dressed in outfits representing words they had previously secretly chosen from a list of all the vocabulary they had learned so far this year in their language arts program. Their fellow students had to guess what word their costumes stood for. Later, they paraded in front of […]

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