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Parker School’s Kāko‘o fund campaign raises nearly $230,000

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School is pleased to announce that its Kāko‘o Fund campaign raised just under $230,000 for its Annual Fund for Education and for various projects, surpassing a $200,000 goal. The capital campaign ran from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. In addition to the Annual Fund, the funds will be allocated for […]

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

Parker alumnus Tarnas receives Hughes Fellowship

MEDIA RELEASE Jesse Tarnas, a 2012 graduate of Parker School, recently received a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Summer Research Fellowship at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. The fellowship will support Tarnas, currently an astronomy student and rising sophomore at Wesleyan, in conducting research on exoplanets (planets that exist outside of our solar system). The […]

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Parker School’s STEMpede

MEDIA RELEASE On May 3, Parker School hosted STEMpede, an afternoon dedicated to exposing students to professional possibilities in the STEM—science, technology, engineering and math—fields. Approximately 20 presenters, most from Waimea, visited Parker to share about their particular professions. These included: veterinarian Dr. Jim Gressard; orthopedic surgeons and Parker parents Doug Hiller and Diane Payne; […]

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Tarnas wins scholarship to study language abroad

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School junior Maia Tarnas has been awarded one of approximately 625 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarships for 2013-2014. The NSLI-Y program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students to learn less commonly-taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion […]

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Parker School students receive awards

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School has announced the recipients of academic, arts, athletic and community service awards for the 2012-2013 school year: Senior Awards Headmaster’s Award: Tyler McCullough Parker School Trustees’ Award: Olivia Armandroff Richard Smart Award for Academic Excellence: Paul Gregg Personal Achievement Award: Jesse Burns Longevity Awards: Cody Brown, Jesse Burns, Carly Cappagli, Mariko […]

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

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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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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