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Parker School’s new logo honors past, looks to future

Students score well on AP Exams; new faculty; Broadbent Family Foundation Grant

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Parker debaters wrap successful season

MEDIA RELEASE At the State Forensic Championship at Iolani School April 10-12, three Parker School debate team members qualified for the National Forensic League National Tournament. Jaren Ashcraft, Carrie Hiller and Luke Potter will travel to Overland Park, Kansas for the national tournament June 15-20. Dr. Carl Sturges, Parker debate coach and headmaster, said that […]

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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 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 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 debate team wins state championship

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

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Parker School donates nearly 5 tons of food for the community

Parker School’s Ohana Day marked not only the start of Thanksgiving break and a morning gathering of the school community, but also the culmination of a two-month long school-wide canned food drive launched by the student council to benefit the Annunciation Food Pantry and the Kokua Ministry at Imiola.

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Parker School announces iPad Initiative

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School has announced it will launch its iPad Initiative in the fall of 2013. At that time, all students in grades 6-12 will be required to use the interactive tablet as a primary learning tool, which will be utilized for everything from content creation to instant teacher feedback to video mirroring (students […]

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Parker foreign student wins Presidential National Service Award

Parker foreign student wins Presidential National Service Award

MEDIA RELEASE Between classes, homework, learning a new language, debate, drama and other activities, how does a busy high school senior find the time to clock more than 100 hours of community service in a school year? Somehow, Parker School senior Anastasiya Polishchuk, a visiting student from Ukraine this school year, did it. Polishchuk came […]

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Parker School raises more than $175K for financial aid

Parker School raises more than $175K for financial aid

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School hosted its seventh annual fundraiser gala evening, Kahiau, on Saturday, March 10. The dinner and auction event took place at the Fairmont Orchid on the Kohala Coast and raised more than $175,000 for the school’s financial aid program. This year’s Kahiau also boasted the largest attendance so far. Parker School wishes […]

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Parker’s Tarnas tops debate state qualifying tournament

Parker’s Tarnas tops debate state qualifying tournament

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School senior Jesse Tarnas brought home the first place trophy in the Championship Lincoln-Douglas category from the Iolani Debate State Qualifying Tournament on Oahu. Tarnas and 19 of his debate teammates flew Feb. 17 to Honolulu to compete in the two-day tournament against 15 other schools, including Punahou, Iolani and Kamehameha. “It […]

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First Hawaiian donates $50,000 to Parker School

First Hawaiian donates $50,000 to Parker School

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School has received a $50,000 grant from the First Hawaiian Bank Foundation for the creation of a new middle and upper school media studio. Victoria Hasty, vice-president of First Hawaiian Bank and Harold Hughes, vice-president and area manager of the Kamuela branch of First Hawaiian Bank, visited the school recently and presented […]

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Parker debate team second at state tournament

Parker debate team second at state tournament

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School’s debate team tied with Punahou School for second place at a 16-team, statewide tournament Nov. 12 at Kahuku High School on Oahu. Twenty-four Parker high school students traveled to participate in the tournament, where Iolani School took first place. “It’s very gratifying to see how well our students match up with […]

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Parker School debate team again honored by National Forensic League

Parker School debate team again honored by National Forensic League

MEDIA RELEASE On Sept. 19, Parker School was notified for the second year in a row, that its debate program has earned “significant recognition” by the National Forensic League (NFL), and has placed in the top ten percent of NFL chapters nationwide. To earn this recognition, a school’s debate team must achieve 100 degrees (tournament […]

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