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Students Return to Campus

August 12, 2020 Parker School welcomed students back to campus on Monday, August 10 for the first time since March 13 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. More than 295 students are enrolled in grades K-12 for the School’s 45th academic year. For the first week of school, students have been divided into... » read more

Headmaster's List and Honor Roll for Second Semester of 2019-2020

June 25, 2020 Parker School congratulates the following 160 upper and middle school students for making the Headmaster’s List and Honor Roll during the second semester of the 2019-2020 academic year. Making the below lists is a substantial accomplishment in any given year, however, these students also managed to... » read more

Keeping Our 'Ohana Strong

June 25, 2020 Parker School launched a much-needed COVID-19 Rescue/Emergency Fund two and a half months ago to support families experiencing a loss of income due to the ongoing pandemic. Hawaii has been hit hard by the pandemic with widespread affects being felt on Hawaii Island, in Waimea and within our... » read more

Farewell Letter from Doc

June 09, 2020 It has been a remarkable experience these past 18 years at the helm of this wonderful little school, and I want you all to know how much it has meant to me to have the opportunity to work for so long with such amazing kids, talented faculty and staff members, and supportive families.  I am... » read more

Parker School Headmaster of 18 Years Retires

June 05, 2020 With a 37-year career in education behind him, Parker School headmaster of 18 years, Carl Sturges, said a hui hou to the little red schoolhouse on Friday, June 5. The son of two college professors, Sturges thought he too would teach at the college level before realizing high school was more... » read more

Class of 2020 Graduation Festivities

June 01, 2020 Parker School celebrated the 29 members of its senior class during the school’s 44th commencement on Friday, March 29, 2020.   Normally held at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea, this year’s graduation ceremonies took on a different look and feel due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19... » read more

Upper and Middle School End of Year Awards

May 27, 2020 Upper and middle school students were honored for their dedication and excellence in academics for the 2019-2020 school year with two separate virtual Academic Awards ceremonies. Upper school’s ceremony was held via Zoom on Friday, May 15 with middle school’s virtual ceremony via Zoom on Monday,... » read more

Getting to Know Parker

May 15, 2020   The Parker School ‘ohana welcomed Head-Select Stephen Dunn to campus in February for one of two planned school visits before his official role as Head of Parker School is to begin this summer. During his five-day visit the week of February 17, Mr. Dunn met with numerous individuals and... » read more

Transitioning to Distance Learning

May 12, 2020   Like all schools across the nation, Parker found itself thrust nearly overnight into the unknown of providing a quality education from a far. New terms suddenly flooded our school vocabulary including closure, coronavirus, social distancing, Zoom meeting, face mask, distance learning, and... » read more

The Team to Beat

May 11, 2020   Parker’s speech and debate team enjoyed numerous big wins, despite their season being cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “They were the team to beat all season,” said Carl Sturges, headmaster and head debate coach. The team’s first win came with a first-place sweepstakes trophy at... » read more
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