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Q&A with Assistant Head of School

August 26, 2020 E Komo Mai, Brandon!  Tell us about yourself. I grew up in a military family and have lived all over the place, though having attended high school and college in Georgia, falling in love with and marrying a Georgia Peach, I consider Atlanta home. My wife, Melissa, has a PhD in education... » read more

Welcome from Stephen Dunn, Head of School

August 24, 2020   Aloha Parker ʻOhana,   I wish that I could tell you that the first two months of being at Parker School are just what I had imagined. I donʻt think the last two months have been what anyone could have imagined. Very few people have “Pandemic Preparation” as part of their... » read more

Tips to Cope with these Uncertain Times

August 20, 2020 With the start of any new school year, students are often weighed down with many big emotions.  This year tips the scales when you throw on attending school during a pandemic and all of the new social and physical norms we find ourselves suddenly having to navigate. To help shed some... » read more

Gregory Mooers Joins Board of Directors

August 17, 2020 Parker School is pleased to announce the addition of Gregory Mooers to the school’s board of directors, effective immediately. Mooers, a long-time Waimea resident, brings with him extensive experience in education, local government and land use development stemming from his nearly 50-year... » read more

Welcome from David Kirk, Board President

August 14, 2020 Aloha Parker School ‘Ohana, Welcome back to school! It is very exciting to see everyone back on campus after a very strange and different spring semester of distance learning.  We hope and plan to maintain in-person learning as long as we can do so safely. I am very happy to... » read more

Welina Hou! Welcome Back!

August 12, 2020 Parker School welcomed students back to campus on Monday, August 10 for the first time since March 13 when we shifted to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 300 students are enrolled in grades K-12 for the School’s 45th academic year. For the first week of school, students... » read more

Volunteers Build Desks

August 03, 2020 As schools around the country are faced with creating and “constructing” physically-distanced classrooms, our lower school faculty did just that – literally. “We built 104 desks by hand that are portable, interchangeable, affordable, and met the CDC and DOE (Hawai’i Department of Education)... » 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
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