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Speech and Debate Wins Big at Neighbor Island Tournament

January 23, 2019 Parker School hosted the Speech and Debate Qualifying Neighbor Island Tournament (NIT) on January 19 and 20 and took home the tournament’s top sweepstakes trophy for the first time ever.  This annual tournament hosted by Parker School included Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Hilo High School... » read more

The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation Gives $1 Million to Gym

January 07, 2019 The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation has awarded Parker School a $1 million grant, the largest gift in the school’s 43-year history and the foundation’s largest donation on Hawai’i Island. The funds will be used to build a gymnasium for the school’s 320 students in kindergarten through grade 12... » read more

Mars Researcher and Alum Speaks to Students

December 17, 2018 Just six years after graduating from Parker School, Jesse Tarnas is making waves with his recent research about life on Mars.  Tarnas, a 2012 graduate of Parker School, shared his exciting findings and inspirational advice with middle and upper school students via videoconference during the... » read more

Robotics Competes at State Again

December 05, 2018 Parker School’s robotics team recently competed at the Hawai’i FIRST LEGO League (FLL) State Championship on O’ahu on Saturday, December 1. “This was the third consecutive year students qualified and participated at the state level, but is the first time we competed with a team composed... » read more

Students Collect Nearly Two Tons of Food

November 21, 2018 Parker School students collected nearly 2 tons of canned goods for North Hawaii food banks as part of the school’s annual ‘Ohana Day on November 21.  Held the day before Thanksgiving each year, Parker School’s ‘Ohana Day engages students to give back to their community through volunteer... » read more

Fall Sports Awards Ceremony

November 20, 2018 Parker School is pleased to announce the following Parker Bull Athletic Award recipients for the fall 2018 athletic season: Student Scholar Athletes: The following seven students were commemorated for competing in a fall sport and maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher: Grade 9: Kai Higgins... » read more

Robotics Competes in Japan

October 31, 2018 Parker’s upper school Robotics Club recently competed on the world stage at the World Robot Summit 2018 held in Tokyo, Japan on October 17-21. Freshmen Del Jordan, Logan Kidani, and faculty member Brent Takenouchi represented the school during the exciting five-day competition. The World... » read more

Speech and Debate Team Takes Their Competition to Utah

October 09, 2018 On October 2, the Parker School speech and debate team embarked on an extended tour of the state of Utah, returning on October 7. The entire trip was made possible by a generous grant from the Julia Burke Foundation, who covered the cost of travel, lodging and tournament fees for all participants... » read more

Students Show Paniolo Pride at Parade

September 17, 2018 More than 65 Parker students in grades K-12 honored their school’s paniolo roots by marching in the Hawaii Island Festival’s Paniolo Parade on Saturday, September 15 in Waimea for the fifth consecutive year. “Our school and students were honored to be a part of this wonderful tradition that... » read more
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