Parker Football named CIF ‘All-Academic Team’

They’ve got talent–both on the field and in the classroom. 

For the third consecutive season, Parker Football has been named a CIF San Diego Section All-Academic Team, CIF announced Monday afternoon. The team earned the honor with a combined 3.32 GPA, the highest among football programs in the Center City Region and only second to Santa Fe Christian (3.38) in San Diego.   

'A Local Treasure'

Local Holocaust survivor Rose Schindler has spent nearly half her life publicly recounting the horrors she endured while inside a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. On Wednesday, Rose was presented an award honoring her for the educational cause she has championed for 48 years. 

Rose received the San Diego County District Attorney’s inaugural “Community Justice Champion Award” prior to her speaking engagement at Francis Parker School. The award was presented in honor of Rose’s “extraordinary service and dedication to promoting just and safe communities.” 

‘Tic Tac Tech’ club helping senior citizens navigate technology

A new, student-run technology club at Parker began like most organizations–by filling a need for a service. 

“We are a group of kids who provide tech support for senior [citizens],” says Brett Kim, Class of 2021. Brett is the president and founder of Tic Tac Tech. 

The goal of the new club is to “provide technological services to senior citizens in their housing units for multiple days a month to help them use their technology the way they want and to prevent them from becoming a victim of fraud.”

New coach brings big vision to Parker Girls Basketball

Judy Spoelstra has an initial goal for girls basketball at Parker, and it’s a big one–grow the program. 

Judy is the new head coach of the varsity team. 

“I’m excited to be at Parker and to get the girls as excited as possible,” says Judy. “[Athletic Director] Anthony Thomas was making a strong push to rebuild the program and bring girls basketball along at Parker. I was interested because there was a lot of support.” 

Building a New Culture

Melissa Warner places high priority on support–both on and off the pitch. 

“I like the girls to have creativity on the field and to be able to support each other,” says Melissa, Varsity Girls Soccer head coach. “I want them to really learn and love the game and be able to navigate their lives through the game.” 

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Parker Football named CIF ‘All-Academic Team’

Parker Football named CIF ‘All-Academic Team’

They’ve got talent–both on the field and in the classroom.

For the third consecutive season, Parker Football has been named a CIF San Diego Section All-Academic Team, CIF announced Monday afternoon. The team earned the honor with a combined 3.32 GPA, the highest among football programs in the Center City Region and only second to Santa Fe Christian (3.38) in San Diego.

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Filling a community need

Filling a community need

A new, student-run technology club at Parker began like most organizations–by filling a need for a service. 

“We are a group of kids who provide tech support for senior [citizens],” says Brett Kim, Class of 2021. Brett is the president and founder of Tic Tac Tech. 

read more
New coach brings big vision to Parker Girls Basketball

New coach brings big vision to Parker Girls Basketball

Judy Spoelstra has an initial goal for girls basketball at Parker, and it’s a big one–grow the program.

Judy is the new head coach of the varsity team.

“I’m excited to be at Parker and to get the girls as excited as possible,” says Judy. “[Athletic Director] Anthony Thomas was making a strong push to rebuild the program and bring girls basketball along at Parker. I was interested because there was a lot of support.”

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Sectional Champions

Sectional Champions

Parker kicker Cito Miller, Class of 2021, connects with the football, sending it over the outstretched arms of the defenders and into the driving rain. He freezes in place, his line turning quickly to watch the end-over-end rotation as the ball sails through the...

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