Join the Club: Model UN

Parker’s Model UN Club is looking for new members! To learn more about the club, watch the video here. For more information, contact club president Owen Lewis at olewis2023@francisparker.org.

Join the Club: Speech & Debate Team

Parker’s Speech and Debate Team recently hosted its Summer Workshops.

The first week focused on Public Forum and Parliamentary Debate; two partner events in which Parker students frequently compete at tournaments. The start of the second week included a guest speaker from Bonita Vista High School who helped demonstrate Lincoln Douglas debate and spoke to new members about his experiences. 

Join the Club: Feminist Club

Q&A with Feminist Club Co-President Natalie Beary, Class of 2021

How long have you been a part of the club?
I joined the Feminist Club at the beginning of my sophomore year, and I have been an active member ever since.

How would you describe the club to your peers? The Feminist Club is a group dedicated to advocating for equitable treatment, rights, and opportunities for women and girls in our local communities and on a broader scale.

Introducing Incoming PA President Erik Keskinen

I’m honored to serve as the 2020-2021 PA President. During this unprecedented time, I am astounded by the nimble ingenuity of the School’s leadership, faculty, and staff. I am grateful for their achievements in pivoting to create a robust online platform with which to maintain the storied Parker education, while keeping its community informed with honest, meaningful, and timely information.

Parker joins effort to aid local healthcare workers

Francis Parker School is joining a local effort to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers in San Diego, who are in desperate need to protect themselves as they continue their daily task of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Join the Club: Feminist Club

Join the Club: Feminist Club

Q&A with Feminist Club Co-President Natalie Beary, Class of 2021

How long have you been a part of the club?
I joined the Feminist Club at the beginning of my sophomore year, and I have been an active member ever since.

How would you describe the club to your peers?
The Feminist Club is a group dedicated to advocating for equitable treatment, rights, and opportunities for women and girls in our local communities and on a broader scale.

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July Message from Head of School Kevin Yaley

July Message from Head of School Kevin Yaley

Dear Parker Families, As I reflect on this past school year––a year unlike any other––I am pleased to note that all things considered, our School is in a position of strength and our future holds much promise. And I say this with full confidence even during a time...

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Introducing Incoming PA President Erik Keskinen

Introducing Incoming PA President Erik Keskinen

I’m honored to serve as the 2020-2021 PA President. During this unprecedented time, I am astounded by the nimble ingenuity of the School’s leadership, faculty, and staff. I am grateful for their achievements in pivoting to create a robust online platform with which to maintain the storied Parker education, while keeping its community informed with honest, meaningful, and timely information. I am excited to work with this year’s PA Executive Board, an inspiring group of talented Parker parents, to support the School’s efforts. I know that together we will emerge from this challenging situation a more grateful, joyful, and connected community.

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Join the Club: Interact Club

Join the Club: Interact Club

Q&A WITH INTERACT CLUB CO-PRESIDENT ASHLEY SCOTT, CLASS OF 2021

How long have you been a part of the club? 
I have been a part of Interact since freshman year and I am currently a rising senior. 

How would you describe the club to your peers?
I would describe this club as a student organization that emphasizes the importance of engaging within one’s community in order to make a positive impact on a local scale and beyond. 

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Join the Club: Drama Club

Join the Club: Drama Club

Q&A with Drama Club President Eleni Stavros, Class of 2021

How long have you been a part of the club?
I am going on my seventh year in the Parker Drama Club. I joined at the start of 6th grade and I will be staying with the club until I graduate Upper School. 

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Breaking Barriers

For decades, Parker has been actively involved in National History Day, the annual project-based contest for middle and high school students. Now, thanks to the efforts of Grade 12 student Cate Hasler, history aficionados at Lower School have their chance to get involved.

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Join the Club: Branch Out

Join the Club: Branch Out

Q&A with Branch Out Club President Lucy Loughridge, Class of 2022

How long have you been a part of the club? 
Branch Out is actually a very new club that was founded this past school year. Even in the short time we’ve had, over 130 students have signed up and a group of about 20 students actively came to every event, held once every weekend. We look forward to expanding even more than we already have, and are excited to continue our progress.

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