Month: March 2018

PARKER SENIOR LAUNCHES BLOG TO UNITE WRITERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Before Breanna Comunale, Class of 2018, began her senior year this past fall, she was busy turning a summer dream into reality. That dream began in the quiet rooms of Catherine the Great’s palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, where Breanna found the inspiration to create a space for writers and photographers to share their stories.

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PARKER CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH SCREENING OF ‘THE GREAT DEBATERS’

On Friday, Feb. 23, students and parents filled J. Crivello Hall for a special screening of the Golden-Globe-nominated film “The Great Debaters” (2007). The screening was held in celebration of Black History Month and was followed by a discussion led by Upper School history teacher Phil Trotter, Parker parent Voltaire Sterling, and cast member Justice Leak.

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PARKER STUDENT HISTORIANS NEARLY SWEEP THE SAN DIEGO HISTORY DAY AWARDS

On Saturday, March 10, 44 Parker students from the Middle and Upper School presented their projects at the San Diego History Day competition and nearly swept the awards. More than a thousand middle and high school students from across the San Diego Country came to present their projects centered around the 2017-18 National History Day theme of Conflict & Compromise in History. This year, every Parker student who competed earned recognition at the competition with 10 Middle School and 27 Upper School students advancing to the California State competition.

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W.A.R. Lords walk away with second Chairman’s Award

Parker’s robotics team, W.A.R. (We Are Robot) Lords, took home the Chairman’s Award from the San Diego Regional FIRST Competition, held March 8 to 10 in Del Mar. This is the second time the team has won the prestigious award, but the first time the team has won it at the San Diego Regional.

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