The Lancer Orchestra recently recorded two live songs for Parker’s Seventh Annual Day of Giving. Watch the performance here.Read More
Parker Upper School student Gabriel Jinich, Class of 2020, recently spoke to Parker School News about his award-winning mini-documentary, “Environmental Racism in Barrio Logan.”
The film, which has already garnered a second-place award at the UCLA Environmental Film Festival and a third place honor in the high school documentary division at the MyHero International Film Festival, is being streamed online today for the Earth Day premiere of the New Roads School’s Inaugural Climate Changemaker Teen Film Festival.Read More
As human beings, we are all trying to find routine and normalcy in a completely abnormal situation. For Parker guitar teacher Mike “Gonzo” Gonzales, that means continuing to create and share music with others–albeit in a completely different space.
For the past three weeks, Mike has hosted a virtual concert on Facebook Live. The venue? Mike’s living room, complete with a performer’s stool, mic stand, PA speaker, and a roaring fireplace to round out the ambiance.Read More
A dozen Parker students can now say they are award-winning singers–in Mandarin.
Two groups of Upper School students placed in the 2020 Southern California High School Chinese Song Singing Contest at Chadwick High School in Los Angeles on Jan. 18. The biannual competition is hosted by the Chinese Language Teacher’s Association of Southern California.Read More
Jordan Marie Finley ’19 was just settling into her new life as a freshman at UC Santa Barbara last summer when she received word: a script she had written while at Parker had been selected in a prestigious statewide contest.
Jordan’s script, “Feliz Cumpleaños,” was one of four winners in the 2019 California Young Playwrights Contest and would receive a full professional production at the Playwrights Project 35th annual Plays by Young Writers festival.Read More
Upper School Dance held its winter performance in J. Crivello Hall on Wednesday, January 29, 2020....Read More
Nine Parker Upper School Drama students received second-round callbacks in the Music Center’s Spotlight Program.Read More