History of Parks Jr. High

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History of Parks Jr. High

Courtesy of Parks Jr. High

Courtesy of Parks Jr. High

Courtesy of Parks Jr. High

Courtesy of Parks Jr. High

Amy R., Staff Writer

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Have you ever thought about the history of Parks Jr. High? This school was built in honor of Dr. D. Russell Parks in 1972. As time flew and more and more students attended this school, it was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education during the school year of 2008-2009. They were recognized a second time as a Blue Ribbon School. The Blue Ribbon Award is an honored award to get as a school, since it proves that the students in Parks Jr. High can achieve a high level in the field of education. Also during 2008-2009, Parks Jr. High was recognized as a California Distinguished School. This is an award given by the California State Board of Education for quality education programs. Parks Jr. High is an honorable school and a great place to educate students.