• November 18Sunny Hills High School IB/Honors testing January 9 (online) or 23 (in-person)
  • November 18National Jr. Honor Society - see Mrs. Chong, Mrs. Wilmoth, or Mr. Nguyen for details
  • November 18Winter Break is December 18 - January 4
  • November 18Thanksgiving break is November 23-27

2020-2021 Staff

Courtney Standley

Editor in Chief

As a second-year Journalism student at Parks, Eighth-grader and Editor In Chief, Coco Standley, was born into a world of mass media so it shouldn't be a surprise when early on she decided to pursue a path in journalism. In her...

Evan Chen

Editor

Evan is an editor on the Parks Panther Press. He is currently in the 8th grade at Parks. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and playing video games. He has played the piano for seven years. He has a pet fish, and is hoping t...

In Sun Chin

Editor

In Sun is an 8th grader, he likes to draw and play videogames. In Sun plays games like Team Fortress 2, Minecraft, Stardew Valley, Nuclear Throne and Balloons Tower Defense. He also likes to spend some of his free time reading b...

Cameron Fok

Editor

Cameron Fok is an 8th grader at this school. He intends to use this course to improve his writing ability. He enjoys basketball, cooking, and piano. He is a part of the Speech and Debate team, and is currently working towards th...

Charles P. Kearney

Editor

Charles Kearney is an 8th grader at Parks Junior High. He enjoys video games such as Minecraft or Half-Life Alyx. His favorite book is “The Odyssey”.  Currently, he is a black belt at the AMAA (American Martial Arts Academy)...

Aubrey A.

Contributor

Starting 8th grade was a crazy experience for Aubrey, as she was so excited to be able to talk to the teachers. Even though Aubrey is in full distance learning, she loves being able to experience school from home. Two of her fa...

Nathan Chow

Contributor

Nathan likes to play video games and had or is having an amazing time in school. Even though it’s online learning, it’s just another experience, and is more convenient for some students to use an iPad. The only problem Natha...

Abby Compton

Contributor

Abby Compton is currently in 7th grade. Her hobbies include playing softball and sketching. Ever since 3rd grade, she has enjoyed writing persuasive, as well as narrative essays. When she grows up, Abigail wants to be a websi...

Brandon Han

Contributor

Brandon Han He is nice but only in certain situations, he will help if he has the materials to help. He is quiet but as you ease up to him he starts to not be as silent. He is someone you don’t usually meet. He is quiet ...

Oliver Hsu

Contributor

Oliver Hsu is a 11 year old boy and he goes to Parks Jr. High School. He likes arts and crafts, he especially likes building things and doing origami. He likes spending time with his family playing board games. He also loves play...

Yuna Hwang

Contributor

Yuna is an eighth grader. Her hobbies include drawing, baking, cooking, reading, travelling, and going to amusement parks. Her aspirations are in the fields of writing, culinary, and designing. She enjoys reading fiction books...

Sue Kang

Contributor

Sue is twelve years old and currently in seventh grade. She plays sports such as volleyball, tennis, and basketball. During her free time, she likes to play with her friends, read, or watch anime and Korean dramas. She likes no...

Yoora Kee

Contributor

Yoora is in 8th grade who is attending Parks Junior High School. She likes to read the Bible, spend some time with God, hang out with friends, and participate in church activities. In her free time she likes to do some Bible stud...

Victoria Kim

Contributor

Victoria is an 8th grader who is currently attending Parks Jr. High School. She enjoys spending her free time by reading and her favorite series at the moment is called ​A Gaslight Series​. Victoria likes to play around with...

Sydney Kim

Contributor

Sydney is currently a 7th grader that enjoys many things. These include art, photography, and painting. In her spare time she likes to spend a day at the beach with her friends or play sports. In the future she wishes to go into...

Devin Lamboy

Contributor

Devin Lamboy is an 8th grader here at Parks Jr High. He enjoys watching Football and playing video games. His favorite football team is the Philadelphia Eagles and the Penn State Nittany Lions. Devin’s favorite subjects are...

Caleb Lee

Contributor

     Caleb is a 13-year-old in the 7th grade. He enjoys playing certain games, talking and calling with his friends, and bonding with his family and pets. He also loves hanging out with friends both online and in-person altho...

Liana Mendez

Contributor

Liana is currently an 8th grader at Parks Junior High School. Her hobbies include watching anime, sports, and baking. Liana’s favorite subject in school is ELA. She also very much enjoys watching her nephew and hanging out with...

Emiliano Ramirez

Contributor

Emiliano is 12 years old and is a 7th grader at Parks Junior High School. His favorite things to do are playing video games and playing sports. He also likes to read and ride his bike.   “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a d...

Suri Reyn

Contributor

Suri Reyn is a passionate, animated, and very social person. She is very passionate about expressing herself through writing. One of her most significant accomplishments this year was placing first in Nationals for speech and...

Serena Silva

Contributor

Serena is currently an 8th grader at Parks Jr High. Her hobbies include drawing, writing, dancing, playing the guitar, and listening to music. She loves to watch Netflix in her free time. Her goal is to strive for her biggest dr...

Kate Luengo

Contributor

Kate is 12 years old and is in 7th grade. She enjoys listening to music and playing with her dog. 

Nathan Lee

Contributor

Nathan Lee is an eighth-grader who currently attends Parks Junior High School. He loves to play tennis and have fun with family and friends. His dream is to have a successful career and enjoy life to the fullest. One of his favo...

Sarah Kienast

Contributor

Sarah Kienast is an eighth grade student. She enjoys painting, cooking, and baking. Her favorite thing ever is traveling to all sorts of new and exciting places. Sarah also hopes to see improvement in her writing skills during jo...

Lance Rodriguez

Contributor

Lance Rodriguez is currently an 8th grader at Parks Jr. High. They enjoy doing many of their favorite things, including cosplaying, specifically their comfort characters from a game or an anime. They also like doing other thin...

Sarah Gudmundsen

Contributor

Sarah is an eighth grader who attends Parks Junior High. In her free time she enjoys listening to music, sleeping, drawing or playing basketball. She also likes watching YouTube and hanging out with friends. “Nothing is impossible,...

Ava Fredman

Contributor

Ava Fredman is an 8th grader attending PJHS. She loves journaling and expanding her creativity. She has written many essays and stories during elementary school, and her teachers and parents have always noticed she was talented...

Alice Sung

Contributor

Alice is a seventh grader. She wanted to try something new this year, so she tried journalism. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her friends. Her goal this year is to get good grades. She hopes that this school year...

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