• March 13No School: Spring Break on Mar 23 – 27
  • March 12Quarter 3 Report Cards Distributed on Friday, Mar 20, 2020
  • March 12Choir Spring Concert at Wilshire Auditorium on Tue, March 17, 7pm – 8pm

2019-2020 Staff

Chloe Yoon

Chloe is currently a 7th grader attending D. Russell Parks Junior High. Her hobbies include reading, talking to friends, watching Netflix, etc. She has attended Carden School of Whittier for 1st-mid 6th grade, but finished her 6th...

Shane Cornell

Shane Cornell is a 7th grader at Parks Junior High. Shane has a passion for cooking, and enjoys it dearly. In her spare time she likes to hangout with her friends, and watch Netflix. Also, history is Shane’s favorite school su...

Kayla Yoo

      Kayla is a 12 year old female who attends Parks Junior High as a 7th grader. Kayla pursues vast amounts of hobbies and writing is one of them. She likes gaming and hanging out with her family and friends. She aspires...

Rebecca H

Rebecca is in 7th grade and is attending Parks Jr.High. She enjoys playing soccer. Her goal is to get good grades throughout the whole year. In her free time she likes to hangout with her friends and playing with her dogs. Her...

Allison L.

Allison is a 7th grader who attends Parks Jr. High. She enjoys traveling, sleeping, and reading. Her favorite book series to read are the Land of Stories, Percy Jackson, and Wake. She also enjoys writing in her free time which is a reason why ...

David Ko

David Ko is a 14 year old boy and he goes to Parks Jr. High School. He likes art, he especially likes drawing shoes and painting nature stuff. His likes collecting rocks and minerals. He also loves playing basketball. He is hoping...

Jacob Oh

Jacob Oh is a eighth grader at Parks Jr. High. He hopes that this elective will help improve his writing skills. He loves playing sports and his favorite thing to do is go snowboarding. He also likes hanging out with friends and...

Maya K.L.

Maya Kew-Layton is in seventh grade, and reads Marvel comics. She likes to watch movies. Also likes to play video games, and she loves Lord of the Rings. Maya plays soccer and is participating in track and field.  “All t...

Rylan Chiu

Rylan is an eighth-grader who is currently attending Parks Jr. High School. He enjoys playing basketball, video games, and the drums (which he plays in a band). He also enjoys traveling throughout the country. His favorite subje...

Summer Siddiqui

Summer is an eighth grader at Parks. She likes doodling, photography, doing dance after school, or other artsy activities. In her free time, she likes to play basketball, or get together with her friends. She also likes to watc...

Victoria K

Victoria is a 7th grader attending Parks Junior High School. She likes to write short stories or read in her spare time. Victoria enjoys learning about the past and other cultures. She hopes that while being in Journalism and w...

Cayli M.

Cayli is 12 years old and a 7th grader attending Parks Jr High. Journalism is her second elective for the year 2020. She enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and playing Tetris. On her spare time she loves watering her plants....

Michael Marquez

Michael is 13 years old and is in 8th grade currently. He likes to write novels and watch anime. He is not fond of socializing, or staying outside too long. Michael aspires to be a great writer and will stop at nothing to ach...

Janel Kim

Janel Kim is a current eighth grader at D. Russell Parks Jr. High and a student who wants to expand her growing appreciation of writing and literature. She enjoys reading as one of her hobbies, and has a vast appreciation for...

Joshua P.

Joshua is an 8th grader who is currently attending Park Jr. High School. He spends a lot of his day doing homework, and in his free time, he plays video games and watches YouTube. He likes playing the drums, using his talent to ...

Emilie Chi

Emilie Chi is currently attending Parks Junior High School. She is participating in many activities within school, and outside of school. She is a student column writer for “Gilbu News,” and is continuing to pursue writing...

Alyssa A.

Alyssa Arriola is a 7th grader at Parks Junior High. Alyssa loves to travel. In her free time she likes to play softball or hangout with her friends. ELA is Alyssa’s favorite subjects. Once Alyssa is older she hopes to attend UC...

Coco Standley

Seventh-grader, Coco Standley, enjoys traveling, photography, pop culture, surfing, and being on the swim team. She is excited to be studying Journalism and is looking forward to writing for The Parks Panther Press. She dreams...

Elliott Choe

Elliott Choe is a 7th grader at Parks Junior High. He enjoys playing with his dog, North. He also has a sister who he likes to annoy. His favorite subjects are math and science. He has a broken foot (for now) and likes to read...

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