Parks Panther Press

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  • April 24Quote of the Day: “If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs some more of that."

2018-2019 Staff

Eric L. F.


Eric is a seventh grader at PJHS. He enjoys fencing and chess. His favorite video games are The Legend of Zelda; Breath of the Wild and Minecraft. Eric’s favorite school subjects are History and ELA. When he grows up, he hopes ...

Jake Lee


Jake Lee is currently attending at Parks Jr High School and has Journalism as his 7th period. He is working very hard to maintain his 4.0 GPA and not getting any N’s or U’s. In his free time, Jake likes to play soccer and...

Edward Bae


Edward B. is currently an eighth-grader attending Parks Junior High school. He chose the journalism elective because he really enjoys writing and he wanted to contribute to the school newspaper. His favorite subjects are scien...

Jesse Lee

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Jesse lee is in 7th grade currently attending Parks Junior High School. His goal on his fantastical journey of education is to get a perfect 4.0 GPA. His favorite hobby is to solve the Rubix Cube and figure out new methods to...

Preston S.

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Preston is currently in 8th grade at D. Russell Parks Junior High School. He is in competitive swimming and also plays the oboe and percussion. He likes to play PC games and talk to his friends in his free time....

Joshua Kim

Feature/Student Life Editor

Joshua Kim is currently in eighth grade. He is 13 years old and he plays the bass clarinet for advanced band at school. He also likes playing sports, specifically basketball. He loves watching the NBA, especially the Finals. He...

Candice C.

Managing Editor

Candice is a 7th grader at Parks. Her extracurricular activities include golf and piano because she is unathletic. Her favorite thing to do in her free time is eating food while hanging out with her friends. She decided to join...

Jamie Cho

Opinions/ Polls Editor

Jamie is an eight grader who currently attends Parks Junior High School. She is a part of the Parks Orchestra and plays the flute. She works hard at school. Some of her hobbies include cooking, swimming, reading, and spending...

Yash T.

Science and Technology Editor

Yash Thaker is an 8th grader who likes cosmology, astronomy, and engineering. In his feee time he plays video games, basketball, and watches television. He will be going to Sunny Hills and hopefully eventually MIT or CalTech.

Joey W.

Sports Editor

Joey Winthrop is currently an 8th grader attending Parks Jr. High. Outside of his academic career, he is an exceptional hockey player and plays AAA travel hockey on the Jr. Reign. Thanks to everyone helping him achieve his goals,...

Ellie K.

Video Editor

Ellie is currently an 8th grader in Parks Junior High. She likes to collect things and hang out with her friends in her free time. She joined Journalism because of her passion in writing.

Emilie C.

Web Editor

Emilie is currently attending Parks Junior High. She is on the girl’s basketball team for her school. She loves to do physical activities outside and inside of school. She is trying to maintain good grades, and hopefully make...

Beomjun Kim

Science & Tech Writer

Beomjun Kim is an eighth grader that attends Parks Junior High school and is a writer of the Parks Pantherpress. He is also known as Benjamin. He is the student president of Parks Jr high school during the year of 2018~2019. He...

Noah Choi

Sports Writer

Noah Choi attends Parks Jr. High.  He loves shoes and the Dodgers.  Some of Noah’s hobbies are baseball, TKD, and reselling hype shoes and clothes. He hates getting up in the morning, the SF Giants, and the Yeezy 700 Mauves....

David H


David is currently an 8th grader attending Parks Jr High. He enjoys playing video games and basketball as a hobby. His favorite sport is basketball and enjoys watching the Lakers during his free time. His favorite subject in Parks...

David K.


David Kim is a 7th grader currently attending Parks. In his free time he likes to read, play games, and hang out with his friends. His favorite game to play is Fortnite. His favorite school subjects are History and Science. He...

Kristina Cho


Kristina is currently a seventh grader at Parks Junior High. In her free time, she likes to swim, eat, sleep, and take pictures. Kristina loves Asian food. She particularly enjoys Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese food. She is...

Wesley L.


Wesley is currently an eighth grader here at Parks Jr. High. He enjoys playing video games and learning about science facts. His favorite sport to both watch and play is the sport of swimming. In fact, he is currently on the Fullerton...

Carmela Padua


Carmela is an eighth grader at Parks Junior High. She enjoys music and is in the Parks Junior High advanced band, because of her love for music. She also likes writing, which inspired her to join this journalism class. She was...

Sarah C.


Sarah is a 14 year old girl who takes part in everything related to music. “All our dreams can come true, if you have the courage to pursue them.” -Walt Disney. This quote relates to her because if she ever has a goal, she...

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