Parker Junior High

Parker volleyball team returns to state tourney this weekend

Parker Junior High School’s eighth girls volleyball team is headed to the state tournament for the fifth straight year. The Falcons defeated the eighth grade team from Homewood’s James Hart School on March 7 to win the regional final and advance to the Illinois Elementary School Association state tournnment.

 

 

Flossmoor teacher resigns mid-year, alleges poor treatment

​After months of discomfort about what he says are pervasive problems at the school, teacher Ryan Sinwelski resigned from his job at Parker Junior High in Flossmoor on March 3. Along with his resignation, Sinwelski released a letter to area media outlets and others detailing a number of concerns he alleges about lack of leadership and discipline at the school. 
 

Hart, Parker to face off in playoff game Monday

It will be Flossmoor facing Homewood when Parker Junior High comes up against undefeated James Hart School. The baseball teams will each try to win a game Monday to advance to the Illinois Elementary School Association’s state championship. The game will be played at 4 p.m. at Lions Field, 1041 Ridge Road in Homewood. The winner gets the regional title and advances to sectional play on Sept. 22.

District 161 honors Parker volleyball players, Science Olympiad team

The Parker Junior High Science Olympiad team. 
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Parker students perform musical play ‘Once On This Island’ Friday

“Once Upon This Island,” a musical play about the power of love on a Caribbean island, comes to Parker Junior High School Friday for one performance. The curtain goes up at 6:30 p.m. at the junior high, 2810 School St. in Flossmoor.

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