News and Headlines
Sunday, August 21, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This is an opportunity for new and returning students to leisurely take a look around Park Hill High School
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Congratulations to Park Hill High School 2021-2022 girls volleyball team for earning the Team Academic Award from the United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association for the seventh year in a row
Students from Park Hill High School earned honors from the Kansas City Cappies for their work in the school play and musical. Phoebe Monsees, Jalen Mack and Alessandra Rossi won awards for “The Addams Family” costumes; Urielle Gabriel won a female dancer award for “The Addams Family”; Sarah Gabriel won a female critic award; and Dillon Potts won a male critic award.
Fifteen Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School DECA students earned recognition at the State Career Development Conference. Milkey Sarbessa from Park Hill High School was elected to serve as the Missouri State DECA president for the 2022-2023 school year, and Faith Moise was elected to serve as a Missouri representative leader.
Twenty-seven Park Hill School District students earned awards from the KC Scholars program this year. This program, started by the Kauffman Foundation, awarded scholarships of up to $10,000 a year to students across the region, including students from across the Park Hill School District.
Students from Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School received nominations and awards for Starlight Theatre’s Blue Star Awards.
Thirteen students from across the Park Hill School District earned honors in the state and national SkillsUSA competition through the Northland Career Center.
Park Hill and Park Hill South high schools’ robotics teams, the Trobots and Electro-Magnetic Panthers, competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition.
The Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School yearbook staffs received the Gallery of Excellence award from the Walsworth Publishing Company.
Journalism Educators of Metropolitan Kansas City (JEMKC) gave awards to Park Hill School District students at their awards ceremony. JEMKC honored top journalism programs on both sides of the state line.
The Park Hill High School bowling team, the Bowling Trojans, won the district championship tournament for the fifth year in a row.
Park Hill and Park Hill South high school students on the newspaper, yearbook and broadcast staffs brought home awards from the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association and Missouri Journalism Education Association’s 2022 Journalism Day.
The 2022 Missouri Scholars Academy chose six students from across the Park Hill School District to attend its summer program at the University of Missouri.
Park Hill High School junior Ari Staggs and Park Hill South High School junior Ryan Kempton achieved perfect ACT scores recently, which, according to ACT, puts them in the top less-than-one-percent of test takers.
Four students from Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School in the Park Hill School District earned recognition in Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri's top academic students in the class of 2022.
Joshua Marchbank, head coach of the Park Hill High School boys soccer team, received the Missouri Class 4, Region 4 Public School Coach of the Year award from the Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association.
Twenty-five students from Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School, including students at the LEAD Innovation Studio, earned spots in the Missouri Boys State and the Missouri Girls State summer programs.
The U.S. Presidential Scholars program selected five Park Hill School District seniors as candidates for one of the nation’s most prestigious recognitions.
Three Park Hill School District seniors advanced to finalist standing in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Eleven Park Hill School District middle and high school students earned honors in the University of Missouri-Kansas City Honor Band festival.
If bad weather, temperatures or road conditions make it unsafe for students to get to school, we will call an AMI distance learning day. If we run out of the five AMI days allowed by the state, we will call a snow day.
Dozens of Park Hill School District band and orchestra students competed against students from schools throughout the Kansas City region to earn positions in the All-District orchestras and bands.
Two students from the Park Hill School District earned the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award at the school level.
The Park Hill High School cheerleading team won the 5A small state championship!
Four Park Hill High School students earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognitions programs.
Nathan Carrillo from Park Hill High School earned top honors in the QuestBridge National College Match program.
Dozens of Park Hill School District choir students competed against students from schools throughout the Kansas City region to earn positions in the All-District choirs. All-District orchestra and band auditions will take place in November.
Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School’s 2020-2021 boys and girls soccer teams each earned the Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches Association, which honors teams for maintaining at least a 3.25 GPA. Nationwide, 282 teams earned the honor, and PHHS and Park Hill South are two of only 31 schools to have two teams earn this award.
Justin Ford, journalism teacher at Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School, is one of three teachers to win the Journalism Education Association’s Special Recognition Broadcast Adviser award this year.
Eight Park Hill School District seniors earned National Merit recognition.
We are excited to debut the new Park Hill School District website! Please update your favorite bookmarks, as many of your favorite pages have new addresses.