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Community plans support for Parker High School after shooting  WJXT News4JAX

Students, faculty, and community members are planning to show their "Parker Pride" Monday after a 16-year-old was shot outside the stadium during a spring ...

JACKSONVILLE: Raines student shot at Terry Parker, Ribault spring high school football game, according to JSO

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced Saturday afternoon that the believe there is a "strong possibilty" of gang involvement in the shooting of a 16-year-old ...

UPDATE: Parker HS student identified as 1 of the teens killed after car goes over cliff on Shades Crest Rd  WAFF

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The identities of two people who died Tuesday when the car they were in went over a cliff on Shades Crest Road have been ...

JACKSONVILLE CRIME GUN INTELLIGENCE CENTER: Leaders say the center will help solve gun-related crimes faster

Jacksonville leaders say the city's new Crime Gun Intelligence Center will help solve gun-related crimes faster.

It's Easier Here: Violence mars another high school football game  The Florida Times-Union

A twice-weekly Florida Times-Union newsletter with local political commentary by columnist Nate Monroe on all that is easy — or sleazy — in the Bold New City ...

Parker fighters look good at MMA event at BlueWater  Parker Pioneer

Fighters for Parker-based Mixxed Bloodz MMA went 3-4 at King of the Cage River Wars, a mixed martial arts event held May 18 at the BlueWater Resort ...

Parker fighters at MMA event May 18 at BlueWater | Sports  Parker Pioneer

Mixed Martial Arts action returns to the BlueWater Resort & Casino May 18 with “King of the Cage River Wars.” Parker's own Mixxed Bloodz MMA will be ...

Top Jacksonville news: Jacksonville Beach votes in favor of fire department merger; more  Hoodline

Here's the most recent top news in Jacksonville; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.

Teens killed in SUV plunge off bluff identified as Birmingham students, ages 17 and 15

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victims as Yefry Said Hernandez-Paz, 17, and Griselda Noemi Zayas-Flores, 15. Both were students in the ...

Authorities identify teens killed in vehicle wreck off side of Shades Mountain  Hoover Sun

One was a 17-year-old freshman at Parker High School, and the other was a 15-year-old freshman from Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School.

Guardrail possible for Shades Crest Road where teenagers died  WBRC

City leaders in Birmingham are considering putting a guardrail where two teenagers died when their vehicle went off a cliff last week.

Peaches & Pits | Opinion  Parker Pioneer

Pits to purveyors of fake news and the headline writers at iHeartRadio. Despite what you may have heard, the City of New York is not banning hot dogs in order.

Rotaract Club of Birmingham Hosts 3rd Annual College Signing Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Rotaract Club of Birmingham, through its Ready 2 Succeed program in partnership with A.H. Parker High School, is hosted the third ...

Celebrating Chris McNair: Father, Friend, Husband and Legend  Birmingham Times

By Ameera Steward. The Birmingham Times. Jewell Christopher (Chris) McNair was remembered on Friday as a remarkable man whose love and forgiveness ...

Parker High School reunion | News  Winchester News Gazette

The Parker High School Alumni held their biennial reunion Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Monroe Central High School Cafetorium. 105 alumni and guests ...

Birmingham's Parker High School to open as a warming station Sunday  WVTM13

Birmingham City Schools announced A.H. Parker High School will open as a warming station Sunday. The school's gymnasium will serve as a warm place to ...

At A.H. Parker HS, Rachel Simonne has dance program that is safe space for students  Birmingham Times

Rachel Simonne may be a part of the millennial generation, but her focus is on the next generation. As the director of A.H. Parker High School's Theater and ...

Birmingham schools respond after petition to keep Parker High open spreads online

Birmingham City Schools says it has no plans to close A.H. Parker High School after a petition to keep the school open began circulating on social media ...

JSO: Person found shot in Arlington near Terry Parker High School  WJXT News4JAX

One person was shot Wednesday night in an Arlington neighborhood near Terry Parker High School, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Church of the Highlands looks to use space at Parker High School  WVTM13

The Church of the Highlands is looking to use space at Parker High School on Sundays, as part of a lease agreement with Birmingham City Schools. The school ...

King, Fieiras star as Craig tops Parker for 10th straight year in city girls soccer derby  Gazettextra

Hallie King scored four goals and Claudia Fieiras, Hannah Loertscher and Sarah Gregg each scored as the Cougars beat the Vikings 7-0 to open the high ...

Space cadets: Craig, Parker students head to MIT to watch their coding at work  Gazettextra

In a couple of weeks, coding work done by Craig and Parker high school students will be circling the Earth.

Craig and Parker renew boys basketball rivalry | Photo Galleries  Janesville Gazette

PHOTO GALLERY: Janesville Craig defeated Janesville Parker 60-50 in a Big Eight boys basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Parker High School.

Birmingham City Schools enter leasing agreements with two popular churches  Bham Now

the Birmingham Board of Education entered into a 3 year lease agreement with Church of the Highlands.

Birmingham students get seat at political roundtable in D.C.  Birmingham Times

Kamil Goodman, a junior at A.H. Parker High School and Stacey Foster, a senior at Wenonah High School, both attended the Eighth Annual Black Women's ...

Craig-Parker boys basketball game among area high school sports postponements  Gazettextra

An impending winter storm has caused many area postponements in area high school athletic schedules. The Big Eight Conference boys basketball game ...

JSO: 1 shot near Terry Parker High School  WJXT News4JAX

One person is recovering after a shooting near Terry Parker High School.

'Nerf wars' draw concern for Janesville police, schools  WMSN Fox 47 Madison

JANESVILLE, Wis. - A game played by high school students in Rock County has been creating concern for local police and the school district of Janesville.

Parker softball looks to finish in the upper half of the Big Eight in Getka's first year  Gazettextra

Janesville Parker's softball team opens the season Friday with nonconference games against Fort Atkinson and Milton at the Janesville Youth Sports Complex.

Tough day for Parker High School; Tough year for Birmingham City Schools  WBRC FOX6 News -

Two months, three separate tragedies, and five students killed. It has been an emotional year of loss for Birmingham City Schools.

Robotics teams from Parker, Craig high schools earn spot in MIT competition - WISC-TV3

The Zero Robotics teams from both Parker and Craig High schools in Janesville earned a trip to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston as part of a ...

Rock River Repertory Theatre bringing "Ghost" to Parker High  Gazettextra

The Rock River Repertory Theatre is bringing "Ghost: The Musical" to Parker High School starting Friday, Aug. 10. The show is based on the 1990 film starring ...

After losing scholarship offers in HS, Myles Parker wants to prove himself as Auburn walk-on

Myles Parker might not have gotten Division I scholarship offers. The jury is still out on whether or not he deserved one.

76 Alabama schools on 'failing' list

The list of schools deemed "failing" based on spring 2018 test scores was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education website Jan. 18.

Ten Candidates to Compete for Miss and Teen La Paz/Parker Titles and Scholarships  Parker Pioneer

The Miss La Paz County/Parker Scholarship Pageant will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, March 8 at 8 on the Rotary Stage at the La Paz County Fairgrounds during the ...

Bob Getka 'excited' to take over Parker's softball program  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. Bob Getka's goal as Janesville Parker's softball coach is to build a championship-type program. Just as he has done with the Janesville School ...

Klawiter sets tone in Verona baseball's 6-1 win over Parker  Gazettextra

Reagan Klawiter was nearly flawless over five innings, striking out nine and giving up one hit. His dominant start and a trio of two-run innings added up to a 6-1.

After 50 years, Class of '68 stays connected  Gazettextra

In 1968, Janesville became a two-high school city when Parker High School opened its doors and Janesville High School became Craig. The combined Class of ...

They're the tops: Talent abounds in local high school musical productions  Gazettextra

If you've never seen a high school musical, or if you haven't seen one since you were in high school, it might be worth your time to skip the movies.

Ex-Auburn player preaches at Church of Highlands downtown branch

The newest branch of Alabama's largest church features a former Auburn University football player as the preacher.

Parker High QB Chris Williams inspires team after tragedy  WBRC

Parker quarterback Chris Williams played in the Thundering Herd's football game 18 hours after his family's home caught fire.

Janesville Parker swims past Craig 89-81, improves to 3-1 in Big Eight duals  Gazettextra

Parker, leading by two points going into the final event, finished first and third in the 400-yard freestyle relay to secure an 89-81 Big Eight Conference dual win ...

Janesville students meet with Gov. Evers for project on state governmental issues - WISC-TV3

Three students from Parker High School in Janesville had the chance to learn about state governmental issues Wednesday from the head of Wisconsin ...

Janesville School District brings a boat, a girl and some fun with "Anything Goes"  Gazettextra

Students in the Janesville School District Summer School performance of "Anything Goes" enjoy taking part in a whimsical show full of toe-tapping tunes and ...

Teen driver charged in Janesville traffic death | Crime  Gazettextra

A criminal complaint filed in Rock County Court on Monday says a teen driver was going faster than 70 mph before a crash that killed another driver Oct. 19 in.

Francis Parker's Latest All-American  NBC 7 San Diego

Lancers have had 3 U.S. Army All-Americans in 8 years.

Basketball Weekly: It's rivalry week, part two, in Janesville  Gazettextra

It's rivalry week on the hardwood for Janesville Craig and Janesville Parker. The girls basketball teams play Thursday, with the boys on tap for Friday night.

Birmingham BOE signs off on leases for Church of the Highlands to use space in schools  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) --Birmingham's City School board has decided the Church of the Highlands can continue to worship at two city schools. The school ...

Naber, Vikings set tone for season in 4-1 victory over rival Craig  Gazettextra

Senior pitcher Chelsea Naber threw a five-hitter, and Janesville Parker opened its high school softball season with a 4-1 victory over crosstown rival Janesville ...

Parker's Eric Bledsoe agrees to $70 million deal with Milwaukee Bucks

Former Parker High School star Eric Bledsoe and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed on a four-year, $70 million contract extension.

Convincing students that learning blue-collar job skills will pay off  The Hechinger Report

Matthew Porter, a student at Craig High School, inspects a “collaborative” robot at Prent Corporation, in Janesville, Wisconsin. Photo: Caroline Preston/The ...

$2B Duval County school facilities plan calls for 30 new buildings  WJXT News4JAX

Some public schools in Duval County are planning for extensive renovations, while others are looking ahead to a whole new building.

Schmoldt: Football realignment in 2020 features more local changes than originally planned  Gazettextra

Eight of the 14 teams in The Gazette's main coverage area will be in a new conference for high school football in 2020 if the WIAA gives final approval to.

Janesville Parker names Kreger new athletics director | High School  Gazettextra

Janesville Parker High School announced Friday that Clayton Kreger, a 2002 Parker grad and current teacher and football coach, will be its new athletics ...

Aaker named Miss La Paz County 2019-20 | News  Parker Pioneer

Persistence paid off for Jessica Aaker the evening of March 8. After competing for the title of Miss La Paz County five previous times, she won on her sixth try.

Duval County Public Schools to hold meetings on aging schools  The Florida Times-Union

The Duval County School Board is looking to decide what approach to take with the future of its school buildings and their repair or replacement.The School ...

Woodlawn High School student accepted to 31 colleges, earns $1.3 million in scholarship offers  Bham Now

Hard work and preparation has paid off Benjamin Holmes of Birmingham. The Woodlawn High School senior began working on his college applications this ...

Florida high school basketball team finds most painful possible way to lose  SB Nation

Quick, think of the most heartbreaking way your high school basketball team could have lost a game. Botching a game-changing turnover? Clanking a ...

Complaint: Janesville teen was driving upward of 80 mph on Milton Ave. before fatal crash  WMSN Fox 47 Madison

JANESVILLE, Wis. - A Parker High School student involved in a fatal crash in Janesville in October was found to have been traveling over 80 mph at the time, ...

Edgerton School District moves classrooms, alters calendar ahead of construction  Gazettextra

A year of inconveniences lies ahead for the Edgerton School District, Superintendent Dennis Pauli says.

Willie D. Parker enshrined into UAPB Hall of Fame  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Willie D. Parker reflects on his football playing days at Morehouse High School, Arkansas AM&N and the Houston Oilers as well as a 33-year stint with the ...

Parker High School teacher, Huffman High student win NextGen competition  Alabama NewsCenter

Kaleena Watts, who teaches American literature in A.H. Parker High School's English Department, and Jarvis Prewitt, a 16-year-old Huffman High School junior, ...

Athletics took center stage in the early years of Parker High School  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. When Parker High opened in February of 1968, athletics quickly became a vital part of the school's development. Blessed with an abundance of ...

What It Means for Jabari Parker to Return to Chicago and Star for the Bulls  Michigan Avenue Magazine

Five years removed from leading Simeon High School to four straight state championships, Souther Sider Jabari Parker returns home to hoop it up for the Bulls.

Senior-driven Craig baseball team sets sights on another championship season  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. The reloading process continues within the Janesville Craig baseball program. The Cougars, coming off their third trip to the WIAA state ...

Woodfin pushes to name Birmingham Crossplex after Larry Langford

"We believe it's fitting for all the work he did and for bringing this to life for our community and the benefits it's had in our community," the mayor told the city ...

Elite Customs celebrates 30 years in business | News  Parker Pioneer

Elite Customs, the auto body and collision repair shop located at 500 Joshua Avenue, has been in business for 30 years in Parker. They'll be holding a street ...

Survey of Milton High School students shows strong support for facility upgrades  Gazettextra

Of the 1126 students enrolled at Milton High School, 401 took a survey the school's student council distributed. Results showed overwhelming support for ...

BCS operation director makes deal with Church of the Highlands without board approval  WBRC

Church of the Highlands is currently using a space within Parker High School that it was given permission without the Board of Education's approval.

Birmingham Women's March draws activists, local groups

Dozens of people attended the Birmingham Women's March on the city's west side Saturday morning to march for equality and learn about resources available ...

Birmingham high school students raise $5K in supplies for elementary schools  Bham Now

What's out: teachers dipping into their own pockets for basic classroom supplies. (Seriously, boo.) What's in: local high school students on the Birmingham Youth ...

Stephanie 'Lady B' Byrd: From foster care to Parker High School to stand-up  Birmingham Times

When you've lived a life like Stephanie “Lady B” Byrd's, you learn the importance of a good laugh. Given up at birth, she was left in the care of hospital nurses as ...

Birmingham Women's March to focus on black women wellness

An LGBTQ group dedicated to people of color have taken the reins of the Birmingham Women's March, focusing the event on women's wellness.

PrepSpot: Domination by co-op programs in girls gymnastics may be coming to an end  Gazettextra

The high school gymnastics landscape will take on a new shape starting next season. Co-op programs will be downsized to promote growth in the sport, and to ...

Missing pregnant teen from Jacksonville now believed dead  The Florida Times-Union

A pregnant 16-year-old Terry Parker High School student missing since Dec. 19 is apparently dead, according to her family. Family said the Jacksonville Sheriff's ...

Craig High has 23 students taking part in Madison Seminar  Gazettextra

The 2019 version of Craig High School's Madison Seminar is one of the largest in the program's history.

Horrific, fiery crash killed 3 Parker High School students

Parker High School had its prom Saturday night. It wasn't immediately clear whether the victims' attended the prom but were believed to be on their way home ...

Police looking for vehicle in Jackson Elementary School stranger incident  Gazettextra

Janesville police are looking for a vehicle involved in an incident that occurred Monday outside Jackson Elementary School.

Consolidated Elementary celebrates second year as top school  Gazettextra

Wisconsin has 1400 elementary schools, and the Milton School District's Consolidated Elementary is ranked No. 1 for the second consecutive year based on its ...

City opening warming stations at Parker High School, Boutwell auditorium

Those vulnerable to frigid temperatures can seek shelter at the Parker High School gym on Sunday and Monday before it moves to Boutwell Auditorium on ...

Birmingham City Schools says crisis team will be at Parker High after deadly crash  WVTM13

Birmingham City Schools released the following statement regarding the death of three high schools students in a fiery crash in Homewood over the weekend:.

Funding options, equity at issue in Duval County school facilities planning  The Florida Times-Union

For the 2017-18 school year, Orange County Public Schools received about $308 million from impact fee and sales tax revenues to use for new schools and ...

Rubine scores four goals to help Craig bounce back and beat Parker  Gazettextra

Gabe Rubine scored four goals and Janesville Craig's boys soccer team beat Parker 11-1 in a Big Eight Conference match Thursday.

Parker boys win sectional golf title; Badger also advances to state  Gazettextra

Janesville Parker's boys golf team is returning to state for the first time since 2012 after winning the Division 1 Parker Sectional on Tuesday at the Janesville ...

'They were like brothers': 3 Parker High seniors grew up together, died together

Friends and family identified the victims as Michael Davis, Joshua Lang and Jamorial Seay, all seniors at A.H. Parker High School. "They were like brothers,'' ...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue kicks off 'Operation Safe Prom'

The Birmingham Fire and Rescue *Service* is kicking off its Operation Safe Prom initative, a campaign designed to remind students about the dangers of drinking ...

The Whigs' Parker Gispert embarks on solo career  Greenville Journal

For more than a decade, the Athens, Georgia, trio The Whigs (singer/guitarist Parker Gispert, drummer Julian Dorio, and bassist Timothy Deaux) played loud and ...

Week 5 City Game of the Week Preview: Crawford Colts 3, Francis Parker Lancers 31 -  KUSI

Week 5 is complete, as the Jersey Mike's City Game of the Week was a contest between the visiting Crawford Colts and the undefeated Francis Parker Lancers.

Stellar first half propels Craig to lopsided victory in Battle for Monterey Rock  Gazettextra

Janesville Craig's football team outgained Janesville Parker 304-13 in total offense in the first half on the way to a 41-0 victory in the crosstown rivalry game ...

Stepping with Kappa Alpha Psi  WBRC

The Alabaster-Pelham Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi is holding its annual Step Show at Parker High School Saturday, Feb. 23.

UPDATE: Janesville School District closing again Thursday | No Meter |  Gazettextra

Local organizations, government offices and school districts have announced closures and cancellations for Thursday as frigid weather is expected to continue ...

Iyana Sawyer

Action News Jax sources say pregnant teen Iyana Sawyer was murdered and that Iyana Sawyer's uncle, Johnathan Quiles, confessed to his involvement in her ...

After several misses, Parker golfers finally set to play at state  Gazettextra

The Vikings—especially seniors Matt Zimmerman, Michael Henry, Nik Sitter and Spencer Orley—experienced close calls, both as a team and as individuals.

UPDATE: Janesville, other area school districts announce Monday closings  Gazettextra

Janesville and most other school districts across The Gazette's coverage area say school will be closed Monday due to predicted heavy snow.

Search on for pregnant Jacksonville teenager missing nearly 2 weeks  WJXT News4JAX

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office released new photos Monday of a missing pregnant teenager who they said has not been seen or heard from since Dec. 19.

Parker: White men who can't apologize enough  Gazettextra

WASHINGTON. It may be a truism-in-the-making that one's political career is over when, as a candidate, you must first apologize for your sex and race, which ...

More than 90 Parker High School students sign for colleges and universities  Birmingham Times

More than 90 seniors at A.H. Parker High School – double from last year's class – signed to attend colleges and universities during a ceremony held Friday at ...

Dennis D. Anderson | Obituaries  Gazettextra

February 2, 1966 - April 7, 2019. Beloit, WI -- Dennis D. Anderson, age 53, of Beloit, died peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at his home, after a courageous ...

Craig cruises past Parker in Big Eight girls tennis  Gazettextra

Janesville Craig's girls tennis team improved to 2-0 in the Big Eight with a 6-1 dual-meet win over Janesville Parker on Thursday.

Janesville School Board sets 2019-20 calendar | Education  Gazettextra

In a change for parents and staff, the Janesville School Board approved permanently changing the dates of spring break. Instead of being connected with the ...

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