The P in Parkers Stands For Passion!

Ceci McBride, DECEMBER 2019 For the past 74 years, Deer Park Highschool has entertained folks from across the tri-state area with the compelling variety show, Parkers. Generations of people, young and old alike come from all over once a year, every April, to see this special showcase of Deer Park’s performing arts.  Sara Godwin, the 11th grade English teacher at Deer Park Highschool, has been … Continue reading The P in Parkers Stands For Passion!

How playing an instrument affects students lives

By: John Anderson Around 100 Deer Park High School students participate in band a year. Which is a very large amount of our student body, especially when you realize that that is about the same amount of people that we have per class year. Today I sat down with a few of the DP Jazz band members to ask them how playing an instrument has … Continue reading How playing an instrument affects students lives

Editorial: Photography Club

By: Winter Jarvis Photography Club is arguably the best club in the school. We meet every other Wednesday. Not only do we take photos during club hours but we also get the chance to go to sports events and photograph those. We also have been combined with yearbook club. This means that if you feel your picture is good enough you can submit it to … Continue reading Editorial: Photography Club

DPHS Marching Band 2018-19

By:Winter Jarvis Every year the marching band has a themed performance piece. The theme this year is Route 66. Wanting to know more about the show, the band was interviewed. “This year’s marching band has the same, if not more, capability than previous years.” Matt Suddendorf told me in September, 2018.On Sept 20, 2018, the Deer Park High School marching band came in 1st place … Continue reading DPHS Marching Band 2018-19

A Thirty-Three Year Career: The Influence of Joe Vetter

By TRENT BRAUN, October 2018 When asked what Deer Park is known for best, people’s answers usually resort to the accomplishments of the marching band. After qualifying for state for a consecutive 25 years, of which 9 of those years went on to earn superior ratings, the band has held a significant reputation. So, what is it that makes them so prominent and successful? If … Continue reading A Thirty-Three Year Career: The Influence of Joe Vetter

“Dead Serious About Life” Brings Serious Topics to Deer Park

By Georg Dittlbacher, March 2018 Ohio is number one in opioid related deaths in the US. One of the most unusual ways to combat the ever rising drug problem is ¨Dead Serious About Life.¨  It is a musical written about the taboo themes of growing up. Abortion, alcohol, drugs, religion, sex and suicide are all themes touched upon – themes most American parents don’t educate … Continue reading “Dead Serious About Life” Brings Serious Topics to Deer Park

Parkers Pressure: Variety Show Holds a Special Challenge for Freshmen

by Cassidy Horn, March 2018 In my experience freshman year is stressful enough, then the added pressure of Parkers. I remember being backstage watching the act before us, whispering to my best friend about how scared I am.  I spoke with some of this year’s freshmen to see if it is still the same. “There is definitely pressure being a freshman in Parkers because you … Continue reading Parkers Pressure: Variety Show Holds a Special Challenge for Freshmen