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Dr. Mary Miller Richter Award text with a group photo of four women smiling at the camera.  Three of the women are holding an award.

The Park Hill School District has been awarded the Dr. Mary Miller Richter Award from Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SW-PBS)!

PLTW Distinguished Schools logo with middle school logos

We’re proud to announce that all of our middle schools have been named Project Lead the Way 2023-24 Distinguished Gateway Schools.

MSBA Certification and Ms. Barnes and Mr. Terwilleger's headshots

Congratulations to the Park Hill School District Board of Education Members receiving certifications from the Missouri School Boards’ Association (MSBA).

Blue Star Scholarships text with two student headshots

We are #ParkHillProud of our students receiving scholarships during Starlight's Blue Star Awards.

Blue Star Awards text with group photo of PHS theater and music students

Park Hill South's Music and Theatre Departments were well represented at Starlight's Blue Star Awards and brought home top honors.

KC Scholars Awards text on a blue background. There is the outline of a shield around the KC.

We are #ParkHillProud of the 18 Park Hill School District students earning awards from the KC Scholars program this year. 

JEMKC Award Winners text with high school mascot images

Congratulations to our broadcast and print journalism students for their success at the Journalism Educators of Metro Kansas City (JEMKC) Awards! 

Missouri Scholars 100 text with four student photos

Congratulations to James Barrie and Lauren Oakley from Park Hill High School and Brady O’Hara and Isaac Dierker from Park Hill South for being selected as members of the distinguished Missouri Scholars 100 Class of 2024.

Gallery of Excellence in white text with a group photo to the right of the text.

Congratulations to the Park Hill Troyian, Volume 72, yearbook editors and staff! The book was selected for the Walsworth Publications "Gallery of Excellence." 

Nourish the Future text with photos two women wearing blue shirts

Congratulations to Park Hill South teachers Laura Deering and Lindsey Diepenbrock, two of 38 teachers selected nationally for the Teacher Leader Community, a leadership program through Nourish the Future.

Sun and clouds graphics with Summer School Enrollment text

Park Hill Summer School is an excellent opportunity for your child. Our summer school program gives students a free, fun and caring place to continue learning.

US News and World report logo, Best High Schools 2024 text with a Trojan and Panther logo

Congratulations to Park Hill High School and Park Hill South High School – named top in the region and state by US News and World Report.

Nationally Certified School Nurses in white text on a blue background

We are #ParkHillProud of our school nurses recently named National Certified School Nurses (NCSN) by the National Board for the Certification of School Nurses (NBCSN).

Pictures of our students earning perfect scores on their ACT. The boy is wearing a blue shirt. The girl is wearing a white top.

Congratulations to Park Hill South's Stephen Mitchell and Park Hill High's Lauren Oakley. The two seniors achieved perfect scores (36) on the ACT.

Dr. Keelie Stucker, Dr. Corey Willich and Dr. Mike Kimbrel at the ceremony recognizing Dr. Willich as the Assistant Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Park Hill High School Assistant Principal Dr. Corey Willich! He was named Assistant Principal of the Year by the Greater Kansas City Missouri Principals Association.

Four student photos with the SkillsUSA logo and the word champions in white.

We are #ParkHillProud of our students who brought home first-place wins from the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership & Skill Competitions through the Northland Career Center.

PHS robotics team group photo

After winning the Greater Kansas City Regional, Park Hill South's FIRST Robotics Team 5126 Electromagnetic Panthers (EMP) is preparing for international competition.

PHHS and PHS logo with MIJA Journalism Day Award Winners text

We are #ParkHill Proud of our print and broadcast journalism students who brought home top honors from MIJA Journalism Day in Columbia, Mo.

Best Communities for Music Education logo for 2024

We are #ParkHillProud to have earned the Best Communities for Music Education award from the NAMM Foundation for the third consecutive year for our commitment to music education!

Walden Middle School logo and exemplary library program text

Congratulations to Walden Middle School! Its library was one of nine recognized as 2023-24 Exemplary School Libraries.

Staff of the South Side Scoop group photo at the STN Convention

Congratulations to the broadcast students from Park Hill South who recently brought home awards from the Student Television Network Convention in Long Beach.

DECA state champions text with a split red and purple graphic and student photos

Congratulations to the Park Hill and Park Hill South High School students who came home with top honors from the DECA State Career Development Conference.  

Scholar Bowl Champions text and four student photos

Congratulations to the Park Hill South High School Scholar Bowl Team for winning the MCC–Maple Woods Scholar Bowl Tournament.

Regional Artwork winners with a self portrait and the portrait of a dog

We are #ParkHillProud of the Park Hill and Park Hill South High School students who competed in the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art's 2024 Regional High School Exhibition.

Principal of the Year text with a photo of Kirsten Clemons to the right

Congratulations to Kirsten Clemons, principal at Lakeview Middle School, on her recognition as the Missouri Association of Secondary Principals (MoASSP) Jim L. King Missouri Middle School Principal of the Year!

Girls Swim and Dive State Champions in white text on a blue background

Congratulations to the Park Hill South Girls Swim and Dive Team. Not only did they have an undefeated varsity season, they also won the State Championship! 

National Speech and Debate Honor text with student photo to the right

Congratulations to Park Hill High School junior Jack Unsell for achieving Premier Distinction, the highest degree in the National Speech & Debate Association Honor Society!

KC Scholars Awards text on a blue background. There is the outline of a shield around the KC.

Congratulations to the two Park Hill High School seniors receiving $50,000 scholarships to Missouri State University through KC Scholars.

KC Scholars Awards text on a blue background. There is the outline of a shield around the KC.

We are #ParkHillProud of the five Park Hill South High School seniors receiving $50,000 scholarships to Missouri State University from KC Scholars! 

Dr. Andrew Hargis, Brooke Renton and Dr. Sarah McQuinn

Park Hill Elementary leaders swept each category in the Clay-Platte Region of the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals awards.

Meritorious Budget Award with ASBO logo and text

The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) recognized our district with the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for 2023–2024.

All-State Band and Orchestra text with the PHHS and PHS logos

Congratulations to our Park Hill and Park Hill South High School students who received All-State Band and Orchestra honors. 

Walden logo with Yearbook Program of Excellence text

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Walden Middle School yearbook staff for receiving the Jostens National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognition at the bronze level!

Talha Agha and Simbo Bero school pictures with QuestBridge Match text

We are #ParkHillProud of Talha Agha and Simbo Bero from Park Hill High School for earning top honors in the QuestBridge National College Match program.

Henry Ye, QuestBridge Match Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Henry Ye from Park Hill South High School for earning top honors in the QuestBridge National College Match program. 

KC Scholars Awards text on a blue background. There is the outline of a shield around the KC.

We are #ParkHillProud of the eight Park Hill School District students receiving $50,000 awards from KC Scholars.

Project Adam Heart Safe School Designation in white text on a blue background

Congress Middle School, LEAD Innovation Studio, Line Creek Elementary, and Park Hill High School have joined Hopewell Elementary as Project ADAM certified schools!

All-District Bands and Orchestra text with instrument graphics

Band and orchestra students from Park Hill and Park Hill South High Schools competed against students from schools throughout the Kansas City region to earn positions in the All-District Bands and Orchestras.

PHHS Stuco students and staff gathered for a photo

Congratulations to Park Hill High School Assistant Principal Dr. Corey Willich for being named the Missouri Association of Student Councils' Northwest Administrator of the Year!

Six student headshots on a blue background

We are #ParkHillProud of Olivia Clemons and Austin Felton. The Park Hill South High School seniors were named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Swim and Dive Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Park Hill South Swim and Dive Coach Tim Busenhart for being named the MSHSAA 2022-23 Girls' Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year!

Six student headshots on a blue background

We are #ParkHillProud of Elisha-Daniel Agbor, Ethan Hurd, Lauren Oakley, James Barrie, Jessica Yu, and Tyler Dinh! The six Park Hill High School seniors were named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.

2024 Under Armour Next All-American

Congratulations to Mason Love, punter/kicker on the Park Hill South Football Team. Love was named a 2024 Under Armour Next Football All-American! 

Five student photos on a blue background

Congratulations to Park Hill South High School seniors Kaden Culbertson, Isaac Dierker, McKelvey McDaniel, Sylvia Nguyen and Rohan T. Venkatesh for being selected as Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Lakeview logo with yearbook award text

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Lakeview Middle School yearbook staff for receiving the Jostens National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognition at the Silver level! 

White text on a blue background with the district logo in the upper left corner

Congratulations to our recent graduates earning the AP Capstone Diploma. To achieve this honor, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing.

Park Hill High School mascot and student photo

Congratulations to Park Hill High School senior Jessica Yu for earning a perfect score on the ACT.

Team Academic Award

Congratulations to Park Hill High School's 2022-2023 girls' volleyball team for earning the Team Academic Award from the United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association. This is the eighth year the school's volleyball team has won the award.

Student holding several certificates in front of a blue background.

We are #ParkHillProud of Park Hill South High School senior Ysabella “Ysa” Olsen who was elected President of the American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation.

Eight people standing in a group with an award.

The Park Hill School District Board of Education received the 2023 Governance Team Award from the Missouri School Boards’ Association.

School picture of a boy with a red trojan graphic

Park Hill High School senior James Barrie earned a perfect score on the ACT.