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PCF Battle of the Classes


Over the weekend Wrestling had both the JV and Varsity County Tournament and had wrestlers that did well at both.

At Varsity

3rd place at 195 Zach Hamilton
4th Place at 182 Gary Gamble
5th Place at 285 Oscar Balog

at JV County
3rd Place at 145 CJ Cousin
3rd Place at 195 Tyler Curtis
6th place at 113 Charlie McHenry

Matthew Elakatt
Parkview High School
Head Wrestling Coach


We congratulate Coach Danny Klinect.  Coach Klinect was recently named the 2018 Boys Soccer State Coach of the Year for Georgia by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NHFS). 


This weekend the wrestling team went to Towns Co. for the King of the Mountain Tournament. Oscar Balog placed 3 and Zach Hamilton placed 4th in the varsity tournament while most of the JV had winning records in there round robin brackets.

Coach Matthew Elakatt


GAEA Educator of the Year - Alexandra Kates

Ali Scott GAEA Educator of the Year

Dance Student

We congratulate Ameira Williams. I Found out this morning that she was selected to attend the Joffrey Summer Dance program in New York City. words cannot express how proud I am of her. She is an extremely talented dancer and a wonderful young lady.  

Lindsey Meyer
Director of Dance

Parkview Wrestling

This past weekend the varsity wrestling team took four of our wrestlers to Union Grove and had a great tournament, all four wrestlers placed.

4th - Davan Vess at 160
6th - Matthew Scott at 120
6th - Silver Lopex at 285
7th - Brian Phan 160

For the Archer JV Scramble, we had 3 undefeated wrestlers: Adrian Knuckles, Tate Palmer, and Jonathan Taylor.
We also had 3 wrestlers with winning records: Charlie McHenry, Huery Guzman, Wyatt Kener.

This coming weekend 11/17 both Varsity ans JV will be at Collins Hill High School come support the team.

Matthew Elakatt

Parkview Football - Win against Collins Hill 42 - 19

GCPS Teacher of the Year - Heidi Campbell

Parkview Varsity Football - Region Champions, 10-0

XC Ends Season in State Competition

The Parkview Boys Cross Country Team, ranked #10 heading into State, maintained position and put up a solid 10th place effort at State on Saturday.  Tristan Autry, in typical fashion, saved his best race for last as he took 13th overall despite being ranked #27 entering the race.  Other State runners included Pete FitzSimons, Bryce Thomas, Felipe Soares, Carter Stowell, Andrew Todd, and Caden Hall.  Claire Mills overcame a hip injury to place in the top 75 after not running for 2 weeks.
The season rolls on for Parkview XC however as we were invited to compete at the presitigous Meet of Champions this Saturday in Peachtree City.
Thanks for your continued support and well wishes!

Performing Arts One Act Play

Parkview competed at the Region 7 7-A One Act Play Competition yesterday, Thursday. We didn't win, but we are so proud of Claudia Madden who was named to the All Star Cast and Jordan Alexander who was recognized by the professional technicians at the Infinite Energy Center for Outstanding Crew Member. Our cast and crew (and our audience!) did a phenomenal job representing PHS with our competition play and their support of the other teams. Please congratulate them when you see them.

Parkview XC Qualifies for State

The Parkview Cross Country Teams wrapped up regular season running with the boys team qualifying for the State championships while Claire Mills will represent the girls as an individual at State in two weeks.  Claire finished 10th overall in the girls' race to lead the girls team while Tristan Autry took 5th place overall and led the boys to a team qualification.
The Parkview XC team will compete on Saturday, November 3rd in Carrollton.
Coach: Mike Demerast

Football Win over Brookwood Rival

Parkview 31 - Brookwood 2

Read more here online about the games.

Parkview ACT Scores

Good news to report regarding our 2018 ACT scores. Our school composite score increased a full point (1.0) to 23.8. This is the highest score we have achieved in the last five years. Our average score in each area - English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science - all increased. 

ACT Scores for 5 years indicating Parkview progress.

Parkview Cross Country/Track Teams

The Parkview Cross Country teams competed well this past Saturday at the Coach Wood Invitational.  In a loaded field, the boys took 16th place overall while the girls finished in the top 25.  Tristan Autry led the way for the boys while freshman Caden Hall established himself as one of the top 9th graders in Georgia as he broke 17 minutes and was Parkview's #2 runner.  On the girls' side, Claire Mills ran the race of her life and ran her best 5K by over a minute, running 20:24.  The JV boys were led by Heyabel Tekle and Yonatan Tekle while the JV girls were led by Kelsey Watkins.
Both teams look to qualify for the State championships this Saturday at their Area Qualifier.  Wish these kids luck as they look to continue their season to the State Championsihp!
ALSO:  WE WON THE CANNED FOOD DRIVE!  We donated over 500 cans to the cause, so THANK YOU to everyone who donated; families across our community will feel the love and servant's heart that Parkview has.  You guys are awesome!

Football wins again over Berkmar, 56 - 7

Congratulations to players and coaches!

Foreign Language Students in Competition - Oct. 8

The following Foreign Language students are advancing from the local to the district level competitions for spots in the Governor's Honors Program:






Football vs. Lake Side - Oct. 5

Parkview 59 - Lake Side - 0

in5ive News Highlighting Parkview HS

We want to let you know that Parkview High is featured in our latest edition of in5ive, our five-minute news program highlighting people and events in Gwinnett County Public Schools.

To watch the program, click the link below. The segment begins 4:02 minutes into the program.

Student G Suite (Google) Changes

Students will not be able to access G Suite from October 3rd at 5PM thru Friday at 11:45PM.

A new naming convention is being put in place to replace the current naming convention using student ID's.
The new naming convention will be (First Name or Nickname).(Last Name + Last 4 digits of the student ID)

Canned Food Drive - Cross Country

Parkview Cross Country has participated in a canned food drive as part of our involvement with the Coach Wood Invitational held in October (this year, it's on the 13th).  It is a friendly competition with all teams entered in the meet to see who can collect the most cans.  Last year, we collected the second most cans, only trailing Milton High School.  The goal this year is come out on top and do our best to help those in need.  Cans can be delivered directly to Coach Demarest in room 10.126 or dropped off in the front office.   Last day for collecting cans is Oct. 12th.   Go Pathers!

Scholastic Sales on Campus

Order your Parkview Official Graduation Announcements, Class Ring, and/or Letter Jacket on October 1st and 2nd during lunch. All orders need a $100 deposit each along with proof that you have lettered for a jacket. Whether you lettered in academics, fine arts, or athletics, we encourage you to order your jacket now so you have it for Fall Friday Nights! If you want your class ring or letter jacket delivered BEFORE Christmas, they must be ordered by Wednesday, 10/17! Senior Packages, class ring, and letter jacket information is available at as well as your school’s front office! You can also pay your Parkview senior dues ($130) when we’re on campus with cash/check/MO! Go Panthers and we’ll see you soon!     

Volleyball Invitation

Parkview Volleyball is celebrating their 20th Season!  Please come out on Tuesday, October 2nd as they host Berkmar and Central Gwinnett. They will also be celebrating Faculty Night and Senior Night.  We would appreciate your help spreading the word to any past players and coaches.  

Football Beats Norcross 28 - 0

Parkview Cross Country - Sept. 24, 2018

Parkview Cross Country competed at perhaps the most competitive invitational in the southeast over the weekend.  In a field featuring nearly 100 teams from all over the southeast, the varsity boys took 18th while the girls took 30th.  The boys avenged losses to Mill Creek, Norcross, and Grayson from County one week ago and should find themselves ranked in the top 10 of 7A once more.
The highlight of the day though came from the JV boys who took 2nd place, losing only to a team who ran a partial varsity squad.  Felipe Soares and Yonatan Tekle led the way as both finished in the top 10 in the highly competitive meet.


Football Beats Milton 37 - 356


Coach Godfree - Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week!


Cross Country/Track - Sept, 17

It was an up and down day for Parkview Cross Country at the County championships.  On the girls' side, the varsity took 7th place while the girls took 5th.  The varsity was led by Claire Mills who had a big day while Kendal Sparks resurrected her season to score for the team.  Kelsey Watkins led the charge for the JV girls.  On the boys' side, the JV upstaged the varsity as the JV took 2nd overall and was led by the overall victory of Felipe Soares in his first ever 5K.  Yonatan Tekle and Heyabel Tekle also ran well for the JV boys.  On the varsity side, Tristan Autry was all-county with his 11th place finish, and Carter Stowell made a name for himself after running JV all season to stamp himself as a scorer for the varsity.
Both teams look to rebound on Saturday at the Atlanta Track Club Wingfoot Invitational.


Football - Parkview 31, Tift County 28 - Sept. 15th

Lit Mag Contest Winners - Sept. 11, 2018

My LIT MAG students entered an art contest-- PRESIDENTS EAT PEANUTS, which encouraged students across GA to enter their best "Peanut Superpower" post cards for consideration. Winners get to march in the Plains Peanut Festival and have monetary prizes! There were close to 2,000 entries, and our students RACKED UP! Please congratulate the following students for placing in this unique contest!

These awards are ALL GEORGIA!

9th grade: 3rd place went to BELLA MARADIAGA
10th grade: 2nd place went to KRISTEN NEWSTREET
11th grade: 3rd place went to CARLYN REMMES
12th grade: 2nd place went to KALEE WILEY
3rd place went to KAREN REYES

Heidi Campbell, M.Ed.


Cross Country, Sept 10, 2018

Coach Demarest:
The #8 ranked Parkview boys cross country team defeated #2 Milton and others over the weekend in Carrollton.  Tristan Autry, Bryce Thomas, Pete FitzSimons, Trey Durden, and Noah Fann scored big for the Panthers who should move into the top 5 in rankings for the first time since 2013.  They took 2nd place overall on Saturday.
The Lady Panthers also had a big day, taking 4th place in their race.  Claire Mills, Elise Musser, and Wendy Jazo led the way.
The JV squads also performed well.  Parkview's JV boys took home 3rd place in the second tier varsity division, defeating multiple varsity squads.  Freshman Caden Hall led the charge for the boys.  The JV girls took 3rd place in the JV Championship race, being led by Gabby Draper and Kelsey Watkins.
Parkview Cross Country returns to action on Saturday at the Gwinnett County Championships.  #HailParkview


Football Win

Boys Varsity beats Lowndes 39 - 27! 

Lauryn Johnson, a sophomore, won a National Student Production Award at the National Academy of Television Arts and Science (NATAS) Southeast competition. NATAS awards encourage the pursuit of excellence in video production and focuses public attention on outstanding achievements produced by high school and college students.  Lauryn won for her documentary "Wonderglass," which was entered in the High School Arts & Entertainment/Cultural Affairs category. We wish Lauryn the best of luck in the next phase of competition, the National NATAS competition in October.


Track/Cross County, Aug 27, 2018

Coach Demarest & staff took the show on the road this weekend to Charlotte, NC, to the Providence Invitational at McAlpine Greenway Park, home of the Footlocker Southeast Regional.  Check out some great highlights from our Parkview XC program who had a great showing with competitive times for a late August XC meet. Click the meet logo to the left for official results for the entire meet.  Parkview TFXC is ready to make some noise in 2018-19!

Ladies Take 2nd Place In Invitational Division

The ladies had a strong showing with big performances and PR's coming from the top three runners who all finished in the top 20 of the Invitational division.
Wendy Jazo, Claire Mills and Elise Musser all went sub 22 minutes, while Emma Geaney (freshman) was right on their heels with her high school debut in a 5k in 22:15.
Official results from the varsity girls are:
1. Wendy Jazo (21:37.82)
2. Claire Mills (21:45.11)
3. Elise Musser (21:53.09)
4. Emma Geaney (22:15.95)
5. Kendal Sparks (23:20.56)
6. Alyssa Charlton (23:32.43)
7. Abby Hall (23:45.42)
The ladies are expecting to continue improving and get a boost from a couple of athletes returning from injuries as they get ready to make a run later in the season. Our JV girls recorded a strong 7th place finish out of 21 teams.

Varsity Boys Compete in Prestigious Championship Division

The varsity men had a strong showing finishing 6th overall--there was only 5 points difference with 3rd place! With 51 teams competing, this is a great day for the program.
Eight of the nine competing today earned PR's (personal records) in their first 5k of the 2018 season.
Here are our finishers in order with their times:
1. Autry, Tristan (16:41)
2. Fann, Noah (16:56)
3. FitzSimons, Peter (17:17)
4. Brown, David (17:19)
5. Durden, Trey (17:33)
6. Talik, Tyler (17:34)
7. Thomas, Bryce (17:34)
8. Todd, Andrew (17:36)
9. Hall, Caden (17:59)
Our JV boys finished a solid 11th place out of 36 teams.


Cross Country, Aug. 20, 2018

Coach Demarest: The Parkview Cross Country team competed well at the stage races this past Saturday.  The boys' JV team took 2nd, and the girls JV took 3rd.  The boys' varsity squad placed 4th overall, and the varsity girls were 6th - all out of 18 teams.  Wendy Jazo had the fastest time of the day for the girls while Noah Fann took top honors for Parkview on the boys' side for the first time in his career, winning his stage.

Parkview is back in action this Saturday in Charlotte, NC as they race at the Providence Invitational.

Football Win, Aug. 17th

Congratulations to the Parkview Football Team for a big win over Mountain View, 42 - 6.