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Registrar Goes Retro
Registrar Goes Retro
Jake Boxerman, Editor in Chief • September 27, 2021

Building the perfect schedule, or even a sufficient one, is a challenge all Upper School students are sure to encounter each year. Paperwork,...

Homecoming is Happening
Ben Rachel, Brief Writer • September 16, 2021

Homecoming is a treasured Parker event full of sports, food, friends, and dancing. With missing it last year, Parker looks to have a “pretty...

Masks are required for everyone who enters the building regardless of their vaccination status. Photo by Noemi Ponce.
Mandates and More
Harry Lowitz, Copy Editor • September 8, 2021

Last May, Parker freshman Ella Currie was the last person in her family to be vaccinated. “I was just ready to get it done with,” she said....

Chicago COVID-19 Protocol Update
Alya Satchu, Opinions Editor • September 8, 2021

Chicago transitioned into Phase Five in June and several COVID-19 restrictions were lifted. All areas of the economy were permitted to reopen...

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Signs of Normalness

June 10, 2021

Weekly Summer Jams – Playlist of the Weekly – Issue 10, Volume CX

June 10, 2021

Songs for Springtime – Playlist of the Weekly – Issue 10, Volume CX

May 14, 2021

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Recreating a Lost Summer
Recreating a Lost Summer
Sophia Rosenkranz , Online Editor • September 8, 2021

Receiving an email about something being moved to a virtual format was not an unusual experience during the pandemic. However, sleepaway camps did not have the opportunity to move virtually as easily as...

Hoffman with her husband, Matt, and sons, Henry and James. Photo courtesy of Christine Hoffman.
From CAA to FWP
Emma Manley, Editor in Chief • September 8, 2021

This year, Christine Hoffman joined Parker’s English department from The Chicago Academy for the Arts, where she taught for five years. She will be teaching American Literature, Reading And Writing Across...

Parker welcomes a new Second Grade Teacher, Brittney Washington. Photo courtesy of Brittney Washington.
Starting Fresh in Second Grade
Samantha Graines, News Editor • September 8, 2021

The second grade classrooms at Parker are filled with desks, pencils, and a deep love for learning. This year the second grade will have a new smiling face joining them. Brittney Washington will teach...

Schedule Summary
Emma Manley , Editor in Chief • September 8, 2021

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Our New Schedule is Good
Eli Greenwald , Sports Chief Correspondant • September 8, 2021
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New Year, New Changes to “The Weekly”
September 8, 2021
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The Inbox
Arjun Kalra, Copy Editor • September 8, 2021
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Editorial
June 10, 2021
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Registrar Goes Retro
Registrar Goes Retro
Jake Boxerman, Editor in Chief • September 27, 2021

Building the perfect schedule, or even a sufficient one, is a challenge all Upper School students are sure to encounter each year. Paperwork,...

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Homecoming is Happening
Ben Rachel, Brief Writer • September 16, 2021

Homecoming is a treasured Parker event full of sports, food, friends, and dancing. With missing it last year, Parker looks to have a “pretty...

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97 people dead after Surfside Building Collapse
Beckett Nikitas, Brief Writer • August 3, 2021

Champlain Towers South, a condo building located in Surfside, Fla., collapsed on Thursday June 24. First responders arrived at the scene and...

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COVID-19
Teachers’ Thoughts?
Teachers’ Thoughts?
Sofia Brown February 12, 2021

There are mixed feelings circulating the Upper School as students and faculty experience their first taste of in-person learning since the beginning...

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Jacob Boxerman
Jacob Boxerman
Editor-in-Chief

Jake Boxerman is a senior and has been doing this Weekly thing for a long four years, first as a Staff Writer, then Copy Editor, then Online Editor, and now, finally, Editor-in-Chief (a position he is...

Sophia Rosenkranz
Sophia Rosenkranz
Online Editor

Sophia Rosenkranz is a junior entering her second year on the staff of “The Weekly.” This year, she is excited to be serving as the Co-Online Editor where she looks forward to managing the online presence...

Eli Greenwald
Eli Greenwald
Head Sports Correspondent

Eli Greenwald is currently in his third year of being on the staff of the Weekly. As a freshman, Eli was a staff writer and continued on the weekly as a sophomore he was the sports brief writer. As a junior...

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