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Model UN Sends Delegation to St. Ignatius Model UN
Decorated Delegation
Deven Gupta, Brief Writer • November 29, 2021

On November 6, students from Parker participated in the Saint Ignatius Model United Nations conference. It is the first conference of the year...

Third Grade Adapts The Tradition To Meet Challenges
Goodbye Thanksgiving MX
Ben Rachel, Brief Writer • November 29, 2021

From County Fair to 12 Days to Class Day, Parker is a school filled with history, stories, and traditions. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Billy Porter Speaks on New Book at Event Co-Sponsored by Parker
An Unprotected Event
Harry Lowitz, Copy Editor • November 29, 2021

As their faces appeared on a Zoom webinar on Tuesday, November 9, Jamal Jones asked Billy Porter how he was feeling. Hundreds of attendees listened...

Symposium attendees stand in the courtyard
Young Men of Color Symposium
Eden Stranahan, Features Editor • November 29, 2021

Rodney Glasgow walked on to the auditorium stage in a bright yellow blazer. He stood center at the mic and took off his mask, something not uncommon...

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Land Acknowledgement

Your Summer Activity Consultant Has Arrived

June 10, 2021

Signs of Normalness

June 10, 2021

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

June 10, 2021

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Model UN Sends Delegation to St. Ignatius Model UN
Decorated Delegation
Deven Gupta, Brief Writer • November 29, 2021

On November 6, students from Parker participated in the Saint Ignatius Model United Nations conference. It is the first conference of the year for the club, and it is one of the first to be back in-person....

Third Grade Adapts The Tradition To Meet Challenges
Goodbye Thanksgiving MX
Ben Rachel, Brief Writer • November 29, 2021

From County Fair to 12 Days to Class Day, Parker is a school filled with history, stories, and traditions. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting restrictions, some of these have been either...

Allies to Afghans
Allies to Afghans
Alya Satchu, Opinions Editor • November 29, 2021

Afghanistan citizens are currently fleeing their homeland, attempting to find refuge and support in other nations. Approximately 3,000 U.S. troops were withdrawn from Afghanistan in recent months, prompting...

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Parker’s Best Dressed
Sadie Gallagher, Staff Writer • November 29, 2021

On October 29, the Friday before Halloween, junior Mollie Gross dressed in a pink mask, shirt, and sweatpants, topped off with trendy black sunglasses and a silver tiara. “As it was my birthday and Halloween...

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In My Life
Shop Smart this Black friDay
Naomi Gross, Columnest • November 29, 2021
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Tara’s Diwali meal.
Tara's Takes
Tara Cochrane, Columnest • November 29, 2021
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The third floor trashcan overflows with to-go containers and food waste. Photo courtesy of Joe Bruno.
Editorial, Issue 4 – Volume CXI –To-Go or Not To-Go
The Parker Weekly November 29, 2021
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Unspoken Culture and Disparities Among Seniors
Sweatshirt Superstitions
November 29, 2021
Some Ramblings
The Inbox
November 29, 2021
Why The Sun Sets Sooner And How To Adjust To It
Dealing With The End Of DST
November 29, 2021
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Change in President at Lincoln Park Zoo - First Female President
Parker's Favorite Zoo Changes Leadership
Beckett Nikitas , Brief Writer • November 1, 2021

At the end of the year, Lincoln Park Zoo President, Kevin Bell, will be retiring after 25 years of service. Megan Ross, Ph.D. has been appointed...

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An “Improvised” Sophomore Retreat
An “Improvised” Sophomore Retreat
Deven Gupta, Brief Writer • October 26, 2021

This past Monday and Tuesday, the sophomores took a two-day retreat to ‘The Forge’ outdoor adventure park and ‘The Second City’....

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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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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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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...

Caroline Skok
Caroline Skok
Photo Editor

Caroline is a junior in her second year on the staff of “The Weekly“. She will be the Photo Editor this upcoming school year and is beyond excited for her new position. Besides being a photographer...

Tess Wayland
Tess Wayland
Editor In Chief

Tess Wayland is so very excited to spend her last year on the “Weekly” as Editor-in-Chief after serving as Managing Editor, Copy Editor, and Staff Writer. She is proud to say she’s come a long way...

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