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12 Days Goes Virtual
12 Days Goes Virtual
Nick Skok November 24, 2020

Twelve Days, a Parker tradition where seniors perform the gifts that accompany the English Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas,”...

SIMUN - “The Office” virtual committee in SIMUN. Photo courtesy of Ivy Jacobs.
Parker Attends SIMUN Online
Emma Manley November 24, 2020

On November 7, delegates from Parker’s Model UN dressed up in their western business attire and prepared their position papers, but instead...

Survey Says…
Survey Says…
Sofia Brown November 24, 2020

Every two weeks, nearly two-thirds of the Upper School student body and just over half of the K-12 faculty select buttons answering questions...

The in-person events committee is looking to plan more in-person events similar to the class gatherings in the beginning of the year. Here, the junior class is gathered in the courtyard. Photo courtesy of Marcy Zoller.
In-Person Interactions
Eden Stranahan November 24, 2020

This school year, Parker Upper Schooler’s sole way of seeing classmates who are outside of their school groups or friend groups is through...

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COVID-19 Curriculum Changes
COVID-19 Curriculum Changes
Alya Satchu November 24, 2020

Over recent months, faculty have had to maneuver their in-person curriculum to fit the parameters of remote learning. It has been challenging for many teachers to adjust the ways in which some of them...

The entrance to Zoo Lights at the front of the Lincoln Park Zoo. Photo by Sophia Rosenkranz.
Festivities, Food, and Face-Masks?
Sophia Rosenkranz November 24, 2020

Twinkling lights embellish the Lincoln Park Zoo. Each corner of the Zoo is brought to life with experiences featuring the festive glowing lights.  The annual ZooLights are a much awaited event throughout...

Model Home Remote
Model Home Remote
Eli Greenwald November 24, 2020

 The place that we call the “model home” is different this year. The Upper School is learning from home, while middle, intermediate, and lower schools learn at 330 W Webster. With this comes increased...

An ‘I Voted’ sticker for those who cast their ballot on Election Day. Photo courtesy of NSPA Flickr Archives
You Never Forget Your First Time...Voting
Zach Joseph November 24, 2020

Lines stretched around the block, sometimes wrapping around twice or three times to accommodate the mass of those wishing to cast their ballots on Election Day. Masks adorned the faces of every line attendee,...

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Editorial, Issue 4 – Volume CX – Why This Election Mattered
The Parker Weekly • November 24, 2020
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Let’s Get Real, Issue 4
Denise Román November 24, 2020
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I’m Pretending You Asked, Issue 4
Spencer O'Brien November 24, 2020
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"Thanksgiving: Now With Mute Button." Comic by Maddy Leja.
Zoomsgiving
November 24, 2020
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Parker Goes All Remote
Parker Goes All Remote
Tess Wayland November 23, 2020

On November 17, Principal Dan Frank and the division heads announced via an email to parents and guardians that it would be shifting the Lower,...

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Tier 3 – An Update on COVID-19 in Chicago
Sophia Rosenkranz November 22, 2020

On Monday, November 16, a new stay-at-home advisory was issued in Cook County, which includes the Chicagoland area. The advisory aims to guide...

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"COVID-19 Case in the 8th Grade. A switch to Remote Learning for Two Weeks."
COVID-19 Case in the 8th Grade
Julia Marks October 6, 2020

On October 4 at 9:32 p.m., while students finished up their homework or got ready for bed, Parker parents received an email that a student in...

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COVID-19
Teaching Masked
Teaching Masked
Tess Wayland October 30, 2020

Learning through a screen is difficult for many in the Upper School, but teaching through a mask presents its own set of challenges. Though...

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Exposed
Exposed
Eden Stranahan October 30, 2020
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