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Letter To The Editors, Issue 4 – Volume CX

In Response to “The Best of a Bad Situation”
November 24, 2020

From Eli Moog, in response to: The Best of a Bad Situation Dear fellow readers,  This election was not a “bad situation,” and to portray it as one simply shows a lack of understanding of America’s...

Letter To The Editors, Issue 5 –– Volume CVIV

In Response To The Backpage
December 20, 2019

As an avid reader of the Parker Weekly, I, like many other Parker students, always flip to the back page to check out the memes. I enjoy seeing meme references from popular culture applied to events that...

Letter To The Editors, Issue 2 — Volume CVIV

October 10, 2019

Dear Weekly Readers,  There’s been something on my mind since the last Weekly came out, and I wanted to share it with you all.  Last year, when a security guard was fired, everyone talked about...

In Response to “Hear Us”

May 9, 2019

To the Parker community: A Broken Body That Needs Healing. Every September we gather in the auditorium for the very first Morning Ex of the school year. The excitement is palpable, as the very youngest...

Letter to the Editor, Issue 8 — Volume CVIII

March 31, 2019

Editor’s Note: The piece below was published in The Weekly’s 2019 “Joke Issue.” All content, quotations, and other editorializations are entirely fictitious.  Hey Editors! It’s 2 Changz,...

In Response to “Why Do Students Always Attend the White Out Games?”

February 1, 2019

Dear Editors, In response to Julia Mark’s piece, “Why Do Parker Students Always Attend the White Out Games?” I write to formally issue a challenge to the entire Parker community, especially the...

In Response to “This Needs To End”

November 20, 2018

Dear Editors, I am a huge fan of “The Weekly.” I wish more students, faculty, and staff would make use of the “Letters to the Editors” section as a forum, an opportunity, and a teachable moment....

In Response to “Unspoken Traditions”

October 4, 2018

As twilight approaches on the 2018 fall athletics season, it seems impossible not to reflect on all that embodies Parker athletics. One large aspect of the athletic experience here at Parker is that of...

In Response to 8 Years of Service to “The Parker Weekly”

We'll Miss You, Mr. Laufer
June 7, 2018

Dear Mr. Laufer, We’ve always wanted to write a “Letter to the Editors,” and--this being our last issue ever--now seems like as good a time as any. For the past four years we’ve spent more...

A Letter from Next Year’s Editors

Next year's
June 6, 2018

Happy Summer, Parker! Congrats on making it through another fantastic school year. After twelve jam-packed issues, we’re incredibly proud of the progress “The Parker Weekly” has made this past...

In Response to “Victory Royale!”

May 26, 2018

Dear Editors,   I disagree with Ava Stepan’s opinion piece “Victory Royal.” My first issue with the article is the sentence, “The same boys who participated in the walkout are now sitting...

In Response to “Only 17 Minutes Strong”

April 8, 2018

Dear Editors, While I extol Natalie Daskal’s efforts to enact change by serving on an organizational committee for the “March for our Lives Chicago,” I believe that her assessment of Parker’s...

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