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Letters to the Editors

Letters to the Editors, Issue 2 – Volume CXII

Arjun Kalra October 7, 2022

In 1997 “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?” broke the Billboard Top 10. The song reminisces about times gone by, asking where all the cowboys have gone. The song reminisces about the 1950s, a time of...

Letter To The Editors, Issue 5 – Volume CX

Grayson Schementi December 18, 2020

From Grayson Schementi, in response to: Letter To The Editors, Issue 4 – Volume CX, In Response to “The Best of a Bad Situation” Dear fellow readers, This election was a bad situation, and to...

Letter To The Editors, Issue 4 – Volume CX

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

Jared Saef, Photographer 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

Takato Muro 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”

David Fuder 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

Grace Chang, Managing Editor 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?”

Laura Gill, Assistant Athletic Director 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”

Andrew Bigelow 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”

Laura Gill 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”

Grace Buono, Jessi Lieb, and Josh Marks 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 years Weekly Editors-in-Chief share a meal at Joy Yee Noodle one week before learning of their leadership appointments.
Sammy Kagan, Avani Kalra, and Sophia Saker 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...

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