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Editorial, Issue 2 – Volume CX – RBG

The Parker Weekly

October 7, 2020

On Friday, September 18, families sitting down for Rosh Hashanah dinner or winding down from the work week were disrupted by shocking, and for some, devastating news –  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had passed ...

Joys of Life, Issue 1 – Dinosaurs

Grayson Schementi

October 7, 2020

Hi everybody! I don’t know if you’ve heard, but all of the trees in California are on fire. That’s all I have about that, other than I think, besides the Colonel and the Eagle, Parker’s new mascot should be Flamboyant...

More or Less School?

October 7, 2020

A Microscope of the Model Home, Issue 2

Rosey Limmer

October 7, 2020

Issue 2 — "To Pod or Not To Pod" — After Parker announced a fully virtual return to school for the Upper School, many, including the administration, were in search of unique ways to meet the social and emotional needs of isolated, Brady-Bunch-box contained students. Many parents and students wondered why similar poding to the Lower School could not be implemented for Upper School students. While Parker administrators had inboxes full of complaints, creative ideas, and questions about the operation of the Upper School, these bombardments have, in most cases, not resulted in answers, but some steps have been taken to bring more students on campus for different activities.

I’m Pretending You Asked, Issue 2

Spencer O'Brien

October 7, 2020

Issue 2 — "I'm Pretending You Asked" — Let us start with a little disclaimer. I’m a socialist, but I tell my parents I’m an everyday Democrat, so they don’t tell me I’m “just going through a phase.” Now let us move on. I had a whole plan of what this column was going to be about, but then I went to Student Government on Thursday and saw all of the blank screens on the Zoom and found some new inspiration. When my Zoom video is off, it’s because I’ve left the room.

Let’s Get Real, Issue 2

Denise Román

October 7, 2020

Issue 2 — "A Reflection on Elementary School" — “Did you also get bullied in elementary school,” asked one of my students. I quickly clutched my chartreuse pencil and froze for ten seconds. My pulse quickened while memories of getting bullied in fourth grade flooded my brain. At that moment, I couldn’t bring myself to empathize with him, so I told him that I wasn’t bullied. How can you talk about your experience with someone, if you haven’t processed it yourself?

Get Out And Vote!

Get Out And Vote!

October 7, 2020

Let’s Get Real, Issue 1

Denise Román, Columnist

September 7, 2020

As I sit in front of my laptop watching countless Netflix shows, I think about the days lost in my calendar. My Spotify playlist plays songs about loneliness non-stop. It’s been five months since I've had any in-person social i...

Intervention Without Proper Explanation

Leila Sheridan, Political Liaison

September 7, 2020

Freshman year health class covers eclectic topics changing from mental health to drug use. Within every discussion, YouTube video, and documentary was a small intervention of why we shouldn’t become drug users without prope...

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