The Parker Weekly

Head-to-Head: Quarantine Perspectives

May 13, 2020

During the stay-at-home order put in place by the Chicago governor, members of The Weekly decided to write a head-to-head about how their experience at home has been from both an extrovert's perspective and that of an introver...

Antisocial Distancing

Emma Manley, Brief Writer

May 13, 2020

Social distancing has almost made me more social. Usually, I find that hanging out with people is time-consuming and energy-consuming, but doing it from the comfort of my own home means I can hang up and take a break whenever I ...

Ain’t No Cure for the Extrovert Blues

Celia Rattner, Features Editor

May 13, 2020

Beading, Netflix-binging, paint by numbers, at-home workouts. I’ve tried everything to stay occupied during this quarantine. If you had asked me what I do in my free time before March 14, I would’ve given you a half-true answer I ...

Head-To-Head: Should We Implement Senior Month?

Leila Sheridan, Culture Critic

April 12, 2020

Parker’s mission states that the school educates students to be “responsible citizens and leaders in a diverse democratic society and global community.” Senior Month, an opportunity for students to spend the last three week...

Head-To-Head: Should We Implement Senior Month?

Julia Marks, News Editor

April 12, 2020

“Senior Month.” Instead of seniors taking classes as usual for the last month of school, the last three weeks in May will be a chance for seniors to take on internships or personal projects. Although the idea of so...

Head to Head: ACT’s New System

Nick Skok, Online Editor

January 30, 2020

ACT officials announced that starting September 2020, students will be able to take individual sections of the test in order to improve their single section scores. The scores from these single sections will not be replaced w...

Head to Head: ACT’s New System

Julia Marks, News Editor

January 30, 2020

This December, like most high school students at some point in their lives, I took the ACT. What ended up being an almost four-hour ordeal disrupted my weekend and to be honest, wasn’t enjoyable. Days later, as I was exploring ...

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