The student news site of Francis W. Parker School

The Parker Weekly

The student news site of Francis W. Parker School

The Parker Weekly

The student news site of Francis W. Parker School

The Parker Weekly

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Big Siblings, Little Siblings 2021-2022

Big Siblings, Little Siblings 2021-2022

Big Siblings, Little Siblings return in an in-person year
Sophia Rosenkranz, Online Editor
October 12, 2021
Visiting poet Natasha Trethewey speaks to the Parker community at Morning Ex.

The Delight In Language

Two-Term U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Northwestern Professor and 2017 Heinz Award Recipient Natasha Trethewey Speaks as Jeanne Harris Hansell Endowed Poet
Avani Kalra, Editor-in-Chief
April 12, 2020
Juniors Gigi Lopez and Anjali Chandel, heads of Students Affirming Gender Equality (SAGE), speak at Gender Week’s closing ceremony.

Introducing Gender Week

Conversations on Gender & Culture Make Waves
Sammy Kagan, Editor in Chief
April 5, 2019
New York Times Columnist Charles Blow speaks at Parker.

The Light Must Be Bent

Charles Blow Speaks as D’Rita and Robbie Robinson Diversity Equity and Inclusion Speaker
Avani Kalra, Editor in Chief
December 22, 2018
Father Michael Pfleger Addresses the Junior Class
Photo by Jack Laser

A Parker Sermon

Father Pfleger Speaks to Parker Students
Jack Laser, Brief Writer
December 12, 2018
Parkers Boys Varsity Soccer Team celebrates victory with a Pepsi spray.

Have a Pepsi

Parker Takes Home PepsiCo Victory
Ava Stepan, News Editor
October 4, 2018
Delegates in the UN Human Rights Council raise their placards in the new library.

FWPMUN II

Parker Holds Second Model UN Conference
Ava Ori, Staff Writer
January 31, 2018
Ta-Nehisi Coates At FWP

Ta-Nehisi Coates At FWP

FAN Brings National Book-Winner
Grace Buono and Jessi Lieb
October 30, 2017
Congressman John Lewis Visits Parker

Congressman John Lewis Visits Parker

"March" Book Tour Calls Younger Generation to Action
Samantha Sacks, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
TEDx ParkerSchool

TEDx ParkerSchool

Talk Accelerates Through Parker
Josh Marks, Opinions Editor
December 18, 2015
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