The Parker Weekly

The remodeled weight room.

New Year, New Gym

February 13, 2020

Junior Matthew Garchik serving at tennis practice.

Spring Sports Start

February 13, 2020

White Out Games

Oliver Marks, Sports Editor

December 21, 2019

  On the cold Friday night of December 13, students, faculty, and parents from Parker and Latin funneled into the DePaul McGrath-Phillips Arena for the annual “White Out” basketball game. This year, both the Girls and Bo...

2019 Fall Sports End

Eli Greenwald, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

The fall athletics season has come to a close and athletes have headed back to P.E., many of whom are waiting for winter sports to start. The fall season included Boys Soccer, Girls Field Hockey, Girls Volleyball, Boys Golf, Gi...

Hit The Road, Maddon

Eli Greenwald, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Joe Maddon era has ended on the North Side of Chicago, and President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein is looking for a new man to take the reigns for the Cubbies. Maddon had great success in Chicago, making it to the NL...

Why I Quit the Basketball Team

Andy Wessman, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

I quit the basketball team at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the 25th of September. After three years of fully committing myself to the sport, I felt like there was no other option but to quit. I was forced to give up my passion in order ...

Fantasy Football, Again

Ben Rachel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

It’s that time of the year again—football season. As the leaves start to turn brown, football season begins. Many students at Parker participate in a fantasy football league. Fantasy football is a competition where each tea...

Gym Exemption Trouble

Rosey Limmer, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Dancing means something different to everyone. For some, the first thing that comes to mind is dancing along to a song in your car with a friend or dancing at a party. For others, it is a beautiful and graceful performance. For s...

Who Coaches Middle School Sports?

Lilly Satterfield, Political Liaison

October 30, 2019

On any given day, groups of students can be found scattered throughout Parker’s gyms, on the field, in the hallways, and in surrounding parks, practicing and preparing for their upcoming games. Parker is home to 54 different ...

The Rise and Fall of Antonio Brown

Oliver Marks, Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

In the past year, Antonio Brown has gone from one of the highest paid wide receivers in the National Football League (NFL) to a retired player accused of raping multiple women. This has many Parker students reconsidering their op...

2019 Homecoming Games

Alya Satchu, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

On the cloudy day of September 21, seven Parker teams got ready for one of the most important games of their fall season: homecoming. Starting at 8:00 a.m. and running through 2  p.m., all of the teams participating were har...

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