The Parker Weekly

Parker junior competes in Chicago Marathon

Lindsay Carlin, Brief Writer

October 16, 2016

Last Sunday, October 9, just past 7:30 am, when the Chicago Marathon began at Monroe Street and Columbus Drive in the Loop, junior Abhi Goyal was among more than forty thousand other runners starting their 26.2 mile course through ...


Paige Shayne, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

The theater was packed, and we were the only kids. Talking loudly, middle-aged couples crowded into their rows as my brother and I nervously anticipated the next two and a half hours of what we thought would be wildly inapp...

Parker's new Interm Head of Upper School, Ruth Jurgensen.

Two-Hatted Jurgensen

October 9, 2016

Kneeling in Solidarity

Grace Buono, Features Editor

October 9, 2016

At center court before Parker volleyball’s homecoming match, both teams are in motion. On the right, the Parker varsity volleyball team passes back and forth in preparation. As the two teams begin to settle down and meet with th...

U of C Dean’s Letter Triggers Debate

Cameron Miller, News Editor

October 9, 2016

As class began to wrap up on Thursday September 8 in Upper School History and Social Studies teacher Jeanne Barr’s American History class, Barr spoke about what the following day’s class would look like. “Tomorrow we’l...

Henry Holtz: Parker’s Triathlete

Yasmine Shafaie, Managing Editor

October 9, 2016

At the sound of a blow horn at 6:04am on August 28, senior Henry Holtz’s wave of 52 people in the Chicago Triathlon took off quickly from Monroe Harbor to swim for 0.94 miles, bike for 6.2 miles, and run for 1.5 miles. It t...

Goodbye Nolan, Hello Moster

Lauren Hughes, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016

Tom Moster can be spotted around the city of Chicago exploring new neighborhoods, performing in plays, or binge watching Downton Abbey. Otherwise he’s working in room 209E. This office, with neatly stacked piles of paper an...

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