The Parker Weekly

Spreading Warmth and Love for the Winter

Lindsay Carlin, Brief Writer

November 28, 2017

Resting against the black pillar in the lobby, facing away from the front doors, is an off-white rectangular box. A sign, which reads “Maddy’s Mittens for Love” in a gray font with a pair of mittens connected by a heart...

Zimbabwe Undergoes Military Coup

Felix Wood, Political Brief Writer

November 28, 2017

One of the United Nations’ major post-World War II goals was to help the developing world recover from the consequences of colonization. In some parts of Africa, though, that goal is not going well.  A key example of this f...

Parker alum Avery Bedows, who is the founder and CEO of Altar Virtual Reality, presents on how three dimensional note taking can help the world become more creative and effective.

TEDxParkerSchool Returns

November 22, 2017

We’re Not As Open As We Think

Jessi Lieb, Editor In Chief

November 21, 2017

It was when I noticed the sign in the window reading “We don’t call 911” laid over four double barrelled pistols that it really hit me that I was in Texas. I am fascinated by the paradox of cities in Texas. The last thing...

In Further Response to “Beneath Heaps of Essays, Quizzes, and Tests”

Adam Keim

November 21, 2017

Dear Editors, I honestly doubt many students should be spending three hours on homework every night. Sure, maybe homework from start to finish takes three hours, but how much of that is actually homework? In my personal experi...

In Response to “Beneath Heaps of Essays, Quizzes, and Tests”

Olivia Garg

November 21, 2017

Dear Editors, I am a current junior who has been told that I am “not feeling junior year yet” because I’m not feeling constantly stressed out. Apparently ever-present stress and an unbearable workload are supposed to define ...

In Response to “Weight-ing for a Solution”

Nathan Satterfield

November 21, 2017

Dear Editors,   In response to Ian Shayne’s article,   On behalf of Computer Technology Committee (CTC), I would like to say that the proposal to remove iPads from the hands of high school students was done ...

History or Conspiracy?

Cameron Miller, Managing Editor

November 21, 2017

While members of the “Weekly” staff spent the days of November 17 and 18 attending the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Conference in Dallas, Texas, the early afternoon of the 19th was spent learning more about t...

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