The Parker Weekly

13 Russians Indicted for 2016 Election Interference

Ian Shayne, Political Brief Writer

February 27, 2018

On February 16, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, as part of his role as special counsel in the investigation, indicted thirteen Russians and three companies for interfering in the 2016 Presidential Election in favor of Donald Tru...

Islam 101

Paige Shayne, Brief Writer

February 25, 2018

Students from third through twelfth grade took their seats before "Islam 101," a Morning Ex presentation from third grade teacher Nadia Pardesi and History Department co-chair and seventh grade History teacher Anthony Shaker,...

Learning to Lobby

Zach Joseph, Brief Writer

February 25, 2018

From Friday, February 9 to Monday, February 12, my temple, Chicago Sinai Congregation, as well as 50 other reform Judaism synagogues from around the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C for a program called L’Taken, which was hos...

Kicking It For Parker

Oliver Marks, Copy Editor

February 16, 2018

Sophomore Natalie Daskal recalls looking down at her blue and white jersey, stained with dirt and grass, scars of a hard fought game that did not end the way she had dreamed it might--with a winning goal lifting her team to v...

The Thief of Time

Stephen Brainerd, Copy Editor

February 16, 2018

“My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” -Charles Dickens A couple nights ago, I started my homework at about 2:40 a.m. I could’ve started at 6:00 p.m. or even earlier....

MLK Day or Study Break?

Maya Plotnick, Alderman Liasion

February 16, 2018

The upcoming President’s Day honors the national heroes among America’s past presidents, but earlier last month, a different hero was honored. To Parker high schoolers, January 15 was the day before the week of first-semes...

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