The Parker Weekly

New York Times Columnist Charles Blow speaks at Parker.

The Light Must Be Bent

December 22, 2018

December Newsletter 2018

Ian Shayne, Online Editor

December 21, 2018

December Newsletter Sign in with your FWP email Instagram: @theparkerweekly Breaking News/Online: Father Pfleger Comes to Parker By Jack Laser Photo by Jack Laser Father Michael Pfleger, famed activist and pastor of Chicago’s Saint Sabina Catholic Church, spoke to the junior class in the Harris Center o...

Editorial Issue 5 — Volume CVIII

The Parker Weekly

December 21, 2018

  On Friday, December 7th, Upper School students filed into the Diane and David B. Heller Auditorium for a regularly scheduled Student Government plenary session to find Justin Brandon, Head of the Upper School, poise...

Adderall, a drug used to treat ADHD.

Adderall Adds Up

December 21, 2018

Accepted, Deferred, Denied

Sophia Saker, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2018

Every year each grade in the Upper school receives the same speech from college counseling right around the time the air gets colder, lights are strung around houses, and decision letters arrive at the doors of high school sen...


Grace Chang, Managing Editor

December 20, 2018

On orientation day in the auditorium, Head of the Upper School Justin Brandon presented us several ways to show respect. His demeanor was casual, yet he was confident in his convictions. Glancing throughout the auditorium, I notic...

A Closer Look

Zach Joseph, Brief Writer

December 20, 2018

Every day, Parker students take a seat on a piece of Parker’s history. While we may not recognize it, many of our common areas have been here for years, and many students use these spaces to socialize, do homework, or for o...

Wisdom’s Folly, Issue 5

Matthew Turk, Columnist

December 20, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? In theory, yes. In execution, not always. Familial interactions, monetary woes, and other holiday hazards can spell trouble for many of us, which can feel like added weight to an ever-increasi...

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