The Parker Weekly

Editorial, Issue 9 — Volume CVIII

The Parker Weekly

April 5, 2019

Editor’s note: This article was written in consultation with the affected young women, primarily freshmen. Any detailed interactions come from first-hand experiences. There are roughly 334 students in the Upper School at Parke...

HEAR US.

HEAR US.

April 5, 2019

The Middle School High School Musical

Galia Newberger, Culture Critic

April 5, 2019

Lights up, and dozens of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are already running down the aisles. In costume as archetypal “thespians” jocks” and “brainiacs,” the cast of nearly 90 middle schoolers plunges the audience...

No, It’s Against our Mission

Leila Sheridan, Videographer

April 4, 2019

As my eighth grade year was coming to a close, I was frantic figuring out ways to immerse myself into the high school. In order to better assimilate as a freshman, teachers and older students suggest that eighth graders explore var...

Let Them Run

Julia Marks, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019

Recently in Student Government, a proposal was drafted, introduced, and passed that prevents rising freshman from running for committees as well as elected officials. In the Constitution, in Article X: Elections and Appointments, Section ...

Head to Head: Should Eighth Graders be Allowed to Run in Student Government Elections?

April 4, 2019

In response to a recent amendment to the Student Government Constitution which prevents 8th graders from running for elected positions, “The Parker Weekly” seeks active debate on the involvement of our young future peers.

Opines and Opinions, Issue 9

Oliver Marks, Columnist

April 4, 2019

The absurd images flooding my social media newsfeed this week were quite entertaining. I think my favorite may have been the one of what is clearly Michael Jordan’s body, catapulted over countless defenders, dunking a basketball...

Senator Steans argues for marijuana legislation on the floor of the Illinois State Legistlature.

Going Green

April 4, 2019

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