The Parker Weekly

“Cooke and the Colonel” Revamped

Paige Shayne, Features Editor

June 6, 2019

“Cooke and the Colonel” underwent major renovations for this year’s dinner, with Parker families swapping their homes for a venue at Theatre on the Lake, and homemade dinners for food stations from restaurants across Chicago...

Devil’s Advocate, Issue 11

Felicia Miller, Columnist

June 6, 2019

In recent years, Parker has experienced an uptick in disgruntled students, unhappy with the reality their school offers them. And rightfully so. We’ve witnessed dissatisfaction with administration response to serious sexual h...

Drag Queen Story Hour is a national organization which 
strives to give “kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.”

Fit For a Queen

June 6, 2019

Editorial, Issue 11 — Volume CVIII

The Parker Weekly

June 6, 2019

What is the purpose of “The Weekly?” Why was it founded? Why have students continued to print it for more than a century? How does it serve the greater Parker community? Where does it fit in to our grand tangled web of soc...

Letter from Next Year’s Editors

Ian Shayne, Avani Kalra, and Alex Ori

June 6, 2019

Serving as your 2019-20 Editors-in-Chief of “The Parker Weekly,” we are excited to continue a proud Parker tradition of strong journalism. Since the inception of “The Weekly,” the publication has served both as an effective...

Summer Opportunities for Parker Students

Alex Feitler, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, members of the Parker community shift their focus to summer. These summer opportunities range from summer school in Chicago to sailing in the Caribbean. While these ideas may be intriguing t...

Opines and Opinions, Issue 11

Oliver Marks, Columnist

June 6, 2019

I wake up with butterflies in my stomach. I start my pre-game ritual: eat three eggs, over-easy, and some cereal, get on my lucky gear, and step outside for my 17 (Kris Bryant’s number) lucky jumping jacks. I step out of my...

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