The Parker Weekly

That’s on Me, Coach

Tess Wayland, Copy Editor

November 26, 2019

Parker’s progressive philosophy focuses on the “whole child,” a student who is nurtured in academics, advisory, and athletics. At a small school that doesn’t recruit athletes, Athletic Director Bobby Starks looks for coaches ...

Carlin’s Conventions, Issue 4

Lindsay Carlin, Columnist

November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. For as long as I can remember, it’s gone like this: I go for a run or play two hand touch football then spend all day cooking for the 15-or-so people who usually end up seate...

Young Men of Color Symposium

Ava Stepan, Opinions Editor

November 26, 2019

On Saturday, November 2, approximately 130 young men of color from various independent schools across the United States found themselves in the blue cushion seats of the Heller Auditorium, anticipating a day of vulnerability and dial...

Studying Abroad Success

Eden Stranahan, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

You step off a plane, look around at new unfamiliar views, and hear a somewhat familiar language that isn’t your own. You are then greeted by a new family and set up to attend a new school. Every year this experience is what an...

Editorial, Issue 4 — Volume CVIV

The Parker Weekly

November 26, 2019

In the previous issue of “The Weekly,” we published an article written by senior Andy Wessman titled “Why I Quit the Basketball Team.” Wessman describes his experience with Parker’s former Varsity coach, recounting multi...

Caroline’s Confessions, Issue 4

Caroline Conforti, Columnist

November 26, 2019

Scrolling through my snapchat subscriptions, I clicked on the small rectangle, labeled “People.” Although I certainly do not rely on this publication as a source of news, mindlessly tapping through the stories has become ...

Fireside Chats, Issue 4

Matthew Turk, Columnist

November 26, 2019

After reflecting on the first few months of my tenure, it is quite apparent that transparency between the Cabinet and the entire student body is key in a functioning democracy. That is why some weeks ago we held a Plenary ses...

Athletes Fall From Grace

Oliver Marks, Sports Editor

November 26, 2019

I can recall countless times last year where I jumped off of my couch, cheering as Kareem Hunt, the second year running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, drove the ball into the endzone. Later in the season, the headlines about...

Designing Change

Emma Manley, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Covered in sticky notes and pictures, the doors of the TIDES Garage in the library are being used to improve lives. The sticky notes have different problems those with food allergies face every day, from issues with traveling...

Hill Harper with a sixth grade student after inviting her up on stage to participate in the Morning Ex.

Building Our Future

November 26, 2019

Potluck of Power

Alya Satchu, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Community service and charitable giving are big components of Parker’s mission as a school. From the Parker Partners community service in the Middle School to the money being raised for charities in Student Government, Parker g...

Nighttime Poetry Cafe

Sofia Brown, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

“Be a part of the beautiful people because we are beautiful in the beginning, end, and every time in between.” There’s a split second of silence, then resounding applause echoes off the walls as freshman Litzy Tafolla finis...

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