The Parker Weekly

Illinois state government branding for its five-phase reopening plan. Image from Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity.

80 Percent There

June 29, 2020

Students take an AP exam in Georgia last year, before the required virtual format. Photo courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Changes to AP Tests

June 4, 2020

Fix This.

Avani Kalra, Editor In Chief

June 4, 2020

The Latin School of Chicago. The University of Chicago Laboratory School. The Francis Parker School in San Diego. All of these independent schools that you’ve heard of––some progressive and others not––enjoy a free...

Letter From The Editors, Issue 11 – Volume CVIV

The Parker Weekly

June 4, 2020

Hello Parker! Congratulations to all of you for finishing this crazy year that will most certainly go down in history. Hopefully, you’ve all completed your last classes on Zoom and survived homeschooling. As always, we...

School pictures of Mark Aymar (left) and Anne Marie Fries (right).

Out on Zoom

June 4, 2020

Volume CVIV, Issue 11 – “The Parker Weekly”

June 4, 2020

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Looking at the Bigger Picture

Rosey Limmer, Staff Writer

June 4, 2020

Until March 13, most days looked similar. Most mornings I would wake up, brush my teeth, and get ready for school. Mornings often consisted of doing my hair, picking out “the perfect outfit,” adding accessories, choosing a ...

Embarrassing Zoom Moments

Alya Satchu, Staff Writer

June 4, 2020

During an everyday Zoom call, you are quickly texting some of your friends before you proceed to share your screen for a presentation. Soon after sharing your screen, you realize that instead of sharing your presentation, your...

Back Back America volunteer from Girl Scout troop 1281 bakes cookies from West Lakeland, New York.

Bake Back America

June 4, 2020

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