The student news site of Francis W. Parker School

The Parker Weekly

The student news site of Francis W. Parker School

The Parker Weekly

The student news site of Francis W. Parker School

The Parker Weekly

Ben Rachel

Ben Rachel, Staff Writer

Ben Rachel is a Junior and is on his third year writing for “The Weekly.” He is currently serving as a Brief Writer and has been at Parker ever since the young age of four. Other than the weekly, he plays multiple sports, such as baseball and track, and is a devoted student.

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Longtime Parker Teacher, Bev Greenies 2022 Francis Parker Headshot

Magical Ones

A Dive into Bev Greenberg’s 50 years at Parker
April 1, 2022
Whats going on in may -May Term Returns to Parker Seniors

What’s Going on in May?

May Term is Making a Return to Parker Seniors
February 11, 2022
Students pose outside of the Greater Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church after the Social Justice and Envi- ronmental Committee trash pick up in Washington Park.

Paving The Way By Picking Up

Environmental and Social Justice Committees Organize Trash Pick Up
December 17, 2021
Kelly Cassidy, an Illinois State Representative representing the Democratic Party

A Visit from a State Representative

State Representative Kelly Cassidy meets with the Junior Class
December 13, 2021
Third Grade Adapts The Tradition To Meet Challenges

Goodbye Thanksgiving MX

Third Grade Adapts The Tradition To Meet Challenges
November 29, 2021
County Fair Makes No Comeback

County Fair Makes No Comeback

Parker Tradition Postponed until Spring
October 12, 2021
A Step Backwards in Texas

A Step Backwards in Texas

The Texas Abortion Law Progresses in Texas and Maybe the United States
October 12, 2021

Homecoming is Happening

What to expect
September 16, 2021

A Unionization Attempt

The Teachers of the Latin School of Chicago Vote to Become a Union
June 10, 2021
Another Hybrid Election

Another Hybrid Election

The Somewhat Virtual 2021 Student Government Elections
May 14, 2021
Parker’s middle school parker partners in 2018 when they were able to meet in person. Photo courtesy of Gray Joseph.

COVID-19 Strikes Again

Parker Partners Cancelled due to COVID-19 Regulations
April 2, 2021

Fantasy Football, Again

October 30, 2019
Daniel Mansueto and Alex Fietler discussing their Fantasy Football teams.

Fantasy Football, Again

October 10, 2019
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