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

Benjamin Kagan

Benjamin Kagan, Online Editor

Benjamin Kagan is a junior who is excited to enter his third year on the staff of "The Weekly" as Online Editor. He is thrilled to be tasked with managing this very website, and constantly checking the analytics! He has previously served as a Copy Editor, Political Liaison, and Brief Writer. Outside of "The Weekly," Benjamin is President of the Investment Club, Head of Parker Democrats, he serves as a Representative to the IHSA Student Advisory Committee, is a Commissioner on the Chicago Mayor's Youth Commission, and enjoys playing varsity soccer and varsity baseball. In his free time you can find Benjamin constantly watching old episodes of The Office.

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The Class of 2024 sings simple gifts during the Thanksgiving MX on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014.

Bring Back The Thanksgiving MX

Another Beloved Parker Tradition Has Disappeared
December 2, 2022
Members of the Jewish Student Connection celebrate the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah.

[Photo] Affinity Abloom

November 4, 2022
Parker students hanging out in the library hallway without masks on.

Mask Off?

Parker takes substantial steps toward pre-pandemic normal
September 7, 2022
SG Separation Stopped

SG Separation Stopped

Proposal to Ban Holding "Weekly," Cabinet Positions Fails
December 17, 2021


Everyone at Parker Who Is Age-Eligible Should Be Required To Get The Shot
October 29, 2021
Moogs Message

Moog’s Message

A Talk With SG President Eli Moog
September 8, 2021
Parker Knows Best -- No Private Chats, Little Communication, Confusing Schedule. Cartoon by cartoonist Maddy Leja.

Does Parker’s Upper School Still Exist?

Parker Trails Behind Other Private Schools’ Plans for In-Person Learning
January 29, 2021
3rd Grade Says Goodbye

3rd Grade Says Goodbye

Thanksgiving MX Is Replaced with Spring MX
November 24, 2020
Online for Full Semester

Online for Full Semester

Justin Brandon Announces Continuation of Remote Learning
October 22, 2020
Lessons for Remote Learning. Comic by cartoonist Maddy Leja.

More or Less School?

How Often Should Each Academic Class Be Held?
October 7, 2020

The Return to Campus Coordinating Committee

The New Committee and Their Decisions for the School Year
September 7, 2020

Trump Trolled by TikTok

Ticket Reservation Numbers for Tulsa Rally Inflated by Internet
July 2, 2020
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