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

Eden Stranahan

Eden Stranahan, Features Editor

Eden Stranahan is a Junior in her third year on the staff of “The Weekly." Currently, she is serving as Features Editor and previously served as a Staff Writer and Copy Editor. Apart from “The Weekly” she plays field hockey for Parker and participates in Model UN.

All content by Eden Stranahan
On the 4th Floor, Students can view the infamous Wall Of Rejection.

You Win Some, You Lose Some

Parker reacts to the “Wall of Rejection”
May 10, 2022
Typical ACT materials used by a high school student — book, pencils, and watch.

Test Not So Optional

Juniors Take Standardized Tests in New Landscape
April 1, 2022
Model Home Turned Full House - A Look into Parker Poker Playing

Model Home Turned Full House

A Look Into Parker Poker Playing
February 11, 2022
Symposium attendees stand in the courtyard

Young Men of Color Symposium

Parker Students Attended Symposium With Keynote Speaker Rodney Glasgow
November 29, 2021
Actors and Stagecrew pose in front of the set for Duck Variations

The Show Must Go On

Four Students Perform in the Fall Play, Duck Variations
October 29, 2021
Our very own “Weekly” editors at Prom! Photo taken by class of 2021.

An Uncom(prom)ised Night

Seniors Celebrated Their Prom Night May 27
June 10, 2021
Students return for class 5 days a week.

All Day, Everyday

Parker Upper School Returns to Campus Five Days A Week
May 14, 2021
FWPMUN V took place on Saturday, March 20th. Photo courtesy of FWPMUN.


Students Hosted Parker Model Un Conference on March 20
April 2, 2021
Alright, lets take a math final! Comic by cartoonist Maddy Leja.

Is This Really Finals?

A Comparison of Last Year's Finals to This Year’s
January 29, 2021


Applying to College Online
December 18, 2020
The in-person events committee is looking to plan more in-person events similar to the class gatherings in the beginning of the year. Here, the junior class is gathered in the courtyard. Photo courtesy of Marcy Zoller.

In-Person Interactions

Student Programming Board Plans Upper School In-Person Events
November 24, 2020


Upper School Quarantining and Second Hand Exposure This Fall
October 30, 2020
Five Safe, Super Fun, Solid Fall Activities

Five Safe, Super Fun, Solid Fall Activities

Activities to Enjoy Outside of the Comfort of Your Home During the Pandemic
October 7, 2020
Equity persons graphic from the Education Equity Research Institute.

Education Equity

Parker’s Newest Club Focusing on the Digital Divide
September 7, 2020

A for Effort

Completion vs. Grading: The Age Old Question
April 12, 2020
Junior Ellie Buono (right) during her year abroad in Spain.

Junior Year Journey

Ellie Buono's Year Abroad in Spain
February 13, 2020

A Freshman’s First Finals

Navigating the Infamous Week for the First Time
January 30, 2020

Studying Abroad Success

AFS Students’ Life After Parker
November 26, 2019
Mr. Heidtke talks with two of his players, Daniel Mansueto and Bodie Florsheim.

PE with a Passion

Tyler Heidtke’s New Impact on Parker’s Athletics
October 10, 2019
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