The Parker Weekly

Tess Wayland

Tess Wayland, Managing Editor

Tess Wayland is a junior in her third year on the staff of "The Weekly." This year, she will be serving as the Managing Editor and has previously served as a Copy Editor and a Staff Writer in her sophomore and freshman years. When she's not working on articles for "The Weekly," Tess can be found running the Student Government Senate meetings with her co-Senate Heads or singing with Emma Castaldi.

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The alcove is quiet as students wait for the start of school. Photo by Caroline Skok.

Masked But Back

September 8, 2021
Two members from the upper school musical pose during their in person production.

“A New World”

May 14, 2021
A New Layer of Protection

A New Layer of Protection

February 12, 2021
Snowfall Showcase collage.

Snowfall Showcase 2021

February 6, 2021
Photograph of John Novick courtesy of Francis W Parker School.

No More Novick

December 18, 2020
Parker Goes All Remote

Parker Goes All Remote

November 23, 2020
Teaching Masked

Teaching Masked

October 30, 2020
The Belden buildings, 317-325 West Belden Avenue. Photo by Caroline Skok.

Buildin’ on Belden

October 7, 2020
Upper School history teacher Kevin Conlon’s Economics and Society class meets on Zoom.

Pandemic Policy

May 13, 2020
This year’s visiting scientist Dinee Simpson poses with Principal Dan Frank. Photo courtesy of Nick Saracino.

Transplanting Knowledge

February 13, 2020
The building that formerly housed Cosi, a popular restaurant in Lincoln Park.

Thank You, Next

January 31, 2020
Dr. Frank speaking at the first meeting of his psychology class.

Sigmund Frank

December 20, 2019

That’s on Me, Coach

November 26, 2019
The new Upper School Dean of Student Life, Joe Bruno.

And You Get a New Dean!

October 10, 2019

Private But Not Powerless

September 5, 2019

Going Quiet

May 10, 2019

Accreditation Nation

February 1, 2019
Junior Ren Habiby learns from her new book from the Book Fair.

Book Fair and Square

December 20, 2018
Nathan Satterfield, one of the heads of the upper school’s robotics team Robo Theosis, claps at the Chicago Robotics Invitational this summer.

Parker’s First FIRST

September 6, 2018
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