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  • Civil Rights, the Grand Canyon, and Cattolica
  • TrumpDate: T-Minus 1281 Days Until The Next Election
  • Goodbye For Now, Library
  • Civil Rights, the Grand Canyon, and Cattolica

    Civil Rights, the Grand Canyon, and Cattolica

    Jack Laser, Staff Writer

    May 17, 2017

    For most students, “Cookies” courses were limited to May 4-5, and they offered opportunities for students to interact with Chicago and with their teachers through student-planned curricula. This was not the case for three groups totalling 52 students, who traveled with...

    Freshman students from the Grand Canyon trip stop to talk a break while climbing a side of the Grand Canyon. From the left, Jared Saef, James Cuevas, Max Antoniou, Stephen Brainerd, Kushmir Onisemoh, Owen Bowers, Andy Wessman, Matthew Turk.

  • TrumpDate: T-Minus 1281 Days Until The Next Election

    TrumpDate: T-Minus 1281 Days Until The Next Election

    Maya Sanghvi, Brief Writer

    May 1, 2017

    Saturday, April 29 marked President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office. Here’s what he has been up to lately:   Supreme Court Appointee Trump has done what Obama was not allowed to do: he filled late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court -- Ju...

  • Goodbye For Now, Library

    Goodbye For Now, Library

    Maya Plotnick, Brief Writer

    April 27, 2017

    When students came back from Spring break on April 11, there was something different about the building that the Parker community had been anticipating for weeks. The Kovler Library and its front hallway were completely closed off due to construction that began on the previous Mond...

News

Redefining Diversity

Alexandra Brainerd, Editor-in-Chief

Following the December 2015 resignation of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Dina Levi and other issues regarding diversity within the school, the Parker administration reached out to educational cons...

May 17, 2017

A New Outlook on Political Tolerance

Grace Chang

On April 13 the political website “The Outlook” launched. Created by junior Olivia Levine, and Latin School of Chicago sophomore Anna Wolf, the website’s homepage opened up with a slogan–“A Polit...

May 17, 2017

Two to Two Thousand

Molly Taylor, Staff Writer

At age 13, she swept up hair and worked the register at the Dudley’s Beauty College Salon because she aspired to be a cosmetologist. Kelly Fair was inspired to get this job so she could be like her role models...

May 17, 2017

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Opinions

PRIDE in Ghana — A Day From Our Perspective

Zuri Mabrey-Wakefield

“Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.” These words, spoken by Frederick Douglass, perfectly contextualize our fourth day in Ghana–a day that was most emblematic of our journey. A day filled wi...

May 17, 2017

Meet the Staff

Maya Sanghvi, Brief Writer
Maya Sanghvi

Brief Writer

Maya Sanghvi is a junior and this is her second year working for "The Weekly". Last year she was a Copy Editor, and she is super excited to be one of the Brief Writers this year. Outside of the newspape...

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Anjali Chandel

Staff Writer

Anjali Chandel is a Freshman and this is her first year writing for The Weekly. Anjali spends her afternoons playing field hockey for the Upper School team and partakes in Upper School Model United Nations.

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Cameron Miller, News Editor
Cameron Miller

News Editor

Cameron Miller is a junior and this is his third year on staff. This year he is excited to be the New Editor. Cameron is captain of the boys soccer teams and enjoys playing soccer year-round.

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Friday, September 30

    Varsity Field Hockey

    Parker 1 - Latin 0

  • Saturday, September 24

    Varsity Soccer

    Parker 0 - Lincoln Park 2

  • Saturday, September 24

    JV Volleyball

    Parker 1 set - St. Benedict 2 sets

  • Saturday, September 24

    Varsity Field Hockey

    Parker 5 - Homewood-Flossmoor 0

  • Saturday, September 24

    JV Field Hockey

    Parker 2 - Homewood-Flossmoor 0

  • Saturday, September 24

    Varsity Volleyball

    Parker 0 sets - St. Benedict 3 sets

  • Saturday, September 24

    JV Soccer

    Parker 1 - Lincoln Park 0

  • Friday, September 23

    Varsity Golf

    Parker Won - Elgin Lost

  • Friday, September 23

    Varsity Tennis

    Parker Won - Lincoln Park Lost

  • Friday, September 23

    JV Tennis

    Parker Won - Lincoln Park Lost

The student news site of Francis W. Parker School
The student news site of Francis W. Parker School