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In Further Response to “Beneath Heaps of Essays, Quizzes, and Tests”

November 21, 2017

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I honestly doubt many students should be spending three hours on homework every night. Sure, maybe homework from start to finish takes three hours, but how much of that is actually homework? In my personal experience as well ...

In Response to “Beneath Heaps of Essays, Quizzes, and Tests”

Olivia Garg

November 21, 2017

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Dear Editors, I am a current junior who has been told that I am “not feeling junior year yet” because I’m not feeling constantly stressed out. Apparently ever-present stress and an unbearable workload are supposed to define ...

In Response to “Weight-ing for a Solution”

Nathan Satterfield

November 21, 2017

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Dear Editors,   In response to Ian Shayne’s article,   On behalf of Computer Technology Committee (CTC), I would like to say that the proposal to remove iPads from the hands of high school students was done ...

In Response to “Patriotism at Parker”

Felix Wood, Political Brief Writer

October 31, 2017

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Dear Weekly Editors, I would like to respond to the article “Patriotism at Parker.” I feel that part of the issue with how Parker manages the patriotic elements of American society is that it is extremely all or nothing--e...

In Response to “Robotics Team Needs to Do More to Include Girls”

Adam Colestock

October 6, 2017

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Dear “Weekly” Editors, We would like to take a moment to respond to Felicia Miller’s editorial piece, “Write Like A Girl.” We deeply appreciate her bringing attention to the need to continue to encourage girls to par...

In Response to “Defining the Inclusion Coordinator”

September 4, 2017

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To address Charlie Moog’s points about the Inclusion Coordinator, I agree that there are many complexities to this position. There is no doubt about that. Where Charlie and I fall differently is in our understanding of the positi...

A Letter to the Upper School Community

September 4, 2017

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Dear Parker Upper School, Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! I am excited to experience what makes Parker the progressive and supportive learning community I witnessed last spring. Pre-season sports have brought great energy t...

In Response to “The Weekly”‘s Coverage of The Kolver Library

June 10, 2017

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Dear Weekly Editors and Writers, Thank you for all of your hard work this year. Having worked as a writer for my high school and college newspapers, I know it is a big time commitment to keep a publication going all year with t...

In Response to “Tapping into A New Year”

June 10, 2017

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Freshman year I took Ms. Lee’s Geometry+ course and moved on to her Algebra 2/Trigonometry class this year. The pattern I have followed in class, using my iPad everyday for notes, will end next year due to what classes Ms. Le...

In Response to “Beauty Is the Best Protest at Fashion Month”

April 26, 2017

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Before even boarding my flight to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March, I found myself surrounded by women in bright pink “pussy hats” at my gate. I sat there waiting for my flight, watching President-elect Trump’s inaug...

In response to “A Year in Review”

March 17, 2017

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2016 was a year of learning from experiences and sharing new perspectives and making your voice heard, good or bad. I think going into 2017, being understanding and open to various viewpoints and levels of comprehension is important...

In Response to “Parker Is Able”

February 11, 2017

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In response to “Parker is Able” Our son attends Parker in the 12th grade. As soon as he came to know about Griffen Saul’s initiative “We Are Able,” he jumped at the opportunity to initiate and help spread its spirit in...

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