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TEDxParkerSchool Returns

TEDxParkerSchool Returns

November 21, 2017

Parker to PACMUN

Grace Chang, Opinions Editor

November 21, 2017

Filed under News

On November 16 at 5:59 p.m., three seniors, three juniors, four sophomores, and five freshmen Model United delegates with upper school history teachers Kevin Conlon and Susan Elliot departed O’Hare International Airport to Sea...

New Season, New Coaches

New Season, New Coaches

November 21, 2017

Dealing With the Loss of Star Players

Leila Sheridan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

“We will just have to play team basketball this season,” boys varsity basketball captain Zach Lansburgh said. This season, the boys, lead by captains Landsburgh, Senior Ryan Skok, Senior Alex Chapman, and Senior Jack Mcnabo...

New Leadership Across the Street

Avani Kalra, Copy Editor

November 21, 2017

Filed under News

Across Clark from Parker, the Development and Communications team has been missing an instrumental member since the close of the 2016-17 school year. Starting January 3, Anedra Kerr will be filling the role left empty in June by ...

Redefining Parker’s Role in Feminism

Dani Lieb, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

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“We just got back two days ago, and I’m still kind of on this feminist high,” senior Chloe Wagner said after spending October 27 through the 29 in Detroit, MI at the “Reclaiming Our Time” Women's Conference. Wagner w...

Discussing The Intangible

Discussing The Intangible

November 21, 2017

Parker Faculty Attends ISACS

Galia Newberger, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under News

On Friday, November 10, the entire Parker faculty attended the ISACS (Independent Schools of the Central States) Annual Conference, held this year at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago. In addition to taking part in a variety of sess...

Senate Nominee Accused of Sexual Assault

Ian Shayne, Political Brief Writer

November 14, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News

In the midst of an American cultural moment surrounding sexual harassment and abuse of power, a woman named Leigh Corfman accused Roy Moore, a Republican running for one of Alabama’s two senate seats, of sexual assault in Eto...

Forging Thais

Paige Shayne, Brief Writer

November 9, 2017

Filed under Briefs

Instead of the food that usually clutters the back table of the Humanities Center, a buffet of Thai delicacies held attention, noodles replacing pizza, stir fry replacing empanadas. A few tables away sat Parker’s foreign exc...

New FWP Website

Molly Taylor, Brief Writer

November 3, 2017

Filed under Briefs

On Monday, October 30, Parker launched a new website for the school. The old one, which featured photos of middle schoolers who are now in high school on its homepage, was replaced with a redesigned site that had been in the w...

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