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Las Vegas Massacre

Molly Taylor, Brief Writer

October 11, 2017

Filed under Briefs

A little after 10 p.m. on October 1, Stephen Paddock opened fire from the window of his 32nd floor hotel room, shooting at the 22,200 audience members at the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert in the Las Vegas Strip. Paddock ki...

New Sports Mascot

New Sports Mascot

October 6, 2017

Emanuel Says Chicago Is a Trump-Free Zone

Maya Plotnick, Alderman Liason

October 5, 2017

Filed under News

“Chicago -- our schools, our neighborhoods, our city, as it relates to what President Trump said -- will be a Trump-free zone. You have nothing to worry about.” This is what Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on September 5 when spe...

Invest in Kids

Invest in Kids

October 5, 2017

Coach Bounces Into Parker

Zach Joseph, Brief Writer

October 5, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The girls’ tennis team has recently procured some new additions to the team—and they’re not freshmen.. Coaches Jackie Dawkins and John Hall Bryant have joined the team, with Hall Bryant assuming the role of Varsity Coach--after se...

Fall Sports Are Underway

Fall Sports Are Underway

October 5, 2017

Mirrors and Windows

Grace Buono, Editor In Chief

October 5, 2017

Filed under News

Some time before the renovations made to the Kovler Library, in the back corner office by the Library Lab overlooking the crowded Webster Street parking lot, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Dina Levi worked. Since L...

Keys to the House

Keys to the House

October 5, 2017

Help For Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma

Nicole Feitler, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Filed under News

Almost every day there is news of another, or ongoing, natural disaster occurring in the United States. The most tragic aspect of any natural disaster is often the aftermath, of which images and footage of the destruction and impact are ...

9th Grade Health Class No Longer Pass/Fail

Cameron Miller, Managing Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under News

As freshmen filed into their first health class of the year on September 1, they were greeted with a surprise. After years of following a pass/fail grading scale in ninth-grade health class, Upper School Counselor Binita Donohue...

Bringing the Outside In

Bringing the Outside In

October 5, 2017

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