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Editorial, Issue 2 – Volume CVII

The Parker Weekly

October 6, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

On any given Wednesday H Period, two Senior Seminar classes are in session. Twelve students sit around a table, the quote "a man without a purpose is like a boat without a rudder" looming over the class at the front of the ro...

One Website For All

One Website For All

October 6, 2017

Driving is Exhaust-ing

Rob Currie, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Many upper schoolers are experiencing a big step in their lives in entering the world of driving. Some students—myself included—opted to start their driving over the summer, sacrificing their precious free time to take lessons. This was hard f...

The Tao of Parker, Issue 2

Alex Ori, Columnist

October 6, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Originally, I was going to write about the new direction of our long-awaited library, and whether getting all tech-savvy was in Parker’s best interest. But if you know me, you know I get distracted easily. So when I was research...

Bronstein’s Banter, Issue 2

Jett Bronstein, Columnist

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

“The Francis W. Parker School educates students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a democratic society and global community.” Since the beginning of middle school, I’ve...

Write Like a Girl, Issue 2

Felicia Miller, Columnist

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Gym at Parker has a gender problem. Classes tend to be separated by gender and grade, with underclassmen girls enrolling in one set of classes, while upperclassmen boys enroll in another. The cycle of gender segregation in gym star...

The Tao of Parker, Issue 1

The Tao of Parker, Issue 1

September 4, 2017

Change is Needed in the Registrar’s Office

Oliver Marks, Copy Editor

September 4, 2017

Filed under Opinions

I am a particular learner. I learn best when my classes are led by conversations rather than lectures, hands-on activities rather than worksheets. I like my classes to have a variety of projects and types of essays. It’s in these ...

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