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Small Fire Extinguished in the Auditorium

Samantha Sacks, News Editor

November 27, 2015

Filed under News, Showcase

A small fire accompanied by lots of smoke occurred around 10 a.m. on Friday, November 20 in the Diane and David B. Heller Auditorium.  The cause was a flammable cotton piano cover inadvertently placed on top of one the floor...

Thanksgiving Quiz

Thanksgiving Quiz

November 25, 2015

Parker to Hire Data Analyst

Sanford Miller, Editor in Chief

November 25, 2015

Filed under News

Once the data analyst position posted online on November 11 is filled, the hire, who will organize and interpret Parker’s data, will find himself or herself doing something almost unprecedented here — actually examining the...

Cross Country Team Accelerates

Cameron Miller, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

Sophomore Jack McNabola and freshman Audrey Shadle wrapped up this cross country season with a wealth of personal accolades. Shadle qualified for the sectional meet with her outstanding times, her best of 21:28 minutes, and McNa...

Dance Showcase MX

Dance Showcase MX

November 25, 2015

Abolish Premature Parent Notification

Casey Barr, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Imagine this scenario: You’re coming out of one of the best summers of your young adult life--a summer full of friends, adventure, and unforgettable experiences. Everything has gone by so fast that you never had the chance t...

Leveling the Playing Field 4

Eric Ingall, Columnist

November 25, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports

Aside from a few medical advances and the creation of the RedZone Channel, Fantasy Football might be the best invention ever. Nothing could ever be better than having your own team of NFL players, playing your friends, and ownin...

Taylor’s Truths 4

Taylor Thompson, Columnist

November 25, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Parker’s mission statement says that the institution “educates students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity,” and furthermore that the school is so deliberately diverse that students are able to respect an...

Coyle’s Corner 4

Bill Coyle, Columnist

November 25, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Halloween is by far the weirdest holiday ever created. Granted, Halloween has great intentions and is an awesome holiday for kids. It’s a fun way for kids to become their own heroes and trick-or-treat for candy. I don’t think that...

Rejuvenating A Program

Rejuvenating A Program

November 25, 2015

Selfies in Ink

Yasmine Shafaie, Features Editor

November 25, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

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