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Women's March

January 19, 2017 by Lawndale News

Lawndale NewsChicago teenagers Chloe Wagner and Morenike Fabiyi, who are juniors at Francis W. Parker High School, have been working along with the Women's March on Washington – Illinois Chapter and Chicago Women Take Action to coordinate a group of teens ...

Youth organize delegation to attend Jan 21 Women's March on Washington

January 12, 2017 by The Chicago Cusader

The Chicago CusaderCHICAGO TEENAGERS CHLOE WAGNER (third from left) and Morenike Fabiyi (far right), who are juniors at Francis W. Parker High School, have been working along with Women's March on Washington – Illinois Chapter, as well as Chicago Women Take ...

They Can't Vote Yet, But Parker HS Teens Will March Against Trump In DC

January 6, 2017 by DNAinfo

DNAinfoLINCOLN PARK — A pair of Francis Parker High School juniors are organizing local teens to join the Women's March on Washington the day after President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated into office. Declaring themselves the Illinois Youth Chapter of ...

Charles 'Joe' Lowery, longtime West Chicago educator, dies at 88

August 22, 2016 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneLowery then earned a teaching certificate at the Chicago Teachers College, which had a branch on Parker High's campus. After working as a substitute teacher for several years, Lowery took a job in 1958 in West Chicago Elementary School District 33, ...

Anniversaries: Danae Rittmann & Mitchell Parker

May 14, 2016 by Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarDanae graduated from Western High School in Russiaville, IN. Then went on to receive her Bachelors Degree from IU Bloomington. Danae continued her education and recently received a Masters degree from Harrington College of Design in Chicago, IL.

Danae Rittmann and Mitchell Parker

May 13, 2016 by Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo TribuneMitch is the son of Robert and Karen Parker, Evansville. He graduated from North High School, Evansville, in 2009. He received a bachelor's degree from Indiana University Bloomington as well as master's degree from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.

Tanya Lynn Johnson, Janesville, WI (1979-2015)

November 17, 2015 by Janesville Gazette

Tanya was born June 20, 1979, in Chicago, IL, and grew up in Footville, WI. She was the oldest daughter of Philip and Melva Johnson. She was a 1997 graduate of Parker High School in Janesville, WI, and a member of Orfordville Lutheran Church. Tanya ...

Services this weekend for Bogan football player

October 29, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe next morning, Bogan coach Erick Ware called Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, where Smith, 17, attended through his junior year, to break the news to athletic director Don Parker, a fellow alum of the Chicago school. "Coach Ware called to ...

Robert W. Farquhar, 83, a retired astrodynamicist, has died

October 25, 2015 by Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunRobert W. Farquhar, a retired NASA astrodynamicist who was also an expert on the postal history of Manchuria, died Oct. 18 of cardiomyopathy at his home in Burke, Va. The former longtime Columbia resident was 83. Robert Willard Farquhar was born and ...

Chicagoan Jabari Parker on comeback trail for Bucks

October 6, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“It feels great,” Parker added. “I'm very fortunate that I've taken steps forward. I'm just blessed that God has given me the opportunity.” Parker said he has taken the positives out of injury. “I really looked at it as a good way to get prepared and a ...

Mark Allen Severance -

May 5, 2015 by WISC-TV3 - WISC-TV3He graduated from Parker High School in 1982, and served in the Navy Reserve for a brief time. He then attended DeVry University in Chicago, IL, where he received an Associate Degree in Electronics. He worked as an electrical technician in the Chicago ...

High school student's fake Harvard rejection letter goes viral

March 6, 2015 by

CHICAGO, IL (KTVI)– A Chicago high school student's fake Harvard rejection letter has gone viral. Molly McGaan, 18, a student at the Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, created the rejection letter that was full of references to hip-hop mix tapes and ...

Are Jabari Parker And Andrew Wiggins The Next Carmelo And LeBron?

October 30, 2014 by Neon Tommy

Neon TommyParker, raised in Chicago, IL, attended Simeon High School in Chicago (Derrick Rose's alma mater), where he started on the varsity team for all four seasons, leading the program to four consecutive state championships. As a junior he won the Gatorade ...

Marc Parker, supporter of arts at Barrington High

October 10, 2014 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneMarc Parker sat in the audience for a performance of "Once Upon a Mattress" at Barrington High School in 2008, watching his son on the same stage and in the same play that he had performed in nearly four decades earlier, his mind and heart filling with ...

Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker

August 26, 2014 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneIt's what Candace Parker does on a basketball court that seems so unreal. The 6-foot-3-inch junior averaged 24.3 points and 14.5 rebounds per game this season in leading the Redhawks to a 35-0 record--one of the best in Illinois high school history ...

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