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Spring Break’s Not Always a Break

Connor Hardy , Community Editor

May 21, 2015

As the last week before spring break crawls to a close, it gets harder to sit still in class. Thanks to this year’s snow, it hasn’t quite felt like spring this spring... READ MORE »»

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The Boy Friend

Nina Dietz, Web Editor

May 20, 2015

This Spring’s musical is The Boy Friend by Sandy Wilson, set in the roaring ‘20s at a high end boarding school for “Young Ladies” in the French Riviera. The protagonist,... READ MORE »»

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Earth Day Fosters Growth

H.D. Gantt

April 26, 2015

Earth is one of the few days that incorporate each and every one of our Quaker “SPICES”, complemented by an effort from our school to become more environmentally conscious.... READ MORE »»

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International Students Reflect on Their Experiences at Friends

Kira Barrett, Layout Editor

April 26, 2015

The international student body at Friends is growing! Last year, current junior Claire Qiao transferred to Friends from China, and this year 4 more students from China transferred:... READ MORE »»

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Experiencing Italy in 10 Days

Ava Anderson

April 26, 2015

Ciao! I heard this greeting, which means “Hi” in Italian, throughout the entire trip, from boarding the plane to entering an Italian deli for lunch.   Being that... READ MORE »»

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Traveling to West Coast Colleges

Natalie McGowan

April 26, 2015

This past spring break, ten Friends students accompanied Mr. Tiggle and Ms. Kotarides on a six day college trip out west. We visited a total of ten colleges in Oregon, Washington,... READ MORE »»

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Indiana Law Sparks Controversy

Max Rollfinke, News and Features Editor

April 26, 2015

In late March, Indiana State Governor Mike Pence passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act, seen by many as an attack against the LGBTQ community.  The law at first seems similar... READ MORE »»

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Letter from the Editor

Katrina Keegan, Editor in Chief

April 26, 2015

When I wrote my first letter from the editor at the end of last year, I called attention to what I saw then as the two purposes of the Quill: celebrating and challenging our school... READ MORE »»

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Sleep Trends Show Variation by Grade

Katrina Keegan, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2015

According to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital, studies show that teenagers need a little over 9 hours of sleep every night in order to to function optimally. Only one person,... READ MORE »»

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Teachers’ Response to ipads Mixed

Julia Pascale, Writer

April 24, 2015

It’s safe to say this year in the Friends Upper School can be marked by change. Out of all the new additions to the community, many people agree that the most controversial... READ MORE »»

Arts and Culture

All Time Low Releases New Album

Anna Fedder

I’m quick to support just about any Baltimore-based musician, and one of my long time favorite bands recently released an album that has reminded me of how much I love seeing... read story

April 26, 2015 • 0 comments

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2015 Conservatory Matriculations

Maria Park

This year, there are two members of the senior class who are matriculating into conservatories: Sam Dusman and Vicky Gange. A conservatory is a college of music, and going... read story

April 26, 2015 • 0 comments

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Warm Up to Baltimore this Spring

Jane Sartwell

As the ice melts, the trees bud, and the birds sing, expect an epidemic to hit Baltimore: spring fever! Our city is filled with great options to get you out of the house and... read story

May 21, 2015 • 0 comments

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