News at Your Fingertips

Anna Fedder, Social Media Director
October 28, 2014

Have you ever wondered about what happens behind the scenes at Friends? If so, then the new Quaker Quill Twitter and Instagram profiles, @thequakerquill, are definitely something to follow. The Quill’s staff has been working on these accounts for about a month, and they are finally ready to share important... Read more »

Student Awards Await Trial

Student Awards

Katrina Keegan, Editor in Chief
October 26, 2014

A few years ago, Mr. Micciche opened the senior award ceremony with a thought from F. Scott Fitzgerald: “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” Yet, depending on the outcome of an upcoming... Read more »

Robotics Season in Full Swing


Brandi Randolph, Staff Writer
October 26, 2014

Since the beginning of the year, the Friends School Robotics Club has met on Fridays after school and during clubs blocks. Robotics is a club where a diverse group of people comes together to design, build, and write about robots that perform several different tasks. Right now, the team is planning what... Read more »

Coalesce for the Cure

Henry Gantt
October 26, 2014

Who doesn’t love sleeping in on a Sunday? It can definitely be hard to resist the comfort of a cozy bed, and the temptation to make up for sleep lost on busy school nights, but I encourage each and every one of you to hop out of bed, lace up your running shoes, and come on out to the 22nd Race... Read more »

Clubs as Diverse as the Fruit They Offer


Max Rollfinke, Sports Editor, News and Features Editor
October 26, 2014

At the annual club fair, a menagerie of clubs decorated the picnic area outside of the Dining Hall.  According to the latest list, there are 60 different high school clubs this year, covering a range of topics, including music, service, robots, nature, reading, building, climbing, and fruit eating.... Read more »

A Spirited Success


Mia Gogel
October 26, 2014

Friends School pride was at an all-year high during the 2014 pep rally and Scarlet and Grey day. To start off homecoming weekend, the Friday pep pally boosted morale throughout the community.  Almost the entire student body and faculty was decked out in scarlet and grey.  Contrary to last year’s... Read more »

Finding the “Fantastick” in a New Space

the fantasticks

Nina Dietz, Online Editor, Staff Writer
October 26, 2014

Friends!  Lovers!  FANTASTICKS!  Welcome to The Fantasticks: you want it, we’ve got it; feuding families, scheming mothers, forbidden love, secret rendezvous and of course; bandits.  Quite an extravaganza, right? This Fall Show will be a little different (and yes, I am using the term “a little”... Read more »

Why Friends Love Fall

Fall favorites -

Connor Hardy, Community Editor
October 23, 2014

Why We Love Fall: A Survey -Hot drinks, more specifically hot chocolate, hot tea, pumpkin spice lattes, and spectacularly bitter coffee that’s supposed to taste like pumpkins. Actually, you can find most things in a pumpkin spice flavor. -You can start to carry warm drinks to school, if not to... Read more »

High School, International Style


Nina Dietz, Online Editor
October 2, 2014

I met Claire Qiao at the start of sophomore year soon after she arrived here and we quickly became friends.  Now one year out she is a veteran of the Chinese transfer student program and has gained a unique perspective on life in America.  I had the pleasure of interviewing her. 1) What is your favorite... Read more »

Less Collection, Less Community?

Mia Gogel
October 1, 2014

This year Friends school has changed collection from being a daily routine to something that happens once or twice a week. I remember my first Friends School collection vividly.  I was a shy nervous eighth grader on her first visiting day ever. I had never been to Friends before, and, to be perfectly... Read more »