Surviving the Dining Hall


Troi Barbour, Writer
April 28, 2014

Congratulations! We’ve made it through our first semester of high school. We may be acing geometry or the top of your Calculus class, but we’re probably not quite the master of the cafeteria. Little did you know there are actually rules for being a model dining- haller. Of course they aren’t plastered... Read more »



February 17, 2014

Alternatives to FNB


Steve McManus
February 17, 2014

An Inside Look at Senate


Katrina Keegan
February 17, 2014

The Friends School Senate is the opposite of the U.S. Senate. The senators at Friends are strikingly collected, friendly, polite and functional. Another major difference between the senates in the Blauvelt Room and in the Capitol is that, until recently, ours operated with virtually no commentary or... Read more »

Attention All Artists


Maria Park
February 17, 2014

You have probably heard of the plan for the building of the new auditorium scheduled to start this coming June. Way back when on December 20th, Mr. Micciche sent us an email outlining the wonderful things to come in the fall of 2015. The goal is “to transform the Forbush Auditorium into a state-of-the-art... Read more »



Julia Pascale, Writer and Opinions Section Editor
February 17, 2014

In a society wherein adults are constantly pressing teenagers to get their faces out of screens, why would our very own school give us a new device in which we may consume ourselves? Friends School of Baltimore has decided to initiate a program in which each student in the Upper School will receive a... Read more »

Moustache Madness


Lauren Eller
February 17, 2014

Hidden among the faculty at the Friends School of Baltimore, there is a man revered by all for his awe-inspiring facial hair. That man is English teacher Tom Buck with his renowned moustache. While the story of said moustache’s origin has sadly been lost to time, there are very few who have witnessed... Read more »

Student Run, A Backstage Perspective


Nina Dietz, Writer and Staff Photographer
February 17, 2014

Plenty of students come to see the Student Run play, but not many people know about the backstage experience. Being a part of a cast is a lot like being a part of a sports team. You succeed and fail together, and you all help, and compete with, one another. The Student Run ends up being a pretty low... Read more »

The Guide to Acceptable Senioritis


Clarissa Martin, Opinions Section Editor
February 16, 2014

High school has been rough. After overcoming awkward post-middle school growth spurts in 9th and 10th grade, we were bludgeoned by the junior year workload. We were told that junior year would be the worst of it, but come fall of senior year, were in over our heads. Application season had snuck up from... Read more »

Movember at Friends School!

McManus Cartoon

Steve McManus
December 17, 2013

The No-Shave November results are in at Friends!