Ask Amy

Amy

December 3, 2015

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Dear Amy, I am in the twelfth grade and I find that the intrusive college process along with the workload of a Friends School student is giving me an insurmountable amount of stress. I might even go as far to say it’s making...

How Halloween Objectifies Women

Zoe Reck, Arts Coordinator

December 3, 2015

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It’s Fall!!! Time for hot cocoa by the fire, Uggs, oversized sweaters, pumpkin everything, movie nights with friends, and of course the complete over sexualization of women in the form of Halloween costumes!   Halloween...

What will the Senior Gift Be?

Kira Barrett

December 3, 2015

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With the auditorium almost finished, Friends School students and faculty on the senior gift committee are beginning to think about what project should be next. Each year, the senior class raises money to donate to a senior gift ...

Why We Need To Keep Talking, But Change The Conversation

Nina Dietz, Online Editor

October 1, 2015

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Okay, let me start off by stating the obvious; I am white. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t care about race. I have spent my whole life feeling guilty about the privilege that accompanies the color of my skin. The thing...

No Time To Eat

Madalynn Williams

September 30, 2015

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Let me first start off by saying that this is article is the definition of first world problems. By the title you've probably deduced that I'm going to rant about the dining hall. Obviously there a much bigger problems in the w...

What Makes a Class Good?

Zoe Reck, Artistic Director

September 30, 2015

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You could actually feel the nerves,  the butterflies not only in our stomachs but overflowing into the stuffy heat. By the end of advisory everyone has been reacquainted with their peers and were holding a green piece of pape...

Pizza Budget

Natalie McGowan

June 10, 2015

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Pizza and club meetings seem to have become intertwined at Friends. I investigated how much money we actually spend on pizza by asking almost every faculty member how much they have spent this past year on pizza with money from...

Ask Amy

June 10, 2015

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I am in the 11th grade and I often find my friends to be demeaning. How do I handle it without sounding uncool? Should I tell them upfront how they make me feel? Should I ignore them? Or should I give them a taste of their...

End the Proma

Anna Dorsey

May 21, 2015

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For the past week, prom has dictated a majority of the gossip around campus. Who is she taking? He asked HER to prom?!? This last-second rush to get a date has created a buzz among the grades as some promposals surprise us and...

Extra-curriculars Are for Fun, Not Resumes

Julia Pascale

May 21, 2015

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When applying to colleges, so many factors are taken into consideration. This includes SAT/ ACT scores, grades, volunteer hours, and the big one: extracurriculars. People are so anxious to participate in activities out of school...

Athletes Should Be P.E. Exempt

H.D. Gantt

May 21, 2015

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Most all of us know the feeling of waking up at 6:30, feeling sleep-deprived and sore from an exhausting practice or game the previous day, only to get to school and having to participate in P.E. During my experience at Friends,...

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