2016: New President, New Senator

Madalynn Williams, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As most of you all have hopefully picked up, the 2016 Presidential Race is underway. Finally CNN can stop projecting candidates and start debating off of facts and not hypotheticals.  Students can stop binge watching West Wing...

Coffee or Tea?

Mia Gogel

April 26, 2015

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While coffee may seem like the essential caffeinated drug in every American household, tea is actually the most consumed beverage in the world. Both have their own unique tastes and health pros and con’s, but which should you...

Lack of Competition a Good Thing

Anna Fedder

April 26, 2015

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Part of what makes Friends School unique is its lack of competition in the classroom, which is the result of the Quaker values of simplicity and equality. Unlike other independent schools in the area, students are not ranked by...

Using Weekends Effectively

Connor Hardy, Community Editor

April 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I am a very busy person, as many high school students are. I am happy being busy, building my free time around all of the things that I am required to do, and then filling in whatever space I have left with the many things that...

Je suis Charlie, but also Victims in Nigeria

Natalie Linden, Copy Editor

February 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

By now, everyone has heard the name “Charlie Hebdo” and all the pain that goes along with it. However, there is another name, that carries a much greater message, being bulldozed by the wave of media covering Charlie Hebdo:...

SATs, ACTs, and You

Brandi Randolph

February 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The next few months are going to be very exciting for the Juniors. It’s time to start considering college and it’s time to start taking college entrance exams. The SAT and ACTs are on the agenda! To start, what do these acronyms...

No Study Halls for Honor Roll Students

H.D. Gantt

February 10, 2015

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  I'm sure I speak for myself as well as most every other student that much of our time in mandatory study halls is wasted, time often spent either playing "Draw Something" or "Trivia Crack." I propose that students in good...

Make Your College Visit Count

Madalynn Williams, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2015

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College visits are an essential part of the college process. Whether you visit two colleges or twenty, the hope is that you leave with a clearer understanding of what you want in a college and whether that school makes the cut....

Skiing>Snowboarding

Skiing>Snowboarding

December 9, 2014

Music and the Perfect Homework Playlist

Madalynn Williams, Opinion Editor

December 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

I’ve tried it both ways -- music while doing homework and no music -- and honestly both of them cause problems. If I listen to music, especially new music I’ve never heard before, I focus on the music and not my homework....

More Fun in the Cheap Seats

Connor Hardy, Community Editor

December 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Even if you don't find sports particularly interesting, being part of the crowd at a game can be incredible. Here are some of my observations on how to have fun at a sports game without actually watching the sport. During the...

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