Russian for Fun Outreach

Ryan Hardy, Community Editor

January 15, 2017

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Russian for Fun has been an yearly affair at Friends for the past ten years. Lower School students come to Ms. Roby’s room twice a week to learn and do small group activities in Russian. For the Friends community, this has not... Read more »

An Actress’s Review of The Crucible

Genesis Williamson, Writer

January 15, 2017

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In October, Mr. Oppel announced the fall play would be The Crucible by Arthur Miller. This play is notoriously dismal and depressing, a theme made apparent by just the title. Keeping up with the tradition, the fall plays are a... Read more »

Review: Let Them Know You Are Here

Jonathan Keegan, Staff Photographer

January 15, 2017

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We Were Here by Matt de la Peña is a book in which we watch an adolescent white-latino realize and accept himself. The book focuses on the period directly following his incarceration in a group home. The reason for his placem... Read more »

Throwing Money in the Trash?

Nick De Vinne, Writer

November 3, 2016

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Objectively, no. Subjectively, up for debate. Many students see the new trash cans as the most recent and obvious example of profligate use of school funds. Coming with a widely circulated price tag of $60k, they’ve gotten people... Read more »

Shift from Seminar to Friends Forum

Max Rollfinke, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016

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As I glanced at my schedule this summer, I realized that I had an L block class titled “Friends Forum” and that I was missing Senior Seminar. I assumed that someone in the admissions office must have decided to change the... Read more »

Students Assisting Teachers

Zoe Reck, Managing Editor

November 3, 2016

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This is the first year the Friends School of Baltimore will be offering the Students Assisting Teachers program, or SAT. This program is an opportunity for upperclassman to join an underclassman class as a teaching assistant. ... Read more »

A Service Trip to the Dominican Republic

David Gantt, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2016

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We awoke with the sunset, to a cool breeze and the call of a rooster. We built latrines alongside the citizens of El Petigre under a ceaselessly harsh and beating Dominican sun. We ate rice and beans, eggs, and plantains, futilely... Read more »

The McFarlands go to China!

Lily McFarland, Writer

September 21, 2016

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I was born in a small town called Qing Yuan, in Southern China, about two hours outside of Guangzhou. I was in a social welfare institute for the first eleven months of my life, before I was adopted on November 19, 2002. Because... Read more »

Changes in Summer Reading

Ryan Hardy, Writer

September 21, 2016

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Summer reading has been something Friends students have done since as long as most of us remember. Whether it was our 3rd grade teachers telling us to read a book and be able to explain it, or our 10th grade history teachers telling... Read more »

Summer Reading Freedom

Riley Gerrity, Writer

August 30, 2016

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For the first time ever, I was free to read whatever I wanted this summer. I was not forced to spend countless hours slaving over the books that had been assigned. There were no monotonous descriptions of life in a trench, and long w... Read more »

Earth Day 2016

Earth Day 2016

June 6, 2016

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