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

Seniors’ Plans for Post-Graduation

Genesis Williamson, Author

June 6, 2016

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While listening to the seniors remark on their memories during their Final Collection and the bittersweetness of leaving the Friends School community, lyrics to the Final Song in High School Musical™ appeared in my mind. The movies... Read more »

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