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!

Friends School in Twenty Years


Hannah Noyes, Assistant Editor
December 17, 2013

In twenty years… ·         All of the TVs in the school will be replaced by iPads ·         The lunch line will still take longer than the lunch period ·         Friends will have started another 10 year plan ·         Meeting for worship will take place every day ·... Read more »

Hierarchy of Grades

Emma Brice, Writer
December 17, 2013

As a freshman, I am constantly reminded of the hierarchy of grades here at Friends School. From the moment you pull up to the school you can see the freshmen being herded into the basement of the upper school (otherwise known as, Freshman Hall) where we huddle like trolls under a bridge. I hear the exhausted... Read more »

Majic Jewelry at Holly Fest!


Maddy Shay
December 17, 2013

Once a year, vendors and crafters from all over Baltimore gather at Friends just before Thanksgiving to share their talents and offer them to interested consumers. The options this year varied greatly, from handmade purses and Mr. Harrington’s beautifully made wooden products to wire sculptures and... Read more »