A Meaningful Sense of the Meeting

Amy Schmaljohn, Faculty Contributor

June 8, 2015

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Quakers rely upon two practices—Meeting for Worship and Meeting for Business—to sustain our communities and to live our testimonies of equality, integrity, peace, and stewardship.  Each is grounded in an understanding that... Read more »

iPinions: An Op-Ed About iPads

Madalynn Williams, Online Editor

June 8, 2015

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It only seems fair that we talk about the iPads. Perhaps it’s been a little overdone, but oh well. So, I don’t know if it’s just me, but I was pretty happy to get an iPad. Like, oh, I get another excuse to play with an Apple... Read more »

Extra-Disciplinary Credit Program

Connor Hardy, Layout Editor

June 8, 2015

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The students who attend Friends Upper School are diverse in their interests and talents. A valuable part of the curriculum is the broad base of knowledge that students must acquire in the core courses required to graduate. Students... Read more »

Donald Bentley Food Pantry: A Way to Build Back Baltimore

Anna Fedder

June 8, 2015

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There are a lot of things on a hopeful Friends School graduate’s mind: grades, sports credits, extra-curriculars etc., but many students tend to forget about their community service requirement (or not, thanks to the recent... Read more »

20 Reasons You Go To Friends High School

Zoe Reck, Art Director

June 8, 2015

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What's unique about friends school?   Mrs. Smith's couch haven Acting out skits in Mrs. Saudek's English class The pre-primary convocation songs The Meeting for Worship bonding... Read more »

Amazon 1 Hour Delivery

Atlas Pyke, community editor

June 7, 2015

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Wildly popular internet-retailer Amazon has just introduced an amazing new service: one hour delivery. This speedy new delivery has just started in New York City and Austin, to name a few, and is quickly expanding to new cities,... Read more »

2015 Conservatory Matriculations

Maria Park

April 26, 2015

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This year, there are two members of the senior class who are matriculating into conservatories: Sam Dusman and Vicky Gange. A conservatory is a college of music, and going to one means that you are committing yourself to the mastery... Read more »

Are Students Informed enough about current events?

Katrina Keegan, Editor in Chief

April 26, 2015

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In interviews, I posed the question "Are Friends School students informed enough about current events and the world?" The overwhelming answer was no. This is especially troubling at a school with the motto "the world needs what... Read more »

Better Breakfast, Better Grades

Jane Sartwell

April 26, 2015

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We've all heard how important it is to eat a healthy breakfast the morning before a test. But aside from the fact that breakfast is a basic daily nutritional requirement, does the meal have health benefits that particularly affect... Read more »

Haitian Studies Preserving History

Charlie Blake, Layout Editor

April 26, 2015

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The B block Haitian Studies class this year has accomplished a lot, learning about Haitian history in a variety of ways. Earlier in the semester the class read Laurent Dubois' 'Avengers of the New World', becoming the first class... Read more »

Long and Short of Prom

Brandi Randolph

April 26, 2015

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Prom season is here once again and everyone is so excited! I’ve heard a lot of talk about what the girls are wearing and noticed that many of us are wearing long dresses to Prom this year. I decided to sit down and talk to... Read more »