• An Interview With Our New Athletic Director, Kara Carlin
  • Latin Students Visit Greece
  • Snow Day Decisions
  • Inside the Senior Gift Committee
  • An Interview With Our New Athletic Director, Kara Carlin

    An Interview With Our New Athletic Director, Kara Carlin

    Ben Burgunder, Print Managing Editor, Online Editor

    September 27, 2017

    On Wednesday, September 13th, I sat down with Ms. Carlin, our new Athletic Director, to talk about her role in the community, her plans for this year, and her experience with school sports. If you’re like me, you may not be familiar with the vital work an Athletic Director does in our communit...

  • Latin Students Visit Greece

    Latin Students Visit Greece

    Cameron Matsui, Writer

    April 30, 2017

    The 2017 biennial Latin Trip presented twenty-five students with the opportunity to learn about Ancient Greece and immerse ourselves in the culture of modern Greece. Although the culture of Ancient Greece is not directly related to the Latin language, our trip provided us with a deeper understanding ...

  • Snow Day Decisions

    Snow Day Decisions

    Jonathan Keegan, Copy Editor

    April 30, 2017

    Snowy Days   “Now that I am the person who is responsible for deciding whether we have snow days, that is truly one of the least favorite parts of my job.” Matt Micciche, an affable, placid figure, sits in his cozy, well-furnished office, dressed colorfully in a blue button-down wit...

  • Inside the Senior Gift Committee

    Inside the Senior Gift Committee

    Zoe Reck, Print Managing Editor

    April 18, 2017

    Senior Gift Committee   I have found that student leadership at Friends is what you make of it, but sometimes there are surprises. For example, If you are a co-president (like me) or a senate member, you are automatically signed up for the Senior Gift Committee. Until I got the email informi...

Infamous Immigration Ban: The Friends School Perspective

David Gantt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

Since his inauguration on January 20th, Donald Trump’s biggest initiative has been on immigration. His proposed ban, which has since been halted by US District Judge Jam...

How Health Care Affects Marylanders

Jane Sartwell, Fmr. Art Director, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2017

Quaker Quill: The State of Health Care in Maryland What will American health care look like four years from now? On the campaign trail Donald Trump made several promises ...

Fracking in Maryland

April 18, 2017

Fracking in Maryland   The nationwide debate about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is now coming to the forefront in Maryland.  Fracking is a process for extracting n...

End of Obamacare?

February 27, 2017

As Trump begins to settle in his role as the 45th President of the United States, he has promptly delved into addressing the issues that he campaigned for during the election, includ...

The Rise of Fake News

February 19, 2017

As the journalism world shifts from print to online, the reliability of information has decreased, especially with the new phenomenon of “fake news.”  This past year, numerous sour...

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Infamous Immigration Ban: The Friends School Perspective

David Gantt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

Since his inauguration on January 20th, Donald Trump’s biggest initiative has been on immigration. His proposed ban, which has since been halted by US District Judge Jam...

Flipped Classroom Teaching

February 19, 2017

Chances are you don’t know what flipped classroom teaching is, but you probably do know Khan Academy. For those of you ...

The Language of Our Time

February 19, 2017

Social media is the center of the universe for those of us in the 16-25 age range. Yeah, I'm a "Millennial," and I'm pro...

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