Eighteen Resolutions for High Schoolers in 2018!

Helena Ware, Writer

February 17, 2018

Explore the city: there is always something new and interesting to do in Baltimore. Bring a water bottle to school and stay hydrated. Instead of complaining about the dining hall, pack your own lunch and have fun with it! P...

College Process Advice

Ben Burgunder and Helena Ware

February 17, 2018

The college admissions process can be scary, I get that. Fortunately, as Friends School students, we have access to a great resource. I’m talking about the college counseling team. This article is about what you, personally, ...

What’s Strange on Exchange?

Anna Sochorova, Writer

February 17, 2018

By Anna Sochorova January marks 5 months since I came to America for the first time. Here are 40 things I observed and learned:   Living in a big house involves a lot of muscle work. There are stairs everywhere...

Ask Away!

Anonymous, Spooky

February 17, 2018

I’m a junior and I’m infatuated with this senior girl. We are good friends and I think I have a real shot with her. Should I ask her out? ~Anonymous and in love   First, let me define the term senioritis for ...

International Russian Olympiada

Ryan Hardy, Writer

February 17, 2018

As our plane took off the runway at JFK, I started to get butterflies in my stomach. It had been a little over three weeks since American Councils sent me a confirmation that I would be representing the US in Mapryal’s Internati...

What is the Healthy Relationships Task Force?

Dora Hilker, Writer

January 8, 2018

A group of students, parents and faculty set out to examine how Friends teaches sexuality and healthy relationships. Convened in the spring of 2017 at the invitation of Matt Micciche, the Healthy Relationships Task Force has be...

Student Survey on Sleep Deprivation

Amee Rothman, Opinion Editor

November 30, 2017

Sleep deprivation: eighty percent of our students are dealing with it, yet no one talks about it. In the beginning of October, I conducted a Google survey to poll the Upper School on how much sleep they are getting each night. Th...

Five Types of People You See During Meeting for Worship

Carrie Zaremba, Writer

November 29, 2017

  The group of people who rush to the meeting house several minutes beforehand so that they can get the coveted shorter benches in the corner that allow them to rest their heads against the wall in the most comfortable...

Ask Away!

I. M. Anonymous, Super Secret

November 27, 2017

Why the new dress code so great? Why does everyone like it? ~Anonymous   If you spotted Shania on November 7, 2017, then you know why. But, if you didn’t, let me paint a picture for you: a jean cardigan and regular...

The Dining Hall Crisis

Caroline Kevin

November 27, 2017

Here we are again, folks, talking about the dining hall. Surprisingly, since the last article, there, in fact, have been some changes to the dining hall menu. On October 16th, Flik (the company that caters the dining hall) se...

Debate Club

Amee Rothman, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017

For November’s topic, our debate team took on a very controversial and relevant topic. Resolved: The United States should require universal background checks for all gun sales and transfers of ownership. This was a really ha...

The Fighting Quakers: An Oxymoron

Jane Sartwell, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2017

As an American high school, there are things Friends must provide students to give us a traditional experience—without homecoming, yearbooks, and pep rallies, one would feel cheated. But aside from being a high school, Frien...