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Friends Old HVAC Causes Floods, Leaks, and Distractions

Friends’ Old HVAC Causes Floods, Leaks, and Distractions

Jason Cohen, Contributor November 21, 2021
At Orientation, not only was the physics room a sauna, but a ceiling tile was missing. Below it sat a puddle of yellow liquid, that we can only hope was cooling fluid. 
Junior and journalism student Ben Keller models the nose-over-mask look.

Opinion: Pull Your Masks Up, Boys

Ben Graff, Contributor November 16, 2021
Until now, I have been silent about my burning hatred of the exposed noses of 'masked' kids at this school.
The class of 22 takes an opportunity to bond.

COVID Took a Toll on the Class of ’22

Lindsey Greco, Contributor November 16, 2021
The pandemic stole bonding time our class badly needed. But we should still fight to come together in the time we have left.
Freshmen played get-to-know-you games on Deering Field

COVID’s Impact on 9th Graders

December 19, 2020
Entering high school in a pandemic is anything but normal.
Senior Girls Varsity Soccer players post-win in October 2020

Covid-19 Couldn’t ‘Break the Quake’

Connor Ennis, Staff Writer December 14, 2020
The Athletics Department overcame many difficulties to save the fall sports season, and students appreciate it.
In November, students joined Christine Saudeks ninth grade English class both in-person and over Zoom.

After Months of Virtual Learning, Friends Creates Hybrid Option

Daniel Porteous, Staff Writer December 14, 2020
Despite the strangeness, masks, and outdoor tents, it has been a more social experience for students who have grown tired of distance learning.
Mr. Henschens senior advisory meets over Zoom.

A Virtual Beginning

Audrey Lin, Staff Writer December 14, 2020
Who ever heard of entering high school and making friends over Zoom?
Biology teacher Kendra Marchant

Welcoming Biology Teacher Kendra Marchant

Kaya Banerjee, Staff Writer December 14, 2020
Even though class is online and we can't do full scientific experiments at home, Marchant does demonstrations that are like magic.
Iced tea: my new third-favorite drink.

Humor: My Summer With Grandpa

Will Tannebaum, Contributor December 14, 2020

The summer of 2020 was unlike any other. Instead of having slumber parties with the boys, going to camp, and vacationing at the beach, we were forced to stay inside and play Xbox. Unless you're like...

Friends STRIDEs Toward Remote Learning for 2020-21 School Year

Friends STRIDEs Toward Remote Learning for 2020-21 School Year

Henry Geller, Editor in Chief June 1, 2020

While many of us are hopeful that we will be back on campus come late August, school will probably look different than it has in past years.  A possible outcome for fall 2020 is that we will be continuing...

Sam and Augie, before quarantine

Friends Students Make a Difference With “Rona Relief”

Johan Shattuck, Staff Writer June 1, 2020
Juniors Augie Wiggin and Sam Burgunder spent quarantine fundraising for a local food bank.
Friends Schools class of 2020 gathers in front of Forbush Hall in September, 2019.

COVID-19’s Lasting Impact on the Class of 2020

Charlotte Martin, Staff Writer June 1, 2020
Quarantine robbed seniors of long-anticipated milestones like prom, graduation, and more.
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