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Christian talks with Quill reporters about making mistakes, finding meaning in Meeting, and why he learned so late to love The Beatles.

Q&A With New Head Christian Donovan

This month, Friends School's incoming leader sat down with a panel of Quill reporters to discuss everything from his high school soccer career and childhood love of country music, to his Quaker roots and plans for the school.
Christian Donovan will take over as Friends Head of School in July 2022

Friends Announces New Head of School

Ben Keller, Contributor October 23, 2021

Today, Friends School has its first new and permanent head in 16 years. After a national search, the Head of School Search Committee and the Board of Trustees announced in an email that Christian Donovan...

Stony Run Friends Meetinghouse, on the Friends campus

What Underclassmen Can Learn From Meeting: A Senior Reflection

Kyle Christoff, Contributor February 10, 2020
Recently, I saw a display of disrespect in Meeting for Worship that really shocked me.
If I Wore Camo, Teachers Could Still See Me

If I Wore Camo, Teachers Could Still See Me

Rob Scott, Contributor February 10, 2020

In recent years, the Friends School dress code has made strides towards being more inclusive and less restrictive. However, there is one regulation that hasn’t changed: the rule prohibiting...

The Stony Run Friends Meetinghouse, at the north end of the Friends School campus. I used to dislike going there, but over time, that changed.

Struggling to Find Meaning in Meeting?

Sammi Mosk, Contributor November 13, 2019
Honestly, when I came to Friends, I did not understand Meeting for Worship. Some people found peace in the silence. Not me.
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