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Upper School Unmasks

Upper School Unmasks

Sam Wu, Photo Editor April 1, 2022
On the day of our first full, in-person Collection since March 2020, a Q&A with Mr. McManus about the school's current, & possible future, COVID plans
Illustration of vapor from a vape pen.

Awkward Bathroom Encounters: Vaping at School

Sabina Cooper, Contributor December 15, 2021
This spring, Friends will pioneer a new approach to student substance use and addiction.

Weekly Wrap Video 2: Insurrection at the Capitol!

Carson Freeman, Staff Videographer January 9, 2021

In the Quaker Quill Weekly Wrap, episode 2, host and reporter Carson Freeman talks to Upper School Principal Steve McManus about his time as a Senate page in 1985, and his reflections on the Capitol riots. Due...

Students present their Covid-19 safety questionnaires to Upper School Dean Bill Ball, while standing 6 feet apart

From Technology to Tents, Students Return to Campus

Erin Nicolson, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

In October, around 300 Friends School of Baltimore Upper School students returned to campus, attentively making their way through the one-way hallways marked with directing arrows. They found once open...

Football at Friends: Something Were Still Talking About

Football at Friends: Something We’re Still Talking About

Ellie Proutt, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2020

Two years after the Friends football team dissolved, the debate about the sport continues. Students and faculty alike are conflicted about the presence of a football team and whether or not...

9th graders inhabit their new grade hall. Even with almost no furniture yet, the space is popular.

Freshman Hall: Eyesore No More

Rob Scott, Contributor November 13, 2019
They used to avoid taking tours through Freshman Hall. This year, that all changed.
The Friends boys soccer team before a game

Bruins Ruined? Not Yet

Luke Rollfinke and Charlie Wayner October 10, 2019
“It’s a toss-up of whoever wants it more” during Rivalry Days, sports statistics club head Sam Burgunder says. “Crazy things happen when people are really motivated.”
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