Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Frankly Falcon Podcast: How to Balance School and Sports with Bill Klose, Nora Marwaha 24, and Zoe Siegel 24
Frankly Falcon Podcast: How to Balance School and Sports with Bill Klose, Nora Marwaha '24, and Zoe Siegel '24
Clare Padula and Lena Piven February 28, 2024

 

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The batting cages in the Marian Anderson Recreation Center. This training space is used by the Anderson Monarchs.
Marian Anderson Recreation Center Makes Big Impact on the South Philadelphia Community
Bryan Dedmon February 27, 2024

I have spent a lot of time at the Marian Anderson Recreation Center, located in South Philadelphia. I have played baseball for the center’s team, the Anderson Monarchs....

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FSS Sports Pod: Playoff Postgame Interview with Tiko Morris-Lewis and Ahmeil McLaurin
FSS Sports Pod: Playoff Postgame Interview with Tiko Morris-Lewis and Ahmeil McLaurin
Miles Lesser and Harshil Bhatia February 5, 2024

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How to Bench Press
How to Bench Press
Hayden Wiltshire April 5, 2024

How to Ask Someone to Prom
How to Ask Someone to Prom
Lena Piven, Co-Director of Multimedia • April 5, 2024

How to Make Pasta
How to Make Pasta
Clare Padula, Co-Director of Multimedia • April 3, 2024

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Sharing is Caring: Breaking Bread
Alice Zhang March 6, 2024

This Friday, March 8th, marks the third year of Friends Select’s Breaking Bread lunch, a food-sharing event where students can bring in their traditional family foods to...

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Highlighting New 24-25 Humanities, Visual Arts Courses
Daphne Klose, Jawad Ahmad, and Anna Masino March 6, 2024

Friends Select provides an abundance of electives for students to explore more specific topics and themes, and the humanities and visual arts departments are no exception....

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Oren Pipano ’25 Wins 2023 Congressional App Challenge Award
Oren Pipano ’25 Wins 2023 Congressional App Challenge Award
Daphne Klose March 4, 2024

With the start of the COVID pandemic, junior Oren Pipano was unable to leave his house and play soccer, and he found others who shared similar problems. He recounts, “I...

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The Angry Grammarian, A Musical for Hopeless Romantics and Grammar Enthusiasts
The Angry Grammarian, A Musical for Hopeless Romantics and Grammar Enthusiasts
Sam Goldwert, Assistant Editor • March 15, 2024

Have you ever given someone unsolicited grammar advice? Do you have strong opinions about the Oxford comma? Do you cringe internally when someone uses “it’s” when they really...

Musician of the Month: Olukayode Ekundare ‘25
Musician of the Month: Olukayode Ekundare ‘25
Sam Goldwert, Assistant Editor • March 5, 2024

You can listen to Olukayode's music on his YouTube channel or his SoundCloud.

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Cappies Reviews: Matilda at Archmere Academy
Sarah Gorenstein, Patrick Ryan, Sam Goldwert, Saije Milligan-Swinney, Maria Emerick, and Clara Gluzdov March 4, 2024

Sarah Gorenstein “Platinum blonde hair dye. Extra strong. Oil of Violets hair tonic. For men,” a pinch of naughtiness, and a miracle… the perfect recipe for Archmere Academy’s...

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Crossword: March in Review
Crossword: March in Review
Sam Goldwert, Assistant Editor • April 5, 2024

Illustration by Shae Ballard.
Super Fresh: Haiku Help
Leah Pessin and Esme Michaeloff April 5, 2024

Hello freshmen, We are almost into our final quarter, with pressure rising we’re here to offer some fresh advice! By now you should know...

Running Out of Time: Is the Senior Internship Program Too Short?
Running Out of Time: Is the Senior Internship Program Too Short?
Alden Karp April 5, 2024

Last summer, I participated in a five-and-a-half-week research program at Indiana University, and it was one of the most intellectually and socially fulfilling experiences...

Spring Break Recommendations
Spring Break Recommendations
Talia Mono, Lila Ash, Anna Masino, Ozzy Spiker, Esme Michaeloff, Leah Pessin, Sam Goldwert, and Carl Heyne March 21, 2024

Spring break is approaching, and students have lots of time to fill. The Falcon has recommendations for nicer days and not-so-nice days. We hope you enjoy these ideas from...

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Meet the Staff
Sarah Gorenstein
Sarah Gorenstein
Game Master

Sarah Gorenstein is a senior at Friends Select and the Game Master for the Falcon. She is also the lead Cappies Critic which specializes in theatre journalism. Her favorite movie is Clue and she is the...

Daniel Pessin is a senior at Friends Select and a captain of the FSS Soccer team. He is also a member of the baseball team. He will be covering the Girls’ Field Hockey and Tennis teams.

Patrick Ryan
Patrick Ryan
Editor-in-Chief

Patrick Ryan is a senior at Friends Select and a co-editor-in-chief of The Falcon. Patrick writes about student life, city curriculum, and music. He also helps lead Quake, the Harvard Model Congress,...