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Opinion: It's Time for Devotions to Go
Peter Ryan March 18, 2021

In a typical Upper School devotions at Friends Select during hybrid-learning, the first page of Zoom squares is filled with active listeners, primarily teachers. Similarly,...

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Review: Home on the Rage by Nick Shoulders
C.C. Servon April 26, 2021

Country music existed long before The Carter Family started making records that got called “country” in the mid-1920s. It existed long before Jimmie Rodgers quit his job as...

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Interview with Philadelphia Hip Hop Artist Khemist
Margot Schneider and C.C. Servon April 23, 2021

Recently, the Upper School Ensemble completed a project with Philadelphia Hip Hop Artist Khemist, creating musical sketches in groups of three or four students. “Our objectives...

Artwork by Liv Coleman
Students Exhibit Artwork Across Philadelphia in “Sights On Site: It’s Monumental”
Margot Schneider and C.C. Servon April 16, 2021

Over the past two years, students in Friends Select’s art department have studied the context and history of a singular building in Philadelphia, participating in “Sights...

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Sowmya Srinivasan: Math Teacher and Musician
Sowmya Srinivasan: Math Teacher and Musician
C.C. Servon May 4, 2021

Since joining the Friends Select community three years ago, Sowmya Srinivasan has cemented her place as one of the most beloved teachers at our school. While she might not...

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Friends Select’s Participation in Tax Credit Programs: Fair or Foul?
Peter Ryan May 4, 2021

On Thursday, April 15th, Friends Select School’s official Instagram account posted an impact font meme picturing the school’s Falcon mascot with text reading: “The...

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Max Budnick: Fashion Icon and Woodshop Philosopher
Max Budnick: Fashion Icon and Woodshop Philosopher
C.C. Servon May 3, 2021

For a time, Max Vesuvius Budnick was the first face one would see when entering the school building. Maybe he’s run the sound for one of your devotions presentations, or...

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