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Hybrid Learning Alters Lunch Plans for FSS Students
Hybrid Learning Alters Lunch Plans for FSS Students
Peter Ryan October 25, 2020

This fall, the dining hall is closed during lunchtime due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19. Without a convenient and centralized space to purchase and eat lunch,...

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Hybrid vs. iSelect Learning: Socializing, Safety, and Stress
Lily Brin October 23, 2020

Roughly three weeks into hybrid learning, Upper School students at Friends Select are adjusting to a new rhythm. With about 20% of high schoolers completely online and 80%...

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The Bois League: 11th Graders Find Community in Fantasy Football
Peter Ryan, Co-Editor in Chief • October 22, 2020

Despite the social disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, nine boys in the class of 2022 are staying in touch through a classic form of entertainment: an active and...

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Friends Select Announces School Closure on November 3rd, Election Day
The Falcon Editorial Staff • October 21, 2020

All three divisions of Friends Select School will be closed on November 3rd to allow teachers and students to participate in the United States general election, according...

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Interview with Susan Cates, CEO of ACUE
Interview with Susan Cates, CEO of ACUE
Peter Ryan May 18, 2020

https://www.mixcloud.com/fssfalcon/interview-with-susan-cates-ceo-of-acue/

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Interview with Annie Rupertus
Interview with Annie Rupertus '21
Peter Ryan May 18, 2020

https://www.mixcloud.com/fssfalcon/interview-with-annie-rupertus-21/

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English Department Updates Curriculum with More Diverse Book Selections
English Department Updates Curriculum with More Diverse Book Selections
Annie Rupertus October 20, 2020

A continuation of ongoing efforts, Friends Select’s Upper School English department has swapped out three books from the core curriculum this year in order to better represent...

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Fontaines D.C.’ s A Hero’s Death is a Listless Let Down
C.C. Servon October 7, 2020

The British Isles have been overtaken by post-punk music in the past few years. Bands like IDLES, Girl Band, and Heavy Lungs have found critical and commercial success by carrying...

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Pop-Punks PUP Continue to Prove Their Consistency with “Anaphylaxis”
C.C. Servon October 2, 2020

On April 27, Canadian polyrhythmic1 pop-punks PUP released a new single, “Anaphylaxis,” and an accompanying video. While the song didn’t come with any album announcement,...

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Meet a Staff Member!

Jessie Littman is a senior and lifer at Friends Select School. She competes on the Friends Select Soccer and Swimming teams.