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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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Is Lebron James Better Than Michael Jordan?
Bryan Dedmon and Scott Aaronson December 5, 2023

Lebron James was in the spotlight before he graduated from high school. He made it on the cover of Sports Illustrated when he was 16 years old. Being drafted straight from...

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Select Sports Pod: Fall Sports Recap
Select Sports Pod: Fall Sports Recap
Miles Lesser and Harshil Bhatia November 21, 2023

This podcast summarizes the fall sports season, featuring excerpts from the speeches given by coaches.

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Tray with chips, keys, a bag, lint roller, and yarn, January 16th.
Inside Backpacks: A Glimpse into FSS Essentials
Daniel Pessin February 20, 2024

  Have you ever wondered what people find most essential to their lives? I have, so in an attempt to highlight the mystery concealed...

Frankly Falcon Podcast: Interview with Dean of Students and Newest Guidance Counselor
Frankly Falcon Podcast: Interview with Dean of Students and Newest Guidance Counselor
Clare Padula and Lena Piven December 13, 2023

Select Sports Pod: Varsity Basketball Preview with Jay Chiles and Isaiah Marshall
Select Sports Pod: Varsity Basketball Preview with Jay Chiles and Isaiah Marshall
Miles Lesser and Harshil Bhatia December 11, 2023

The Year of the Dragon: Friends Select’s Lunar New Year Celebration
The Year of the Dragon: Friends Select’s Lunar New Year Celebration
Janis Ng February 7, 2024

Happy Lunar New Year to everyone! In marking the arrival of the 2024 Lunar New Year, Friends Select's Asian Student Union and Chinese Culture Club are engaged in the preparation...

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Visualized: Student Survey on SJW
Visualized: Student Survey on SJW
Patrick Ryan and Carl Heyne February 5, 2024

The 2024 Social Justice Week began on Monday, the 23rd of January, and lasted until Friday the 26th. Afterward, The Falcon took a survey of student reactions and received...

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Image Courtesy of FSS Flickr.
Community-Wide Holiday Sing Returns
Patrick Ryan, Editor-in-Chief • December 12, 2023

Friends Select’s annual Holiday Sing is taking place this Friday at the Race Street Meeting House. The sing-along will be held at 2 pm, and all students are invited to participate. In...

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Senior Artists Paint Mural at Friends Child Care Center
Senior Artists Paint Mural at Friends Child Care Center
Daphne Klose February 5, 2024

“I think it’s like every child’s dream to paint on a wall,” says Adelle Wampler ‘24. Livia Smollen ‘24 explains, “Deborah came up to me and was like, ‘Oh do...

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FSS Cappies Reviews: A Midsummer Night's Dream at Phoenixville Area High School
Sarah Gorenstein, Maria Emerick, Sam Goldwert, and Clara Gluzdov February 5, 2024

Sarah Gorenstein: Don’t miss Phoenixville Area High School’s stunning production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, for “It doth shine that night!” The company excellently...

Musician of the Month: Atia Osborne
Musician of the Month: Atia Osborne
Sam Goldwert, Assistant Editor • February 5, 2024

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Lights, Camera, Action! A TV Show Themed Crossword
Lights, Camera, Action! A TV Show Themed Crossword
Sarah Gorenstein, Game Master • February 27, 2024

Illustration by Shae Ballard.
Super Fresh: Haiku Help
Leah Pessin and Esme Michaeloff October 30, 2023

Yo, freshies. We’re almost one quarter in and doing great, but the work this week has been more strenuous than the freshmen are used to....

Friends Select Students help pack food to give out to the community.
Why You Should Go to QYLC 2025
Bryce Dodd February 20, 2024

QYLC 2024 was a vibrant, friendly, and informative conference, surpassing the previous year's event.  This year's conference, hosted by William Penn Charter School and...

Dunkin’ storefront, February 2024, 117 S 16th Street.
We Need Coffee! Ranking Friends Select’s Local Coffee Shops
Niamh Williams, Editor-in-Chief • February 20, 2024

Caffeine intake is on the rise for high school students. According to MedicalNewsToday, the recommended daily consumption of caffeine in adolescents is a maximum of 100...

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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...

Niamh Williams
Niamh Williams
Editor-in-Chief

Niamh Williams is a senior at Friends Select School and a co-editor-in-chief for The Falcon. Her beats are history, math, and English curricula. She is also a leader of the Quakerism Club.

Sam Goldwert
Sam Goldwert
Assistant Editor

Sam Goldwert is a junior at Friends Select and an assistant editor of The Falcon. Sam covers everything from important news updates to fun crosswords and games. They're also a member of QSU and...

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