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Ranking Philly Sledding Spots
Ranking Philly Sledding Spots
C.C. Servon February 18, 2021

Is there any better way to spend a snow day than sledding? The thrills, chills, and spills that a good sledding spot brings have fostered friendships and memories for centuries...

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Student Portfolio Work Featured in Online Art Exhibition
Student Portfolio Work Featured in Online Art Exhibition
Peter Ryan February 16, 2021

The Senior Portfolio Exhibition, an annual art show at Friends Select displaying work from the Portfolio Preparation class, has been moved online due to limitations imposed by...

One of the Best Amazon Original Series, "The Wilds"
One of the Best Amazon Original Series, "The Wilds"
Lily Brin February 10, 2021

At the beginning of quarantine, I was binging a lot of good TV -- drama, comedy, horror, you name it. With this busy school year, though, I haven’t had much time to sit down...

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Two Opinions: Did Gatsby Love Daisy?
Margot Schneider and Peter Ryan February 5, 2021

Yes - Peter In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the mysterious and nouveau riche Jay Gatsby desperately attempts to rekindle his past romance with Daisy Buchanan,...

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Friends Select Receives State Award for Voter Registration
Lucia Yeager Johnson and Peter Ryan February 22, 2021

Friends Select School received the Governor's Civic Engagement Award on May 29, 2020, for its student voter registration efforts this year. 100% of eligible Friends Select...

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Breaking: Friends Select Announces Purchase of Additional Classroom Space for Fall 2022
Peter Ryan February 17, 2021

Friends Select School has purchased a building at 1520 Race Street to convert to Upper School classroom space by the beginning of the 2022-23 academic year, announced Head...

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Friends Select's Little Giant: Mia Cohen '21
Peter Ryan February 17, 2021

Chances are, you’ll hear Mia Cohen ‘21 before you see her. Standing exactly five feet tall, Friends Select’s napoleonic softball and field hockey captain is not an...

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