The Falcon

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Building Leave Safety for the 2020-2021 School Year
Margot Schneider and Lucy Kelley • September 3, 2020

As the Friends Select community approaches a return to in-person education, the school administration is working to ensure that those who physically return are as safe as...

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Upper School Unveils New Schedule for 2020-21 School Year
Upper School Unveils New Schedule for 2020-21 School Year
Izzy Ebede, Annie Rupertus, and Peter Ryan August 25, 2020

On Tuesday, August 25th, Upper School director Chris Singler shared adjustments to the upper school schedule for both the all-virtual model beginning on September 8th and...

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Breaking News: FSS Outlines New Plan for Opening of School
Annie Rupertus, Izzy Ebede, and Peter Ryan August 24, 2020

In a letter to families on Monday, August 24th, Friends Select outlined new  reopening plans for all divisions. According to the school’s new schedule, upper school...

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Students Weigh in on School Re-Opening
Peter Ryan August 16, 2020

Nearly one in four students (24%) stated that they will opt out of Friend Select’s hybrid model, according to a recent Falcon poll made available to the student body via...

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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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TikTok: What Friends Select Students Should Know
Peter Ryan, Editor-in-Chief • September 8, 2020

TikTok, a relatively new dance-centric social media app, is currently the most popular app on Apple’s app store. Despite its rapid ascension over the past two years, TikTok...

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Yannick Haynes ‘20 to Act in Professional Theater Production
Silas Mohr March 27, 2020

UPDATE: The Arden Theatre’s A Streetcar Named Desire has been postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic. Yannick Haynes ‘20 was scheduled to act as Young...

World Cafe Live Concert Tonight!
World Cafe Live Concert Tonight!
Peter Ryan March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10th, the Friends Select Upper School Music Program will make their annual performance at World Cafe Live in University City (3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA)....

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Meet a Staff Member!
Peter Ryan
Peter Ryan
Editor-in-Chief

Peter Ryan is an 11th grade student at Friends Select School. Peter, who has attended FSS since 2nd grade, clerks Discourse Club and is a junior class student government rep. Outside of the school building,...