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The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

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Podcast: The Midnight Library Review

Alexandria Brown June 2, 2022

In this podcast I will be talking about The Midnight Library by Matt Haig, what it meant to me, the overall themes of the book, and what these themes meant to me. It will include an interview...

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Music Podcast: Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Zion Todd and Lucas Kim May 27, 2022

https://soundcloud.com/lucas-kim-601603187/podcast-1?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This podcast is a conversation about Kanye West and more specifically...

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The Evolution of Sam Ray and His Band 

Katie Kern May 25, 2022

Trigger warning: This article includes references to depression, suicide, and substance abuse.  Being a teenager in a world of social media and digital platforms is not easy. Sam Ray, the lead...

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The Wilds Season Two Review

Lily Brin, Assistant Editor May 16, 2022

Last year, I wrote a glowing review of The Wilds debut season, which came out in December 2020. Unfortunately, as I sit to write the new seasons review, I am not quite as enthusiastic as before. The show...

The Little Mermaid Jr. Comes to the Blauvelt Theater

The Little Mermaid Jr. Comes to the Blauvelt Theater

Patrick Ryan April 21, 2022

This afternoon marks the first in-person musical at Friends Select since the spring of 2019, so make sure to come out to see The Little Mermaid Jr. The show tells the story of Disney’s The Little...

Devon Sinclair, director of The Little Mermaid.

Meet the US Musical Director: Devon Sinclair

Lily Brin and Lucy Rupertus April 20, 2022

The Friends Select Upper School is currently putting on the musical “The Little Mermaid” under the direction of Devon Sinclair. Sinclair grew up in Upper Darby, PA and later graduated from Penn State...

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LP3: Colorful, Strange, & Energetic

Margot Schneider, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2022

Hippo Campus’s newest album LP3, released this February, is full of energy, color, and lots of strange and satisfying sounds. After struggling to find their collective sound for some time, Hippo Campus...

Review: Big Fish at Upper Merion

Review: Big Fish at Upper Merion

Sarah Gorenstein April 8, 2022

Emotion rippled through the sea of audience members at Upper Merion Area High School’s production of Big Fish. The company phenomenally captured both the fantasy of the musical and the passion of the...

TONIGHT: Friends Select Winter Concert

TONIGHT: Friends Select Winter Concert

Sam Goldwert March 18, 2022

Friends Select’s Winter Concert has been an iconic part of any FSS winter for as long as most of the FSS community can remember. The 2021-2022 Winter Concert, affectionately referred to as the “Sprinter...

Reminders of Him: Colleen Hoover Does it Again

Reminders of Him: Colleen Hoover Does it Again

Scarlett Schneider and Zoe Siegel March 18, 2022

Reminders of Him is another riveting and extremely well-written novel by Colleen Hoover. On January 18th, 2022, Reminders of Him was released and it became another hit across social media platforms like...

Artwork from Past Students at FSS

Artwork from Past Students at FSS

TJ Hampton March 15, 2022

Student artwork from the class of ‘19 hanging in the upper school hallway. The large portrait is a student from Deborah’s Advanced 2D Studies course. An alumni’s self-portrait hanging in the...

Jennifer Lopez, the star of Marry Me.  Free use image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Marry Me, Lighthearted Crowd-Pleaser

Liv Smollen March 9, 2022

SPOILER ALERT: This review contains spoilers for the movie, Marry Me. Marry Me, a new rom-com released this past February, follows protagonist Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) whose new hit single, Marry...

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