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Preparations for National QuizBowl

Preparations for National QuizBowl

Peter Ryan, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Friends Select QuizBowl veteran Rudyard Lynch ('19) prepares for his final national tournament, and reflects on his experiences working with other players and teachers to create a successful program at FSS.

Film Modes Explored in Filmmaking

Film Modes Explored in Filmmaking

Chloe Zhang, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

  For this assignment in our filmmaking class, we were given the choice of what kind of movie to make. There are generally three modes of filmmaking: narrative, documentary and experimental. Allura chose to make an experimental film, which disobeys the rules and conventions of narrative and documentary ...

Softball Champs Slideshow

Softball Champs Slideshow

Rachel Luce & Peter Ryan, Staff Writers

May 22, 2019

   

Pending Podcast Episode I: The College Process

Pending Podcast Episode I: The College Process

April 17, 2019

College Process Final (temp) from Friends Select School on Vimeo. Hi, and welcome to the first episode of Pending Podcast: the podcast where people who aren’t experts discuss things we have experience with! This episode we have four high school students, plus your host Maxwell Vlam ('19), discuss ...

A Look into the Life of Brian Kors

A Look into the Life of Brian Kors

Mary Denham, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Brian Kors, Upper School History teacher, looks back on his life in high school, differences between independent and public school teaching, and balancing two careers as teacher and musician. He also tells us what he loves about playing music and the music curriculum at FSS. ...

Faces of BSU

Faces of BSU

Angelica Scotto, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

For this piece, I have chosen to photograph different people in the Black Student Union to show how people in the club behave out in the halls and around their friends. In this series, I have chosen photographs of Arley Johnson(‘20), Nyasia Arrington(‘20), Drayden Tee(‘19), Christian Kirkland(...

New Tech in Art Department

New Tech in Art Department

Maxwell Vlam, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

The art department at Friends Select is introducing new technology to its classes. This year, the art department received 8 sets of iPads and Apple Pens. Kitty Holder ('19) and many other students are using iPads and Apple Pencils to create new works of art. “It’s super great to be able to use t...