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The Falcon

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Annual Portfolio Exhibition

Patrick Ryan January 11, 2023

The reception for the Annual Portfolio Exhibition is today, January 11th. The reception will be held in the front hallway of the main building and Race Street Circle from 4:30 to 6:00 pm.  The...

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Art Museum Workers Wake the Philadelphia Labor Movement

Henry Planet December 13, 2022

Only a few days into the strike at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the sky had already opened up. The remnants of hurricane Ian had reached Philadelphia and were pelting the strikers with wind and rain,...

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Breaking News: Wawa on 17th and Arch Closed Until Further Notice

Uma Vincent and Patrick Ryan December 2, 2022

CENTER CITY, PHILADELPHIA - After school on Friday, December 2nd, many Friends Select Upper School students started their journey to Wawa to acquire snacks before the Varsity Girls Basketball Game. When...

Robotics Club Hosts Worm Competition

Robotics Club Hosts Worm Competition

Patrick Ryan November 22, 2022

On Thursday, November 10, Lily Brin ‘23 and Marshall Searles ‘23 went head to head in a “Worm” competition in the senior hallway. The dance-off was a promotional event for the Robotics Club (@FSSGeorgeFoxbotics...

The Rise of Student Run Sports Instagram Accounts

The Rise of Student Run Sports Instagram Accounts

Lucy Rupertus November 21, 2022

Friends Select sports instagram accounts have changed the culture around sports both specific to teams and more generally. A season full of losses needs a pick me up and a season full of wins calls for...

Cappies Review Mamma Mia

Cappies Review Mamma Mia

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief November 17, 2022

Last week, Friends Select's theater program put on Mamma Mia. At the third and final performance on Saturday, more than 15 cappies reviews came to the performance to crique. An explanation of The Cappies...

Friends Select Upper School Shift from Voting to Consensus

Friends Select Upper School Shift from Voting to Consensus

Lucy Rupertus November 8, 2022

This September, Friends Select’s 10th grade chose class representatives through consensus decision making, instead of the typical voting format. This switch, made by Jillian Waldman, 10th grade advisor,...

Understanding the Online Language Classes 

Understanding the Online Language Classes 

Lena Kinser November 3, 2022

Friends Select has robust language classes in the Spanish, Latin and Mandarin programs. These classes go up to level 5, and in some cases level 6. Last year, the school introduced online language classes,...

Long-Time Friends Select Math Teacher, Ralph Reinwald, Deprived of Chalkboard

Long-Time Friends Select Math Teacher, Ralph Reinwald, Deprived of Chalkboard

Lucia Yeager Johnson November 1, 2022

Following the math department’s relocation to the new STEAM building, one essential mathematical tool has been lost: Ralph Reinwald’s chalkboard. Ralph has been dedicated to using a blackboard throughout...

Club Controversy: Students Now Limited to Four Clubs Total

Club Controversy: Students Now Limited to Four Clubs Total

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief October 13, 2022

Friends Select Upper School administrators shockingly limited students this fall by only allowing them to sign up for four clubs. This new rule is instated as they aim to improve the mental health of...

Welcome To The 2022-23 School Year

Welcome To The 2022-23 School Year

Lily Brin, Jakob Miller, Patrick Ryan, and Uma Vincent September 29, 2022

Dear Friends Select Community, Welcome back to a new school year and another year of The Falcon.  The Falcon is focused on publishing accurate and unbiased news, opinionated articles on various...

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Final Letter from the Editors: 2021-2022

Margot Schneider, Lily Brin, and Jakob Miller June 9, 2022

Dear readers of The Falcon, Another year in the books! With strong contributions both from members of the senior journalism elective and from The Falcon Tuesday lunch club, we produced over 130 articles...

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