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The Falcon

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Let’s Compare: Sex Education (the Netflix hit) vs. Sex Ed. at FSS

Lucy Rupertus November 30, 2021

Hit Netflix show Sex Education dropped its third season on September 17th, 2021. The show explores the lives of teenagers, especially the main character Otis Milburn -- the teen son of a well-known sex...

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Thanksgiving: The Superior Holiday

Jakob Miller, Assistant Editor November 23, 2021

There are over fifteen nationally recognized holidays, but only one can be the best: I argue that it is, without a doubt, Thanksgiving. I must start this article by admitting that I am biased as I don’t...

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Opinion: Harry Styles Album 1 VS Fine Line

Lily Brin and Lena Kinser November 16, 2021

Harry Styles by Lily Brin Imagine you have been a hardcore One Direction fan for as long as you can remember. The last time you heard new music from your favorite member, Harry Styles, was November...

Falcon Roundtable: Candle Scents

Falcon Roundtable: Candle Scents

Many members of The Falcon agree that candles are integral parts of their day, their mood, and establishing certain vibes to match the activities of day or the season as a whole. They share their favorite...

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Falcon Roundtable: Music or No Music When Studying?

Students all have their own studying and homework methods that work for them. One big factor is background noise. Members of The Falcon share their takes on whether or not they use music as a background...

Opinion: Are Student Mailboxes Truly Necessary?

Opinion: Are Student Mailboxes Truly Necessary?

Jakob Miller, Assistant Editor November 3, 2021

Last week, the Friends Select Upper School reintegrated student mailboxes into the community after being dormant for 2020. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, mailboxes were used in the Upper School as a way...

Terror vs Horror: A Review of Unknown Worlds’ Subnautica

Terror vs Horror: A Review of Unknown Worlds’ Subnautica

Alex Ginsberg October 28, 2021

Have you ever wanted to explore the deepest depths of the ocean? Do you like thrilling adventures and an engaging storyline? Have you ever had even the slightest interest in exploring a vast ocean filled...

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Opinion: Toddlers With Tablets

Lily Brin, Assistant Editor October 27, 2021

Generation Alpha is the age group that follows Gen Z (born 1997-2009), the generation that I believe had the last screen formative childhood years. So what makes Gen Alpha’s childhood different from...

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Wawa Roundtable: Recommendations from The Falcon

Friends Select students buy from Wawa on a daily basis. Casual trips to and from this beloved convenience store throughout the day are no uncommon thing. Some students have a standard go-to order while...

Opinion: Blackbaud - The Learning Curve Nobody Needed

Opinion: Blackbaud – The Learning Curve Nobody Needed

Margot Schneider, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2021

The introduction of the new Learning Management System (LMS) Blackbaud this year was intended to provide a centralized platform for grades, class material, and communication with teachers was intended...

Falcon Roundtable: Movie Recs

Falcon Roundtable: Movie Recs

Movies have been a part of our lives since before we could remember. From that jaw-dropping twist in a thriller to a gasp-inducing jump-scare in a horror; that tear-jerking, heartbreaking love scene to...

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Falcon Roundtable: Fun Fall Features

Fall has officially started. With chilly winds, falling leaves, dropping temperatures, and more, The Falcon team presents you with their favorite aspects of this incoming season. Margot: I am...

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