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Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

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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Roundtable: How Do You Get Into the Holiday Spirit?

Lily Brin '23: Even though the winter holidays are rapidly approaching, the weather is cold and unpredictable, there is no snow, shorter days, and still not a ton of decorations. I frequently find...

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Holiday Sing to Return to Friends Select Community

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief December 15, 2022

For the past two years, Friends Select has been unable to host their classic winter holiday sing. In the past, the sing has consisted of the entire FSS student body and faculty coming together, with parents...

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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,...

Reminiscing on the Varsity Boys Soccer Season

Reminiscing on the Varsity Boys Soccer Season

Jakob Miller, Editor in Chief December 8, 2022

The Varsity Boys Soccer team knew this past season was going to be different from the rest following their first few practices. It was one of the best soccer teams Friends Select had ever assembled on...

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Annalise Di Cicco: Dedicated Artist and Leader

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief December 7, 2022

This is Annalise Di Cicco’s fourteenth year at Friends Select. With every year they have left a new mark of leadership, kindness, and joy on the FSS community. When at FSS, you can frequently find them...

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Patsy Mink: Activist, Legislator, and Trailblazer

Christian Sun December 6, 2022

Despite standing at only 5’3”, Patsy Mink was one of the tallest figures in American History. A Sansei American, Mink smashed through the bamboo ceiling, becoming the first ever woman of color in...

Varsity Boys Basketball: Strengthening Bonds and Mindsets

Varsity Boys Basketball: Strengthening Bonds and Mindsets

Rosie Taranta December 5, 2022

The Friends Select varsity boys basketball team has worked tirelessly in the off-season to win the Friends’ League trophy that hasn’t returned to Friends Select since 1982. In the past few years,...

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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...

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Midnights: Flop or Bop?

Lena Kinser December 1, 2022

On October 21st, 2022, Taylor Swift released her new album Midnights. According to Swift the album is about a “collection of music written in the middle of the night, a journey through terrors and sweet...

Video: FSS 2022 Pie Eating Contest - Hosted by the Society for Unusual Business

Video: FSS 2022 Pie Eating Contest – Hosted by the Society for Unusual Business

Jakob Miller, Editor in Chief November 30, 2022

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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...

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