Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

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...

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,...

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...

Margot Schneider: # 1 in the Field and # 1 in Our Hearts

Margot Schneider: # 1 in the Field and # 1 in Our Hearts

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief June 9, 2022

Margot Scheider ‘22 is essentially a public influencer of the Friends Select’s Upper School. As the Student Government President, Editor-in-Chief of The Falcon, 3 season captain and MVP, 12 season...

Podcast: FSS Sports

Podcast: FSS Sports

Asa Johnson June 2, 2022

This podcast features Zion Todd ‘22 and Lucas Kim ‘22 as guests. We discuss the evolving Athletic Department and sports culture at Friends Select. Zion and Lucas are 3-season athletes who have played...

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Podcast: OKC Thunder

Quaye Agoyo June 1, 2022

This podcast is about the Oklahoma City Thunder. Although they were one of the worst teams in the NBA in terms of their record and missed the playoffs, their future looks very bright. Here, I talk about...

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Breaking News: Margot Schneider Achieves her 100th Friends Select Career Hit

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief April 27, 2022

Margot Schneider '22 reached and surpassed her 100th hit yesterday against the Academy of the New Church. Despite losing her sophomore season due to Covid-19, she joins the only 5 other former FSS softball...

Before Playoffs, Boys Varsity Basketball Narrowly Beats Friends Central 66-62

Before Playoffs, Boys Varsity Basketball Narrowly Beats Friends’ Central 66-62

Stefan Widdicombe February 14, 2022

Last Tuesday, February 8th, Friends Select School (FSS) played Friends' Central School (FCS), fighting to the last buzzer to secure the 66-62 win, leaving FSS with a Friends School League record of 3-2,...

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Friends Select’s New and Improved Rooftop

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief February 3, 2022

Friends Select’s turf roof is finally graduating. After about 17-18 years of the same turf, the school decided it is time for a remodel. The roof has served the FSS community greatly; it has been the...

Marley Ewell: High Energy and Positive Mindset

Marley Ewell: High Energy and Positive Mindset

Jakob Miller, Editor in Chief February 2, 2022

Returning to normal consistency and intensity this basketball season has both challenged Marley Ewell ‘23 and pushed him to improve on and off the court.   Playing basketball games with...

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Lucy Rupertus: Basketball Captain, Lefty, and Baker

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief January 31, 2022

Lucy Rupertus ‘23 has played basketball for as long as she can remember. Whether it be through school teams or summer leagues, she always finds ways to be able to play. Even in 8th grade, when her school...

Nadia Sumner: Leader in and out of the Pool

Nadia Sumner: Leader in and out of the Pool

Margot Schneider, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2022

Nadia Sumner ‘22 has always been a swimmer. Since age three, she was drawn to the water and has found the beach and the pool to be relaxing. “I love the water. It’s always been my favorite place,...

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