The Falcon

Peter Ryan
Peter Ryan is an 11th grade student at Friends Select School. Peter, who has attended FSS since 2nd grade, clerks Discourse Club and is a junior class student government rep. Outside of the school building, Peter is the captain of the varsity boys' tennis team and the school's Race Street Cricket Club. Peter enjoys playing golf, taking surveys, and talking in the hallways with all students about sports, music, modern issues, or pretty much anything else. You can find Peter throughout the school irritating his fellow students or asking broad and unimportant questions to lowerclassmen.

Peter Ryan, Editor-in-Chief

Jul 20, 2020
FSS Announces Hybrid Plan for Start to 2020-2021 School Year (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
End of Year Letter from the Editors (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
Opinion: Boycott– A Better Way to Enact Change in America (Story)
May 31, 2020
Opinion: The Understandable Path from Injustice to Riot (Story)
May 27, 2020
Review: Revisionist History- ESPN’s The Last Dance (Story)
May 22, 2020
Many Students Worn Out by Distance Learning (Story)
May 20, 2020
Opinion: A Path to Equal Pay in Sports (Story)
May 18, 2020
Interview with Susan Cates, CEO of ACUE (Story)
May 18, 2020
Interview with Annie Rupertus ’21 (Story)
May 15, 2020
The German Bundesliga Returns to Action on Saturday, May 16th. (Story)
May 04, 2020
Friends Select Should Add Modern Chinese History to Core Curriculum (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Breaking News: Graduation Update (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Opinion: It’s Time to Cut the SAT for the Class of 2021 (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Opinion: The New Normal (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Breaking News: FSS Changes Grading Policy for iSelectLearning (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: iSelectLearning Extended through End of Year (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: PA Schools to Close for Remainder of School Year- Will FSS Follow? (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Breaking News: New Schedule Released for Week of April 13th (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
How Are Teachers Adapting to COVID-19? (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
Class Schedule to Change for Week of April 6th (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Breaking News: School Closed Until April 30th (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
COVID-19’s Impact on the Sports World (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
Opinion: Swing-and-Miss: Childish Gambino’s 3.15.20 (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
Opinion: Amidst Crisis, America Is Getting The Leadership It Voted For (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Distance Learning Starting Monday, March 15th (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
World Cafe Live Concert Tonight! (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Ireland Trip Postponed Due to Potential Coronavirus Travel Complications (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Opinion: Are College Visits Beneficial? (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Esports at Friends Select (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
Students Prepare for Winter Concert (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
FSS Art Show Review: Highlighting the Individual (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
An Open Letter to Commissioner Adam Silver (Story)
Dec 20, 2019
The History of the Holiday Sing (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
Friends Select Swimming: A Numbers Game (Story)
Dec 13, 2019
Girls Basketball Dominates, But Questions Remain (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
The College Football Playoff: Why it Won’t Last (Story)
Dec 01, 2019
The Complicated History of Thanksgiving (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Making Change: Student Government Update (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Why Meeting for Business is Right for Friends Select (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
Fall Sports Culminates in Awards Ceremony (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
No, Joe Girardi Does NOT Make the Phillies Contenders (Story)
Oct 19, 2019
Elijah Cummings, Modern Patriot (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
SEPTA Fails to Accommodate Philadelphia Students (Story)
May 29, 2019
Preparations for National QuizBowl (Story/Media)
May 22, 2019
Falcons Fall Flat Against Foxes (Story)
May 15, 2019
Eli and Avery Make Music Video (Story)
May 13, 2019
Mia Cohen (’21) Leads Falcons with Perfect Game (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Five Stars for Chicago! (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Student Concern over School Strike for Climate (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
‘Change in Vision’ Leads Friends Select Sports to Newfound Heights (Story)