Month: November 2016

Does the Lack of Wifi Make You Cry?

Julian Brenman ’20 Throughout these past couple of weeks, we have all tried connecting to different networks, reloading pages, etc. Yet, we have had little to no success. As you know, this is because the servers haven’t been cooperating. As a writer for FOCUS, I was lucky enough to speak […]

Welcome Back Mike Cook!

Sophie Berger ’17 While welcoming a number of new teachers to Friends’ Central, we would love to welcome  Mike Cook back to our community. Mike Cook graduated in 2003 from FCS and went on to play basketball at the University of Pittsburgh. FCS athletics and our community have a special […]

Are They Really Heroes?

Jack Li ‘20 “Many Olympic champions weren’t those who are gifted, but those who lie. That makes me sick.”  This was a quote from a documentary narrated by Russian track runner Yulia Stepanova about doping in sports, a practice that shocked the world. The story of Yulia Stepanova revealed the […]

FCS Students in the plays

Zoe Ginsberg ’17 For the first time ever at FCS, students who participate in the fall and spring plays are exempt from PE and sports credits. Students in the plays have been working for a long time to make this happen, and with new athletic director Michelle Crowley it was […]

Phoenix in the Phastlane- Nolan McGrann

Robbie Winward ’17 FCS boys varsity soccer had a good run in the Friends’ League. Not only has their league play been on-point, but they have beaten top out-of-league opponents like Malvern and Penn Charter. Nolan McGrann has the pleasure of watching the offensive side of the team when he is […]

Nine Ways To FALL In Love With Autumn

Julian Brenman ’20 Though many of us neglect to admit it, the weather has gotten colder, and fall is here to stay. For many people, the change in the air may bring dismay. However, below you will find a list of eight ways to make the best of this beautiful […]

Top 10 Songs

Choya Chen ’19 Hello everyone! I’ve always been a fan of English pop songs, so I wanted to share some of my favorites! Enjoy:) 1.Stronger Singer: Clean Bandit Video link: Lyrics excerpts: “People tell me to be cautious People tell me not to lose my self control People tell […]