Month: January 2017

The Fallen Part 1 Preview

The Fallen Part 1 Preview: James Peterson ’17 Truth took a deep breath. The hood over his head severely impaired his vision but did not affect his hearing. He had to figure out where he was. But first, how did he get here? He remembers being in the store. The cashier […]

Do You Love Our New Accompinaist? Me-Ku! I Mean, Me Too!

Julian Brenman ’20 If you hear beautiful piano music from the second floor of Shallcross Hall, don’t assume you are listening to a C.D. of Mozart.  Chances are, you are hearing our new assistant vocal music director/accompanist, Miku Shiota-Rosenbaum, just “working her magic.” On Monday, January 9th, Friends’ Central welcomed […]

Golden Globe Winner And FCS Alum Benj Pasek

  Evan Paszamant ‘18 On January 8th , 2017, Friends’ Central alum Benj Pasek won a Golden Globe for “Best Original Song” from the film La La Land, along with co-writers Justin Paul and Justin Hurwitz. The song that won them the award is titled “City of Stars,” a beautifully […]

Got School Spirit? Well, Let’s Hear It

Julian Brenman ’20 With a broad spectrum of theme days, spirit week is an all time favorite event for many students and teachers. FCS spirit week will begin this Friday, January 13th with “twin day” — a perfect opportunity to match your wardrobe with friends. We will resume the festivities […]

A Day ON, Not A Day OFF!

Julian Brenman ’20 With exams, homework, sports, and arts, a day off from it all seems as appetizing as a dove bar. As you know, Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. enhanced the country in so many wonderful ways, and his legacy is still relevant today. So, to honor him, each […]

Dr. P’s 10 Best Films of 2016

Even though “best of” lists always come with apologies and contention, they are lists I always look forward to at the end of any year.  It’s fun to see which films make critics’ top 10s’; and I always get to either re-evaluate a film or, better, often discover films I’ve […]

Winter’s Top Trends

Nicole Pollack ‘17 1. First and FUR-most….. Fur season is finally among us! Whether you’re a faux or real fur kind of gal/guy, fur is one of the most fun and comfy ways to look chic and stay warm during the coming winter months. 2. Whether they’re thigh-high, ankle, or […]