Month: April 2017

Tips For Jocks To Stay Away From The Docs

Julian Brenman ’20 Student-Athletes at Friends’ Central School are known for their dedication, hard work, and team-centered approach. All of this commitment comes at a cost, which in many cases, is injured youngsters. In fact, Stop Sports estimates American student-athletes at the upper school level account for 2 million injuries, […]

Student Singers Take Center Stage

Lisa Green ’20 Last Tuesday night, after months of preparation, Upper School Vocal Ensembles took the meeting room stage. The concert was led by Ms. Michelle Zuckman, our incredibly talented music director & conductor, who always brings energy, fun, and dedication to every rehearsal. Ms. Zuckman was joined by everyone’s favorite […]

Student In The Spotlight: Kalila Jones

Julian Brenman ’20        Student in the Spotlight: Kalila Jones Kalila Jones ’19 has been a student at Friends’ Central since second grade. Many know her as sweet, creative, caring, smart, and yes, crochet-talented. Recently, I spoke with her about the art she creates, as well as her creative approach […]

Why I Write

James Peterson ’17 For as long as I can remember, I have been surrounded by literature. Both of my parents are literary scholars and I grew up reading and writing on a regular basis. I started reading the likes of Mary Pope Osborne and John Flanagan day and night. I […]

A New Rae Of Light: We Welcome Ms. Esformes

Julian Brenman ’20 If you encounter a joyful new face in the hallway, don’t just walk on by. Stop and say hello to Ms. Rachel “Rae” Esformes, our new long-term history substitute. Ms. Esformes comes to Friends’ Central with an interesting and impressive history of her own. She was born […]

13 Reasons To Watch 13 Reasons Why

Guest Writer Lisa Green ’20 Thirteen Reasons Why, based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher, is a new television show which was released on Netflix last Friday. The basic premise follows Hannah Baker, a junior in high school who commits suicide, and leaves cassette tapes behind explaining each reason, […]

To See Or Not To See: The New Beauty & The Beast

Guest Writer Lisa Green ’20  By now, you’ve all heard about Disney’s remake of the classic 1991 movie-musical, Beauty & The Beast. The original film’s enticing characters, whistle-worthy music, and heartwarming storyline captured fans from around the globe, which is why many people are concerned that it was tinkered with in […]