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Henry Terry Competes In National Regatta

Julian Brenman ’20 Perhaps while on vacation, you’ve experienced a recreational canoe or kayak ride. Or, you’ve had the pleasure of partaking in a motor-boat trip. Well, for rower extraordinaire Henry Terry ‘20, rowing is no leisurely vacation activity. Henry rows almost daily in lieu of participating in a traditional, school-sponsored athletic […]

New Year, New Trainer

Julian Brenman ‘20 If you aspire to get in shape, tone your muscles, start lifting weights, or achieve any other fitness goal in this new year, our new strength and conditioning trainer, Victor “Vic” Szwanki, is just the man to guide you. Vic joined Friends’ Central over the summer, and […]

Famous Author Kate DiCamillo Visits FCS

Sydney Kaplan ‘18 Kate DiCamillo is an award-winning author of children’s and adult novels. Her popular children’s book titles include: Because of Winn-Dixie, The Tales of Despereaux, and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. (For a full list of DiCamillo’s publications, click here.) On Sunday, October 15th, 2017, DiCamillo spoke […]

FCS Athletes Don’t Take A Summer Vacation

Julian Brenman ‘20 When I think back to my not-too-long-ago summer, the moments I most treasure are the seemingly endless lazy days on the beach, leisurely walks in the neighborhood with my dog, and relaxing outside with friends. However, many of our star FCS athletes were quite productive, and a […]

Big Welcome to New Teacher Sonia Chin

Sydney Kaplan ‘18 Sonia Chin is Friends’ Central School’s new Biology I Advanced and Biology II Advanced: Genetics SuperLab teacher, as well as a 12th Grade Homeroom Advisor. Sonia (or Dr. C) came to Friends’ Central after attending Johns Hopkins last October, where she received her PhD in Neuroscience. Working […]

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 […]

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 […]