School News

Classes Stop For A Community To Serve

Vicky Liu ’20 “Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” —Howard Zinn From October 18th to October 20th, 9th-11th grade FCS friends and teachers embarked on the annual fall community service days. Students were presented with more than 50 choices of activities in which to […]

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 […]

10th Grade Students Prepare “Healthy” Bar-B-Que

Julian Brenman ’20 Tenth grade students enrolled in a health class taught by Mrs. Lisa Mansure and Athletic Trainer Kevin Bolton recently studied a unit on healthy lifestyle building. To conclude the unit, the students prepared and enjoyed a barbecue, cooked with natural and healthy ingredients. One student remarked: “This unit […]

Mind If I Bud In?

Julian Brenman ’20 “Sorry, could you repeat that? I had my earbuds in.” Chances are, as a student at Friends’ Central, you’ve heard this phrase recited by fellow community members many times. While some love tuning out to their own beats while roaming campus, others feel it’s a distracting, isolating, and […]