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Buy a MANNA pie, Feed a Family

By Vicky Liu ’20 If you’ve been on our campus recently, you’ve probably noticed how nearly every building’s entrance is covered with posters about the Pie in the Sky fundraiser. Pie in the Sky is an annual event here at school that started at 8:30 a.m. on November second 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 […]

Book Review: All The Light We Cannot See

Gia Matika ’18 Historical fiction, anyone? Anthony Goerr has written All the Light We Cannot See, a masterpiece that takes place during World War II. We meet Werner, a young German boy joining Hitler’s army, and Marie-Laure, a Parisian girl who loses her sight at age 10. Goerr artfully takes […]

Book Reviews

Sydney Kaplan ’18 & Gia Matika ’18 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Benjamin Alire Sáenz has written a masterpiece with this brilliant story of two Latino-American boys. Narrator, Aristotle ‘Ari’ Mendoza, tells in clear and raw words how a boy named Dante […]

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 Injuries.org estimates American student-athletes at the upper school level account for 2 million injuries, […]

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 […]

10 Tips From Your Senior Class

Zoe Ginsberg ’17 As the Class of 2017 prepares to enter senior project, we have some tips for our younger classmates. Maximize every day. Wake up with a purpose, a reason to go to school and have a good day. Whether it be to finally give a presentation you’ve been […]