Top Myths About Junior Year

Nate Guerra ’16 The history paper is not the end of the world. Starting in January, the junior class at Friends’ Central embarks on a four month long journey on how to research and write a ten page long research project. By the end of January, the first assignment is […]

How to Take the Best Notes

Eliza Caisse ’18 and Caroline Weaver 18’ In general, when taking notes in any class there are a few easy things you can do to stay organized. It’s always important to label your notes for that day, and also clearly writing the date can help when you go back to […]

Review: Terror Behind the Walls

Evan Paszamant ’18 A PRISON COMES TO LIFE Terror Behind the Walls Celebrate 25 Years of Fear Halloween time is here once again which means that the Philadelphia area haunted houses are open, ready to feed off of your screams (and cash). However, you always have that same tricky decision […]


Dr. P Service Days are approaching!  A school-wide endeavor to reach out beyond our so-called FCS  “bubble,” beyond ourselves — to do what we can to help agencies and charities around the city.  We clean trails, file papers, sit with the elderly, help teachers in public schools, paint or drywall […]

Fall Into Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Madeleine C. ’16 With fall approaching, some people think about Halloween, some may think about the changing leaves, but it’s hard to ignore the seasonal changes in the Starbucks menu: the Pumpkin Spice Latte. To start fall on a spicy note, Natasha and I decided to make our own Pumpkin […]

Getting Re-Focused

Natasha G ’16 & Elizabeth R ’16 Welcome to the Quakefeed! As we start off our last year at Friends’ Central, we wanted to slightly re-focus FOCUS. The FOCUS staff will be working on publishing a magazine while writing content for the Quakefeed. This site is meant to mirror Buzzfeed […]