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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 […]

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 […]