FCS Teacher Al Vernacchio Book Launch 9/19
Friends' Central teacher Al Vernacchio has published his first book, For Goodness Sex:Changing the Way We Talk to Teens About Sexuality, Values, and Health (HarperWave; on sale 9/16)! In collaboration with Main Point Books, Friends' Central is hosting a Book Launch event on Friday, September 19.
FCS Alum Speaks at UN Human Rights Session in Geneva
In testimony before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Ben Fogel of Bala Cynwyd spoke out against the repression of political freedom, false imprisonment, and the absence of an independent judiciary in Belarus. But Fogel isn’t a world leader or foreign-policy expert. He’s a Friends' Central grad from the Class of 2013 and a student starting his sophomore year at the University of Pennsylvania.
FCS Teachers Complete Ice Bucket Challenge
Friends’ Central School’s Lower School teachers accepted a fourth grader’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The teachers decided it was important to take part in the challenge, in which participants have ice water poured on their heads and challenge others to donate to the ALS Association.
FCS Lacrosse Coach Named Coach of the Year
Friends’ Central School’s Lauren Becker Rubin '83 has been named Phillylacrosse.com
Girls’ Team Coach of the Year for 2014.
FCS Grad McCaffrey Named Lax Player of the Year
Friends' Central School alum Kaitlyn McCaffrey '10, who graduated from Muhlenberg College this spring, was selected as the Mules' first Centennial Conference Player of the Year for women's lacrosse.