Celebrating Student Achievements
On Friday, May 17, Friends’ Central held its annual Upper School Academic Awards Assembly, in which students were recognized for their outstanding efforts in academics, arts, athletics, service, and citizenship. Highlighting the assembly was the induction of 21 members of the Class of 2013 into the Cum Laude Society.
A Spectacular Spring: 5 FSL Champions
It was quite a finish for the 5 FCS teams who took home a league Championship this Spring! The Varsity Golf, Softball, Baseball, Girls' Lacrosse, and Boys' Tennis Teams all captured an FSL title.
Taking Action - FCS Students Tackle Sequester Project
By Zoe Ginsberg ’17 and Mikayla Vaughn ’17
When the Republicans and Democrats were unable to agree on federal budget deficit reduction in the beginning of 2013, a series of automatic budget cuts were put into place called the sequester. Many Americans don't know that, RIGHT NOW, non-profits that provide much-needed support to those in need in our community will either be forced to close their doors or make major cutbacks.
Senior Beah Jacobson Named U.S. Presidential Scholar!
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of Friends’ Central senior Beah Jacobson as a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar.
Alum Benj Pasek '03 Receives 3 Tony Award Nominations!
The month of April ended with a bang for Friends' Central alumnus Benj Pasek ’03 and his writing partner Justin Paul. On April 30, the duo was nominated for 3 Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score, for their work on A Christmas Story, The Musical.