Jordyn Paszamant '22, though only a sophomore, has been a critical part of the Friends' Central Varsity girls' soccer team for three years now. Check out this piece, written by Josh Verlin, about Jordyn and her impact on the girls' soccer program.
It is with great excitement that Friends' Central welcomes fantastic new administrators, faculty, and staff to the School for the 2019-2020 school year.
Skylar Davis '21 will be spending most of the first semester of her junior year in Japan, living with a host family and attending a high school in Tokyo.
On Monday, June 3, Friends’ Central School held its annual Middle School Citizenship Awards Ceremony, recognizing and celebrating a handful of eighth graders in the Class of 2023 for their contributions as citizens to their school community and to the community at large.
On Wednesday, May 15, Friends' Central School held its annual Upper School Academic Awards Ceremony, recognizing students for their outstanding efforts in academics, arts, athletics, service, and citizenship. Highlighting the ceremony was the induction of 18 members of the Class of 2019 into the Cum Laude Society.
Friends' Central School did it again in the pool at the Friends Schools League Championships held at George School on Saturday, February 9. In front of a packed crowd, the Phoenix boys defended their league title successfully for the 16th consecutive season, and the girls took home another victory after placing one or more swimmers in the top 6 in 21 out of 22 events.
Where can you find animals like the “zeal,” the “frosttooth tiger,” the “white tiger slizard,” and the “butterchimp?” The Third Grade Zoo! On Wednesday, February 27, third graders took over the Light Lab, transforming each of its four studios into an Antarctic wonderland.
Out of a field of 15 teams - including 10 public schools - Friends' Central's stellar debate team of juniors Jade Halpern, Ryan Jokelson, and Lindsey Schweitzer, won the PHSSL District 10 Parliamentary Debate Tournament on February 13, 2019. They are now heading to the State tournament, which takes place the weekend of March 15 at Bloomsburg University.
For the second consecutive year, Friends' Central senior Kristen Johnson was selected to perform in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 11 Orchestra Festival, which took place at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School from January 10-12, 2019, with a special concert performed on Saturday, January 12.