Spring 2022

George Kennan’s “Long Telegram”

My U.S. History class just read George Kennan’s “Long Telegram,” and we were all struck by the currency of Kennan’s observations. In those early days of the Cold War, Ken...

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Quaker Youth Leadership Conference at Friends’ Central

“That QYLC vibe was strong,” commented one participant at the end of this year’s Quaker Youth Leadership Conference. This long-standing annual program of the...

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Thematic Learning in the Lower School

Thematic education has been an integral and exciting part of the Lower School experience for close to 50 years. ...

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Building Cathode-Ray Tubes in the FCS Chemistry Lab

Friends’ Central Sophomore Rupert Bowen is conducting an independent experiment building cathode-ray tubes in an FCS chemistry lab. It’s a project he himself devised,...

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Middle School Cookbook Helps Teach World Geography

A new student-authored book that explores geography, history, and culture has hit the Middle School shelves. The 80-page book was created by Ashley Best-Raiten’s...

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FCS Juniors Undertake Mushroom Genetic Barcoding

Four of us from the Class of 2023 recently undertook the task of genetically identifying various species of mushrooms from local places, Friends’ Central’s...

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Lower School Science 2021

It’s never too early to start learning about environmental stewardship and our connection to the Earth. Friends’ Central’s Lower School science sets out to...

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