The Whittier Miscellany

Empty hallways, forever filled with memories

Olivia Ivins

May 25, 2019

    The class of 2019 has officially served their time here at WFS, and the entire community can feel their absence just days after their departure . Their bold exit included many pranks, the classic noise parade, the controversial...

Diversity at friends: are we really all unified?

Nick Urick, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2019

     This semester at Friends, a topic of considerable discussion has been diversity, and the aspects of school-life that relate to it; with the current politically strenuous environment in the U.S., many students have began to que...

Quaker fun and philosophy: WFS spring fling 2019

Nick Redd, Community Writer

May 25, 2019

     This May 18th, the annual Spring Fling will return to Wilmington Friends. On that Saturday, parents, alumni, and students will enjoy aspects of the Friends community, as food trucks and a variety of attractions come to camp...

Positive Effects from RAK

Nic Urick '20, Columnist

March 13, 2019

     This year, the Wilmington Friends School community has been the host of a variety of engaging clubs. One of the most prominent and active clubs, though, has been Random Acts of Kindness - a club devoted to promoting po...

Vast Success for Model United Nations Team

Nick Redd '20, Community Writer

March 13, 2019

     This spring semester, a group of Wilmington Friends students attended WIMUN WFUNA, a Model United Nations conference in New York City held at the official United Nations Headquarters. This conference is an educational ...

Let them be free! Juniors want rights too.

Olivia Ivins '20, Community Writer

March 13, 2019

     Receiving one’s free period privileges can be a major milestone in a WFS student’s academic career. Free periods allow students to catch up on work, relax between classes, meet with teachers or other students, or do any...

ASP’s Lynese Spinelli Does Artistic Charity

Nate Rashkind '21

January 23, 2019

If by chance, you’ve visited Cult Fiction Comics, in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania over the past two years, there is a good chance you've seen ASP assistant-director Lynese Spinelli hard at work. A few years back, Cult Fiction Comics moved ...

Wilmington Friends School Holy Day Policy

Nick Urick '18

January 23, 2019

As the holiday season approaches, the students of Wilmington Friends School will celebrate a variety of occasions that honor their individual religions. Although the upcoming season is often a time of comfort and joy, it also can...

Equality of WFS Athletics in Question

Olivia Ivins '20

January 23, 2019

The pressure of team competition and our athletes’ drive to succeed contributes to the tight-knit community we have at WFS. Community is valued highly according to our Quaker spices, and is visible on the field and sidelines wher...

International Day of Peace Celebrations

Oliver Gooderham '18

January 23, 2019

Earlier this fall on September 21, Sophomore Kennedy Barnes ’21 participated in the International Day of Peace, an event for which she planned, choreographed, and eventually taught two separate dances to the sixth and seventh...

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