The Whittier Miscellany

Positive Effects from RAK

Nic Urick '20, Columnist

March 13, 2019

Filed under Columns, Community

     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

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     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

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     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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

In Defense of Free Reading

Lucy Knudsen '19, Columnist

January 23, 2019

Filed under Columns

With our hectic schedules, students of today are often consumed by school, sports, and extracurriculars. I can say for myself that my room is full of interesting books that I’d love to read, but haven’t gotten around to. As ...

Addressing Voter Ignorance: What Would a Mandatory Civic Literacy Test Look Like?

Olivia O'Donnell, Columnist

March 29, 2018

Filed under Columns

It appears as though no stone has been left unturned in discerning Mr. Trump’s capacity to govern the United States of America as president: time and time again, he has shown himself to be an inept leader who incites his ba...

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