The Whittier Miscellany

Our School’s Positions on Politics

Tess Beardell, Features Writer

June 3, 2016

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With the smell of a new election in the air, it seems nearly impossible to get through the day without an encountering someone’s political opinions. This rang especially true among the Wilmington Friends School community on ...

The Seniors Embark for Their Explorations

Isabel Crowther, Features Writer

June 3, 2016

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Every year at the beginning of May, WFS says goodbye to its seniors until they return for graduation on June 4th. For that last month of school, seniors no longer attend daily classes and instead embark on their senior explor...

Summer Trips Abroad Provide Enrichment

Tess Beardell, Features Writer

April 13, 2016

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Wanderlust (noun): A strong desire to travel. Students who identify with this term may include those who have participated in school-sponsored trips to China, France, the Dominican Republic, or Costa Rica. Of all the community...

Global Learning Inspired by Global Living

Connor Miller, Features Writer

April 13, 2016

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Living in another country is an extraordinary way to increase personal learning experience. It can help someone become fluent in more than one language, teach one about a new culture, “try on” its lifestyle, introduce the...

Travelling Abroad to Broaden Horizons

Isabel Crowther, Features Writer

April 13, 2016

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Each year, many students come back from Spring break with stories to tell to their friends  of the interesting places and countries they visited. Many people agree that traveling to foreign countries is one of the best ways t...

Different Cultures, Same Community

Krystal Xu, Features Writer

April 13, 2016

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Different cultures have various features. There is now a group of Chinese students at WFS who bring diversity to the student body, and benefit the community at large. Students from different countries learn together in school; it...

Poll: Exploring Religious Diversity at WFS

Isabel Crowther, Features Writer

March 4, 2016

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As the weather becomes colder, polls at Wilmington Friends have become a hot issue.  From the “Uniquely Weekly” polls to AP Statistics projects, hardly a week goes by without a link in the announcements to a series of qu...

Spring Play: A Lot of Creativity And a Lot of Fun!

Krystal Xu, Features Writer

March 4, 2016

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The auditions for the spring drama,  The Laramie Project, have already been held, and parts have been divided out between the enthusiastic participants. WFS has been holding a spring play for many years, and this year's non-mu...

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