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Do Students Really Have a Voice?

Nolan Delaney, Guest Features Writer

October 30, 2015

Filed under Features

Wilmington Friends School offers many opportunities for student leadership and participation.  But to what extent does the school legitimately value the opinion of the students? When asked whether they feel the student body ...

Laptops: MyVision or MyPrivacy?

Tess Beardell, Features Writer

October 30, 2015

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Privacy and freedom are two concepts that seem to stem off one another much more frequently than one might expect. For instance, many parents give their children the privacy of their own bedrooms, but usually do not allow the...

Participation in Class

Krystal Xu, Features Writer

October 30, 2015

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It is already end of the second month of school. As freshmen, students have to find their way to fit into high school – not to mention the classes are completely different than those in middle school. Nevertheless, it actually t...

Gender Sexuality Alliance: Freedom for all Friends

Evie Kortanek, Features Writer

October 30, 2015

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Equality for people of all sexualities remains a prevailing issue in the U.S., and in our own community. Although the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal in all fifty states on June 26, 2015, members of the LGBT+ com...

Sarah Gooderham

October 17, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Features, Weekly Update

Business Team Building Dreams

Miles Katzen and Quinn Kirkpatrick

May 30, 2015

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In the spring, the members of the Nominating Committee sit down and discuss potential candidates for next year’s Business Meeting Team. The Business Team is considered to be the Quaker school equivalent to a student government, b...

Seniors Explore New Horizons

Julia Delzingaro, Features Writer

May 30, 2015

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Each year during the month of May, the seniors of Wilmington Friends are given a unique opportunity that allows them to take part in an experience known as “senior exploration”. The purpose of senior exploration is to give se...

Big Dreams for the B+ Foundation

Evelyn Wakely, Features Writer

March 29, 2015

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$25,000 is a lot of money. This is the amount of money that the Wilmington Friends School B+ team hoped to raise for this year’s Dance-a-Thon. It is an ambitious goal, but with a supportive and generous community, Meera Kohli...

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