The Whittier Miscellany

A summer school you’d be interested in

Henry Wieman, News Writer

May 25, 2019

     Halfway through July of this summer, eight Wilmington Friends students will fly down to Alabama to explore three of the State’s major sites. This trip is a part of Wilmington Friends School’s new African American Hi...

What the government shutdown means

Kyle Nisbet ’21, News Writer

March 13, 2019

     From December 22, 2018 to January 25, 2019, the Government was shut down in effect for 35 days. The consequences have affected over 800,000 federal workers directly, but the number of citizens the shutdown affects is much ...

Learning from MLK

Henry Weiman ’21, News Writer

March 13, 2019

     On Thursday, January 24th, nine days after the historic civil rights leader’s birthday, the Wilmington Friends Upper School celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with student-led workshops that focused...

Friends Debut at the Model UN Competition

Ellie Bradley, News Writer

March 28, 2018

This week, from January 25th to January 28th, a small group of students from grades ten to twelve will be attending the Ivy League Model United Nations conference in Philadelphia. Model UN is a very popular  club at high sch...

News for Dummies: 2018 Winter Olympics Edition

Leah Johnson, News Editor

March 28, 2018

Hidden in the success of the 2018 Olympics were a few unforgettable moments in some little-watched events. In the mixed doubles curling event, which follows the rules of normal curling, but is played by a team of one man and one wo...

Friends Pauses for a Moment of Science

Lucy Knudsen, News Writer

March 28, 2018

Friends students prepare for and compete every year in the Science Olympiad competition in March. Before the competition takes place, students build projects and study in preparation. At the competition, students work with partners in ...

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