The Whittier Miscellany

The Iowa Caucus

Kyle Nisbet, Weekly writer

February 7, 2020

This Monday, February 3rd, the results for Democratic Primary for Iowa were supposed to be released. The problem was, the app “failed.” Instead of publicly communicating who won how many delegates on Monday, Iowa did not release...

The Passing of a Legend

February 2, 2020

     It can't be, it just can't be, but sadly it is. On the morning of January 26th, 2020, a Sikorsky, S- 76B helicopter carrying former NBA star Kobe Bryant, his thirteen-year-old daughter, Gianna and seven other passenge...

Australian Fires

Carter Gramiak, News Writer

January 17, 2020

Australia is burning, and it has been for over 4 months. This is no secret, as many horrific images have been consistently projected across international news and various social media outlets, depicting the tragic events that are curr...

Remembering Juice WRLD

Samuel Boulos '21, News Writer

December 14, 2019

his past Sunday, December 8, popular hip hop artist, Juice WLRD passed away. After suffering a seizure in an airport, Juice WRLD (real name Jarad Higgins) was pronounced dead at age 21. Even in the few years that he spent on ...

What Happened to Our Vacation Time?

Bella Adjei-Owusu, Weekly writer

December 6, 2019

     Getting time off from school is always enjoyable. You’re finally able to get some downtime from balancing the rigorous WFS curriculum with spending time with friends and family. Thanksgiving break is supposed to be the fir...

Youtuber Feuds: Logan Paul versus KSI

Pier Paolo Ergueta, Entertainment Writer

November 22, 2019

On November 9th, Logan “The Maverick” Paul boxed “The Nightmare” KSI in a six-round professional fight. KSI won by split decision, as two judges scored the match in favor of KSI, and a third judge scored it in favor of Pau...

The 2020 Student Run Production

Sameer Vidwans, Community Writer

November 16, 2019

     After the spectacular musical “The Addams Family” in early November, Friends is once again ready to begin another play coming mid January, 2020. That’s right, the Student Run Production is coming quite soon!    ...

Hockey Season Chances and Tschantzs

Becca Hartwick, Community Writer

November 11, 2019

The hockey season is always an exciting time and hopes are high since many teams have yet to reach full potential, and some yet to disappoint. It’s a time in which all teams have hope for what is to come. The NHL standings a...

Senior Stress and the College Crisis

Brooke Harrison, News Writer

November 1, 2019

    Every year, the students from the senior class make decisions. Whether it is to decide what type of attitude they will have each day or if to put extra effort into studying for that test, they all are important. But ...

Spirit Week Escapades: How Spirit Keeps our Gears Turning

Jace Boland

October 25, 2019

With homecoming just around the corner, the school is buzzing with enthusiasm for Spirit Week activities and athletics! The doors opened on Monday morning with hundreds of pajama-clad Upper School students pouring into the halls...

Clubs Giving Back

Elise Johnson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

At Friends, students are taught to abide by the Quaker Spices: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship. Recently at Friends, there have been many completely student-run initiatives to do just that. Co...

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