Author: Sasha Fishilevich '24, Chelsea Silver '24

The Social Spotlight: Instagram S1 EP2

April 23, 2022

Welcome to an Earthquake podcast: The Social Spotlight. Join GFS sophomores Sasha and Chelsea to talk about trending topics around GFS, in the news, and in the world. In this episode: Sasha and Chelsea discuss Instagram. TW: sensitive topics surrounding mental health. 

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Peace Day Programming at GFS; An Attempted Quaker Solution to the War in Ukraine

March 22, 2022

In light of the armed conflict that has recently emerged between Ukraine and Russia, GFS hosted ‘Peace Day with George Lakey’ to provide an opportunity to reflect on the meaning and application of the Quaker Peace Testimony during times of conflict. Normal classes were put on pause for the morning, and instead, students engaged in […]

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Junior Project Reflections: A Life of Restlessness

February 27, 2022

Editor’s note: The following article is part of our series ‘Junior Project Reflections’. We invited members of the Junior Class to share their reflections on their Junior Projects – a month-long internship that takes place during January of a student’s junior year at GFS. For his project, author William Lines ’23 underwent an independent project […]

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From Counselee to Counselor: The Nick Dillman Story

December 13, 2021

Nicolas Dillman, the associate director of college counseling at Germantown Friends School, was once in the shoes of the kids he works with now. I chatted with Nick about cranberry sauce, the University of Toronto, and going through the college process in 2001. Tell me about where you grew up. I grew up just outside […]

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Sadie Hammarhead: School is Now a Runway

December 13, 2021

Sadie Hammarhead, a senior at Germantown Friends School, is notorious for her fashion. On any given day, one can find her strolling through campus donning bright colors and patterns, different textures, and a variety of fun accessories. She prides herself on her outfits, experimenting to find combinations that make her, and others, happy. When the […]

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