Day: May 29, 2014

How to get recruited: A GFS student shows what it takes

May 29, 2014

Traditionally, Germantown Friends is the last school that comes to people’s minds when they hear the phrase “jock school”. This perception may be founded on the school’s small size, academic rigor, and absence of athletic scholarships, but over the past few years, the school has been morphing into perhaps one of the most scholastically distinguished […]

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Gâteau: try an apple yogurt cake recipe from Martinique

May 29, 2014

Adapted from Cagnet family recipe 15 minutes, plus cooking  |  Serves 8-12 In March, I went on the Martinique exchange, and I stayed with a wonderfully kind family. Régine, the mother in my host family, made this cake multiple times, and I liked it so much that I had to ask for the recipe. This […]

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Review: The New Classic? Not so much

May 29, 2014

First things first: she’s the realest. Australian rapper Iggy Azalea released four commercial singles in 2013 from her debut album, The New Classic, including “Work,” “Bounce,” “Change Your Life,” and “Fancy,” and it’s only been smooth sailing ever since. The New Classic came out on April 21, 2014, and it debuted at #3 on the […]

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Weeks’ first year in retrospect

May 29, 2014

The end of Dana Weeks’ first year is rapidly approaching and students, faculty members, and even Weeks herself have expressed hopeful remarks for her future at GFS. After living in Brooklyn for over 20 years, Weeks has returned to her birth city and has proved herself to be an energizing force. Weeks has been settling […]

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Intersession will allow students to elect classes next January

May 29, 2014

Dana Weeks’ fresh perspective on the school can first be seen through an exciting new idea that will be put into action in the coming year. A faculty committee revealed the strong and thrilling possibility for an intersession during the ’14-’15 year. This intersession would take place during January when the juniors are already off […]

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