Day: December 13, 2021

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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Apple Juice: The Apple of My Eye

December 13, 2021

Apple Juice has always been and always will be a fan favorite of the juice industry. Although it is stereotypically geared towards young children, apple juice can–and should be–enjoyed by anyone, regardless of size, age, and ego. The apple juice world is overpopulated with options, leaving consumers faced with impossible decisions. I have been in […]

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Review: Every Brilliant Thing

December 13, 2021

“I think we really do operate as a team of collaborators and creative people,” says Jake Miller, director of Germantown Friends School’s fall play and the head of the school’s theater department. “We are educators and we are artists, and we definitely approach our work as both educators and artists.” GFS’s fall play, Every Brilliant […]

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The Aeneid: History’s Most Epic Poem

December 13, 2021

Despite being slightly outdated, Virgil’s The Aeneid is a classic must-read in the world of Latin poetry. In his epic exploration of violence, perseverance, and discovery, Virgil attacks controversial topics, such as man-eating, two-headed serpents and large-scale feuds caused by golden apples. Following the famed hero Aeneas on his journey to found Troy, The Aeneid […]

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The Perfect Murder

December 13, 2021

As a student, starting a school club all by yourself can be a frightening idea. But Daya Allon ’24 did it anyway, creating a True Crime club that was an instant success, gaining a whopping 47 student names and emails from all Upper School grades on its sign-up sheet. I met up with this true […]

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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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