Select News and Class Notes

Select News is the magazine of Friends Select School. It includes in-depth articles, updates about our educational program, class notes, and much more. It is published twice a year and distributed to alumni, parents, and friends of the school.


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Dedicated Alumni Return as Coaches

Familiar faces that once walked Friends Select’s hallways as students are now on the sidelines at athletic games and practices, shaping the next generation of Falcons. A surge in the number of alumni coaches in recent years highlights the school’s commitment to alumni outreach and brings invaluable benefits to current student-athletes.

Michael Gary Speaks

Watching and reading the news about boards of education at various levels throughout the United States purposefully censoring books and altering curricula to fit their political ideology, I am grateful to be an educator at Friends Select School.

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The Josie Whitlock Endowment Fund

In a heartfelt tribute to her impact on the lives of many Friends Select students, a group of dedicated alumni has established the Josie Whitlock Endowment Fund. This fund will provide support that will exist in perpetuity to help upper school students with financial need for tuition or other costs associated with their Friends Select experience.

Giving Back: Max Berger ’73

As I reflect over 50 years to graduation, and the previous seven years while a student at Friends Select School, I see the foundation—though not fully recognized at the time—that grew to form the person I have become.