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The Fri-Pan POV

Welcome to the Fri-Pan POV - a new blog created by students and for students featuring the point of view of students as they navigate the halls of Bonner & Prendie daily. Each story and graphic was created by a member of Bonner & Prendie's Print & Journalism class and seeks to capture voices that represent the different experiences our students have created for themselves along their academic journeys. Altogether, we hope these stories inspire you as you chart your own course here with us!
 
Bonner and Prendie: A Second Home
By: Logan Peterson '23
 
Grace McBlain Title Card

Where did you go to elementary school?
I attended Saint Eugene Catholic School.

What is your favorite subject and why?
My favorite subject is math because it is very straightforward. The teachers are great and help you fully understand what you are learning.

What activities are you involved in at Bonner & Prendie, and what is the best lesson you have learned? 
I am part of CSC, ASL, Panda Pride, National Honors Society, and the swim team. A good lesson. I learned was time management. Participating in multiple clubs, being on the swim team and handling school can be a lot to manage, so learning how to manage my time was very helpful.

What is your favorite Bonner & Prendie event and memory?
My favorite Bonner & Prendie event is the Souper Bowl for Caring soup collection because it is a fun and competitive way to give back and help the hungry. My favorite memory at Bonner & Prendie are the football games because everyone comes together as a school community and they are a lot of fun.
 
What do you hope to do after Bonner & Prendie? How did Bonner & Prendie
prepare you for this endeavor?
After Bonner & Prendie, I hope to do something with physical therapy. Bonner & Prendie has helped prepare me because the guidance counselors have helped me look for schools that meet my interests, and the teachers have helped me learn skills I will need in my everyday life.
 
Why did you choose Bonner & Prendie?
When it came down to choosing a high school, I knew it would be Bonner & Prendie. My family went here and spoke so highly of it. I loved the family aspect of the community and how important tradition is to the school.
 
About The Class President
By: Maddie Reavey '22
 
SBK

Where did you attend elementary school?
I attended St. Eugene Catholic School in Primos.

What is your favorite subject and why?
My favorite subject in school is Street Law. I enjoy this class because I am interested in the topics
we learn like the justice system. I also like the way that this class is taught.

What activities are you involved in at Bonner & Prendie? What is your favorite memory or
lesson/skill learned?
At Bonner & Prendie, I am involved in Student Council and Community Service Club. I am
also a member of the Varsity Football team. My favorite memory is when the football team won
the City Championship this year because the last time that championship was won was 60
years ago.

What is your favorite Bonner & Prendie event?
My favorite event so far at Bonner & Prendie was my junior prom. I enjoyed spending the night
with my friends and classmates. I also like other events that involve being with my class.
 
What do you hope to do after Bonner & Prendie? How did Bonner & Prendie prepare you
for this endeavor?
After my time at Bonner & Prendie, I am going into the army. Bonner & Prendie helped prepare
me for this because of the structure of the school and the discipline that is expected from me
and all the students. The rules are always enforced, and the teachers are treated with respect.
 
Settling Into a New School
By: Ashley Lewis '25
 
hayleigh
 

Where did you go to elementary school?

I went to St. Bernadette and Hillcrest School.


What is your favorite subject and why?

My favorite subject is English-Language Arts because I love to read and write. Having ELA at Bonner & Prendie has made me more interested in the subject than ever before.


What activities are you involved in at Bonner & Prendie, and what is the best lesson you have learned?

I am part of the field hockey, swim and lacrosse teams. I am also in the DJ Club. My favorite memories doing these activities is meeting everyone on the teams and seeing how welcoming the Bonner & Prendie community is. 


What is your favorite Bonner & Prendie event and memory?

My favorite event and memory is going to the football games. It was a great experience being part of the student sections!


What do you hope to do after Bonner & Prendie?

After my time at Bonner & Prendie, I would like to attend college and become a lawyer. 



 
A Man of Many Musical Talents
By: Haley Price '22
 
master
 
Where did you go to elementary school?
- I attended Saint Laurence School for my academic years prior to B&P.

What is your favorite subject and why?
- My favorite subject is English-Language Arts because I love reading, writing, and the
concepts of ELA. It is my strong suit, and that’s why it’s my favorite subject.

What activities are you involved in at Bonner & Prendie and your favorite memory?
- I’m involved in Choir, Theater, NHS, DJ Club, Community Service Club, Theater, and
Swim. My favorite memory was my first Choir Cabaret during my freshman year.

What is your favorite Bonner & Prendie event?
- My favorite Bonner and Prendie event is Dance-4-A-Cause.

What do you hope to do after Bonner & Prendie, and how did Bonner & Prendie prepare you for this endeavor?
- After I graduate, I plan to attend the University of the Arts. While I’m there, I’ll be
studying Musical Theater and Music Composition. Mrs. Green, the choir teacher, has
immensely prepared me for this next step in my life, and I greatly appreciate her.
 
Making the Most of Every Experience
By: Genevieve Marvil-Arakelian '23
 
Bridget
 
Where did you go to elementary school?
I attended Sacred Heart School in Havertown.
 
What is your favorite subject?
My favorite subject is Math because of the problem solving required. I also like that there are set processes needed to find the solution.
 
What activities are you involved in?
I am involved in Crew, Soccer, Softball, Mathletes, Mock Trial, Student Council, Choir, Hi-Q, NHS, Girl Up, Panda Pride, Pause for a Cause, Anti Bullying, and CSC. I like to be busy, and I enjoy collaborative work and the environment of the school's clubs. It is also great spending time with teachers and friends.
 
What are your goals after graduation?
After Bonner & Prendie, I hope to attend nursing school and become a NICU nurse. My mom is a nurse, and I like science and medicine
 
What have you learned most from your time at Bonner & Prendie?
Bonner & Prendie has molded me into a caring person who collaborates and has a hardworking mindset. Being involved here has especially taught me time management and leadership skills which are critical for the healthcare field.