Movie Reviews 7/9/2020

Categories: Hellos With Fellows, Jarrod Edson, Sarah Lehman

Movie Reviews by Jarrod Edson and edited by Sarah Lehman   Scooby:  In my opinion, it’s bad or just meh at best. Basically, Scooby Doo and Shaggy team up with Blue Falcon and Dynomutt to defeat the villain Dick Dastardly, before he opens the gate to the underworld to retrieve his dog who is lost there (exactly why that’s a… Read More

Fan Fic Terminology By Sarah Lehman

Categories: Hellos With Fellows, Sarah Lehman

Fan Fic Terminology By Sarah Lehman Originally, I was considering either going over some of the more common types of fan fiction or list some more examples of book-based fan fics. However, I feel that a list of terms often used by fan fic writers would help you understand future articles. Below are some common words and phrases you will… Read More

FC Activity Report: 6/18/2020

Categories: Hellos With Fellows, Sarah Lehman

On June 17th, 2020, at 1 PM, I signed on to Zoom for a video chat session involving a ‘Jeopardy’ game. As usual, the session started off with the rules of respect review, which was followed by people introducing themselves (most likely for newcomers’ benefit) and saying how long they had been part of Friendship Circle. Then, they began what… Read More

Famous Fan Fic Examples

Categories: Friendship Circle, Hellos With Fellows, Sarah Lehman

Millions upon millions of fan fics1 exist out on the Internet, and the diversity is vast. From books to cartoons, from romance to adventure, you can find just about any sort of fan fic if you look hard enough. Some fan fics, however, are of better quality than others, and as such, have become very well known in their respective… Read More

FC Friends Give Back

At FC, friends experience the benefits of giving back together and share many opportunities to spread kindness and offer support to their community. We’ve been proud to grow our connections and partnerships by accepting donations and incorporating service days into our programming to support the following organizations:

  • Kids Who Care & Teen Scene Drive:
    • Currently accepting at FC donations of winter clothes, nonperishable food items, animal shelter supplies, and toys for 412 Food Rescue, Casa San Jose, Animal Friends, South Hills Interfaith Movement and Beverly’s Birthdays
  • Teen Scene Challah Bake:
    • Challah Back to Give Back! We shared a memorable night of community, connection, and challah baking last night during this teen collaboration with representatives from FC, Repair the World, BBYO, The Second Floor, NFTY, Bnei Akiva, and NCSY
  • I-Volunteer / Friends on the Town:
    • Our FOTT joined the Federation’s Young Adults Division in December for a mitzvah day to benefit Dress for Success, writing inspirational cards for female job seekers
  • Holiday Donations for Beverly’s Birthdays:
    • We accepted items for teens throughout the month of December benefitting Beverly’s Birthdays
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A Letter From the Directors

Dear Friends, Boy, are we ever looking forward to this year!! While the past year was great for reflection and connection, we are thrilled to dive into the 2021-22 yearwith everyone. It has been so nice getting to see some of you over the summer and we can only hope and pray that the year to come is one of… Read More

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Health & Safety Update

We continue to monitor our health and safety measures based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), other government organizations, and our health and safety task force. In line with these health and safety measures, effectively immediately we are providing this guidance regarding the use of face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All staff,… Read More

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Writing Process Post Outline

By: Sarah Lehman Some of you may have already written/started writing fan fiction of your own, whether you knew about fan fiction before discovering this blog or not. If you haven’t, but would like to, I have a few basic guidelines and tips that you may find helpful. Of course, these are not hard and fast rules, but I feel… Read More

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