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Bienvenido a Costa Rica

Published on March 15, 2016

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Last Monday, Grades 1 through 8 gathered together in the Meetinghouse to wish a buen viaje (good trip) to the Class of 2017 as they prepared to leave for Costa Rica.   Eighth grade students...

Thinking About Screens (Part 1 in a Series of Queries)

Published on March 09, 2016

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by Kiri Harris, Dean of Middle School Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about screens. I looked up the word screen and saw many meanings, all connected by surprising contradictions. Screens of...

Quaker Word of the Month: Discernment

Published on March 04, 2016

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The word of the month in March is discernment, a complicated and important concept. The discernment process helps people think through what to say or not say, do or not do, in a given situation. It...

8th Grade Students Get Loud During PE

Published on March 04, 2016

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On Monday afternoon, the 8th grade had a surprise physical education class with a very special guest: Lower School Literacy and Learning Specialist Lehla Olson! In addition to Lehla's work in the...

5K Students Present on Egyptian History

Published on February 25, 2016

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When fifth grade teacher Kate Zook-Gibbs prepared to teach her students about Ancient Egypt, she thought it would be a nice change of pace if she "chopped up the lessons so that students researched...

Grant Fuels Diversity Work at GSFS This Year

Published on February 23, 2016

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Last year Greene Street Friends School received a generous grant from Friends Council on Education to continue discussions and explorations of diversity in our community. Throughout the school...

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Berg '01

Published on February 23, 2016

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By True Lyons ’16 and Grace Jickling ’16   Last week, Grace and I got the opportunity to sit down and speak with Alex Berg ’01, an alumna of Greene Street Friends School, a journalist...

Greene Street Friends Celebrates Black History Family Fun Night

Published on February 23, 2016

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The Meetinghouse was packed with students and their families on Saturday, February 20 for Black History Family Fun Night. The evening began with the sixty students in the GSFS chorus singing, “If...

Friends Council Grant Underwrites Explorations of Race and Equality

Published on February 12, 2016

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On Monday, February 22, poet, speaker, and activist Greg Corbin will come to Greene Street Friends to lead two interactive poetry workshops on justice. Greg is the director of the Philadelphia...

Pre-K Signs the Language of Love

Published on February 12, 2016

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In addition to learning sign language (along with Spanish) from Maestra Sandra, Kathie's Pre-Kindergarten class welcomes two teachers from the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf on Friday mornings...

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