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1st Grade Stages Cross-Curricular Protest on Campus

Published on April 08, 2016

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The first grade classes recently completed a cross-curricular unit in social studies and writing, that combined lessons on the civil rights movement and persuasive writing. In social studies, the...

Feathers in the Wind - 5th Grade Life Skills Lesson

Published on April 01, 2016

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Both 5th grades together had a very hands on task as part of a spring Life Skills lesson. A teacher released colorful feathers from a third floor window, and the class was charged with retrieving...

Partners Celebrate Pi Day Together

Published on March 18, 2016

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The students and teachers at Greene Street Friends celebrated Pi Day (which was officially on March 14, but observed at GSFS on Friday morning) with math-themed activities and delicious pie...

4th Grade Students Present at Annual Mold Symposium

Published on March 18, 2016

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On Tuesday, the 4th grade classes attended the 36th Annual Mold Symposium. Each student designed their own experiment, made observations, wrote a lab report, created a poster outlining their findings...

Middle School Choice Volunteers at Grumblethorpe

Published on March 18, 2016

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A new round of Choices activities kicked off recently in middle school. In one, students walk to Grumblethorpe (a local historic house) to tend their garden and grounds. Our students had fun and...

8th Grade Students Submit Film Featuring Their "Truth on Equality Booth"

Published on March 18, 2016

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This year 8th grade students submitted an entry to the Bridge Film Festival, which is sponsored by Brooklyn Friends School. The documentary is called "The Truth on Equality Booth." It features many...

Alumni Profile: Sarah Caleb '03

Published on March 16, 2016

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“I have always had a bent for creative expression and that manifests itself in music and art,” says Sarah Caleb ’03, who currently teaches piano at the Meridee Winters School of Music in Ardmore...

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...

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