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One School, One Book

Published on February 12, 2016

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One School, One Book is an initiative created by the newly formed Diversity Committee. Clerked by third grade teacher, Erica Snowden, the Diversity Committee meets regularly to delve into personal...

Steve's Class Celebrates 100% Annual Giving Participation with Delicious Snowmen

Published on February 05, 2016

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Congratulations to Steve's Kindergarten class, the third class to reach 100% parent participation in Annual Giving this year! To celebrate, they created edible snowmen (and a few snow-women and snow...

Facilitating Discussions on Diversity

Published on February 05, 2016

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Thirteen high school students from Abington Friends School came to GSFS on Wednesday to work first with TORCH representatives and then with the entire middle school. This partnership was sparked by...

Me on the Map: 2P Learns About Home, Philadelphia, and More in Social Studies

Published on January 22, 2016

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In social studies, Peale and Julia's second grade class has been keeping busy with their "Me on the Map" unit. They started small, drawing pictures of their bedrooms, then worked their way up to a...

Building an Anti-Racist School at Greene Street Friends

Published on January 21, 2016

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“How do we go deeper? How can we do more than scratch the surface?”   These are the questions that Greene Street Friends School’s faculty and staff continuously asked themselves and each...

Alumni Profile: Rachel Reser '86

Published on January 21, 2016

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In the fall of 1982 Rachel came to Greene Street Friends in fifth grade from Holy Cross School in Mt Airy. “Mom wanted all of us to attend Friends schools,” she notes. She remembers her mother...

Speak your Truth at the "Truth on Equality" Booth during MLK Day of Service

Published on January 15, 2016

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Our 8th grade will run a booth at MLK Day documenting our community "truths about equality." The students will film community members sharing a thought, poem, statement or story on equality as they...

Lower School Town Meeting Makes Resolutions for the New Year

Published on January 07, 2016

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Representatives from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 4 met on Tuesday to discuss the new year. They discussed resolutions for themselves as individuals and learners as well as for the entire school...

4th Grade Authors Share Their Memoirs

Published on December 17, 2015

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Students in Maggie's and Avery's fourth grade classes wrote memoirs and presented them on Thursday morning to parents and guardians. Stories ranged from tales about family, neighbors, and pets to...

Roe's Pre-Kindergarten Celebrates the Season of Light

Published on December 17, 2015

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The word of the month at Greene Street Friends School is light - and there's no better time of year to celebrate it! Roe's Pre-Kindergarten learned about and shared the many holidays that focus on...

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