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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...

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...

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