The Immigration Project

Friends actively teaches empathy from preschool through eighth grade. Fifth grade teacher, Emma Thomas, discusses what it looks like to raise critical thinkers and changemakers who are able to take that empathy off the playground and into the wider world?

Friends Vision in Action

There are so many amazing things happening all around Friends School. Our 4 division directors recently shared the highlights in preschool, elementary, middle school and the Teacher Preparation Program.

Volunteer Profile: Mindy Mullins

Meet Mindy Mullins, a busy Friends School mom of three kids, former trustee, veterinarian, parent council leader and a volunteer who pitches in whenever she sees a job that needs to be done. We’re in awe of her energy level and thankful for the time she dedicates to Friends School.

What’s Your Impact?

Middle school science teacher Kevin Nugent does his part to lessen his carbon footprint. For one, he commutes by bike from Denver to Boulder every day. While it can be overwhelming for our students to tackle climate issues, Kevin showed them with one project they can lessen our impact on the world.

Friends…the school and the people

By Honor Taft, Head of School On a recent Friday, while visiting with our middle school students, I witnessed something unique that I believe captures some of the magic of our school. As part of the daily welcome, middle school science teacher Kevin Nugent prompted the students to share one or two things they are […]

Friends School’s mission today…and in the future

by Jenefer Donovan, Friends School Community Board Chair The new school year is now well underway and off to a great start! From day one I have been overwhelmed by the multitude of ways in which I have witnessed all the elements of Friends School’s mission in action…I have felt the energy and excitement of […]

Challenging Minds, Nurturing Spirits, Honoring Individuality

Introduction by Jenefer Donovan, Friends School Board Chair with excerpts from our division directors (Jessie Vanden Hogen, Mandy Stepanovsky and Shelby Pawlina) The first weeks of school are an exciting time of building the wonderful community and norms that carry us through the school year and for which Friends School is known. Across the school […]

8th Grader Profile: Anastasia Hook

Friends School’s first 8th grade class will be graduating in May. As they look towards high school, Honor has taken the opportunity to interview each of them to find out about their time at Friends School, whether they are “lifers” (here since Preschool) or brand new to Friends School. Please enjoy this interview of Anastasia […]

Volunteer Profile: Beth Kimberly

Volunteer Profile:  Beth Kimberly by Lou Bendrick, Director of Development Hometown:Boulder Personal: (kids, hub, pets) Adam Kimberly (hubby), Sophia (11), David (14), Papai (black lab-10), Joey (guinea pig-3) Education/current or previous employment: Doctorate in cell and molecular biology (a long time ago!) and worked as a postdoc at CU doing lab research (what brought us to […]

Volunteer Profile: Angela Nickerson

Volunteer Profile:  Angela Nickerson by Lou Bendrick, Director of Development Please list volunteer activities at Friends: I am the Room Parent for the First Grade and also serve on the Marketing Committee. Hometown: I grew up in Dallas, Texas, but I have lived in 6 states and more than 10 cities. Personal: (kids, hub, pets) […]

Challenging minds. Nurturing spirits. Honoring individuality.