Symbolic Mural

A beautiful, symbolic mural now graces the east side of our elementary school building, receiving praise from our internal community and those who pass by on 55th Street each day. Not only is it a stunning piece of public art to be enjoyed by all, it’s filled with symbolism from the birth of our school in 1987 to now.

History and Hope

Friends librarian and K-5 technology teacher, deana harragarra waters, has spent her life advocating for the rights of Native Americans with several important milestones in 2021 alone.

The Shakespeare Experience

Are Shakespeare’s words really relatable in today’s world and can 4th graders actually learn something about themselves when studying his centuries-old prose? Farren Wyner answers these questions as she shares her renewed love of Shakespeare with her students.

Friends Together, Friends Apart

Friends Board Chair, Jenny Donovan shares excerpts from Honor and our three division directors about all the exceptional things that have been happening at Friends School since remote learning began.

Math and A New Resource from Stanford University

Math at Friends School and a cool new resource from Stanford University By Erika Norman, Friends School math teacher At Friends School, we help students become capable and efficient mathematicians with a growth mindset about math learning. Our students are curious about the patterns and intricacies of math, and yes, even see the beauty in […]

We’re back!

Our teachers and staff have returned to school and spent the last two days in meetings, getting ready for the school year. We can’t wait for our students to arrive!

Friends welcomes Honor Taft as new Head of School

On behalf of Friends School’s Community Board, we are delighted to welcome Honor Taft as Friends School’s Head of School. Honor was hired in October 2017 and began her leadership at Friends on July 1, 2018. Please read the full announcement and Honor’s letter to the community here, and join us in welcoming Honor and her family to the […]

Carol Hampf honored as Trustee

THANK YOU, Carol J Hampf, for 13 years serving as a trustee and chair of the Committee on Trustees on Friends School’s Community Board. Our school has grown and benefitted tremendously due to your guidance, wisdom and leadership. We will miss you and are honored to dedicate the Teacher Preparation Program classroom to you and […]

Middle School Cookout & Kickball Game

Middle school students and their families started the summer off with a fun game of kickball and a delicious cookout. So happy to welcome so many new families to our middle school.

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