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Parent Association at Friends Select

All parents of Friends Select students are members of the Parent Association (PA). Its mission is to support Friends Select School as a learning community rooted in Quaker values.

Led by a PA board and several committees, members of the PA work with the school administration to achieve the following goals:

  • Serve as a communications link between the school and families, particularly through PA Class Representatives.
  • Facilitate parent financial and volunteer support to the school.
  • Provide opportunities for FSS families to engage in service activities.
  • Create opportunities for parent education through lectures, speakers and discussion sessions.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to meet socially.

Sign in to the Parent Portal to learn more, get involved, and/or contact the PA leadership.

PA Affinity Group:
Multicultural Family and Friends (MCF2) Group

Statement of Purpose

The Friends Select School community consists of individuals from various racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, religious and other backgrounds. To support Friends Select’s environment of inclusiveness, understanding, acceptance and respect, the Multicultural Family and Friends committee is committed to sustaining an ongoing relationship with all stakeholders in our school to further create and maintain a multicultural community that embraces and celebrates the rich dimensions of diversity unique to each of its individual members.

PA Affinity Group:
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (LGBT) Group

Statement of Purpose

The Friends Select School community consists of individuals from varied backgrounds, family structures, sexual orientations and gender identities. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) committee is committed to assisting the school, through social events and service projects, in creating and maintaining a community of inclusiveness, understanding, acceptance and respect that embraces and celebrates the diverse sexual orientation and gender identities within the school community.

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Annual PA Events

  • Fall Farm Share
  • FSS Night at Citizens Bank Park
  • LS Family Day at Linvilla Orchard
  • Philabundance Food Drive
  • PA Book Fair
  • MLK Day of Service
  • Lunar New Year Celebration
  • PA Auction
  • Spring Farm Share
  • LS Splash Fest
  • Broad Street Run Team
  • Race for the Cure Team
  • Fac/Staff Appreciation Breakfast