Friends Select School has appointed Heidi Hutchison as the full-time Director of City Curriculum.
Upper school students participated in Philadelphia-based artist Melissa Joseph’s Expunge exhibit at PAFA. In this participatory project, Joseph invited students to hand wash some of the 320 white t-shirts she previously screen printed with bullet holes.
In partnership with Drexel University’s Close School of Business, Friends Select School is proud to offer Nature, Grittiness, Grit, and Entrepreneurship In The City as part of its flagship SummerSessions course offerings.
Friends Select School has appointed Toni Williamson as the school’s first full time Director of Equity and Inclusion effective August 1, 2018. “As a school, we want to deepen programming focused on equity and inclusion and catapult Friends Select into the national conversation about candor and justice in our country,” said Michael Gary, Head of School.
On Sunday, March 4, 2018, Friends Select students in Accelerated Geometry and Precalculus participated in the Barnes’s third annual Art of Math Challenge. Each model was based on a flat artwork in the Barnes collection...
Andrea Kremer is one of the most accomplished and widely respected sports journalists in the industry. She was named one of the 10 greatest female sportscasters of all time and among the best of all sportscasters. She is also a two-time Emmy award winner.
After graduating from Goucher College with a BA in theatre and minoring in art, Evan McDougall , has been working in the Baltimore/ Washington D.C. theatre scene as a carpenter, welder, and machinist. He has led and helped crews realize designers’ visions for 5 or 6 shows each season at Imagination Stage and more currently as the Resident Carpenter at Everyman Theatre. He remains grateful to FSS for his early exposure to the arts that has led him down this path in life.
John Chin ’83 is the executive director of Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC), a non-profit committed to the preservation and growth of Chinatown. Chinatown has always been a special place for Chin. He recalls that at his interview for the position in 2000, he said, “I want Philadelphia to know that Chinatown is a gem.”