School News

FSS Students Perform at Parkway's 100th Birthday
Friends Select School

Friends Select students performed at the Parkway Soiree at the Franklin Institute on October 26. The musical performance was held in celebration of the 100th birthday of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

The Italian Market as Our Spanish Classroom
Cynthia Vainstein, Spanish Teacher

Recently I traveled with a group of upper school students from my Spanish 3 class to meet with members of the Latino community in the Italian Market. For over two hours, we wandered along 9th Street, visiting Los Amigos Mexican Culinary Foods, Tortilleria San Roman, South Philly Barbacoa, and Ricoleta Paletas y Helados—all of which became our extended classroom as students participated in a full cultural immersion that was conducted exclusively in Spanish.

Friends Select Students Performing  at 100th birthday of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Friends Select School

On Friday, October 26, a group of Friends Select students will be performing at the Franklin Institute from 4:45 - 6:15 p.m. as part of the Parkway Soirée. Join us for their musical performance, and enjoy all of the free festivities that will be taking place that evening in celebration of the 100th birthday of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Angst Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Friends Select School

Friends Select is hosting a free screening and panel discussion for Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, an IndieFlix documentary that explores the multilayered effects of anxiety on our society.

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