The Growth of Our Big Sibs/Little Sibs Program

The Big Sibs/Little Sibs program was piloted in a virtual format for less than 10 pairs of students at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. It now enrolls over 35 pairs of Black students, as well as other students of color in the school’s Latine and Asian communities. 

Michael Gary Speaks

With the start of another academic year, I am incredibly proud of all that we are able to accomplish at Friends Select School.

Above Board: Leading without a Map

As we face day-to-day obstacles and chart Friends Select’s course for generations, we must continually test if we are accountable to our mission.


Read about the recipients of Friends Select's 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award, Athletic Hall of Fame, and Distinguished Teaching Award. 

Varsity Boys Basketball Team Dominates

With an impressive final overall record, a captain who reached the 1,000-point milestone, and a win against a Friends Schools League (FSL) powerhouse, the Friends Select varsity boys basketball team had a storybook 2022–23 season.    

From the Archives: Reflecting on Our Outdoor Spaces

As I admired the marvelous designs of what we hope will become Friends Select’s new backlot playscape, I reflected on how the school has adapted its outdoor spaces over the years to accommodate a multitude of uses and interests from our community.

Giving Back: The Squires Family

When Fred and Stephanie Squires P’22 enrolled their daughters, Amelia and Madeline, in Friends Select School for kindergarten, they started a thoughtful tradition that was rooted in their family’s values.