This year, Friends Select School inaugurated its school-wide service focus on the issue of homelessness.
Friends Select School recently completed its first Quaker self-study and Membership Renewal Process (MRP) to affirm its Quaker identity.
In November, middle school students and their teachers dedicated a full day of cross-curricular learning to explore Philadelphia’s vast resources, from public artworks and outdoor spaces to museums and institutions.
The artwork, titled Gender Equality, was created by local artist and Drexel University professor Barbara Smolen, in partnership with the Global Philadelphia Association and Mural Arts Philadelphia campaign to raise awareness about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We are continuously deepening and expanding our opportunities and the partnerships afforded to us by our location and proximity to world-class institutions, and are allowing the city to be our classroom.
This year, the office of continuing programs created a new morning experience for students who arrive at school early.
Lower School STEAM librarian Allison Frick was inspired to bring her interpretation of the project The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful to Friends Select.
Katelynn (Kate) Young ’19 and Emmett Orts ’15 are former Friends Select student athletes who have continued to demonstrate their athletic skills at the college level.
Friends Select School has transitioned to iSelectLearning, a dynamic distance learning format that was created and developed by the school’s dedicated faculty and staff.