A full list of the Class of 2018 College choices.
The last quarter of this academic year, I made it my priority to visit students in their learning environment. Among the many wonderful reasons that Friends Select is an amazing school, engaging them is the one that excites me most.
“All the world’s a stage.” -- Shakespeare
Last month, a senior stood up on stage and introduced a song that she had arranged for the ensemble, which she then went on to conduct. Earlier this month, our drama two class performed the play that they chose, staged, and directed.
I want to share a bit about how the 8th grade Moving Up Ceremony came to be for this year’s 8th grade. Not too surprisingly, it’s a narrative that illuminates voice, advocacy and agency.
We are sitting on split logs
nestled into the freshly cut grass,
in the same spot where, just last night,
a campfire blazed
The college planning process for the Class of 2018 included visits to schools, countless applications and essays, weeks of waiting on responses, and, finally, the excitement of selecting the perfect college.
Upper school students from Friends Select School will be spending several weeks in some of University City’s renowned institutions.
The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) at the University of Pennsylvania is offering the International Summer Program in Translational Medicine Research exclusively to students from Friends Select School and Belvedere College and Alexandra College in Dublin, Ireland.
The growth of the Friends Select athletics program is completely on display. Every middle school team this year has grown to the point of adding a second—and sometimes a third—team to the program.
Here are some of the amazing things happening in the Friends Select School community: