A full list of the Class of 2019 college choices.
What a wonderful school year this has been. The theme, “In the City and of the City,” was a way to lift up and celebrate the decision Friends Select leadership made 50 years ago to recommit to Philadelphia by staying in Center City during a very challenging time for most cities across the country.
Here are some of the amazing things happening in the Friends Select School community.
A look at each team's performance throughout the season, including student-athlete award highlights.
There are several parklets in Philadelphia, but many communities simply can't afford them because of their substantial design and building costs. That's why my co-teacher Heidi Hutchison and I charged our students with providing high quality, volunteer parklet design services to two of those communities: Parkside and Mt. Airy.
I wanted to share how the upper school has promoted student voice and agency in the current school year.
This year’s 8th grade students have proven themselves to be very invested in our community. They are the weavers and the cloth itself—the action inseparable from the end.
The culminating weeks of the year in lower school bring so many special, celebratory moments where we are often struck by just how much our children have grown and accomplished.
Over 500 people filled the Race Street Meetinghouse on April 17 for the only Philadelphia-area stop of the White Fragility in America Tour. Toni Graves Williamson, Friends Select’s director of equity and inclusion, arranged the event and introduced the evening’s speakers: Robin DiAngelo, the author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism, and Jack Hill, a diversity consultant, educator, and author.
Mike Noonan, director of finance, is retiring after devoting 41 years of his career to Friends Select School.
Upper school science teacher Jim Brubaker is retiring after 38 years at Friends Select School.
An article from Friends Select's student-run news publication, The Falcon.