Friends School of Minnesota Blog

A Quaker school blog about progressive education.

The Collins-Fieldseth Award for Exceptional Volunteerism 2013-2014

Friends School of Minnesota volunteers are amazing! They serve on committees, care for our community, run our gala, assist in after school activities, chaperone field trips, run the Friends School Plant Sale, support students’ reading, take photographs, work in the library, and serve in countless other ways to support the school. Since 2002, we have recognized two to four volunteers with our Collins-Fieldseth Award for Exceptional Volunteerism. The 2013-2014 recipients are: Ann.. Read More

Engineering Club – Solar Boat Regatta

Seventeen 7th and 8th graders joined the Friends School of Minnesota Engineering Club. Advisor Steve Moe (middle school science teacher) worked with students to build a solar boat to race in the Minnesota Solar Regatta in May. The Minnesota Solar Regatta is an annual event sponsored by the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society. Teams participating in the Solar Regatta build or modify a working boat (large enough to carry one student pilot) to compete in.. Read More