Friends School of Minnesota Blog

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Friends School of Minnesota Community Event: “Exploring Identities”

The Friends School of Minnesota Parent Involvement Committee and the Equity and Justice Committee invite you to explore and discuss the concept of identity in our personal and professional lives and learn about identity threat as explained in Claude M. Steele’s book, Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do. FSM’s Diversity Coordinator, Rebecca Slaby, will introduce the concept of identity threat through video and readings, and facilitate.. Read More

Chinook Book 2014

Friends School of Minnesota has Chinook Books for sale as a fundraiser. This year, Chinook Book has expanded the new edition by adding 30% more dining offers as well as a lot of new businesses in St. Paul  for saving at local, sustainable businesses that promote healthy living in our community. Some favorites are offers from Whole Foods, The Minnesota Science Museum, local co-ops, the Children’s Theatre (including The Store), Red Balloon.. Read More

Alumna April Joy Shares Her Story

FSM alumna April Joy Geibrick (Cusick) (Class of 1995 cohort) was recently chosen for an Esprit du She story contest about her running and fitness success. “A few failed attempts to get fit didn’t stop April from trying. Committing to her new fitness goals, April has now finished more than a dozen races with no signs of stopping.” read April’s story