The Friends of Horton Park will be cleaning up the native wildflower gardens at Horton Park on Saturday May 3rd, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. They welcome teachers, staff, families, and students from the Friends School of Minnesota to help out! Horton Park is located in St. Paul at the corner of Hamline and Englewood Avenues. Tasks will include raking leaves, clipping plants from last year, some light weeding, and possibly the installation.. Read More
One spring day, a year and a half ago, I was across the street from Friends School of Minnesota in Horton Park on recess duty with our 5th and 6th graders. Horton Park is a square-block city park in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul. It is a mini-arboretum with an open field, native gardens, and some cement picnic tables that are bordered by a cement wall that ranges from.. Read More
Environmental Education Coordinator Kris Bennett summarizes what Friends School of Minnesota has been up to this fall in environmental education. This school year, Kris is collaborating with teachers school-wide to further develop and integrate environmental education into our curriculum. Here’s a summary of what we’ve been up to.
Friends School of Minnesota students have been busy planting trees this fall.
On September 21, the whole school gathered for a celebration of International Day of Peace and to learn about the Water for Peace Project.
What are middle schoolers doing with those buckets at recess? It’s a bit dry this fall and new trees need a little help getting established.
Friends School of Minnesota will host its second celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace on Friday, September 21.
We are the Middle School Student Council Environment Committee. The Environment Committee got started because all of us wanted to see more trees be planted at Horton Park, across the street from our school. We’d seen many be cut down because of disease this year.