Friends School of Minnesota Blog

A Quaker school blog about progressive education.

Garth Morissette, Business Manager & Facilities Manager

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Volunteers Needed at the 2013 Plant Sale

The Friends School Plant Sale is entirely volunteer-run and we need your help! Over 1,000 people are needed to do everything from building display tables to shelving plants, and from tallying up orders to packing it all up after the sale is over. Each year, volunteers are invited to shop at the pre-sale, Thursday evening from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. (NOTE: The pre-sale is opening an hour earlier than last year!).. Read More

Fire Alarm at the Open House

Last night, our winter admissions open house got a little more interesting than planned – a fire alarm! It went off while everyone was moving into classrooms to visit with teachers, following the tours and info session. Our head of school Lili, reports on site staff performed at an A+ level of poise and competency, helping families evacuate the building…in the freezing rain no less.