Friends School of Minnesota Blog

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Lili Herbert - Head of School

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Celebrating 25 Years with 25 Service Projects: The First 12

To celebrate Friends School of Minnesota’s 25 years, we are taking our values out to the community and undertaking 25 service projects. Families, students, teachers, and friends of the school are doing service in honor of FSMN. From packing food for the hungry, to raking leaves and raising money for pancreatic cancer awareness, we are making a difference! Here are twelve service projects FSMN community members have done this fall:

Thoughts on Quaker Education

Last week I travelled to Pendle Hill, a Quaker retreat center near Philadelphia, for a meeting of the Friends Council on Education Board of Directors, and a subsequent “Heads of School Gathering” for Friends School heads. I am in my fourth year of serving on the board, and as I flew home this time I reflected on the many ways that our connection to the broader world of Quaker education.. Read More