Friends School of Minnesota Blog

A Quaker school blog about progressive education.

Shane Zack, Admissions Director

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Our Middle Schoolers–FSMN at Our Best

Tonight is our winter open house. While I prepare materials, make sure we have enough snacks and hope the cold doesn’t keep people home, it is easy for me to start feeling anxious. If I am honest, event planning is not my favorite thing and the pressure to show our school in its best light brings out the (unhealthy) perfectionist in me. For all of my fretting, I know I.. Read More

Tuition Aid Information Night 2013

Current and prospective families are invited to a tuition aid information session at Friends School of Minnesota on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 7:00-8:30 p.m. Learn the basics of tuition aid and how to apply. Student School Services (SSS) representative Aaron Walcholz will explain the process of submitting a Parent Financial Statement (PFS). He will give an overview of how SSS analyzes the information on the PFS to estimate the family’s ability.. Read More

Little Free Library at Friends School of Minnesota

If you’ve been by Friends School of Minnesota lately, you may have noticed something new as you walk the path up to the entryway of our school. A Little Free Library has sprouted up on the west side of our walkway.   Little Free Library is an organization that promotes reading for children, literacy for adults and libraries around the world. People or institutions can install a small “house” where books are.. Read More