What a beautiful day to welcome our new kindergarten class. The seventeen new students spent the morning learning their new routines and getting acquainted. Then it was time for everyone’s favorite time of the day: lunch!
Welcome to another year of great reading, great books, and learning in the library. I look forward to seeing Friends School of Minnesota students explore the library this year and share great books together.
It is hard to believe that a new school year is only a few weeks away. We look forward to the energy and bustle of full classrooms! Here are some highlights of what’s new this fall:
Friends School of Minnesota soccer is open to all FSMN students in grades 5-8. Our teams are co-ed, and we play other teams from League of Independent School Teams (LIST) schools. The mission of LIST is to promote the development of skill, teamwork and sportsmanship, to build community and foster friendships between the various schools and participants, and to encourage students to play. The league is based on the principles of mixed-gender.. Read More
Last night, new families and ambassador families spent the evening at the Friends School of Minnesota chatting, digging in the sand, pumping water, swinging on the monkey bars, and getting to know each other.
At Friends School of Minnesota, we are committed to providing a holistic education, nurturing the physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social development of children. We do this in countless ways every day and through our curriculum. Here are two examples of how our students and staff worked this year to improve the social climate of middle school. Kindness Retreat with Youth Frontiers Every other year, Friends School of Minnesota 5th & 6th.. Read More
Friends School of Minnesota 8th graders had a great week canoeing and camping in the BWCA with YMCA Camp Menogyn. The ice was out, the bugs were light, and they even got some sun. Paddling and portaging together is a perfect culmination of all their years of progressive education, learning by doing and in community. We are very proud of them!
Last week, we welcomed our students’ grandparents and special people to spend the morning at Friends School of Minnesota. Visitors spent time in classrooms and gathered to hear a little about the school. I shared 10 Great Things Happening at Friends School of Minnesota: