About every six weeks or so the Friends School of Minnesota building fills with the fabulous aroma of coffee beans; it’s a coffee-bagging day for the 7th and 8th graders. The school orders bulk coffee from local coffee roaster/distributor Peace Coffee. Their coffee is organically and shade-grown, and is purchased under fair trade conditions. And it’s delicious! Our youth work together to weigh and package six kinds of whole bean.. Read More
Friends School of Minnesota 8th graders have begun working on their capstone project. This annual project gives each 8th grade class an opportunity to work together on a project that reflects the mission of Friends School and has a lasting impact on the school community, grounds, or climate.
FSMN music teacher Brad Bradshaw directs the music for The Match Girl’s Gift: A Christmas Story – a fun and family-friendly show for the holiday season on the Minnesota Centennial Showboat.
Welcome to the world of poetry in the Bayou classroom! Third and fourth grade students have been writing poems in a variety of poetic forms: Haiku; Concrete; Advice; My Favorite Thing; Silent, Loud, Eternal; Jabberwocky and more.
Seventh and eighth grade students are visiting Minnesota’s Crosby Farm Regional Park along the Mississippi River once a month for the entire school year. This interdisciplinary exploration combines math, science, geography, and writing with a focus on environmental education.
Community is a core Quaker value and is a part of every school’s life. What do 1st and 2nd graders think about community?
I Am Thankful For
Halloween brings many opportunities for joyous learning in my kindergarten class.