Our 7th and 8th graders did an amazing job at the History Day Regionals event. Of the sixteen projects at Regionals, ten will be going on to State and four got honorable mentions. Our school actually swept the documentary category with all four of our documentary projects going on to State.
Friends School of Minnesota art teacher Laura Pereira spent her summer doing entomological research and making new encaustic painting which will be shown October 30 – November 2, 2013 at the Flow Art Space. There will be an Artist Reception on November 1, 7-9 p.m. Encaustic is a process in which pigment is mixed with beeswax and applied to the painting surface while hot. Each layer is fused together using a propane torch or.. Read More
If you are at the Minnesota State Fair, check out Maya’s art which won a blue ribbon and the Grand Prize for 5th Grade! Minnesota State Fair 2013 Competition Results
Friends School of Minnesota appreciates the work of all of our volunteers. Each year, we have over 100 volunteers who dedicate time to our school (in addition to our 1000+ Plant Sale volunteers!). They serve on committees, help with recitals, go on field trips, teach yoga, volunteer at the Plant Sale, support students’ reading, take photographs, make costumes, display artwork, lead tours at our open houses, shelve books in the library, and.. Read More
Please congratulate 7th graders Sophia, Lauren, Flannery, and 8th grader Tessa for participating in last month’s State Science and Engineering Fair. Approximately 2500 6th-12th grade students participated in regional science fairs across the state. These four Friends School of Minnesota girls were chosen at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair to proceed to the state fair.
Friends School of Minnesota science teacher Stephen Moe received the Minnesota Academy of Science – 2013 Seagate Science Mentor Award. The award recognizes Steve’s outstanding work with FSM’s middle school students and their science fair projects. Congratulations, Steve! Minnesota Academy of Science – 2013 Seagate Science Mentor Award The Seagate Science Mentor Award recognizes middle school and senior high school science teachers who promote science education in their schools and.. Read More
Friends School of Minnesota art teacher Laura Pereira is a 2013 Minnesota State Arts Board grantee. This grant will allow Laura to spend her summer doing entomological research and encaustic painting. An exhibition of the work will follow, most likely sometime in November. “Project grants for artists at all stages of their careers, to support artistic development, nurture artistic creativity, and recognize the contributions individual artists make to the creative environment.. Read More
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) announced Friends School of Minnesota is the 2013 recipient of the PFLAG – Twin Cities Annual Conference Award for Educator of the Year, for promoting safe schools for GLBTQ students, families, faculty and their allies. Friends School will be honored at the evening awards ceremony on Friday, January 18 at Hamline University. This is exciting news! We should celebrate how we have.. Read More