Friends School of Minnesota was selected as one of two sites in the country to pilot a program of the Friends General Conference and the Friends Council on Education. The program is called “Exploring Together” and has three goals: For Quaker meetings to strengthen ways of welcoming and bringing newcomers into the life of the meeting For Friends schools to give parents, faculty, and staff a chance to explore Quaker.. Read More
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
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, The Blake School will be welcoming Dr. Claude Steele, Dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Education and author of “Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do,” as their school’s 22nd Annual Symposium featured speaker. The event will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Blake Upper School located at 511 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis. This event is open to the public.
Guest speaker Kathy Kater will present “Promoting Health Instead of Size: Teaching Kids to Care for Their Bodies” at Friends School of Minnesota on October 1, 2013 at 6:30-8:00 p.m. This event is open to the public.
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.
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
Everyone is always invited and welcome to attend any of the Quaker meetings in the St. Paul/Minneapolis area. The various meeting times and contact numbers are:
You are invited to “Tropical Pools” a showing of photographs by FSMN friend and volunteer, Russ Borud.