Friends School of Minnesota Blog

A Quaker school blog about progressive education.

Annie Enneking in “To The Moon”

Friends School of Minnesota parent Annie Enneking co-stars in an Open Eye Theatre production of “To the Moon” – A Comedy of Tragedy in Three Episodes, Inspired by TVs “The Honeymooners.”

“Evil Men” – a new book by James Dawes

Friends School of Minnesota parent James Dawes has a new book Evil Men coming out in April. James Dawes will discuss Evil Men at Common Good Books in St. Paul, Minnesota on April 29, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. He will be joined by photographer Wing Young Huie. “Presented with accounts of genocide and torture, we ask how people could bring themselves to commit such horrendous acts. A searching meditation on our all-too-human capacity.. Read More

Laura Pereira Awarded Minnesota State Arts Board Grant

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

Quakerism 101

Alumni parent and member of Twin Cities Friends Meeting, Paul Landskroener will lead a 5-session course in Quakerism 101 beginning Thursday, October 11th and running through November 8th. 

Flowering Dance Project

Friends School of Minnesota parent Rae Eden Frank will be performing The Flowering Dance Project, October 4, 2012, 5:00pm – 6:30pm at the intersection of Snelling and University Avenue, Saint Paul. Wave if you see her!