On April 12, Friends School of Minnesota 8th graders presented their capstone project “Love is Love: Defeat the Amendment” – a video about the issues surrounding the Minnesota Marriage Amendment and our community.
Twelve student films have been nominated for a Brooklyn Friends School’s Bridge Film Festival 2012 Judges’ Choice Award. Friends School of Minnesota’s 8th grade capstone project “Love is Love: Defeat the Amendment” is one of the three finalists in the New Media category. Congratulations, FSMN 8th graders! And the Nominees Are… Narrative Integrity – Brooklyn Friends School Post Office Romance – George School The Journey of George – Brummana High.. Read More
Over the weekend, our school committee and staff participated in a retreat to work on diversity and inclusion at Friends School.
Last February, I had the opportunity to participate in the Educators New to Quakerism retreat at Pendle Hill, just outside of Philadelphia. Pendle Hill is a Quaker study center that offers various programs in a community guided by Quaker testimonies.
As we prepared for our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, my kindergarten class had many discussions about Dr. King. Students asked important questions about race, identity, and values. My hope is to create an ongoing dialogue with students where they can freely explore, express, and appreciate their uniqueness and beauty, amidst their similarities and differences.
This year, we’re expanding the ways we’re connecting online to the Friends School Plant Sale community – shoppers, volunteers, and anyone interested in learning more.
This winter, Clay Anderson went with his daughter Athena, an FSMN alumna, on a twelve day service trip sponsored by Global Citizens Network to live with the Xukuru Indians of Brazil. Clay shares his experiences:
Our library is a place where…