Friends Meeting School students communicate constantly
Seek and Speak the Truth
Many of our academic pursuits end with a bang! Our Lower School expresses pride in their studies through their annual Young Authors' Day, Celebrate Science! Day, and even presentations on Grandparents & Special Friends' Day. In Middle School, presentations take center stage, learning digital and analog presenting skills and culminating with award-winning Science Fair projects, and prize-winning "Destination Imagination" teams. The High School's small classes focus attention on student-student and student-teacher communication, setting students up for college success.
Singing. Acting. Playing. Expressing.
Our Music & Drama program spans Kindergarten through 12th grade, featuring opportunities to perform in many media. The extracurricular Community Play utilizes talents from across the student body and brings them together in a confidence-inducing, anxiety-destroying performance at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.
From Saxophone to Shakespeare, from ABCs to A Cappella, performing builds communication skills that last a lifetime.
Athletics & Physical education
More than Movement
Moving is a vital part of a healthy childhood. When you add teammates and a healthy dose of competition, you'll discover your children finding new ways to communicate every day. Our "you-practice-you-play" Grade 5-12 Athletic Program ensures that every student, regardless of experience, has the chance to be a true part of the teams, which regularly travel throughout the region to compete against other small schools in Cross-Country, Soccer, Basketball, and Track & Field.
peace skills & quaker meetings
Bringing Depth To Conversation
Our Social Curriculum inspires students to treat each other with respect, finding "That of God" (or Good) in everyone. Creative solutions like our Restorative Resolution program inspire students to listen to one another, and solve problems through collaboration rather than confrontation.
On top of this, every Wednesday brings together students and teachers of all beliefs and empowers them to discover their deepest truths and share their deepest concerns. This practice of discovery and expression is summed up in the school motto, "Seek and Speak Truth and Love": Each student learns to find what's true for his- or herself, and to express that truth in a way that brings people together.