Open House: Tuesday, December 5 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Come visit a school with a culture rooted in academic challenge, intellectual vigor, artistic expression, service, and kindness! Guided by Quaker principles since its founding in 1885, Friends School Haverford provides an intellectually rich program to an intentionally diverse...
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Well Prepared for High School – Thanks FSH

Well Prepared for High School – Thanks FSH By Alejandro López High School is a change. It’s a change people have been warning me about for almost as long as I remember, and really isn’t anything one would think you could prepare for. I’m lucky enough to be one of the...
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Open House: Wednesday, November 1 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Come visit a school with a culture rooted in academic challenge, intellectual vigor, artistic expression, service, and kindness! Guided by Quaker principles since its founding in 1885, Friends School Haverford provides an intellectually rich program to an intentionally diverse...
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Preschool and Grades 3/4 Partnership

Preschool and Grades 3/4 Partnership By Kristin Lewis Preschool children are often among the youngest students on a school campus. That can be isolating, but not so at Friends School Haverford. Our preschoolers are known and loved by students, teachers, and staff throughout the...
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Footsteps for Friends: Saturday, October 14 | 8:45 a.m. 5K Race Start

Friends School Haverford will be holding its 15th Annual Footsteps for Friends 5K Race and 1-Mile Walk/Fun Run on Saturday, October 14. Footsteps for Friends supports Financial Aid and Quaker education   RACE DETAILS Our course takes runners through the streets of Haverford,...
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Open House: Saturday, October 7 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Come visit a school with a culture rooted in academic challenge, intellectual vigor, artistic expression, service, and kindness! Guided by Quaker principles since its founding in 1885, Friends School Haverford provides an intellectually rich program to an intentionally diverse...
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Winged Wonders: Saturday, September 23 | 10am – 12pm

From the tiny, pale egg to the vibrant wings of the adult, Winged Wonders Education brings to life the metamorphosis of the Monarch butterfly with live specimens, mini-lessons, children’s literature, drama, and art activities that inspire wonder and tap into...
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The Power of Play

The Power of Play by Michael Zimmerman “Play is the work of children” is a misleading platitude. An expression that suggests play is frivolous and needs the imprimatur of serious work. Friends School Haverford teachers, particularly the teachers of our younger children, assert...
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Students Make an Impact with Carefully Chosen Words

Students Make an Impact with Carefully Chosen Words by Amanda Lane “Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.” — Percy Bysshe Shelley In first and second grade, we begin to read poetry the first week of...
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When Every Day is “Bring Your Child to Work Day”

When Every Day is “Bring Your Child to Work Day” by Kathleen McGee The phrase “home away from home” is often used to describe a vacation destination where you feel as happy, comfortable, and relaxed as you do in your own home. My daughter Kelly and I are blessed to have a home...
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