Kyawa Marimba Upcoming Performance Dates

Kwaya Marimba performs compositions inspired by the Shona music of Zimbabwe, which consists of interlocking rhythmic patterns that function like a choir’s soprano, alto, tenor, and bass sections. Click Here to Learn More About Kwaya Marimba   Kwaya Marimba Upcoming Tour...
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Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 13 | 6:45pm – 8:30pm

Join us for a Panel Discussion Thursday, April 13, 2017 | 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm at Friends School Haverford How do members of a community create a sense of belonging? Join us for a panel discussion to unpack issues of diversity. Panelists will reflect on their experiences and...
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Professional Open House: Wednesday, April 5 | 8:45am – 11am

Join us for a Professional Open House Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | 8:45 am to 11:00 am at Friends School Haverford Come network with other professionals to share resources, visit Friend School Haverford’s hands on, minds on classrooms, and learn more about our diverse school...
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A real journey comes to life in the snow

A real journey comes to life in the snow by Amanda Lane “The best journeys answer questions that in the beginning you didn’t even think to ask.”  Jeff Johnson Every school year is a journey. Our community of first and second graders learns and grows together a bit more as each...
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Mud, Rocks, and Water Grow Friendship

Mud, Rocks, and Water Grow Friendship by Meredith Woods Children need to play. Children are happier outdoors. Children learn by doing. It is not a novel concept but more a general understanding of pedagogy and age appropriate needs. Strangely, though, the Forest’s Edge program at...
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Open House: Wednesday, May 10 | 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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An Experience That Changed My Life

An Experience That Changed My Life by Charlotte Mumma Last year I switched schools. I was tired of being in a lifeless environment every day. I was tired of the way I witnessed human beings treat each other, while teachers looked on and said nothing. I was tired of overcrowded...
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Developing Essential Life Skills Through Science

Developing Essential Life Skills Through Science by Sharon Livingston Ellen Galinsky, author of Mind in the Making, states that focus and self control, perspective taking, communication, making connections, critical thinking, taking on challenges, and self directed engaged...
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Open House: Tuesday, March 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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Art as a Language of Self-expression

Art as a Language of Self-expression by Michael Zimmerman Oh sure, students learn that glaze is a dull paint infused with ground glass that is applied to clay projects, and which blooms in the heat of the kiln into something vibrant and bright. Students learn the inclinations of...
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