The Electoral Process

The Electoral Process by Matthew Jackson Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. —John F. Kennedy For a two-week period prior to the election, Friends School Haverford history classes engaged in conversations about the election. We studied the foundation of the...
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What does it mean to be “naturally curious?”

What does it mean to be “naturally curious?” by Monica Fickenscher Today was Forest Friday in kindergarten. So many parts of today made my heart full and made me realize how lucky I am to be a part of this amazing community. Our morning started with curiosity in the...
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Open House: Tuesday, December 6 | 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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Forest’s Edge Nursery: Small Friends with Big Hearts

Forest’s Edge Nursery: Small Friends with Big Hearts by Meredith Woods Forest’s Edge Nursery may be the youngest friends at Friends School Haverford but they could possibly have the biggest hearts. This class knows there are three rules: With our words and our actions we 1) take...
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Math is a Language

Math is a Language by Michael Zimmerman The excitement is palpable as middle school students count backwards from ten. All eyes are on a model rocket sitting motionless on a launch pad 20 feet distant. The altimeter– nothing more than a protractor, piece of string, and a weight–...
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Launching Soon

New blog coming soon. Check back for more information.
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Pumpkin Day: Saturday, October 15 | 10am – 12pm

Fall time ushers in cool, crisp mornings, brightly colored foliage, and Pumpkin Day at Friends School Haverford! Please join us for this festive celebration. Come prepared for entertaining games and activities, including a scarecrow making station, field games, and of course,...
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Open House: Wednesday, November 2 | 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, October 1 | 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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