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Christian Donovan will take over as Friends Head of School in July 2022

Friends Announces New Head of School

Ben Keller, Contributor October 23, 2021

Today, Friends School has its first new and permanent head in 16 years. After a national search, the Head of School Search Committee and the Board of Trustees announced in an email that Christian Donovan...

Friends STRIDEs Toward Remote Learning for 2020-21 School Year

Friends STRIDEs Toward Remote Learning for 2020-21 School Year

Henry Geller, Editor in Chief June 1, 2020

While many of us are hopeful that we will be back on campus come late August, school will probably look different than it has in past years.  A possible outcome for fall 2020 is that we will be continuing...

Like the model in this photo, many Friends students stay up late studying and dont get enough sleep.

Tired Students Beg for a New Schedule

Molly Gantt and Nicola Higgins November 14, 2019
In a Quill poll, nearly 70 percent of Friends students reported feeling exhausted and overwhelmed either “most of the time” or “always” during school.
3rd grade teacher Gita Deane, center, with her family

Marriage Equality Pioneer in our Midst

Julia Parker, Contributor November 13, 2019
“We didn’t want our kids to grow up with shame,” Deane says.
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