Veterans day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. As a Quaker school, we have a unique relationship with this particular holiday. Quakers historically have been considered pacifists and many Quakers today do align themselves with this philosophy...
Social Justice is wide reaching across subjects, and is honored throughout the curriculum all year long. This year we are committed to being more intentional about communicating and sharing our JEDI work with our community, as well as bringing more professional development and family events centered around JEDI topics and engagement.
Friends have been linking intellectual, social and spiritual growth for nearly 400 years. Teachers in Friends schools aim to expose children to a “way of seeing the world” that will have a lasting impact on their lives, nurturing a passion for the truth and concern for social justice; and confidence that they can make a difference.
Our belief that our students are preparing for morally-based, global citizenship impels us to utilize the world around us, so they learn that there’s a larger community of which they are a part, that they can participate in it helpfully and that they can influence the lives of others in powerful, positive ways.
STEAM Education is the integration of science, technology, engineering, art, math, and music across grades. The cross-curriculum, project-based approach to STEAM at MPFS prepares students for critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, adaptability, and more in a quickly advancing world.
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“We're always talking about different ways to recognize and celebrate various aspects of a person's identity. I'm glad we're striving to recognize and learn more about some of the many, diverse tribes and Nations of Indigenous People,” writes T. Holly...
In this issue of Dragon Tales, we explore how MPFS students show up as agents of change in our local community...