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News from the Head of School Back to School Night was a huge success. We thank all of our families who were able to join us. The highlight of the night was surely the hands-on activities families were participating while sitting on the floor or the tiny chairs. Colorful rice, baby doll circle time and...
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News from the Head of School As many of you may know, I joined in SfF Team in late July. Since then I have been quite busy. Meeting with families, welcoming families who are new to our school, giving tours to prospective families, meeting with each team member to get to know them a little...
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  Monarch Butterfly Newsletter It’s hard to believe that it is August and we only have a couple of weeks left together in the Butterfly Room. It has been wonderful watching all of the children grow throughout the year. Getting to know each child is truly a gift, and here are some things that we will always...
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Director’s Report What an honor is has been for me to serve as director of School for Friends. You folks mean a lot to me – our lives have touched each other in so many different ways. 36 years ago, I was working at Capital East Children’s Center as an assistant teacher. Amy Lear had...
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June newsletter – Director’s Report QUAKER VALUES – We have made a conscious decision at School for Friends to be more explicit about our Quaker values – with a focus on SPICES, Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, & Stewardship.  We are starting with PEACE this spring.  To create a more peaceful society, we need to...
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Director’s Report CHILDREN’S FAIR – Please plan to attend our Children’s Fair on Saturday, May 13 (raindate 5/20) 11:00-2:00.  There will be lots of fun things for 2-7 year olds to do.  And if we are lucky the new Director for School for Friends, Berna Artis, will be present to meet you.  See this link...
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Director’s Report ACCREDITATION – Thanks for all the hard work that teachers put into preparation for our accreditation visit on 3/30.  Lead teachers and their teams worked since November to prepare their classrooms and create a portfolio illustrating what they do.  Makai Kellogg provided incredible support to the whole team. THANKS –  To Lauren Sun...
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Director’s Report EQUITY AND DIVERSITY SURVEY Thank you for completing the Equity and Diversity Survey! One third of SFF families participated by providing honest and thoughtful feedback that will assist in planning curriculum and programming for the students and families. – Makai If you would still like to provide input, please click: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/936NXGT  RIBBON CUTTING AND...
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Director’s Report ACCREDITATION – The teachers and I are working hard on our classroom and program portfolios that will be part of the assessors visit in March.  Our curriculum consultant Jacky Howell has also been working with teachers on observable criteria.  Teacher Makai Kellogg has been doing an admirable job of supporting teachers and attending...
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