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Bria McKenzie Named National Achievement Semifinalist

Bria McKenzie

Moorestown Friends School senior Bria McKenzie was recently named a National Achievement Scholarship Program Semifinalist. She placed in the top 1% of the more than 160,000 students who entered the National Achievement Program this year. Bria now has the opportunity to advance in the competition for National Achievement Scholarships. The National Achievement Scholarship Program was… Read More


September 26, 2014

Girls’ Tennis Places Three Players in Burlington County Open Final

Kim - BCT photo 9-24-14

VIDEO – The Burlington County Times covered yesterday’s action in the Burlington County Open. MFS is the defending tournament champion. Singles players Grace Kim, Jess Ferber, and Katie Teitelbaum attempt to defend their 2013 championships today in matches that all begin at 3 p.m. Click here to view the article. Katie Teitelbaum, Grace Kim, and… Read More


September 24, 2014

New Faculty Spotlight – Valerie Ives, Middle/Upper School French

Ives

A native of France, Valerie Ives holds both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in French literature from Washington University. Before moving to the U.S., Valerie earned her B.A. and an M.A. in English from the Université de Poitiers in France. During her professional career, she has worked as a senior instructor in French at… Read More


September 23, 2014

Matthew Scalamandre Named National Merit Semifinalist

Matthew Scalamandre

Moorestown Friends School senior Matthew Scalamandre was recently named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. This honor indicates that he scored in the 99th percentile or above on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Matthew is part of a group of approximately 16,000 high school seniors who are now eligible to apply to become Finalists,… Read More


September 22, 2014

Penn Ph.D. Candidate Guest Lectures in Modern Middle East Course

James Ryan, Ph.D. Graduate Student at Penn

James Ryan, Ph.D. Candidate at The University of Pennsylvania, was the guest lecturer for Jake Greenberg’s Modern Middle East class on Wednesday, September 17. The course involves a survey of Middle East history from World War I to the war in Iraq. Major themes include the emergence of nation states after colonialism; long-term historical, technological, and… Read More


September 18, 2014

“Moorestown Friends Soccer Getting Noticed” – SJ Sports Digest

SJ Sports Digest - Boys' Soccer

South Jersey Sports Digest produced a 3-minute video about our Boys’ Soccer team. Click here to watch. The video includes interviews with Matthew Mullock ’16, Tommy Martin ’15, and Coach Mike Schlotterbeck. Moorestown Friends has started the season 4-0 and are outscoring opponents 13-1. Led by only two seniors, Tommy Martin and David Howarth, the… Read More


September 18, 2014

New Faculty Spotlight – Clare MacKenzie, Upper School English

MacKenzie

Hailing most recently from Ecuador, Clare MacKenzie worked for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer, training native English teachers how to improve their practice. Clare arrives at MFS with a range of experience.  She has taught high school English at Emma Willard School for seven years and at Sandy Spring (MD) Friends School for four… Read More


September 16, 2014

Fourth Graders Learn About George Fox and the Origins of Quakerism from Associate Head of School Chris Kimberly

Chris Kimberly

Associate Head of School/Academic Dean Chris Kimberly paid a visit to the fourth grade today to summarize his Quaker pilgrimage to England this summer. Through his photos and satellite imagery of the areas he visited, Mr. Kimberly discussed the origins of Quakerism and provided specific biographical details about George Fox during his presentation.


September 15, 2014

New Faculty Spotlight – Julie Ferreira, MS/US French & Spanish

Julie Ferreira

Julie is a native of France and has earned degrees in three different countries. Her first bachelor’s degree is in English literature and linguistics from the University of Marne la Vallée in Paris, France. The second is in English film and cultural studies, from Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Julie holds an M.A. in teaching from… Read More


September 10, 2014

From the Philadelphia Inquirer: Moorestown Friends Wins

Soccer Inquirer 9-10-14

The Boys’ Soccer team was the lead in today’s South Jersey boys’ high school sports summary: Tuesday was a night of firsts for the Moorestown Friends boys’ soccer team. Josh Murdy, a junior, made eight saves and earned his first varsity win as the Foxes shut out host Pitman, 2-0, in a nonleague game. Junior… Read More


September 10, 2014

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