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Positive Coaching Alliance Offers Interactive Workshops for MFS Coaches and Student-Athletes

Interscholastic sports provide community-building and teamwork experiences for athletes, coaches, parents, and fans alike. This school year, a new MFS partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) will continue to reinforce these outcomes through workshops, discussions, and professional development. Athletic Director Danielle Dayton began working with PCA in Fall 2017. Over the course of the… Read More
September 20, 2018

Two Seniors Named Semifinalists in 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program

Moorestown Friends School seniors Serena Lin and Dylan Zhou have been named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship competition. After completing the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) in October 2017 alongside 1.6 million additional U.S. students, Lin and Zhou entered the cohort of 16,000 semifinalists this month. The PSAT/NMSQT is a preparatory version of… Read More
September 17, 2018

Upper School History Teacher Eliza McFeely Explores WWII-Era Italy through Zekavat Summer Sabbatical

As Eliza McFeely developed her application for the Zekavat Summer Sabbatical, her thoughts frequently returned to a vivid World War II-era novel. In Mary Doria Russell’s A Thread of Grace, Jewish refugees flee France across the Alps to seek shelter in northeast Italy—an area that ultimately falls to Nazi control. The book’s subsequent chapters explore… Read More
September 14, 2018

New Staff Spotlight: Sonia Mixter-Guzman ’02, Director of Annual Giving

Since her graduation from MFS, Sonia Mixter-Guzman ’02 has maintained her passion for service and philanthropy. As the new Director of Annual Giving, she hopes to inspire others to give to a community that has played a significant role in her life and career. “I’m so grateful to have been in these hallways for four… Read More
September 14, 2018

New Staff Spotlight: Shu Shu Costa, Interim Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

When describing her work in admissions, Shu Shu Costa makes an artistic analogy. “We sometimes think of it like a Norman Rockwell painting,” she says. “You have that little storefront and there’s a child with his or her face pressed against the window, looking in with curiosity. My job is to essentially be the first… Read More
September 13, 2018

MFS Students Travel to Los Angeles for Climate Study Conference

by Shelby Deibler ’20 Photo caption: Henry Powell ’20, Jess Cerasaro ‘20, and Shelby Deibler ’20 with advisor John Trunkwalter In July, three Upper School students traveled to Los Angeles for the five-day Satellite and Education Conference. The conference, entitled MYSPACE (Multinational Youth Studying Practical Applications of Climate Events), is hosted by the Satellite Educators… Read More
September 13, 2018

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