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Third Grade Scientists Studying Butterfly Life Cycles

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In science class with Lower School and Fifth Grade Science Teacher Rebekka Schultz, third grade students have had the opportunity to investigate life cycles by focusing on the life cycle of the painted lady butterfly. For four weeks, the students watched tiny caterpillars grow, molt, form chrysalises, and then emerge as butterflies. “During each stage… Read More


May 25, 2016

Preschool – Grade 5 Community Art Show

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The 2016 Lower School and Grade 5 Art Show, celebrating color and light, was displayed from May 16-20 in Stokes Hall Lobby. In addition to the year-round art curriculum, Art Teacher Tara Wosiski leads community works in each grade level, as well as one collective piece created by all Preschool – Grade 5 students. This… Read More


May 24, 2016

Alec Ryden Captures FSL Golf Title

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Congratulations to freshman Alec Ryden ’19, who captured the Friends Schools League individual golf championship by shooting a 75 at Philmont Country Club on May 12. The Foxes placed third overall in the championship tournament behind Westtown and Friends’ Central.


May 23, 2016

Quaker Leader Dan Seeger Speaks at Middle/Upper School Meetings for Worship

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On May 11, Moorestown Friends welcomed Quaker religion and social justice advocate Dan Seeger. He provided opening remarks at the Middle and Upper School Meetings for Worship, sharing his personal account of defying the 1948 military-draft law as a conscientious objector and how his Supreme Court case impacted the conversation surrounding pacifism during wartime. Seeger… Read More


May 19, 2016

Student Selected for NJ Governor’s School

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Jess Ferber ’17 has been selected as a New Jersey Governor’s School Scholar. As a Scholar, she joins a competitive group of outstanding high school juniors from all over the state. From July 10-30, Jess will be immersed in a comprehensive, challenging, and intensive science program at Drew University. The Governor’s School of New Jersey… Read More


May 18, 2016

Josh Murdy ’16 Sets Boys’ Lacrosse Career Saves Record

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In a 8-7 win over Lower Cape May on May 12, Boys’ Lacrosse goalie Josh Murdy ’16 set the MFS program record for saves in a career with 513 total, thanks to his 15 saves. Josh’s record was highlighted on Laxrecords.com and he was selected the Burlington County Star of the Night by NJ.com. Josh will… Read More


May 17, 2016

Prekindergarten Class Produces Week-Long Theatrical Performance

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Paige Bloom’s prekindergarten class produced their own original show called The Stolen Crown and held 13 performances from May 9-13. Each student had a role in the production, including: actor, stage manager, director, marketer, lighting engineer, set designer, costumer, sound technician, and concessions manager. Families, faculty, staff, and other Lower School classes were all invited… Read More


May 13, 2016

New Staff Spotlight: Martha Cameron, Director of Auxiliary Programs

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Martha Cameron has been named the Director of Auxiliary Programs at Moorestown Friends. She is responsible for oversight of all MFS Summer Programs, after school enrichment programs, facilities rentals (beginning Fall 2016), and the new Co-Op program for rising seniors which debuts this summer. In the upcoming school year, Martha will teach an Upper School… Read More


May 5, 2016

New Staff Spotlight: Jaime Baker, Bookkeeper

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Jaime Baker joins the Moorestown Friends Business Office as the school’s new Bookkeeper. She replaces Marge Kelly who retired on May 13. Her responsibilities include managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, reconciliations, reporting, student billing, and much more. She really enjoys her work, particularly the clarity and methodical process of bookkeeping, even though she… Read More


May 2, 2016

Prekindergarten Celebrates Earth Day 2016

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Prekindergarten students in both Lisa Martin and Paige Bloom’s classes celebrated Earth Day with parents, grandparents, and special friends. To learn about the importance of recycling and reusing resources to help take care of the Earth, the students rotated through four activities: creating a reusable canvas shopping bag, sorting different types of recyclables, planting flowers… Read More


April 22, 2016

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