MFS Begins School Year with Record Enrollment

Moorestown Friends School begins the 2014-15 school year with 730 students in Preschool - Grade 12.

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


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

From The Burlington County Times: MFS Sets Enrollment Record

MFS Sets Enrollment Record

Today’s Burlington County Times highlights this year’s record enrollment and the growth of Moorestown Friends School since the 18th century:  A day school founded by Quakers more than two centuries ago appears to be as popular as ever. Moorestown Friends School opened the 2014-15 school year last week with a record enrollment. Seven hundred and thirty students signed… Read More

September 9, 2014

From the Burlington County Times: Girls’ Tennis Preview


Coach Mike Bodary’s Girls’ Tennis team is the featured team on the front page of today’s Burlington County sports section. Joe Tansey writes about the Foxes: “What a difference a year makes for the Moorestown Friends School girls tennis team. The Foxes entered last season as an unknown quantity. Now they are top dog on… Read More

September 5, 2014

All-School Picnic 2014

All-School Picnic 2014

The 2014 All-School Picnic took place Wednesday, September 3 on the athletic fields. Families and friends enjoyed an early evening cook-out with water ice and beverages. Dozens of MFS community members came to socialize with classmates, parents, faculty, and staff. Several varsity teams played scrimmages on the adjacent fields and tennis courts, including Boys’ Soccer, Girls’ Soccer, Field Hockey,… Read More

September 4, 2014

New Faculty Spotlight – Mark Stetina, MS/US History

Mark Stetina

Four years ago, Mark Stetina left the MFS History Department to join his wife in their move to Argentina. He now returns to teach history. In addition to his bachelor’s degrees in cultural anthropology and comparative religion from Bucknell University, Mark holds an M.S. in global and international education from Drexel University. While in Argentina,… Read More

September 4, 2014

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