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Rachel Brown ’16 Capstone – Writing and Publishing a Historical Fiction Children’s Book


For her senior capstone project, Rachel Brown ’16 wrote, illustrated, and published a historical fiction children’s book called A Report on the 1920’s. The book tells a story of a grandmother and granddaughter and their discussion of 1920’s history in New Jersey. The historical events covered focus on women, and the book includes the 19th… Read More

December 1, 2015

Thanksgiving Happening: An MFS Annual Tradition – From a Student’s Perspective


By Sujin Kim ’18, Marketing and Communications Student Intern Thanksgiving Happening is an iconic event at Moorestown Friends School. Each year, on the day before Thanksgiving break, all students from Kindergarten through 12th grade, and faculty and staff come together to make paper flowers, paper bag turkeys, colorful paper wreaths, and festive Thanksgiving banners to… Read More

November 24, 2015

Third Grade Studying Native Americans: Strengthening Content Area Learning and Project Management Skills


Ted Quinn’s third grade class recently concluded their Social Studies unit learning about Native American history, culture, and customs. With this unit, the students not only strengthened their content area learning, but also developed skills in project management, teamwork, public speaking, and research. To study the many Native American tribes in North America, the third… Read More

November 24, 2015

MFS One of Few Schools in U.S. To Offer Coding to Lower School Students

Coding 11-15

In her classroom which has a very open design with bright colors, cushions, pillows, and “soft spaces” conducive to creativity, Ms. Kahn has “Coding Vocab Words” displayed prominently, one of which is featured in class each week. Some examples: Algorithm, Program, Language, Pair Programming, Persistence, Sequencing, Loop, Debugging, Pattern Matching, Conditionals, Binary, Event, Function, Variable,… Read More

November 24, 2015

Grade 10 Philadelphia Field Trip: From a Student’s Perspective


By Sujin Kim ’18, Marketing and Communications Student Intern On November 13, the tenth grade took a field trip to Philadelphia for the day. Our first stop was the Free Quaker Meeting House on Arch Street, which was built during the Revolutionary War. The Meeting was founded by Quakers who were “read out” or expelled… Read More

November 20, 2015

Recreating African-American History in Philadelphia


The tenth grade class traveled to Philadelphia on November 13 to supplement their studies about 19th century African-American history in the United States. The first stop on the field trip was the Free Quaker Meeting House, where students simulated a Meeting for Worship for Business to contemplate and debate a problem together, as if they… Read More

November 19, 2015

Hot Dog Economics


The Upper School Economics class hosted its annual Hot Dog Stand competition on November 9 in the Stokes Hall/Dining Hall Commons courtyard. The seniors in History Department Chair Clark Thomson’s class were divided into four teams to learn about managing a business in a real-world setting, and the hot dog companies had to model the… Read More

November 19, 2015

Mankaran Bhasin ’15 Earns Highest Score for AP 3D Art Portfolio


Mankaran Bhasin ’15, now a student at Virginia Tech, earned the highest score for his AP 3D artwork from last year, and his portfolio has been published on the College Board Advanced Placement website as a sample. Mankaran’s work was chosen from over 4,500 3D portfolios, and he earned 6/6 for his breadth section.  … Read More

November 18, 2015

MFS Robotics Team Selected as NJ Showcase Team


One of the Moorestown Friends Robotics teams, the MFS Hawks, has been selected as a 2015-16 New Jersey FIRST Tech Challenge Showcase Team. Showcase Teams are chosen by New Jersey FTC to be active representatives of the robotics program, and they play a key role in statewide outreach efforts. The FIRST Tech Challenge is a… Read More

November 16, 2015

Foxes Capture Two South Jersey Championships in One Night; State Finals on Sunday!

Sj Champs

The Moorestown Friends Girls’ and Boys’ Soccer teams made school history yesterday evening at Holmdel High School as they both captured NJSIAA Non-Public B South championships. The girls defeated Holy Spirit 3-2 in double overtime, and the boys downed Holy Cross 2-0. Both will now play in state championship matches on Sunday: NJSIAA Non-Public B… Read More

November 13, 2015

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