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Moorestown Friends School E-News - February 10, 2012

@mfsfox   Moorestown Friends School Alumni

Follow MFS on Twitter! | MFS Has Great Success at Model U.N. Conference
Evans Reaches 1,000-point Mark | MFS Presents Twelfth Night
Concussion Panel at MFS To Feature Tim Young, M.D., '88
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Upcoming Events

Philadelphia-Area Alumni Reception
Thursday, March 15, 6-8 p.m.
The Union League 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

This is a great opportunity to say farewell to Associate Head of School/Academic Dean Barbara Rose Caldwell, who is retiring after 19 years as a teacher and administrator at MFS. Please join us for a gathering of Philadelphia alumni, along with a school update provided by Head of School Larry Van Meter ’68. For directions and parking information, visit www.unionleague.org.

 
Alumni Weekend
May 4-5
Save the Date! Festivities will include a grand opening of the new classroom building on the Greenleaf property. Reunion years are class years ending in 7s and 2s.

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Model U.N. Has Banner Weekend at Ivy League Conference

From left: sophomore Dante Bucci, junior Joe Kiernan, MS/US History Teacher Joel Hager, senior Doug Adair.

Sixteen Moorestown Friends School (MFS) students attended the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference in Philadelphia from January 26 – 29. The Foxes competed against over 3,000 students from 102 schools from as far away as China, Brazil, and Lebanon. All 16 MFS delegates represented the nation of Japan.

Three MFS students received awards during the conference. Senior and Model UN Co-President Doug Adair completed his MFS Model U.N. career securing "Best Delegate Award" on the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). He garnered six Model U.N. awards over the past four years. Junior and Model U.N. Vice President Joe Kiernan also received the "Best Delegate Award" for his work on the UNHCR, and sophomore Dante Bucci received "Best Delegate Award" representing Japan on the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Relief. In addition, Moorestown Friends School was also honored with the "Best Small Delegation Award." Middle School/Upper School History Teacher Joel Hager is the Model U.N. advisor.


Senior Kelcie Evans Surpasses 1,000 Career Point Mark

With a long three-pointer at Haddon Heights on Saturday, senior Kelcie Evans reached the 1,000-point mark for her career. She now stands at 1,023 points entering today's game vs. Doane Academy. The last MFS athlete to reach the 1,000-point mark was Katie Stutz in 2009.


MFS Presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night - March 2-3

A scene from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, by William Hamilton (1797).
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 15 for the MFS spring production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. All seats are reserved and can be purchased in Stokes Hall between 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. on school days. No refunds or exchanges. Tickets are sold first come/first served: Adults/Seniors: $12; Students/Children: $10.

Red and Blue Club To Host Panel Discussion on Concussions

On Monday, March 5, at 7 p.m., the Red and Blue Club is hosting a panel discussion on concussions in the Dining Hall Commons. The two panel members are Head Athletic Trainer Kevin Cauley and alumnus Tim Young, M.D., ’88 who is the Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation at Magee Rehabilitation (he was also a silver medalist in men's rowing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games).

Cauley will take attendees through the process of what happens from the initial injury and on-field assessment to the process of returning to competition. Kevin will also speak about the NJSIAA regulations and compliance.

Young will talk about the rehabilitation process, trends and tools that are available to help diagnose and treat concussions.


Photos

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Construction Photos - New Classroom Building on Greenleaf Property

Prekindergarten Construction Workers

 

 

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