A Recap of the 2019 Summer Scholars Program

This year’s Summer Scholars Program gave students plenty of opportunities to learn about the world around them and cultivate their interests. Each of the program’s five age groups – Tot (age 3-4), Mini (rising K-Gr. 1), Youth (Gr. 2-4), Junior (Gr. 4-6) and Senior (Gr. 7-10) – participated in a huge variety of activities across… Read More
September 12, 2019

Rachel Liu ’20 Named USA Fencing Academic All-American

Rachel Liu ’20 has been named to the USA Fencing and Absolute Fencing Gear High School All-Academic Team. The award recognizes young fencers who have excelled in high school with a GPA of at least 3.85 (94 or better). Rachel earned a bronze medal in sabre at the NJSIAA individual fencing championships in March.
July 24, 2019

Allison Fenska ’21 Named Swimming All-American

Allison Fenska ’21 has been named an All-American by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) in the 50 yard freestyle (23.39). She is the first-ever swimming All-American at Moorestown Friends School. Seven girls from New Jersey received this honor for individual events. To be selected as an All-American, a swimmer must post one of… Read More
July 10, 2019

Seven Represent MFS Middle School at the National History Bee Finals in Atlanta

A strong contingent of seven students represented the MFS Middle School at the National History Bee Finals, which took place June 7-9 in Chicago. A buzzer-based competition, the History Bee challenges middle schoolers with trivia questions about U.S. and non-U.S. history. Students attending the Finals included: Avani Verma ’24, Himanshu Sahore ’24, Colton Oatway ’24,… Read More
June 19, 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Commencement for the 70 members of the Class of 2019 took place outdoors on the MFS Oval on Saturday, June 8 — a beautiful, warm summer evening. Head of School Julia de la Torre and School Committee Clerk Barbara Caldwell gave introductory remarks, followed by three Commencement speakers: Director of the Camden Scholars Program/Math Teacher/Middle School Diversity Coordinator Dorothy… Read More
June 18, 2019

Seventh Grade Global Challenge Inspires Creativity and Collaboration

For the fourth consecutive year, the seventh grade class embarked on a special end-of-the-year interdisciplinary project: the Global Challenge. Seventh Grade Quest: Science Teacher Deborah Bruvik and Quest: Humanities Teachers Mark Gornto and Jake Greenberg together prompted their students to design potential solutions for a UN Sustainable Development Goal as part of the Challenge. This… Read More
May 30, 2019

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