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

Alexander Kwak ’23 Performs as Principal Cellist in New Jersey All-State Concert

Alexander Kwak ’23 performed as the principal cellist in the New Jersey All-State Concert on May 18 at Community Middle School (Plainsboro, NJ). Alex’s scores in the initial and secondary auditions were averaged, granting him the title of first chair cellist. The numbered “chairs” of an orchestra are a ranking of players’ proficiency and skill;… Read More
May 29, 2019

Eleven Student-Athletes Earn Spring Friends Schools League Honors

Eleven student-athletes have received Friends Schools League spring sports honors: Girls’ Lacrosse First Team: Lizzie Carter ’20, Meghan Roberts ’20, Bella Runyan ’20, and Maddie Bouggess ’21 Honorable Mention: Kayla Vidal ’19 and Jasmine Phillips ’20 Boys’ Lacrosse Honorable Mention: Aidan Dennis ’19 Baseball First Team: Kyle Eiffes ’19 Golf First Team: Alec Ryden ’19… Read More
May 29, 2019

Serena Lin ’19 Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

Serena Lin ’19 has been selected as a winner of a National Merit $2,500 Scholarship. After completing the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) in October 2017 alongside 1.6 million additional U.S. students, Serena entered the cohort of 15,000 finalists in late February. She is one of just 2,500 winners selected from across the… Read More
May 28, 2019

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