Art Students Work on Display at Woodmere
Prints by our students are currently on display at the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill.
CNN Correspondent Ben Wedeman Visits Campus
CNN's Ben Wedeman (uncle of AFS Junior Christopher Feagans) visited campus on Wednesday, May 22.
Students Take on Plessy vs. Ferguson Case
Students in Margaret Guerra’s History 9 Honors class recently took opposing sides as they reenacted the Plessy v. Ferguson case.
AFS Book Fair Planning Meeting, Wednesday, May 29
We are having a meeting for people who are interested in helping out with the book fair next year.
Plans for AFS Outside Site 2 Take Shape
Last Wednesday, families got an opportunity to hear about our Design Team's ideas for AFS Outside Site 2, and to share their input with the team as they begin to finalize plans for the space.
AFS Families Get Their Veggies Through New CSA Pilot Project
For 52 AFS families, Thursday is market day. That’s when they gather on the back porch of Tyson House at the end of the school day to pick up a weekly share of produce.
Juniors Hone Skills in Mock College Interviews
AFS Juniors turned up to school looking a little more groomed than usual last Wednesday. That’s because we hosted seven college reps on campus to do mock interviews with them.
On the Menu This Week
Click here to see what's on the menu in the cafeteria this week.
Upper School Jazz Ensemble Wins Awards at Hershey Park
The AFS US Jazz Ensemble performed as part of Music in the Parks last Friday, May 17 at an adjudicated festival in Hershey, PA.
Athletics Weekly Recap, May 21
Last week saw the final games of the spring season of athletics for most of AFS’s interscholastic teams, including all eight of the School’s Middle School squads.
Seventh Graders Study Aztecs, Play Archaeologist
This spring, students in Diana Gru’s 7th grade social studies class turned their attention to the Maya, Inca and Aztec civilizations.
Lower School Students "Jump Rope for Heart"
Joining forces with the American Heart Association, AFS’s Health and Physical Education Department recently led third through fifth graders in a Jump Rope for Heart event at the School.
Middle School Explores Many Voices, One Community
For this year’s Many Voices, One Community Day in Middle School, the focus fell on bullying.
Seniors Leave Campus for Independent Projects
Each spring, AFS seniors leave campus for three weeks to work, study and learn under the guidance of mentors. Our current group of seniors left campus last Wednesday and will return on June 5.
Academic and Co-Curricular Student Recognition Assembly
On May 16, AFS seniors (and a few juniors) were honored for their academic and co-curricular accomplishments.
Wanted! Annual Fund Calling Night Volunteers
Wanted! Annual Fund Calling Night volunteers for May 28, 29, and 30
AFS Alums Return to Campus for Alumni Day
More than 40 AFS alums returned to campus on Saturday, May 11, for AFS Alumni Day.
Eighth Graders Dissect Fetal Pigs
Students in Roseanne Sessa’s eighth grade science class were excited to have the opportunity to dissect fetal pigs in a recent class.
Athletics Weekly Recap, May 14
AFS's Varsity Softball team plays GFS on Tuesday, 5/14, in the Friends School League Softball playoffs.
Architect Juliet Lee Fajardo Visits CAD Class
Philadelphia based architect Juliet Lee Fajardo visited Wayne Kurtz’s Upper School Computer Aided Design class recently.