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Impromptu Discussions Highlight Quaker Youth Leadership Conference

February 21, 2017

“QYLC was a beautiful way to interact and connect with new people, communities and environments," wrote one of the six AFS students who attended the conference in Brooklyn.

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A Thoughtful Conversation about Religion

February 10, 2017

A panel of three clergymen spoke openly about their own spiritual questions and beliefs, the misconceptions about their faiths and the trends they see in the decade ahead for their religions.

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A Conversation About Religion on February 7

January 30, 2017

Religious leaders from the Muslim, Christian and Jewish faiths will be discussing current issues, their spiritual communities and paths toward peaceful resolution of conflicts in today’s world.

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MLK Day at AFS a ‘Magnificent Expression of Community and Spirit’

January 16, 2017

Head of School Rich Nourie described a "quiet but powerful energy" that was felt throughout the campus as 600 people volunteered for service projects to help those in need.

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AFS Outside Committee Considers Next Projects

December 19, 2016

A focus on environmental sustainability at AFS may be the next initiative ahead. About a dozen faculty members and administrators held a brainstorming session.

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Students Lead a Memorable ‘Many Voices Day’

December 5, 2016

Afterward, one student wrote, “This was a great day because I felt so safe expressing who I am. I leave this day with no regrets, but hope that this will continue into the future.”

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Live Theater, Up Close

November 17, 2016

At the Upper School fall play “Sense and Sensibility,” the audience was seated on the stage. Two of the lead actresses, Saria Rosenhaj and Nicole Morris, write about how that affected their performances.

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A Reflection on Our Community’s Response on the Day After the Election

November 9, 2016

Head of School Rich Nourie shares some thoughts about the day, about the AFS community and how we have guided and supported all our students, regardless of political affiliation.

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Reflections On Our Responsibility As A Friends School In This Election Season

October 19, 2016

Our response to the election season is to be a Friends school inspired in its educational vision, its power to ground, to grow and to empower students.

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What Field Day Means to a Teacher Who Once Competed in the Games as a Student

October 16, 2016

Upper School Math Teacher Angie Adams ’09 describes what Field Day means to her from the double perspective of current faculty member and former student at the all-school event.

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