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Rich Nourie: AFS Moving Forward on Athletics Program and Facilities

May 12, 2017

'We know that participation in athletics provides an invaluable experience for our students. Teamwork, leadership, the experience of competition and of reaching for potential are essential opportunities.'

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‘Kangaroo Coming Through’

May 9, 2017

Sixth graders built a puppet of the school mascot, the kangaroo, and surprised fellow students by unveiling their handiwork at the all-school Arbor Day festivities.

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Student Poets Explore ‘Who Am I?’ at Open Mic

April 26, 2017

Forty student poets from AFS and Lower Moreland High School shared their thoughts on questions of identity. The collaborative poetry program was a first between the two schools.

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‘Basketball’s the Hook’ — Coach Steve Chadwin

April 10, 2017

Coach Chadwin explains his philosophy of teaching and coaching. Coach C was one of five legendary high school coaches honored April 5 at the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer benefit dinner.

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Rich Nourie on the Vision for Education at AFS

March 21, 2017

Our students are immersed in a breadth of experience, as we seek to provide a distinctive education that speaks to every dimension of who our children are as human beings.

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A Film, and Then Conversations about Race

March 17, 2017

Upper School students attended a screening of the film “I’m Not Racist… Am I?” and then met in small groups to reflect on points that were made in the movie.

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A Lesson in the Circle of Life

March 10, 2017

How two experienced preschool teachers helped students navigate the loss of 'Popcorn,' a pregnant guinea pig who was a classroom favorite.

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A Student’s Small Idea Grows Into Something Big

February 27, 2017

A Middle Schooler, distressed at seeing children playing soccer while barefoot, organizes a shoe-donation drive that collects 3,000 cleats, sneakers and other shoes.

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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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