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Second Graders Walk in the Shoes of Others

The second grade spent the month of December learning about the lives of people who made a difference in the lives of others. A variety of individuals were discussed in small groups including: Benjamin Banneker, Elizabeth Blackwell, Helen Keller, Mary Anning and Jackie Robinson.

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New Students Join MedEx and BizEx

The AFS MedEx group-learning program, part of the Center for Experiential Learning, has welcomed its fourth cohort of Upper School students, who are beginning a year of study alongside doctors and medical professionals who will discuss the rewards and challenges of working in the medical field. The BizEx cohort, which is designed for students to learn about entrepreneurship and business through hands-on experience, has also been decided for the year ahead.

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Athletics Center Update

December 14, 2018

Over the past several months, it has been exciting to see the Richard N. Berman Athletics Center materialize before our eyes.

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AFS Alumni Share Their Work and Wisdom

AFS alumni returned to campus last week to discuss their experiences in politics with students. Mini Racker ‘14, Maria Sperger ‘18 and Sasha Rojavin ‘11 joined Upper School History teacher Drew Benfer’s "Partisan Politics" classes. They also shared advice and perspective on life after AFS.

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Exploring All Things Shakespearean

AFS students traveled to the American Shakespeare Center (ASC) in Staunton, VA November 16-18. Trip leader Megan Bellwoar Hollinger shared with This Week that the group participated in two different workshops on acting Shakespeare's text, and saw three shows in two days including an adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma, and Shakespeare's Richard III and As You Like It. 

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