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Reflection and Action in Response to Violence Against People of Color

May 29, 2020

These tragedies underline the urgency in our calling to actively work to dismantle racism and the systems that poison any collective hope we may have for justice, equity and peace for all.

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Consulting Psychologist Michael Cassano on Dealing with the Surreal Circumstances of the Pandemic

May 8, 2020

A guest blog from Consulting Psychologist Michael Cassano on Dealing with the Surreal Circumstances of the Pandemic

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A Love Letter to Our Class of 2020

April 24, 2020

Seniors, this love letter is for you. Your class will be remembered with special reverence through the years by all who love you at AFS.

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Rich Nourie on Meaningful Connections Between Our Homes and Our School

April 9, 2020

The paradox of our being apart bringing us closer, underlines that there is always close connection in the realm of the spirit, no matter the distance. 

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AFS Remote Learning Program, AFS Everywhere

March 23, 2020

On March 30, Abington Friends School launched AFS Everywhere, our comprehensive educational program that will sustain vital connections for students, families, faculty and staff.

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Rich Nourie on the Transformative Power of Authentic Relationships in Learning

February 12, 2020

Families and teachers alike who are new to AFS are sometimes surprised that teachers are called by their first names.

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Back-to-School After a Lively Summer

August 26, 2019

A lively spirit of hope and possibility comes upon us each September. The feeling is infectious and energizes our entire school community as we reunite for Abington Friends School’s 323rd year.

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Commencement 2019 Remarks from Head of School, Rich Nourie

June 7, 2019

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”

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Head of School Center for Experiential Learning Update

May 30, 2019

Our school has long prized experiential learning as central to the AFS experience. Recently, we have dramatically expanded opportunities through the Center for Experiential Learning (CEL).

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Teaching Is Leadership

March 5, 2019

By Rich Nourie, Head of School

After 25 years now in leadership roles, I see clearly that teaching is leadership and is also an excellent foundation for leadership outside of the classroom.

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