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Abington Friends School Awarded for Environmental Education

April 9, 2021

Abington Friends School has been selected to receive the 2021 MWEE School of Excellence Award! 

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Middle Schooler Gives Virtual History Tour: Q&A with Jada Melville ’25

April 1, 2021

A middle school student learning from home at AFS this year, spent some of her pandemic time away from school writing a book — "Philly Through My Car Window."

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Pre-School Catbirds Sign, Seal & Deliver Messages to President Biden and Vice President Harris

February 3, 2021

Carol Wolf's Early Childhood Catbirds, watched the presidential inauguration on Wednesday, January 2, then wrote letters and drew artwork to send to the new president and vice president.

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Chris D’Angelo ’98 Appreciates What Matters by Supporting the Fund for AFS 

December 11, 2020

The generosity of our community has allowed our school to thrive in good times and in challenging ones. Thanks to our donors, our community has many stories of hope and perseverance to share this year.

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Teaching in a Pandemic: A Time of Practicing Patience, Perseverance and Partnerships

December 4, 2020

At Abington Friends School (AFS) teachers and students have always upheld these practices, but never have they been more crucial to student performance and resilience than they have over the past year.

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Center for Experiential Learning Expands with New Ex Programs

December 4, 2020

The Center for Experiential Learning at Abington Friends School (AFS) has expanded in the 2020-2021 school year with the addition of two all-new Ex programs. A record number of students have joined the new cohorts, FarmEx and ChefEx.

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New Ways of Lending Support in Our Community

November 12, 2020

In a letter to the full AFS community, Rich Nourie outlined several steps the school is taking to commit more fully to greater care and equity at AFS given the state of racial justice and injustice in our country, including a partnership with Simone Golden, a licensed social worker and certified professional coach.

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Upper School Students Release an EP & Film a Music Video at AFS

October 22, 2020

Two AFS juniors, Katie Brady-Gold '22 and Clay Lewis '22, spent the past few months recording a four song EP, titled Morpho, with their band Mice on Mercury. The band used music as a creative outlet to express themselves during insolation in the pandemic and realized that they wanted to share what they created with the world.

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Cydney Brown ’22 Named Philadelphia’s Youth Poet Laureate 

September 29, 2020

On Friday, September 4, Cydney learned that she had been named the 2020-2021 Philadelphia Youth Poet and she credits the support of her mother and two older sisters, who are also writers, as what constantly fuels her persistence and activism. 

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AFS Launches New 360° Virtual Tour!

September 3, 2020

Enjoy more than 100 information hotspots, which include new videos and images from inside our Lower, Middle and Upper School classrooms, our new Richard N. Berman Athletics Center and more.

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