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The 322nd Class of Abington Friends is Ready for Success

July 12, 2019

Abington Friends School produces powerful potential in its students through immersive learning and deep bonds between teachers and students. Not only are 100% of our seniors accepted to four year colleges, but AFS helps each student discover a path to their school of choice.

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Reflecting Values On and Off the Field: Chase and Jack Balick ’19

May 20, 2019

"Whether in the classroom or on the sports field, teachers and coaches have continually shown interest in our ideas and progress. The atmosphere here has made our future goals seem attainable." - Chase and Jack Balick ’19

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Alumnus, Miles Butler ’09 taps into his Quaker education to bring music into prisons and correctional centers

May 20, 2019

"I often reflect on how my time at AFS has shaped me. For me, Abington Friends School instilled a great sense of community and stewardship for the greater world." - Miles Orion Butler '09

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Ree Botts ’11: A Leader Finding Their Voice

April 2, 2019

My leadership development began as a new eighth grade student in Señora Cyndi Silverman's Abington Friends School classroom, where she invested in ensuring that Black students like me felt safe, valued and affirmed.

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The First Grade Post Office Delivers Important Lessons

March 25, 2019

Rain, snow, sleet, or shine (unless it's a snow day or a weekend), Lower School's first grade sells stamps, collects, sorts and delivers mail to the entire school for a full month!

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A Rocket Science Q&A with Physics Teacher Jordan Burkey

March 25, 2019

A Rocket Science Q&A with Physics Teacher Jordan Burkey

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The Collaboration Behind A Wrinkle in Time’s Original Music 

March 7, 2019

In the fall, Middle School Theatre Teacher Mary Carpenter approached Middle School Math teacher and musician Justin Solonynka to ask if he’d be willing to work together on the middle school show. She explained that it would not be a traditional musical as in the past, but a play. However, Mary envisioned that there would be an abundance of transitional music and sound effects. Last year, Justin music directed the Upper School musical Peter and the Starcatcher. He li

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Theatre Wins Honors at Cappies and Independence Awards

March 5, 2019

The AFS spring 2018  production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” won the Best Play award, along with six other wins in both technical and performance categories at the Cappies Awards. The Cappies' program honors the best in national high school theatre production and dramatic criticism.

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Lower School Celebrates The Shades of Us or Los Tonos de Nosotros

March 5, 2019

Diversity at AFS is one of our deepest strengths and in the classroom our faculty are constantly hard at work lifting up every student. They're committed to helping each child develop into their full selves, and have a positive sense of their identities. In the Lower School, one of the many ways they cultivate this concept is in Spanish class, with a project where they create an autorretrato (self-portrait).

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The Evolution of an AFS Leader

March 5, 2019

By Ajae’Lyn Price ’22
Leadership is deeply cultivated at Abington Friends School in a myriad of ways. At AFS, you are taught how to be a leader. Our school prepares students for the outside world by discussing real-world problems within our safe community.

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