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Girls Basketball Crowned PAISAA State Champions for First Time in School’s History

February 28, 2020

On Saturday, February 22 our Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated William Penn Charter 65-59 to win the 2020 PAISAA Tournament, making them PAISAA state champions for the first time in our school's history.

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A Lasting Bond Built Upon a Love of the Written Word: Upper School English Teacher Mary Lynn Ellis and Alumna Lucy Silbaugh ’16

January 23, 2020

A Q&A with Mary Lynn Ellis, Upper School English Teacher, English Department Chair and Lucy Silbaugh ‘16 (Yale University Class of 2020). They forged a bond based on a love of poetry and the written word and their relationship has been a lasting and rewarding one.

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Upper School Art Teacher Amy Diaz Newman and Senior Hannah Blanco Have the Space for Mentorship and Collaboration

January 23, 2020

When you sit down with Upper School Studio Art Teacher, Amy Diaz Newman and Senior Hannah Blanco, they seem to have a similar internal rhythm. It is easy to feel the depth of the bond and mutual respect between student and teacher. Amy attributes this connection to something “sort of magical."

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Lower School Science Teacher, Rasheeda Murphy, Inspires Students to Trust and Explore

December 16, 2019

In Lower School Science Teacher Rasheeda Murphy’s classroom, the motto is “Cogito, Ergo Sum” or “I think, therefore I am.”

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Taxonomy Project Takes Wing In Environmental Science

October 4, 2019

Over the course of the past two and a half weeks, Kristina Denzel Bickford '93's Upper School Environmental Science class worked on a taxonomy project to learn how organisms are classified.

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AFS Community Celebrates Athletics Center Grand Opening

September 23, 2019

Despite rainy weather, the community showed up, arriving in droves for the Grand Opening of the Richard N. Berman Athletics Center on Friday, September 6.

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Third Grade Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

September 23, 2019

Third grade students gathered together in groups to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival

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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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