It can be a great experience for students to work—many work on the weekends or get internships during the summer months. But what about students who operate their own business? As he nears the end of 10th grade, Esa McCants ’25 is reflecting more on his own journey as a small business owner and their plans for the future.
So often in the math classroom, the lecture format reigns supreme. So much of the classroom experience as we remember it involves heavy textbooks, bulky graphing calculators, and a smattering of formulas on the blackboard. But Upper School Math teacher Nate Bridge wants to ask: "What if the future of the Math classroom looks more like an investigation?"
Quaker education at AFS has proven both timeless and timely through the centuries because of a combination of lasting, durable truths and a lively and responsive engagement with the larger world that conti
After months of careful planning, logistics, rehearsal and marketing, the Black Student Union at AFS put on an incredible performance in the 5th Annual Black Excellence Night. In a reflection on the evening, B.E.N. Committee member Nevaeh Brown '25 captures both the immense reach of the program and the emotional heart that beats at the center of the night.
Poetry can feel intimidating, like listening to the first lecture of a calculus class, or giving The Big Presentation to your boss. But poet and theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama invites an alternative view, arguing that poetry is more like a radically honest conversation. In preparation for his reading at AFS on February 16, Upper School students engage with his work and speak with the poems themselves.