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October 8, 2015

Giving Thanks Run 5K/10K & Kids’ Run

United Friends School is hosting a 5K where participants will walk, jog and run their way toward a healthier life while raising funds for our school. Proceeds from event and sponsorships benefit the United Friends School Scholarship Fund, giving children the chance to experience a Quaker education.The event will start…
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September 9, 2015

After School Enrichment – Fall 2015

A variety of classes after school take place from September to December for students beginning with age 4. Students can learn to build with a Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot kit, learn different types of illustrations,  build and perform a Shakespearean-style comedy or learn basic skills for sports with Stretch-n-Grow. Click here to take a look…
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June 15, 2015

Summer Camp

United Friends School 2015 Summer Camp Sign-up now while space is available! A variety of camps take place from June to August for students ranging in ages 4-14. Students can learn to play soccer, perform various dance styles, cook sweet and savory foods from the Caribbean, dissect and investigate computer…
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May 20, 2015

Spirited Practice and Renewed Courage (SPARC)

Congratulations to our Rustin class teacher Sarai Nieves on her acceptance into the SPARC program with Friends Council on Education. The SPARC program, Spirited Practice and Renewed Courage, is a leadership development program based on principles from Park Palmer’s “Courage to Teach” work. Sarai will participate in this two-year program…
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May 15, 2015

Proposed Additional Funding for EITC/OSTC

The House of Representatives approved legislation, which aims to provide more Pennsylvania students and parents with options in pre-K-12 education with the expansion of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs. For a copy of the bill click here. These programs enable eligible students, residing…
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May 5, 2015

Elementary School Diversity Day

UFS was a proud participant in the first Elementary School Diversity Day hosted by The Miquon School. Click here to read impressions from UFS students and teacher Eileen in an article by NewsWorks, the online home of WHYY News.
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March 9, 2015

Faces and Our Cultures

We are excited to announce that UFS will be participating in a new exchange program for the 2015-16 school year by hosting several students. Two or three families from UFS will host students in their homes this Fall. Faces and Our Cultures is an organization from Guatemala that has been sending students, ages 11-17, to the…
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March 3, 2015

UFS Summer Camp 2015

United Friends School 2015 Summer Camp United Friends School’s 2015 Summer Camp sign-up is available now! A variety of camps take place from June to August for students ranging in ages 4-14. Students can learn to play soccer, perform various dance styles, cook sweet and savory foods from the Caribbean,…
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February 13, 2015

Rustin Stamp Campaign

Middle school students are part of a letter writing campaign to create a commemorative US postage stamp in honor of Bayard Rustin. Anyone wishing to jump the letter-writing campaign to make the Rustin stamp a reality can write to Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee c/o Stamp Development, United States Postal Service, 475 L’Enfant Plaza…
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November 17, 2014

Gender’s Role – discussion led by Colleen Clemens and Ryan Glover

Join us in a conversation about gender’s role in play, schooling, social interactions and life. Wednesday November 19th 6:00-7:30 PM The Diversity Committee invites you to attend a community wide discussion about gender. Participate in an open discussion led by Colleen Clemens and Ryan Glover on gender’s impact and influence…
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