Friday Letters
October 9, 2013

Our Wordle

Dear Friends, At Back to School Night, I asked everyone to write five words that best represent why they choose United Friends School for their children. I created a Wordle  from your responses.  A Wordle is a word cloud generated from text that gives greater prominence to words used more frequently.…
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EventsFriday Letters
February 5, 2013

It’s Secret Pals Time!

At United Friends School, we have a special tradition called Secret Pals to celebrate friendships and Valentine’s Day.  Secret Pals gives everyone the opportunity to develop a special bond with another child or faculty member.  On Thursday, Feb. 7 each student and faculty member will draw the name of their…
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Friday Letters
January 30, 2013

New Preschool Program

UFS is now offering a full-day, full-week preschool program (in addition to our current half day programs) for the 2013-14 school year and as always, we have our full-day, full-week kindergarten program. To apply, visit our website or contact Marie Knapp, Director of Admissions at mknapp@unitedfriendsschool.org.
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Friday Letters
December 20, 2012

Take Heaven, Take Peace, Take Joy

Dear Friends, "I salute you! There is nothing I can give you which you have not; But there is much that, while I cannot give, you can take. No heaven can come to us unless our hearts find rest in it today. Take Heaven. No peace lies in the future…
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EventsFriday Letters
November 28, 2012

Affinity Groups

Dear Friends,The creation of "Affinity Groups" is a common practice shared in many schools as a way to bring together families who have something important in common.  Affinity groups engage members in building community, identifying issues, sharing successes, promoting ideas for action, providing opportunities for affirmation and celebration and, ultimately,…
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Friday Letters
November 2, 2012

Thank You Lehigh Valley Community Foundation and the Reilly Family!

We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation for a generous gift of $50,000, a grant from the J.B. & Kathleen Reilly Fund.  As many of you may know, the Reilly's are a UFS alumni family, and have been stalwart supporters of UFS for many…
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Friday Letters
October 22, 2012

Halloween is Upon Us

Dear Parents, Halloween will soon be upon us and with it, the very important decision that your children will have to make about what they will be for Halloween. I know that for some families, the children have been thinking about it for months and have already made their costumes.…
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EventsFriday Letters
October 18, 2012

Letter from Nancy

Advices from Faith and Practice "We know ourselves as individuals but only because we live in community. Love, trust, fellowship, selflessness are all mediated to us through our interdependence. Just as we could not live physically without each other, we cannot live spiritually in isolation. We are individually free but…
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Friday Letters
September 10, 2012

School Supplies You Can’t Buy

Dear Friends, Welcome back to the new school year!  The school is delightfully vibrant with the bright smiles of children and adults.  The classrooms are already humming with the sharing of summer adventures, establishing classroom routines and rules, reviewing daily schedules and expectations, and revealing hopes and dreams for the…
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Friday Letters
August 29, 2012

School Starts September 4!

Dear Friends, Welcome to our returning families and to those families new to the UFS community as we enter our 29th year of educating students with a focus on strong academics in an exploratory and vibrant learning community.  This has been a very busy summer preparing for the 2012-2013 school…
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