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Friends Work in Neighborhood Composting Initiative Featured in Village Voice
Friends’ partnership with Reclaimed Organics, a community composting initiative, is featured in the Village Voice. The story follows three fifth graders and Service Coordinator Claire Brennan during a composting pick-up. Read the story here.
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Stories of 4 Prominent Journalists | April 29
Friends Seminary's 2014-2015 Visiting Scholar Jill Abramson, former Executive Editor of the The New York Times, will return to campus on Wednesday, April 29 to lead a panel discussion featuring three prominent female journalists: Lisa Tozzi, News Director of BuzzFeed; Rita Braver, Senior Correspondent of CBS News; and Sophia Hollander '98, Reporter at The Wall Street Journal.
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Art of Teaching Lecture | April 20
Join Lower School Teacher Lauren Cohen and Middle School Teachers Elizabeth Grossi and Hassan Wilson for this year’s Art of Teaching Lecture, Education as a Journey Inward and Outward, on Monday, April 20 at 6 p.m. in the Library.
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The New York Times: Lena Dunham and the ‘Man Who Drew Eloise’
Friends alums Lena Dunham '04 and Hilary Knight '45 connect and collaborate for 35-minute HBO documentary on Knight's work and their cross-generational friendship. Read the NY Times Features here.
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Friends Competes in National History Day
This year marks a special milestone for Friends Seminary's History department: For the first time, Upper School students are participating in the National History Day competition.
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Campus Redevelopment Meetings for Parents
Learn the latest news about the Campus Redevelopment and Construction Project by attending one of two upcoming meetings for parents, faculty and staff. The meetings are scheduled for April 1 and April 6.
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School's Turtle Featured in NY Magazine
Molasses, the 55-year-old resident Eastern box turtle of teacher Linda Chu's classroom, was featured in a spread in the March 9 edition of New York Magazine.
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Friends Featured in The New York Times
Our community, our school, and our important work are featured in The New York Times. The lengthy story, "At New York Private Schools, Challenging White Privilege From the Inside," paints an honest and intimate portrait of our School and informs the world that we, at Friends, are tackling difficult and challenging subject matter head-on in a manner that is highly needed in today's world.
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Save the Date: DRA Performance on April 23
The annual Dancer Responding to AIDS performance will take place on April 23 from 7-9 p.m. in the Meetinghouse. The evening will feature performances by students, faculty and guest dancers from Ballet Hispanico.
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Nicholas Kristof & Maro Chermayeff Kick Off Peace Week 2015 with Lecture
Though they can be hard to find in a world beset by poverty, violence and everyday hardship, there are solutions, and art can make them visible. Those were the core messages Pulitzer prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof and filmmaker Maro Chermayeff delivered in a Peace Week lecture in the Meetinghouse on February 9.
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