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Nicholas Kristof & Maro Chermayeff Kick Off Peace Week 2015 with Lecture
2/10/2015
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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Help with #theMakingOfFriends!
2/9/2015
We need your help to populate our wall of memories at #theMakingofFriends.com!
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Students/Teachers Participate in Quaker Leadership Conference
2/7/2015
Five Friends Seminary students and two teachers traveled to Viriginia to to explore art and social change during the 18th Annual Quaker Youth Leadership Conference.
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Friends, NYU Advance Partnership
2/6/2015
Friends Seminary is pleased to announce an enhanced partnership with NYU that will expand the educational experience of students at both institutions.
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Peace Week 2015 Lecture Preview
2/2/2015
To prepare for next week's Peace Week lecture, featuring Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof and renowned filmmaker Maro Chermayeff, we urge you to learn more about A Path Appears — the book and the film. To learn more about the three-part film series, please read this interview with Maro Chermayeff on the Independent Lens blog.
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Teacher Hassan Wilson and His Teaching Methods Featured in Two Magazines
1/23/2015
Science Teacher Hassan Wilson was recently featured in Scholastic's Instructor Magazine and in Principal Leadership magazine for his work in flipping his classroom.
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Students Explore Identity During Day of Concern
1/22/2015
Upper School students and faculty explored identity, privilege, and power, and how these social constructs relate to challenges within their lives during Day of Concern on January 21.
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Peace Week 2015 Theme and Speakers Announced
1/17/2015
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof and renowned filmmaker Maro Chermayeff will kick-off Peace Week 2015. The week's theme is Power & Persuasion: Art as Social Commentary.
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Teacher Fred Schubert Published in Journal of Chemical Education
1/15/2015
Science Teacher Fred Schubert's paper on the oxidation of iron was recently published in the Journal of Chemical Education. "Watching the steel wool rust takes a week and is a passive activity," Fred said of the experiment. However, "the simulation work, on the other hand, is a lively exercise."
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K-12 PEP Dialogue to Feature Dr. Ron Taffel
1/8/2015
Child-rearing expert and author Dr. Ron Taffel will present his parent talk, "The Enduring Keys To Great Parent-Child Communication From Kindergarten To High School," on January 29. This event is open to all parents.
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