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A Letter from Bo
In the wake of the grand jury decisions in Missouri and New York, our nation is grappling with urgent and important issues. These decisions — and the recent events surrounding them — have surfaced concerns and questions that our students have regarding social justice, our court system and, for some, their own safety.
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Jeffrey Toobin to Visit Friends
Former Visiting Scholar Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst and the preeminent writer about the current Supreme Court, will return to Friends on December 18 to work with students in Grades 7 through 12.
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Dr. Laura Taalman Speaks at Math Assembly
Dr. Laura Taalman, Mathematician-in-Residence at the Museum of Math, visited Friends to discuss knot theory, 3D-printing, and Menger sponges.
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Visiting Scholar Jill Abramson Begins Residency
Journalist and author Jill Abramson kicked-off her Visiting Scholar residency with a full day of classroom visits on November 19 and a public lecture on November 20.
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TIME Editor Nancy Gibbs '78 Honors Friends Teachers in Column
In a recent column in TIME Magazine, editor Nancy Gibbs '78 writes that Friends teachers Philip Schwartz, Dorothy Flanagan and Mariana Raymond were her "classroom wizards" and seeded her imagination and shaped her character.
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Friends Listed as Top Ten NYC School
Business Insider reports that Friends Seminary is listed as one of the top ten schools in Manhattan!
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Recap of Changing Structures Meetings
As a follow-up to the two town hall meetings we held last month — and as a recap for those who couldn't attend — we have created a Q&A for the two topics covered during the meetings: the campus redevelopment project and the schedule change. 
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Author Rosalind Wiseman @ Friends | Dec. 3
Rosalind Wiseman, an internationally recognized author, teacher and thought leader, will be visiting Friends on Dec. 3, as part of the Middle School’s social and emotional wellness programming. A parent talk and book signing is also planned. Please RSVP here.
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Jill Abramson Appointed Visiting Scholar
Journalist and author Jill Abramson, who spent the last 17 years in the most senior editorial positions at The New York Times, is this year’s Visiting Scholar.
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A Common Quaker Thread: An Exhibition
As we celebrate 325 years of Quaker education in America, the latest exhibition in the Rosenquist Gallery at Friends showcases common Quaker ties in education in this country since 1689 when Penn Charter School opened.
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