Angela Campbell, Ph.D., recently named Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Germantown Friends School (GFS), finds inspiration in the words of African-American civil and human rights activist Ella Baker: "We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes."
The week before graduation, the Class of 2019 worked as a team and spent a day helping others. Along with dedicated faculty, students worked on 10 projects that supported the community in different ways.
The National French Contest/Le Grand Concours is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.Students of French in grades 1-12, in all 50 states and abroad, take a written test and compete against students with similar educational background for prizes.
Thinking back on the year, I smile at so many memories of our students sharing their talents and voices through music, art, community engagement, teamwork, and dialogue. I think about this year's plays and musicals, Science Night, and recent All-School Meeting for Worship.
In its second year, the Maguire Innovation Fund for Progressive Education continues to be a transformative resource and inspiration for GFS, supporting new, creative ideas and approaches to education. We are pleased to announce the 2019-20 awards.