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Teaching and Learning During a Pandemic: A Story of Success

A glimpse at the early days of the 2020-21 school year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alumni Reflections

Terry Farley

Former music teacher and FFS Head of School from 1969 to 2005, Mr. Farley joined us to share some of his cherished memories.

field notes

Collaborating in the Time of a Pandemic: A Design Thinking Project

During the first Project-Based Learning unit of the year, the entire Middle School came together to think about what it means to work collaboratively during a pandemic.


First Grade's Morning Routine

First graders begin each day with joyful learning and exploration.


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pre-K & Kindergarten

"Life Doesn't Frighten Me"

After listening to Maya Angelou's poem, "Life Doesn't Frighten Me" and discussing Jean-Michel Basquiat's paintings and how it relates to Angelou's work, students were encouraged to think about something that doesn't frighten them and then create a work inspired by the work of Basquiat.

First & second grade

Reading Buddies

For World Book Day, the 1/2 pod paired up with a book buddy and spent time in The Nest reading books with each other. There was lots of laughter, silly book character voices, and second graders helping the younger students with reading.

eighth grade

Garbology: The Scoop on Our Stuff

Eighth graders analyzed the life cycle of a product by looking deeply at the design, the extraction of raw materials, manufacturing, distribution and packaging, product use, and its end-of-life.

What's Happening Now at FFS

june 4, 2021

Congratulations to the 188th Graduating Class of FFS!

may 21, 2021

Grandfriends Day, the Class of 1971, and an Archaeological Dig

march 12, 2021

Talent Show: Aerial Acrobatics, Poets, and Mathematicians

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