Read the Spring 2023 edition of Engage Magazine!

Teacher MJ McGinn Answers the Question "Why Do We Teach Humanities?"

When I was asked, ‘why do we teach humanities instead of breaking it up into English and Social Studies?’ My first thought was that everything we do in middle school humanities is a poem. My second thought was that everything we do in middle school humanities is pervasive.

Noemi Wong Shing (Class of 2023) Reflects On Her 8 Years at FFS

I have been a student here since first grade and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to attend FFS for so long. Attending FFS has been a very enriching experience for me, largely due to the Quaker values which have been instilled in me through my time here.

Teacher Mark Leese Talks About Why He Loves Teaching P.E. At FFS

Being physically active is an important aspect of living a healthy lifestyle. For students all over the world , PE class is a favorite time of the week, but for others, it can conjure feelings of fear, embarrassment, and anxiety. Thanks to Teacher Mark Leese, who teaches Physical Education and Health, this is not the case at Frankford Friends School.

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