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Soccer Game vs Greene Street Friends

Our fox mascot made a special appearance at the FSH soccer game and cheered on the team. It was a tough loss of 7-3 vs Greene Street Friends, but they put in a lot of effort and good teamwork. Come cheer on the team at their next home game on Wednesday, October 23 vs Stratford Friends.
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Heritage House Baking

A wonderful aroma was emanating from Heritage House yesterday morning. Nursery through pre-kindergarten students joined with their middle school partners for a fall baking activity. Partners helped each other make blueberry muffins in nursery, pumpkin muffins in preschool and apple turnovers in pre-kindergarten.
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Pumpkin Day

It was a beautiful fall day this past Saturday for our annual Pumpkin Day. Pumpkins were decorated, scarecrows stuffed, fun games played, and delicious baked goods were eaten. Thank you to Vicky Ryan for organizing Pumpkin Day and to Karen Bleznak and all the volunteers who worked a shift, donated items, and brought in baked goods. Everyone's participation made this event enjoyable for all.
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Grades 7/8 Science

After testing and analyzing the drinking water on campus, the seventh and eighth-grade science class walked over to Haverford College to test and analyze a local water source. At the site, students tested water samples for salinity, turbidity, temperature, dissolved oxygen, and pH levels. Upon returning to campus, students compared results from the local water source with our own water on campus. We were excited to see that both locations registered indicator levels within healthy zones!
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Pre-kindergarten Sound Sharing

Pre-kindergarten participates in a weekly sound sharing activity to learn the letter sounds. This week's featured letter was "T". Five students found an item of their choice that begins "T", put it in a brown paper bag, had their adult write out their three clues on the bag, and then had their classmates try and guess their item. Items this week included Thomas the Train, a turtle, a tiger, and a tire.
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Grades 7/8 Science Class

Grades 7/8 is learning about clean water and water filtration systems in science class. They experimented and made their own water system to filter debris such as dirt, plastic, and leaves using coffee filters. They made predictions on how dirty or clean the water would be after the filtration.
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Middle School Art Electives

Middle school art electives allow students to deep dive into a specific style, technique, medium or material in art. One of Tr. Amy's art elective classes is learning about printmaking. Students learned the basic process and vocabulary by making foam prints. Once they have this process down, they will learn how to make a reduction, monotype, and collagraph print which will involve more complicated cutting and play with color, style, and texture.
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Scavenger Hunt

Kindergarten students took on a leadership role and invited Pre-kindergarten friends to join them in a scavenger hunt they created on campus this morning. K and Pre-K students paired up and worked together to find natural objects. Some items on the list were easy to find while others, such as a chestnut or pine cone, were harder because they can only be found on specific areas of the playground. Leadership opportunities give students a voice, build relationships and help develop organizational and communication skills.
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Kilimandjaro Restaurant

5th and 6th graders are exploring the role food plays in culture. As part of their study of West Africa, students were treated to lunch at Kilimandjaro, a West African restaurant in Philadelphia. Among the food students were able to sample were fried plantains, chicken and fish with African spices, and hibiscus juice. Yum!
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