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Picture Day

Say cheese! It was glorious weather for C on Wednesday. Students at FSH sat for their picture by the flower circle and grinned for the camera with big smiles. Mr. Fox even showed up and got his picture taken. He hasn't aged a day, has he?
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Virtual Meeting for Worship

After settling into Thurs. Virtual Meeting for Worship, Tr. Liza explored what it means to hold someone in the light. Last week, after reading EE Cummings' "i thank You God for most this amazing," she called on students to ask what they can do to care for nature.
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NS/PS/K Outdoor Discovery

Nursery, preschool, and kindergarten students discovered tree seed pods, sticks, and natural objects during outdoor exploration time. Kindergarten embarked on a scavenger hunt searching high and low for tree seed pods. They found acorns and seed pods from black walnut and sweet gum trees. Nursery and Preschool worked individually and together to collect all kinds of sticks of different shapes and sizes.
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Check Out Our School Profile!

“They’re teaching not just the skills he needs to do well academically, but how to be a good person in the world.” Check out our school profile featuring one of our FSH families in the Main Line Parent and Philadelphia Family Education Guide.
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Grade 5/6 Math

Grade 5/6 is learning how to calculate the area, perimeter, and volume of shapes. Before they returned to on-campus learning, they applied their newfound knowledge with a layout of a store, carefully measuring the dimensions of each part. Once they honed those skills, they moved on to measuring the volume of several cube shapes. Inch by inch, foot by foot, practice makes perfect!
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Friday Fun Fact:

Check out the FSH center spread in the 1941 issue of The Main Line Caller! Then, as now, our school believed that "the natural activity of little children is the direct road to learning." We're all about play-based, student-centered learning!
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Meeting for Worship

Virtual Meeting for Worship was attended by grades 3 through 8 today while younger friends attended classes on campus. Tr. Liza asked students and faculty to settle into silence and look to the light within themselves. What rises to the surface and matters most to you? What would compel you to speak before a meeting of Friends? We'll be returning to Thursday Meeting for Worship on Zoom starting next week. See you then!
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Welcome Back to Campus

On Friday, Friends School Haverford welcomed to campus new families and students in nursery through second grade. From drop-off to pick-up, everything went smoothly. After settling into classrooms and routines, student pods enjoyed outdoor classes throughout the day. We're looking forward to seeing grades three through eight this Friday. Don't forget your mask!
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Friday Fun Fact

Friday Fun Fact: FSH has always valued physical growth, mental stimulation, and exercise. The Climbing Tree at Haverford College has been a well-loved destination by our students for more than six decades. The osage orange tree fell more than 85 years ago and continues to grow in a reclining position allowing even our youngest students to climb its branches.
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Classrooms

Some of our teachers set up virtual classrooms in their homes and are teaching virtually. Others are teaching from their classrooms on campus. We are just days away from seeing our early childhood and elementary school students back on campus!
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