FSH gathered on the turf field Friday at noon to mark the International Day of Peace with a moment of silence. The International Day of Peace, first celebrated in 1982, is meant to be a day to focus on ending conflict and promoting peace. Students were reminded that people all over the globe would be sharing a moment of silence on the actual International Day of Peace which was on Saturday, September 21st.
Middle schoolers had the opportunity to take part in two actions that they planned on Friday. These actions were part of the Global Climate Strike inspired by the work of sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. In the morning, students were invited to join with Haverford College to hear speakers and learn songs and chants. Then Friday afternoon, middle schoolers walked to Lancaster Avenue as a group with the signs that they had made to show their support for the Global Climate Strike. Middle schoolers were pleased with all the supportive beeps, waves, and thumbs-ups they received from people passing by.
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