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FSH basketball scrimmage

The FSH basketball team had a lively scrimmage against each other with an official ref to finish off their season with a score of 21-18. Their final record was 3 wins and 5 losses. Way to go FSH Foxes!
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Feeling the love!

We are happy to share that Friends School Haverford received the "Most Loved Award" in the preschool category from Hulafrog. Winners were determined by parent votes. Thank you for showing us your love.
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Preschool visit at Brandywine Senior Living

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, preschool took a walk to visit our grandfriends at Brandywine Senior Living. They passed out their handmade valentines to the residents which allowed them to share their holiday spirit with our neighborhood community.
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Preschool chefs

Our preschool chefs cooked up some homemade tomato sauce with Tr. Kristen. They tested their sense of smell by sniffing all of the ingredients, from basil to parsley to garlic. Students took turns using the garlic press and stirring the sauce, which they will enjoy with the pasta they made together for snack time!
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Snowy Monday

The week started out with a super snowy Monday! During morning recess, students channeled their creativity by building a very life-like snowman, complete with hair, eyes, a mouth, and arms. FSH is committed to students spending time outdoors during all seasons and in all types of weather, as learning happens not only in the classroom but during play.
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Kindergarten dioramas

Kindergarten has been learning about fictional stories and studied the book, "The Mitten" by Jan Brett. Each student chose an animal from the book to study. They did research in the library on their chosen animal. They took notes, formed them into sentences, made an illustrated book, and then created wonderful dioramas including a ceramic animal they made in art class. They invited preschool and nursery school friends over for a presentation of their fine work. Their dioramas will be on display at the Ludington Library this spring.
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Happy Chinese New Year!

Grades 1/2 welcomed the Chinese New Year with a celebration today. One of their classmates brought in food, coins, and red envelopes to share. He gave an explanation of why the Lunar New Year is important to him because of his Dad's ancestors and what different foods and traditions represent. Everyone enjoyed almond and cinnamon cookies, rice balls, tofu dumplings, clementines and figs, which all represented luck and longevity and also chocolate coins and red envelopes that represented luck.
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Nursery school baby doll and teddy bear clinic

Nursery school is learning all about grown-up people’s jobs and how
they help us as part of their community helpers unit of study. They
ran a baby doll and teddy bear clinic with the assistance of one of
our parents who is a nurse at Penn in the oncology department. She
gave all of the stuffed buddies check-ups. Our students got to
practice using a stethoscope and learned about good handwashing
practices.
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