Category: News

Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Barlow-McGee (’13)

Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Barlow-McGee ('13)
March 5th, 2021
Category: Alumni News, News

Isaiah Barlow-McGee (’13) joined the Plymouth Meeting Friends School community as a Third Grader, and he thrived at Plymouth from the get-go. Now a young adult, Isaiah can look back at Plymouth and recognize how the school and its community helped build his character, his confidence, and his independence. He says he was taught to…

Blasting Off in Pre-K

Blasting Off in Pre-K
November 12th, 2020
Category: News

A few weeks ago, Pre-K students were building with blocks when they began creating a rocket ship. This led into a discussion of how rocket ships are built, what they are made of, and where they go. The class took this opportunity to learn about spaceships, space travel, and the solar system. They used a…

Alumni Spotlight: Maria Price (’12)

Alumni Spotlight: Maria Price ('12)
October 29th, 2020
Category: Alumni News, News

Maria Price, PMFS ’12, is currently a Junior at Loyola University Chicago studying Public Health at the Parkinson School. When asked about her time at PMFS, she shared fond memories of outdoor play, speaking of her love for the playground and all the opportunities to play with the younger children on campus.After seven years at…

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Price (’08)

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Price ('08)
October 23rd, 2020
Category: Alumni News, News

Amanda Price, PMFS ‘08, grew up to work for Google, speak fluent Spanish, and travel the world. But when she first joined the PMFS community as a Kindergartener, she couldn’t yet read. She vividly remembers when it “clicked” for her, and the joy of finding books she loved in the PMFS library. Amanda credits her…

Student-Designed Sensory Path

Student-Designed Sensory Path
October 15th, 2020
Category: News

Fifth and Sixth Grades are working collaboratively to create a sensory path from The Little House to the Corson. They are designing and painting a colorful set of visual cues (jump from lily pad to lily pad!) on the existing pavement to encourage fellow students to move their bodies and travel with style. Kelly, our…

PMFS in the News: Peace Day

PMFS in the News: Peace Day
September 25th, 2020
Category: News

All They are Saying — Give International Day of Peace a Chance Article on the Times Herald website By M. English For MediaNews Group Sep 18, 2020 PLYMOUTH — Sept. 21 is the International Day of Peace, an annual United Nations commemoration created in 1981 to provide “a globally shared date for all humanity to…