Category: News

Announcing Our New Head of School!

Announcing Our New Head of School!
November 1st, 2018
Category: News

Dear Friends, The PMFS School Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda C. Crawley to be Head of School starting July 1, 2019. The Search Committee enthusiastically recommended Brenda, observing that she is a highly engaging and committed educator with over 30 years of independent elementary school experience as a teacher and administrator….

Plymouth Meeting Friends School: A History of Social Justice

Diary of William Corson, mentioning Plymouth Meeting school
July 3rd, 2018
Category: Alumni News, News

Did you know a PMFS alum led the effort to recognize women physicians? Dr. Hiram Corson (1804-1896) attended PMFS as a boy. He became a practicing physician and a tireless advocate for women in medicine. He also founded the Montgomery County Anti-Slavery Society, and his house was part of the Underground Railroad. You can actually search…

Experiential Early Childhood Open House June 1

May 29th, 2018
Category: News

Friday June 1, 8:30 – 10:00am  in the Butterfly Pre-K Classroom Bring your little ones (children ages 2-5) and come play with the Butterflies, our Pre-K 4-5 year olds. We would love to share some of the creative, playful adventures we are up to here at PMFS in our Early Childhood Program. From 8:30 to 10:00,  partake in…

Spread the word about the Strawberry Festival!

Spread the word about the Strawberry Festival!
May 23rd, 2018
Category: News

We can’t wait! Everyone is excited about the Strawberry Festival! The kids can’t wait and neither can the parents. We know families are busy preparing for this event in many ways–making shortcake, preparing salad for the Mexican food booth, or bringing books to sell by the armload. Thank you! We’d like to ask your help…

The 48th Mexican Exchange Program

The 48th Mexican Exchange Program
March 15th, 2018
Category: News

After two weeks, our Fifth Grade Exchange students are on their way home as we write these words. In the past week alone, they have toured the world-famous National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, climbed a mountain to view the pyramid at the top and valley below in Tepotzlan, written speeches in the shadow…

Update from Building Bridges

Update from Building Bridges
March 14th, 2018
Category: News

Building Bridges is a group of PMFS community members who meet to support each other in learning and action around issues about which we care deeply. During this meeting time, members check in about people’s needs in relation to social justice work, as well as share ideas about a collaborative community activity to put our thoughts…