Category: News

Get Ready to Prance, Plymouth Style

Get Ready to Prance, Plymouth Style
April 22nd, 2019
Category: News

Join us on May 11th for a lovely spring morning together with students, parents, and teachers. There will be a spirited and joyful walk in nature, food, drinks, fun, a nature-themed playground, and YOU– all in celebration and support of PMFS. More information about the Plymouth Prance: https://pmfs.myfunrun.com *Funds raised through this event will benefit…

Sixth Grade Musical Tickets Available Now

Sixth Grade Musical Tickets Available Now
April 16th, 2019
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Sixth Grade Musical “B.A. Wulf” Thursday, May 2, 7:00 pm Friday, May 3, 7:00 pm Steinbright Building About the Show Join us for the world premier of the musical “B.A. Wulf” by Gillian Pokalo, with music by John B Hedges. The musical, inspired by the Anglo-Saxon epic poem “Beowulf”, is a tale about being true…

Join Us for Summer Camp

Join Us for Summer Camp
March 5th, 2019
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Join us for camp this summer to experience fun activities and new friendships. Our 5-week day camp is jam-packed with exciting summer activities and chances to dive deep into subjects that interest your child. There is something for everyone in this one-of-a-kind summer camp experience. Learn more and register. Explorers Camp ages 6-12 Explorers camp…

Fourth Grade Circus article in The Colonial

Fourth Grade Circus article in The Colonial
February 19th, 2019
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By M. English for Digital First Media PLYMOUTH — Through the ages, circuses have ranged from the chariot races of ancient Greece and Rome to the former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey shows and today’s Cirque du Soleil. Fourth-graders at Plymouth Meeting Friends School began contributing their unique spin to the circus tradition 15 years…

PMFS is in the news for our handwriting curriculum

PMFS is in the news for our handwriting curriculum
January 16th, 2019
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By M. English For Digital First Media Educators at Plymouth Meeting Friends School say they believe strong handwriting skills help students “become better readers, writers and thinkers.” To that end, early grade teachers at PMFS encourage pre-kindergartners to eat their morning snack with chopsticks, which, they explain, utilize the same hand muscles used for writing….

Interview with Brenda published in the Times Herald

Interview with Brenda published in the Times Herald
January 9th, 2019
Category: News

By M. English For Digital First Media  PLYMOUTH — Students of the 1950s and 1960s huddled under their desks during routine air raid drills and worried about Russian nuclear attacks. The big global conflicts continue. But these days, American kids are also surrounded by the free-floating anger and negativity that pervades contemporary politics — currently, troubling…