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All-School Announcements 10.07.18

October 4, 2018

Community Event: NOFA Workshop, Film Screening, Local Food Tasting, Panel Discussion

Join Us! On Saturday, October 20th we are co-hosting a community event here on campus.

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Sunday, November 4th: Admissions Open House and Family Trails Event, including a StoryWalk®. Click here to learn more and register.

Thursday, November 15th: Join us for a great Parents Night Out at FA in support of the Book Fair. Click here to learn more and register.

First Wednesdays

Our next First Wednesday will be on December 5th from 8:00-11:00. First Wednesdays are a time when we open our doors and invite in prospective parents to attend All-School Meeting and visit in classrooms.  Please ask people you think might be interested in Friends to come! Other First Wednesday dates throughout the year are: November 7, December 5, January 9, February 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1.  Thank you!

LOWER SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Student-Led Parent/Teacher Conferences
Please be sure to schedule your student-led parent/teacher conference for Wednesday, October 24th or Thursday, October 25th.  Lower School families should contact classroom teachers and Middle School families should contact your child’s Advisor. Please note that school is closed on Thursday except for conferences.

Fall Musical 5th & 6th Grade
The Fall Musical will be Dear Edwina, a wonderful comedy about Middle School life. Please check the calendar for rehearsal dates. All cast members are expected to attend all rehearsals unless excused by Mr. Bean or Mr. Murdock.

MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

SSAT Preparation and Testing:
Students may take the SSAT on campus on Saturday, December 8. Please register by November 17 on the SSAT website using the school code 3280. Students may also take the SSAT on campus with accommodations on Friday, December 7 using the access code 4D-7K1H-8W1A. After school SSAT preparation courses will be offered in late October. More information will be sent out soon.

Fall Musical 5th & 6th Grade
The Fall Musical will be Dear Edwina, a wonderful comedy about Middle School life. Please check the calendar for rehearsal dates. All cast members are expected to attend all rehearsals unless excused by Mr. Bean or Mr. Murdock.

Friday Coffee and Conversation with Mr. Kennedy

Families are invited to sign up for Conversations with the Head, which touch upon various topics in our school community. Space is limited and we ask that families choose only one event to attend. To register and learn more, click here.

The Friends Academy Song Circles

In the paradigm of how music has been taught and shared for centuries, we want to continue and foster this tradition in our community. Join us the first Friday of every month, from 5-6:00 pm in the Commons. This is an offering for our parent/adult community. Bring your acoustic instruments. Play. Sing. Share. Follow along. Or we’ll follow you. Hosted by our very own Putnam Murdock.

School Photos

Our E/Proof program will notify you via email when your child’s proofs are ready to be viewed online. When you receive the email with a private password, you can go directly to our company’s website www.coffeepond.com to place your order online.
Please be sure to have your spam blocker set to accept emails from lifeguards@coffeepond.com
Should you not receive your child’s password within a few weeks after picture day please be sure to contact our Customer Care department at1-800-632-2323 x0 or at: lifeguards@coffeepond.com

SMUGMUG PHOTOS

Have you seen our FA photo site?  Photos are free to download! If you have athletic photos you'd like to share, email Kelly Pelissier and she'll provide you with an upload link. Click here to view.