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“Class of 2017, you have more than done your part. Your futures are full of possibility. There is no question in my mind that you will go on to be productive and compassionate leaders. In ways perhaps large or perhaps small, perhaps loud or perhaps quiet, you will make a difference. You will, as Quakers… Read More


June 19, 2017

Students Earn Awards for 2016-17 Sports Seasons

Photo: Dylan Carilli and Alyssa Runyan were named Herm Magee Award winners for 2016-17. Numerous awards were distributed by coaches and Athletic Director Danielle Dayton at Varsity Night on May 25. Below is a list of team awards, along with special awards presented at the end of the evening: Herm Magee Award (presented to a male… Read More


June 8, 2017

Director of Finance and Operations Lisa Carbone Warren Receives Unsung Hero Award from National Association

Congratulations to Director of Finance and Operations Lisa Carbone Warren (pictured at right with School Committee Treasurer Toni Proffitt Brown and Head of School Larry Van Meter), who is the recipient of the National Business Officers Association’s (NBOA) 2017 Will Hancock Unsung Hero Award. The honor is given to business officers who have made an… Read More


June 8, 2017

Fifth Graders Display Year-Long Projects at Genius Hour Expo

Jeffrey researched the fabric and texture of football gloves…Sophia was curious as to why humans forget their dreams…Katie explored the protection of kiwi birds…Haila was fascinated with why people impersonate Elvis Presley…Kira studied and raised money for leukemia research…Himanshu designed a cost-efficient prototype for a robotic wheelchair…Maggie designed a small home for the homeless that… Read More


June 6, 2017

Libby Mayer ’18 Named Burlington County Times Teen Excellence Award Winner

Libby Mayer '18

The following appears on the Burlington County Times website (photo credit Nancy Rokos/BCT): If real life were a movie, directors would have a hard time deciding whether to cast Elizabeth “Libby” Mayer as the “athlete” or the “academic.” The Moorestown Friends School junior from Riverton is a standout in both categories. Libby is one of the top-ranked… Read More


June 6, 2017

US French Students Film Campus Tour for Sister School in France

Tenth graders in Jen Murphy’s French III class have been corresponding with a sister school called Lycée Rabelais (Rabelais High School) in Meudon, France for the past few months. The students from Lycée Rabelais shared a video tour of their campus, so the MFS class decided to do the same. The class worked together to… Read More


June 5, 2017

Hoagies with the Head

In the weeks leading up to the end of the school year, Head of School Larry Van Meter hosts feedback sessions with fourth and eighth graders called “Hoagies with the Head.” Mr. Van Meter welcomes every fourth and eighth grader to his home to have lunch and discuss life at Moorestown Friends. Many creative and… Read More


May 30, 2017

Moorestown Friends Boys’ Tennis Wins South Jersey Championship

On May 23 at Moorestown Tennis Club, the Boys’ Tennis team defeated Rutgers Prep, 5-0, to capture the NJSIAA Non-Public B South championship and 14th sectional title in program history. The team did not lose an individual match during its run to the championship. The school owns two Boys’ Tennis state championships (1977 and 1978). (View… Read More


May 24, 2017

Seventeen Students Inducted Into World Language Honor Societies

Seventeen Moorestown Friends School students were inducted into the Chinese, French, and Spanish National Honor Societies on May 17. The students were joined by their families, teachers, and staff members for a formal banquet in the Dining Hall Commons, followed by a ceremony in the Meeting House.   Inducted into the National Chinese Honor Society… Read More


May 22, 2017

Sixteen Students Inducted Into Cum Laude Society

Sixteen students were inducted into the Cum Laude Society, a national honor society for public and independent secondary schools, at a ceremony at MFS on May 17. The inductees included seniors Melissa Abrams, Dragon Ding, Grace Kim, Xin Li, Tyler Radack, Medina Shah, Hanlan Yang, and Haiqi Zhou.  Juniors inducted were Michael Cherfane, Moises Cosme,… Read More


May 19, 2017

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