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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

Riccardo Longo ’89 and Gigio Longo ’94 Raise Nearly €13,000 for Italian Earthquake Relief with Gran Caffe L’Aquila

Gran Caffe L’Aquila

Pictured are Gigio and Riccardo Longo at Gran Caffe L’Aquila Since the opening of its doors in December 2014, Gran Caffe L’Aquila has become a hub for authentic Italian food, wine, and culture in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square. But Riccardo Longo ’89, Founding Partner and Director of Regional Cuisine and Wine, and Gigio Longo ’94, Director… Read More


May 11, 2017

MS Students Earn Second Place at NJ Science Olympiad State Tournament

On March 7, two seventh grade students won second place medals at the NJ Science Olympiad State Tournament at Middlesex Community College. The team of Elliot Smith ’22 and Lauren Articolo ’22 earned second place in the “Invasive Species” event. Moorestown Friends competed against 27 schools from around the state, and medals were awarded to… Read More


May 8, 2017

Sixth Graders Sweep Burlington County Soil Conservation Poster Contest

BSCD Poster Contest

Three sixth graders won the first, second, and third prizes of the fourth to sixth grade division of the 2017 Burlington County Soil Conservation Poster Contest. The theme this year was “Healthy Soils are Full of Life.” A total of 69 posters were submitted, ranging from Grades 6-9, and the winners were judged and selected… Read More


May 5, 2017

Celebrating a 60-Year-Old Transatlantic and Multi-Generational Friendship: Rowland Ricketts ’57 and Peter Thiele ’57

Peter Thiele

In honor of the Class of 1957’s 60th reunion to be celebrated during Alumni Weekend 2017 festivities, Rowland Ricketts ’57 installed an exhibit featuring the work of his classmate Peter Thiele ’57, a German graphic designer. Peter was an exchange student at Moorestown Friends from the Rudolf Steiner Schule in Nuremberg, Germany and he lived… Read More


May 4, 2017

Student Earns Award at National Chinese Bridge Speech Contest

Chinese Bridge Speech Contest

On April 22, Liam Schenk ’19 won the third place prize in the intermediate division of the highly-competitive 12th Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for U.S. High School Students held at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He was selected as one of 24 finalists from around the country. For the competition, Liam presented a memorized speech… Read More


May 3, 2017

Musical Mathematical Collaboration in Seventh Grade

Musical Mathematical Collaboration

Hartman Hall is home to the Moorestown Friends Math Department, but there is one wing that is the exception. Around the corner from MS/US Math Teacher Karen McHugh’s classroom, there is a choir room where MS/US Choral Director Nathan Wadley teaches and leads the school’s various choirs. Recently, the neighboring teachers decided to create a… Read More


May 2, 2017

2017 Alumni Association Award Recipients To Be Honored at Dinner Among Friends

Moorestown Friends Alumni Weekend will be held on May 5-6. To begin the weekend, alumni have been invited to attend the Dinner Among Friends banquet at 6 p.m. on May 5 which features the presentation of the 2017 Alumni Association Awards to Bill Gardiner ’67, Sonia Mixter Guzman ’02, and former faculty member Miriam Feyerherm…. Read More


May 1, 2017

Service Oriented Students Learn to Sew for Babies for Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership

Sew for Babies

For the “Let’s Sew for Babies!” Intensive Learning class, a group of Upper School students spent the week of March 24-31 on campus learning about sewing in order to provide baby clothes for the Philadelphia Nurse Family Partnership, an organization that works to support young single mothers living in poverty. After 30 hours of sewing… Read More


April 26, 2017

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