Monday, June 4, 2012

Come Join Us!

The Spirit of the Earth
An AFS Lower School Spring Program
Friday, June 8th, 2012
1:30 p.m.
Abington Friends School Muller Auditorium

~ Spring Program Concert Attire ~
All lower school students should dress in white shirts (a collared shirt or a blouse) and long, black pants.  Students are encouraged to bring their concert attire clothing to school on Thursday.  All students will be given the opportunity to change at school on Friday morning prior to the performance.

Please note that all students will be involved in movement activities on stage and should wear pants and comfortable shoes (no heels, sandals or flip flops please).

We look forward to celebrating 
our accomplishments with you on 
Friday, June 8th in the 
AFS Muller Auditorium at 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Arbor Day Celebration

AFS Arbor Day Celebration
Friday, April 27, 2012
1:30 p.m.
On Friday, April 27, 2012 our entire school community including students, faculty, staff, many parents and alumni will gather together to celebrate the blessings of spring and reaffirm the School's commitment to caring for our earth.  This celebration features leadership and performance from our lower school first grade, fourth grade and fifth grade students.

Performance Dress
For Arbor Day, we ask that all 4th and 5th Grade students dress for our Arbor Day Celebration wearing a white shirt, black pants (not jeans), and comfortable shoes. 
Students are encouraged to bring their performance clothes to school and change following their lunch recess.  All 4th Grade students will need their soprano recorders for the 
Arbor Day Performance. 

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Philadelphia Science Festival

For ten days, Philadelphia's schools, universities, cultural institutions and research centers will again come together to put science in the spotlight for the 2nd Annual Philadelphia Science Festival.  The best event to attend? Check out this link to  The Science Carnival being held this coming Saturday on the Ben Franklin Parkway.  There will be over 100 family friendly experiments and interactive exhibits to enjoy!

Saturday, April 14, 2012

AFS Nature Week

AFS Outside and the AFS ECCO program, in cooperation with Briar Bush Nature Center, will be presenting a terrific "Nature Week" April 23rd through April 26th.  This will be a fantastic opportunity to spend time outside on our beautiful campus!   We have quite a week planned.  Stream studies, insects, games and trees are all part of the plan.  I will be there all 4 days to share the experience with your children!  If you have any questions at all please email me at