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In the News

Remembering Clay Stites, Head of School (1977-1992)

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of former Headmaster, Clay Stites, on August 27. Clay led Friends Academy with passion and dedication for 15 years from 1977 to 1992.

September 1, 2021
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Fifth Grade Students Feature “Agents of Change” in Documentary Films

This spring, fifth graders produced Ken Burns-style documentary films on "agents of change": people who brought about change in society or their fields. Watch a selection of their films.

June 2, 2021
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Students Celebrate Grandfriends’ Day During Virtual Event on May 7

This year, we honored the spirit of Grandfriends' Day during virtual events. Students were able to connect with grandfriends virtually through videos and presentations.

May 7, 2021
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Outdoor learning begins at Friends Academy

School is officially back in session at Friends Academy — outside. The school has stretched the use of its campus to create learning environments that better allow for social distancing. September 11, 2020 | READ THE FULL STORY

Remembering Claudia McClure Daggett, Head of School (1995-2006)

Devoted to family and the growth and development of independent schools, Claudia was well known nationally as an educator of significant accomplishment and contribution. July 28, 2020 | READ THE FULL STORY

Friends Academy’s Plan to Reopen Campus for 2020-21 School Year

Read the steps that we are taking to, within reason, safely reopen our campus to all students from Early Childhood to Grade 8 this fall. The first day of school is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8. July 24, 2020 | READ THE FULL STORY

Friends Academy Diversity Statement

Through this statement, we affirm the fundamental value and rights of every individual. We may not have the answers for the pain, anger, and inequalities in our world, but we all share the same commitment to building a more just, equitable and peaceful world for our children. June 1, 2020 | READ THE FULL STORY

Friends Academy to Continue Distance Learning Through the Rest of the School Year

Per the statewide emergency order to close all K-12 schools, Friends Academy students will remain in distance learning through the end of the 2019-20 school year. April 21, 2020 | READ THE FULL STORY

In the News

Remembering Clay Stites, Head of School (1977-1992)

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of former Headmaster, Clay Stites, on August 27. Clay led Friends Academy with passion and dedication for 15 years from 1977 to 1992.

September 1, 2021
Read the Full Story

Fifth Grade Students Feature "Agents of Change" in Documentary Films

This spring, fifth graders produced Ken Burns-style documentary films on "agents of change": people who brought about change in society or their fields. Watch a selection of their films.

June 2, 2021
Read the Full Story