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In the News

Changes to Outdoor Activities This Fall and Campus Spraying for Mosquitoes

We are keeping a close eye on the EEE situation in Dartmouth. Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to adjust outdoor activities and treat the campus for mosquitoes until the first hard frost this fall.

September 7, 2019
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Free ‘Cool Banana Wig’ Concerts Return This Fall

Get your little ones dancing and singing to the sounds of Cool Banana Wig this fall! Friends Academy will host a series of 10 free Cool Banana Wig concerts on Thursday mornings beginning Sept. 19 through Nov. 21.

September 5, 2019
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Full Speed Ahead for Trucks at Friends Academy

More than a dozen trucks, diggers, and vehicles of all types and sizes — including a canoe — opened their doors to crowds gathered for the “Touch a Truck” event at Friends Academy on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

May 8, 2019
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Dartmouth Grange Announces 2019 Community Citizen Awards

Congratulations to Mr. Walach for receiving a 2019 Community Citizen Award! Steve Walach started the service learning program at Friends Academy to connect middle school students with projects and ideas outside the school walls.

March 27, 2019
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Oct. 20th: Film Screening, NOFA Workshop, Local Food Tasting, & Farmer Panel

Join us for a great afternoon and evening at Friends Academy and learn more about the future of agriculture in the U.S. Participants have the option to register for the afternoon (1-5 pm), the evening (5-8 pm), or both! Events include: NOFA workshop, film screening, local food tasting, and Farmer Panel. September 30, 2018 | READ THE FULL STORY

MathCounts Team Wins Regional Competition

Pearl Mallick, Teddy Carroll, Mia Shih, and Gillian Foley have all advanced to the State Finals (March 3 @ Wentworth Institute of Technology,Boston). February 13, 2018 | READ THE FULL STORY

FA Students Volunteer at Schwartz Center “Sensory-Santa” Event

"For some children, a trip to visit Santa Claus at the mall can be a scary and challenging task. From long lines to a noisy environment, children on the autism spectrum or children with special needs may have no choice but to forego the annual holiday tradition...  Students from Friends Academy helped design decorations before the event, and staffed the arts and crafts room during the program." December 11, 2017 | READ THE FULL STORY

Friends wins 1st Place Team at Victoria Sousa 5K

Friends Academy runners (both past and present) showed their support and speed last weekend at the Victoria Sousa 5K in Colt State Park. October 21, 2017 | READ THE FULL STORY

FA Teacher Steve Walach Honored with Marot Award

“It's very humbling. When you do service, you don't really want the attention on you. It goes on the people you're serving and the service you're providing … The Soup Kitchen, the ethos is so pure. It's gradually evolved and the whole point is to treat people with dignity,” Walach said. October 3, 2017 | READ THE FULL STORY