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Fifth and Sixth Grade Students Shine in “The Little Mermaid”

Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Little Mermaid for their wonderful performances! Watch the full evening performance by these hard-working fifth and sixth graders.

November 18, 2022
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Five Faces of Dyslexia at Friends Academy

At Friends Academy, we are proud to support students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and other language-based learning differences through the Sally Borden Program.

October 25, 2022
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Friends Academy Says Farewell to Beloved Campus Beech Tree

As sacred as the Beech Tree is to Friends Academy, the risk of injury to people has become too great, and we need to remove all of the limbs from our beloved tree.

September 23, 2022
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Dartmouth sixth-graders invent river cleanup device

Sixth-grader Paul was on a nature hike last year when he spotted a plastic grocery bag floating in the river. The image inspired his project to clean up the river that was finally launched last week.

June 16, 2022
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34 Students Graduate in Class of 2022 During Class Day Ceremony

Friends Academy celebrated the graduation of 34 eighth grade students Wednesday morning, June 8, at its Class Day ceremony for the Class of 2022. June 9, 2022 | READ THE FULL STORY

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

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