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