This fall, students in Taylor Salvitti's third grade class have been working hard on writing narrative stories on a specific moment in their lives. In October, the fruits of their labor were put on display as they held a virtual publishing party to celebrate their outstanding finished pieces by reading them aloud for their families and friends.
Friends' Central is thrilled to welcome fantastic new employees to the School for the 2020-2021 school year.
We are excited to welcome Erica Snowden to the FCS community as our new Director of Equity and Multicultural Education. As a member of the Friends' Central senior administrative team, Erica oversees equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts school-wide. Joining Friends' Central to further support equity initiatives is Sabrina Johnson in a new position for the Lower School, Pre-K-grade 2 Social Justice Instructor.
Middle School Principal Alexa Quinn spoke to CBS3 about Friends' Central's campus safety measures.
The Friends' Central Board of Trustees shared the following statement with the FCS community.
When the majority of carefully planned FCS Senior Projects were undermined by the pandemic, faculty came together to provide the seniors with meaningful alternatives as their time at Friends' Central came to a close.
Head of School Craig N. Sellers shared the following important message with the Friends' Central community on Sunday, May 31: At this moment filled with sadness, all FCS employees stand with all of our colleagues, students, and parents of color, and especially our Black community members.
Despite the pandemic, the FCS Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series has been able to take place, along with a significant number of virtual visits to classrooms this spring, enriching the students' learning experiences during this time of much uncertainty.