Welcome FCS parents! Below, you'll find important documents, links, news, and updates for current parents.

The Home & School Association (HSA)

The Home and School Association is the organized body of Friends' Central parents and guardians. The personal investment of mothers and fathers in their children's education is an integral part of the School's philosophy, and by encouraging parental involvement, Friends' Central accomplishes its goal of establishing a partnership between the School, the student, and the family.

For more information on how to get involved, contact Andrea Nuneviller in the Home and School Office at 610.645.5040 or anuneviller@friendscentral.org.
 

HSA Parent Gathering Dates

Grade 10 - Friday, January 26, 7-9 pm in the OPA room
Grade 11 - Friday, February 23, 7-9 pm

All Parent One FCS Information & School Overview Meeting- Wed., Jan. 24, 7:30 pm, MS Room 10

The Home and School Association invites all parents across the three divisions to join us for this year's Parent One FCS Meeting on Jan. 24 at 7:30 pm in Middle School Room 10. At this meeting, parents will receive updates on curriculum and technology from Mariama Richards, Assistant Head of School for Academic Program; Michelle Crowley, Director of Athletics and Wellness; and Dwight Dunston, Coordinator of Equity and Justice Education. During the final portion of the evening, Craig N. Sellers, Head of School, will discuss the Long Range planning process and share some of the results from the LRP surveys. If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Nuneviller.

HSA Information

HSA Executive Committee Members
HSA Executive Committee Meeting Schedule

Lower School

Each class in the Lower School has its own blog. Check them out! Click here for the Lower School Blogroll.

Looking Ahead! Lower School Upcoming Events

  • LS Parent and Special Friend Morning (grades 2-5) - Feb. 6, 9-11 am, preceded by coffee with Kelly Pierre starting at 8:15 am
  • LS Parent and Special Friend Morning (Pre-K, K, and grade 1) - Feb. 13, 9-11 am, preceded by coffee with Kelly Pierre starting at 8:15 am
  • Nursery parents are welcome to join us for coffee with Kelly Pierre at 8:15 am on Feb. 13.
  • LS Book Fair - Feb. 26-28, Family Night on Tuesday, Feb. 27. New to Book Fair? Click here to learn how it works!

MLK Day of Service - Thank you to all who participated!

Thanks to all the parents, students, and alumni/ae who helped make cozy pillows, cheery suncatchers, and useful cleaning kits for our friends at Families Forward. Thank you to everyone who donated cleaning supplies and baby gear. Finally, a special thank you to Julie Shapiro and Chandra Thorne, who planned, organized, and led us through this special morning of service.  


Save the Date! Grade 1 & 2 Movie Night, Friday, Feb. 3, 6:30 pm

Come in PJs with your stuffies and blankies! Pizza dinner for the kids followed by a movie. If you are interested in helping, please contact Andrea Nuneviller.

Click here for the Lower School New Parent Handbook

Middle School

Middle School Book Fair is Coming!

From February 5-7, MS Room 10 becomes a pop-up bookstore! This year, we will be going crazy for Hamilton! We need parents to help set up, cashier, and break down the book fair. There are many shifts to choose from. Click here to sign up to volunteer. Please contact Christine Giordano if you have any questions.

 

Thank you to all who participated in the MLK Day of Service

Thanks to everyone who came to make sandwiches, pack toiletries, and delivery the items to Bethesda Project. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the toiletry and cookie drive; your donations make a difference. Finally, a huge thank you to Catherine Corson and Anjali Thapar for planning organizing, and leading us on this wonderful morning of service.

 

Click here for the Middle School New Parent Handbook

 

Upper School

MLK Day Thank You!

Thank you to all students and parents who came to Har Zion and participated in the MLK Day of Service. A special thank you to Paula Yudenfriend Green who coordinated with Har Zion to make the afternoon such a good experience.

Click here for the Upper School New Parent Handbook