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BFS Recognizes Juneteenth

The BFS community recognizes Juneteenth! Founded by the activism of the “Grandmother of Junteenth”, 94 year old retired educator, Ms. Opal Lee, Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when Union […]

Lower School Honors Dr. King and Changemakers

Thank you to Lower School Colleagues Jonathan Edmonds, Sarah Gordon, Doris Rodriguez-Graber, Laleña Garcia, and Amelia Jenison for sharing this reflection. This past Wednesday, the Lower School came together for our annual […]

BFS Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

We will celebrate as a community on Friday, October 14 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Cafe at our Upper School (116 Lawrence Street).     Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month or Hispanic Heritage […]

Our Mighty and All-Encompassing Light

This letter appears in the summer 2022 issue of The Light, our Brooklyn Friends School magazine.  Recently, I heard beautiful remarks that focused on the concept of what it means […]

Pride at Brooklyn Friends

June is PRIDE month! The Brooklyn Friends School community stands together in the light, power and solidarity of the continued LGBTQIA+ struggle, legacy of resilience, and fight for equal rights. As a community we align […]

BFS Second Graders Stage ‘Sit-In’

The Brooklyn Friends School lobby at Pearl Street was quiet for most of the day—until, that is—our second grade students from 2A appeared outside the door of Head of School […]

Welcome, New Colleagues!

Brooklyn Friends School is excited to introduce you to the incredibly strong cadre of four student-centered leaders joining our BFS community on July 1, 2022.  All of them will serve […]