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Compassion, a BFS and Quaker tradition

The program of our first commencement, from 1910 BFS has always strived to be compassionate for its community, particularly for its students, both while enrolled at our school and forever […]

BFS school-year beginnings, today and yesterday

Brooklyn Friends School began its 148th school year this month with its traditional convocation. Our opening assembly for older students, held at the Brooklyn Meeting House on Schermerhorn Street, came […]

100 Years Ago at BFS

BFS Commencement and Important AnnouncementsBrooklyn Daily Eagle, June 6, 1914 This week, your friendly historian decided to time-travel back one hundred years to the 1913-1914 school year at BFS. Turning […]

BFS Playground on Grace Court, 1914 to 1923

  In 1914, Friends School – as it was then called – was expanding at all levels, with its young high school program being one of them. ¬†Our athletic program […]