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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 […]

Do you remember May Day at BFS?

The First May Day, 1928 Some readers may recall BFS May Day celebrations held at Friends Field and perhaps at Pearl Street. May Day was a huge lower school event […]

Join us for Alumni Day, June 7

Dick Begelman, 1968 BFS Alumni Day is June 7 and it will be a fabulous event as always. Our annual Alumni Day is for all alumni, faculty and friends. Alumni of […]

Great moments in BFS Basketball, 1925 and today

1925, BFS Boys Basketball Team, with the Friends School League Championship Trophy It’s a great basketball season for BFS teams, so today let’s look back 89 years ago to February of 1925, […]

Happy Holidays – Yesterday and Today

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year! A moment from a 1930s Lower School Christmas Pageant. And a moment from this year’s Holiday Sing when, for the first […]

BFS Yearbooks – know all words are faint

These days BFS yearbooks are hard-bound volumes, about 200 pages in length, often have color photos, and provide an overview of the year for the entire school. The earliest known […]

A BFS Tradition, Learning through Service

1995 – Service at the “Park” (now known as the Marriott) Certainly, there are myriad ways in which we all contribute to the greater good of our world, but BFS […]