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BFS Student Athletes Take Part in Signing Day

As high school student-athletes from around the nation formally announced their intentions for college, BFS was thrilled to have two Panthers signing... Read More

BFS Community Looks to the Future

On Saturday, January 21, 2023, nearly 120 members of the robust BFS community filled the newly-renovated Upper Gym for our Community Design Day. The... Read More

BFS Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students at Brooklyn Friends School paid tribute to Dr. King! You can watch the video... Read More

Join Us at Our Community Design Day

Dear BFS Community, As many of you know, earlier this school year we embarked on a comprehensive Strategic Planning initiative—ensuring that BFS... Read More

Breaking the Mold: Global Civic Engagement and Social Impact at BFS

It is not often that one finds a community that perfectly combines mission driven colleagues, students and families, an alignment of values and vision, and... Read More

BFS Takes Charge of Its Future

Every so often, we need a little help from our friends. The Beatles knew it first, then Joe Cocker took it to No. 1 on the charts, and then more than 50... Read More

Our Quaker Life: Recent Initiatives & Events

BFF Trains with Friends Council on Education The Brooklyn Friends and Families (BFF) Leadership Group dedicated their October meeting to a training... Read More

Upper School English Sparks Joy—and Freedom

I remember my English teacher in my junior year of high school. Her name was Hester Keller, and I remember being terrified of her. The summer before the... Read More