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Reaching the PEAC: How BFS Athletics Reimagined Physical Education

Over the past year, the word “pivot” has become just as common as the words “Zoom” and “unprecedented.” All of us have had to pivot in one way... Read More

Preserved and Adapted: The Third Grade Haudenosaunee Study

The Big Questions How does the environment shape culture?  How do cultures change over time?  How do cultures resist and survive colonialism and... Read More

Homecoming: George Fox Award Recipient Susan Segal Rai ’59 Returns to BFS

1959 Brooklyn Friends School graduate and this year’s recipient of the George Fox Award, Susan Segal Rai, cracked a wide smile when asked how she was... Read More

Sustaining the Fight: Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett ’84 Looks to Young People to Drive Change

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, ‘84, who serves as a House delegate representing the Virgin Islands, says being asked to be our 2021 Commencement Speaker... Read More

Join Us for Dinner with Friends

Have Dinner with Friends on Thursday, May 27 at 7pm. Let's come together and celebrate! Learn how to make one of Chef Tom Buckley’s signature dishes... Read More

Why IB?

*In Spring 2021, as they began course registration for the 2021-2022 school year, the Upper School shared this note regarding the International... Read More

Middle School Students Find Satisfaction In Most Unsatisfying of Years

“What makes something satisfying?”  Fifth and Sixth grade students were recently asked this question. While it could be assumed that the answers... Read More

Butterflies Take Flight in the Preschool

By Joy Roberts, Preschool Administrative Assistant Every spring we get to witness the joy and excitement in the Preschool as the children head up to the... Read More