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Schools flying flags at half mast for 12 months following a mass shooting in the U.S. 5 Replies

Friends,It occurs to me that schools could resolve to fly their flags at half mast for 12 months following a mass shooting anywhere in the U.S. as a witness to lives needlessly lost. While I have stronger feelings about this issue than "...lives…Continue

Started by Tom Ceresini in Sample Title. Last reply by Thomas J. Lees 11 hours ago.

Leading in the Manner of Friends at Quaker Schools with Nancy Starmer - June 2018

Leading in the Manner of Friends at Quaker Schools…Continue

Started by April Diop in Sample Title on Thursday.

A little film with big ideas about Meeting for Worship "A Quaker Sound" 1 Reply

Benedict Campbell The Bridge Film Festival judges reflect on and evaluate…Continue

Started by Andrew Swartley Cohen in Sample Title. Last reply by Deborra Sines Pancoe on Thursday.

Quaker Experiential Symposium

On April 26, Friends School of Baltimore invites educators from independent Quaker schools to come for a day of learning, sharing and reflecting on the value and implementation of experiential learning on and off of our campuses. The day will…Continue

Started by Greta Rutstein in Sample Title Feb 14.

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Schools flying flags at half mast for 12 months following a mass shooting in the U.S.

Friends,It occurs to me that schools could resolve to fly their flags at half mast for 12 months following a mass shooting anywhere in the U.S. as a witness to lives needlessly lost. While I have stronger feelings about this issue than "...lives needlessly lost...", I word it like that to make the resolution as apolitical as possible for those institutions who might consider the idea.This may be a decision individual Friends schools would find simpler than would a typical public school…See More
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Leading in the Manner of Friends at Quaker Schools with Nancy Starmer - June 2018

Leading in the Manner of Friends at Quaker SchoolsClick here for more information and to register! Administrative teams are invited to come together for renewal and reflection. Collaborate with…See More
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A little film with big ideas about Meeting for Worship

Benedict Campbell The Bridge Film Festival judges reflect on and evaluate each entry and give constructive suggestions to our filmmakers. They are either filmmakers, activists, educators or Quakers, and more often than not, our judges are a combination of all four.Our newest judge, Benedict Campbell meets all of these…See More
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Quaker Experiential Symposium

On April 26, Friends School of Baltimore invites educators from independent Quaker schools to come for a day of learning, sharing and reflecting on the value and implementation of experiential learning on and off of our campuses. The day will include a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and meeting for worship. Attendees should look forward to sharing their own experiences and their schools’ programs, and to learning from each other. Using the EdCamp model, the conference will be informal and…See More
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