Strategic Planning update – The Board of Trustees has reached unity about the vision and goals for Buckingham Friends School!

Dear Buckingham Friends School Community Members, I am excited to share that, after careful review and thoughtful discernment, the Board of Trustees reached unity at the March 2019 meeting about the vision and goals for Buckingham Friends School.¬† Our vision: In 2023, Buckingham Friends School is the regional leader in preserving the spirit of youth […]

Technology, Social Media, and Introducing Common Sense Media ‚Äď a resource for parents (of children of all ages) and educators

The following four paragraphs are excerpts from a recent article from Donna Orem, President of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).¬† BFS is a NAIS member school.¬† Please¬†be¬†sure¬†to¬†check¬†out¬†the¬†last¬†section¬†–¬†introducing¬†Common¬†Sense¬†Media. For parents today, not only are there hundreds of channels to monitor, but teens have access to the internet, video games, social media, and more; not […]

What contributes immeasurably to the positive spirit of community on campus and makes BFS such a special Friends school?

What contributes immeasurably to the positive spirit of community on campus and makes Buckingham Friends School such a special Friends school?¬† An intentional commitment to the quality of teacher-student relationships and respect for teacher autonomy. Our Quaker foundation, distinct mission, clear core values, comprehensive program, and commitment to quality attracts, engages, and retains deeply dedicated […]