Celebrating All That Our Teachers do at BFS

Buckingham Friends School benefits from the many talents and contributions of an exemplary staff of over twenty-five teachers.  As a Friends school, accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools, these dedicated educators meet vigorous standards and provide an overall program distinguished by its unmatched breadth and depth, the manner in which students are engaged, […]

A Thanksgiving Sharing

Three years ago and just before Thanksgiving, someone I had admired for many years, Gwen Ifil, passed away. “Gwen Ifil was an American journalist, television newscaster, and author. She was the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor, with Judy Woodruff, of PBS NewsHour, both of which air on PBS. Ifill was a political analyst and […]

Witnessing How Each Student’s Voice is Nurtured, Supported, and Given Space to Grow

Now in our 225th year as a Friends school, Buckingham Friends School’s mission “honors the Light within each person, inspires scholarship and spiritual community, and instills the value of caring for others and our world.”  Rooted in the beliefs and traditions of Quakers, our values as a Friends school guide us to engage members of the […]

The BFS Community at its Best! – The Lasagna Dinner and our Annual Fall Frolic were Amazing Successes!

300 current and former community members crowded into the gym on Friday Night and enjoyed every minute and mouthful of this year’s Lasagna Dinner.  “The 6th Grade Royal Candy Court” transformed the gym into a Candy Castle, and everyone delighted in their costumes, infectious positive spirit, maturity, and superb service! The evening was the culminating […]

Washington Think Tank Expert and BFS Graduate, Taiya Smith ’87, to Speak on Climate Change & Carbon Dividends – and BFS Proudly Announces Receiving its Second Energy Star Rating

Friends in Fellowship: What will it take to get the US to act on Climate Change? Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, at the Arch Street Meetinghouse, 4th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia (this event is free) Sign up for next week’s (free) PYM Friends in Fellowship talk featuring Solebury Meeting member, George School and  Buckingham Friends School alumnae, […]