The aim of a Friends education, BFS’s core values, and why empathetic kids succeed in our all-about-me world

“While each Friends school has its own unique style and personality, they all have a common purpose: not only to provide a rich and challenging education but also to foster the ideals of community, spirituality, responsibility and stewardship. A hallmark of the Quaker school experience is the basic beliefs that we are all teachers and learners and […]

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 – 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 […]