Thursday, April 25, 2013
Friends Enrichment Program's annual event will feature performances from 25 talented young people.
Thursday, April 25
Twenty-five talented young musicians will provide the entertainment at Friends Enrichment Program’s (FEP) annual Music and Dance Medley this Sunday. Among the performers is Moorestown High School freshman Alyssa Caffrey, who will play “Angel of Music,” by British composer Andrew Lloyd-Webber, on the harp. The youngest soloist on this year’s program is 7-year-old Latrice Ellis, a Baker Elementary School first-grader, who will play “Hot Cross Buns” on the piano, and one of the oldest is 16-year-old violinist Isaac Gebremedhin, a Lenape High School junior, who will play “Gavotte” by J.S. Bach and “Gigue” from Sonata in D Minor by F.M. Veracini. Also among the oldest is 17-year-old Kenan Soso, a hip-hop dancer and Moorestown Friends School …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Moorestown Friends School now advances to the state finals in Trenton to compete against the North and Central regional winners.
After another superb performance in the Consumer Bowl, Moorestown Friends School (MFS) will compete in the state finals once again. Moorestown Friends won the 17th annual Southern Regional Consumer Bowl Competition at Burlington County College last Thursday, April 18. The Burlington County representative, Moorestown Friends finished over Cedar Creek High School from Atlantic County. This is the third straight year the Friends School has advanced to the finals as winners of the South Jersey region. “The team has worked extremely hard to succeed in the county and regional Consumer Bowl competitions," said Barbara Kreider, MFS Science Department chair and Consumer Bowl advisor. "They are a well-rounded, talented group of students who have …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Ciani Green is one of just 39 students statewide accepting into the summer program to honor creative and academic talents.
From Moorestown Friends School: Moorestown Friends School junior Ciani Green was recently accepted to the New Jersey Scholars Program (NJSP). Green, a Mount Laurel resident, is one of 39 New Jersey rising seniors who will be attending the five-week residential program at The Lawrenceville School this summer. This year’s program is called Immigration: Demographic Disaster or Cultural Recreator? NJSP is an intensive inter-disciplinary academic summer program for 39 of the most intelligent, outgoing and highly motivated New Jersey residents who have completed their junior year and are “rising seniors,” entering their senior year in September. The five-week residential program takes place at The Lawrenceville School and is funded by private …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Princeton Nassoons, who have entertained royalty and U.S. presidents, will perform their a capella songs for Moorestown Friends students Friday.
From Moorestown Friends School: On Friday, April 19, Moorestown Friends School (MFS) will welcome the The Princeton Nassoons, an a capella group from Princeton University. The Nassoons will perform two songs and conduct a workshop for approximately 100 middle and upper school students at 1:35 p.m. in the Moorestown Friends Meeting House. The MFS Upper School A Capella Choir will perform one song and the Nassoons will conduct their workshop based on that performance and provide suggestions for improvement. The Princeton Nassoons are one of the world's finest collegiate performance ensembles. Founded in 1941, they have sung four-, five- and six-part harmonies alongside the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, the Lettermen and Ben Folds. They tour the …
Despite a valiant effort by Moorestown Friends School, the Lions earned their first win of the season.
Moorestown Friends School keeper C.J. Durkow made 22 saves Wednesday, but it wasn't enough to keep Cherry Hill West from pulling off its first victory of the season, 14-7. Tyler Mills scored twice and assisted on two other goals, and teammate Andrew Cook collected a goal and three assists in the loss.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Students have the opportunity to participate in service learning and study abroad programs that include an ecology trip to Oahu and a Renaissance Culture and History trip to Florence.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The well-known author/illustrator will visit Lower School students on Tuesday.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Moorestown police officers have started dropping by all the township schools in an effort to create a greater sense of security.
Moorestown Police are beginning to make their presence felt throughout all the township's schools by doing random pop-ins, in light of the heightened sensitivity to school security. Police spokesman Lt. Lee Lieber said the department approached the schools in town—including the public schools, Moorestown Friends, Our Lady of Good Counsel and Kingsway Learning Center—shortly after the Newtown, CT, tragedy to offer to have officers stop in to the schools during their regular patrols. The visits serve multiple purposes, Lieber explained. For one thing, they're peace of mind for the parents, students and staff, as well as a potential deterrent for anyone who might want to cause harm. But the primary motivation is preparedness, he said. The …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Five Moorestown Friends School students walked away with prizes.
Moorestown Friends School (MFS) students received awards in the 15th annual Deborah Heart Challenge and Art Competition held at Pemberton High School earlier this week. On Feb. 24, Moorestown Friends School participated in the challenge and came home with five awards in the art competition. In the two-dimensional category, Delran senior Melissa Finnerty won second place for her work Flow. Mount Laurel senior Lauren Carney won third place for her piece Chamber. Cinnaminson sophomore Carly Teitelbaum also took home third place for her work Hidden Heart. And juniors Everett Aldrich (Burlington) and Carl Durkow (Sewell) both received honorable mention for their respective pieces Heart Health and Heartwork. MFS Upper School art teacher Nicole …
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