In keeping with guidance from the Governor’s office, the PA Department of Education, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other professionals and experts, Buckingham Friends School has created a comprehensive, innovative campus-use plan for the 2020-2021 school year that gives us the ability and flexibility to live our mission and core values, deliver our program, and provide for the health and safety of our community on our campus and in our classroom environments.
News & Announcements
Buckingham Friends School will operate on a 2-Hour Delay on Thursday, February 11, 2021.
Buckingham Friends School will operate on a 2-Hour Delay on Monday, February 8, 2021.
Due to concerns about road conditions in the morning and the late announcements this evening that no busing will be provided, Buckingham Friends School will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 3rd. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Highlights of school happenings from our weekly newsletter to parents.
I write to offer a warm welcome to everyone and share a few thoughts as we begin a new school year – our 226th year – at Buckingham Friends School. But first, the big news is that 45 new students (and 38 new families) have joined and are already contributing to the quality of our school community and culture this year.
Read Paul's latest blog, "True Grit: Can Perseverance Be Taught?' highlights the work of Positive Psychologist Angela Duckworth, Ph.D., known for her original, broadly regarded research on grit and self-control.
For the health and safety of our community, Buckingham Friends School has pivoted to a temporary period of distance learning from December 1st through December 18th. During this time, students will be fully engaged by our dedicated teachers, who will utilize innovative resources and deliver our broad program and schedule in a manner true to our mission, core values, and philosophy. We look forward to welcoming our students back to campus for in-person learning following our Winter Break.
Due to the predicted hazardous conditions and timing of the winter snowstorm, Buckingham Friends School will be closed on Thursday, December 17. Be safe and enjoy the snow!
After three months away, members of the Eighth Grade class, their immediate families, and several teachers returned to campus on June 12th – in socially-distanced ways – to celebrate the Eighth Grade class, conclude BFS’s 225th year, and hold graduation on the upper field.