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As an educational community established upon the foundation of the Religious Society of Friends, Buckingham Friends School believes that all people are equal and that all voices deserve to be heard, valued, and incorporated.
At Buckingham Friends School, our mission guides us to “honor the Light within each person” and “instill the value of caring for others and our world.”
“Let it Shine” was a total success! It is with a deep regard for the evidenced spirit and support within the BFS community that I write to express heart-felt gratitude to the scores of current and former community members and friends of BFS that gathered on Friday night for a memorable evening of fun, friendship, and fundraising. Expectations in each of these areas was exceeded.
Buckingham Friends School Pivots Quickly to Distance Learning and Virtual Admissions
Recently, BFS Music Teacher Rich Cox shared with me a new song that he had composed. Rich has been one of our school’s many wonderful and inspiring forces of goodness and creativity during these unprecedented and challenging times.
First Grade teacher Juli Vogelsang shared with me the following set of queries that she had heard at a service over the weekend. It certainly speaks to me about what can be gleaned from the study of positive psychology – the challenge and need to actively work to reframe basic reactions based on fear and catastrophizing – to explore and create “what if…?’.
The Psychological Challenges of Sequestering and Online Learning: A Special Presentation for BFS Parents
I am pleased to announce an online meeting for all interested parents with Michael Thompson, Ph.D., “The Psychological Challenges of Sequestering and Online Learning: A Special Presentation for BFS Parents”, at 7:00 PM next Thursday, April 9, 2020