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BFS Teaches Students About Global Poverty & Sustainability

October 26, 2018 Eighth grade students at Buckingham Friends School, a coed independent K-8 Quaker school in Lahaska, PA, recently attended their annual trip to a Heifer Global Village Site. Stephanie Thliveris, the Upper School Coordinator leading the group, remarked, “Heifer International’s mission to end global... » read more

Buckingham Friends School Earns High Marks for Energy Efficiency

September 27, 2018 When you step onto the wooded campus of Buckingham Friends School (BFS) in Lahaska, you get the sense that this is a place where the environment matters. Beginning with kindergarten trips to the Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center in New Hope, BFS students develop a deep appreciation... » read more

Fifth Grade Hosts American History Fair

April 05, 2018 Fifth Grade’s History Fair, held on Wednesday, April 4th marked the culmination of more than three months of preparation, as each fifth grade student portrayed a notable American who was born before 1900.  Some of the Americans that students embodied were Mark Twain, Laura ingalls Wilder,... » read more

Ready, Set, Go! Third Grade's Racing Car Project

February 09, 2018 Today, our third graders had a blast racing cars!  This was the culminating activity for a project that they have been working on for several weeks.  Third grade teacher, Dennis Haupert, has been teaching this project at BFS for the past 15 years.  The project is designed to... » read more

Initial Screening of Maasai film QUENCH at Del Val

September 10, 2014 Dear Friends of the Maasai, PLEASE SAVE THE DATE! MCEP (Maasai Cultural Exchange Project) in collaboration with Alpha Phi Omega and Students for Diversity of Delaware Valley College wish to announce the initial screening of QUENCH, a half hour documentary focusing on the lives... » read more

Friends united & reunited on first day of school

September 03, 2014 It was an exuberant first day of school when students, teachers and parents all reunited for the start of the 2014-15 school year.  Over the summer, the incoming kindergarten class had several playdates, so although new to the school, there were many friendly, familiar faces to welcome ... » read more

JEM Simulation Games

April 21, 2014 For the past 10 years or so, teacher Steve Bernardini has been organizing a JEM Simulation Activity at Buckingham Friends School.  The objective of the simulation is to create a fictitious country and develop a government that works efficiently for people to survive and flourish. There are 6... » read more

Goodbye, Jesse by Julia Ordway

April 21, 2014 BFS 7th grader Julia Ordway has published her first novel Goodbye, Jesse.  She’ll be signing her book on Saturday, April 26th at 1:00pm at the Doylestown Bookshop. The book signing is a fundraiser for CHOP.  Congratulations, Julia! » read more
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