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Friends School of Minnesota is a K-8 progressive education school grounded in Quaker values. FSMN was founded in 1988 and is located in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul, convenient to South Minneapolis. We are a diverse community with students from a broad range of religious and non-religious backgrounds, including ten percent from Quaker families.
The first day of school is always special for members of a learning community, but this first day felt unusually special. There was a sense of renewal and rebirth more commonly associated with spring than fall. Students greeted each other with extra giggles and smiling eyes, happy to see each other and be together again in community. The […] Read more
2021-2022 Updated on 8.10.21 Calendar IMPORTANT Note: some items have changed on this calendar since it was originally published in May 2021. If you are using the hard copy calendar, look at the bottom right corner of the document. If it says updated August 10, 2021, you have the most updated calendar. Message sent with […] Read more
Engineering In Music ClassBuilding instruments together encouraged students to use and practice skills and processes they learn in science. Prediction – They predict what will happen. What will this instrument sound like? What components of the instrument will come together to make that sound? Build – They use a design to build the instrument. How do I […] Read more