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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.

Move As U Choose/Fall Fest Was Awesome!

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Our Community Wish Tree

What would you wish for your friend? What would you wish for yourself? What would you wish for our school? Our neighborhood? Our world […] Read more


Helping Pollinators – Getting Our Hands Dirty and Having a Great Time at the Monarch Festival

Our students study pollinators, their importance in eco-systems, and the many ways pollinators are threatened. They also learn about how they can help pollinators. In the past our students have taken action to protect pollinators by advocating for the elimination of neonicotinoids and working with the National Park Service to create and throw seed bombs […] Read more


Alumni Interview with Sonita van der Leeuw

Shane:   What kinds of work are you doing for the Iowa Environmental Council and what interests you about the work?   Sonita:   Iowa is in a really unique spot geographically because wind turbines are really compatible with Iowa’s landscape and Iowa can generate a lot of wind energy that could not only be […] Read more


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Our mission is to prepare children to embrace life, learning, and community with hope, skill, understanding and creativity. We are committed to the Quaker values of peace, justice, simplicity and integrity.

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