The latest at FSMN

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.

This is Not What I Signed Up For

It’s funny when my sense of honesty runs up against the expected norms of polite, Minnesotan culture. It is happening fairly often these days. Whether it’s on a Zoom meeting, a call, taking my life into my own hands at Costco or in those fleeting moments where I actually see another human mask to mask. The […] Read more


Buy Rare Plants and Hanging Baskets

Rare & Unusual Plant Sale (plus some Peonies!) After the cancellation of this year’s plant sale, we found ourselves in possession of a lovely pile of plants from the Rare & Unusual section, along with a significant number of herbaceous peonies from our perennials section.   Are you interested in providing a loving home for some […] Read more


Support Our Growers

By now, we’ve all heard that garden centers have been declared essential businesses by the governor. Some are already open, now that it’s warming up. Green Earth Growers, a primary supplier to Friends School Plant Sale that also has a retail store, opened today, and has set up online ordering with curbside pickup. They’re located […] Read more


COVID-19 — Most Updated Information

This page will have: – resources–including FSMN PIC support for families.– the most recent information sent to FSMN families. – past communication. Resources Note: this is not an exhaustive list of resources. We tried to gather a few key resources that may help. There are resources listed below for: A FSMN Community ResourceActivitiesHealth and WellnessFood […] 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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  1. LS Curriculum Night

  2. Executive Committee

    10/06 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Plant Sale meeting

    10/07 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. Community Meeting For Worship

    10/07 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm


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