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November 27, 2017

Having salvaged architectural elements, uncoupled various systems from Hunter Hall and secured the facades with 50 tons of steel, the demolition of the Townhouse Building is underway. Starting and the top and methodically working down, a crew of 12 are expected to comp...

November 17, 2017

This is the first installment of a weekly Campus Redevelopment Project feature. Check back each Sunday for a new feature!


In this first feature, let's travel back to 2015 via video time capsule — before we broke ground! In this video, we'll hear Friends teachers and ad...

November 3, 2017

Friends' Campus Redevelopment Project is featured in the October 31 edition of The Wall Street Journal. This story contrasts skeptics of construction with school administrations trying to fulfill their institutional missions. The story starts with the skeptics, but the...

July 12, 2017

Join us to commemorate Friends Seminary's heritage, celebrate its present and Ignite the Light to guide Friends into an event brighter future. Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6 PM in the Meetinghouse The party will then process to a SECRET LOCATION a few blocks away....

April 13, 2017

A robust endowment provides a strong foundation for Friends and safeguards our Quaker mission through fluctuating economic conditions. It enables the School to provide financial aid, respectful compensation to teachers and other resources that support our mission.

Over...

April 13, 2017

Over the last four decades, the leadership of Friends Seminary had the foresight to purchase the three townhouses that adjoin Hunter Hall. The 2004 Master Plan, one of the first projects tackled by Principal Bo Lauder at the beginning of his tenure, envisioned integrat...

April 7, 2017

"This Gramercy Park Quaker school is in the midst of a campus redevelopment project, and students are working alongside Kliment Halsband Architects to help design their own rooftop greenhouse. The school has also had classroom partnerships with many other high-powered...

February 17, 2017

At the unveiling of the new floors on January 31 atop Hunter Hall, the corridors buzzed with excited Upper and Middle School students. Today, the students and their teachers occupy ten new classrooms equipped with state-of-the- art technology. In all, Hunter Hall has i...

February 17, 2017

The late Ina Evans, mother of Craig Evans ‘72 and the late Lisa Evans ‘76, made a $50,000 gift to the Jerome Evans Holocaust Memorial Fund. In 1995, Ina established the endowed fund in memory of her late husband who served on the School Committee (Board of Trustees) fr...

February 17, 2017

The family of Debbie Baltzly Aliber ’48 honors her memory by establishing The Deborah Baltzly Aliber ’48 Endowment to Support the Study of the History and Culture. 

Debbie developed her passion for history and culture when she studied at Friends in the 1940s. Her father...

February 17, 2017

Karen, parent of Ellen '98 and Joanna '03, worked on the Faculty Compensation Committee, bringing work expertise based on 30 years of working as Human Resources VP at NYU. Her experience in policy development and union negotiation were invaluable in the negotiation wit...

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