Do Quakers Believe in Fairies?

Do Quakers Believe in Fairies?

In our quest for Simplicity, we sent the children out this morning into the woods to build fairy houses. We never asked if they actually believe, but children from 6 to 16 were actively engaged, caring about their creations. This exercise was part of...
65 years ago…

65 years ago…

…a school was born. Monteverde Friends School opened in Feb/March 1952. As we prepare for the celebration/reunion in March, we are looking back at our brave beginnings. In earlier blog post we shared about the founding. Here’s another account from our...
Summer Camp in Monteverde – 10 Shades of Wow!

Summer Camp in Monteverde – 10 Shades of Wow!

On a cold February morning, it warms the heart to look back on our wildly successful summer camp last year – a bilingual, musical theater summer camp in Monteverde, Costa Rica, no less…  Local and international kids ages 5-11 enjoyed exploring cultures...
Parent Meetings are Fun!

Parent Meetings are Fun!

Part of what I appreciate about sending my children to the Monteverde Friends School during our family’s year abroad in Costa Rica is the fact that we parents are welcomed into the community, too. This involvement comes through parent work days, community events...
Women’s March in Monteverde

Women’s March in Monteverde

The theme for our school last year was Equality.  So when Monteverde participated in the international Women’s March yesterday, it was no surprise to see over 1/3 of our student body come out in support. The march started at our school and went down to CASEM,...