A Moment to Pause

“Often the best moments of our lives arise within the pauses.” – The Elephant Journal Each day, as part of my own spiritual practice, I write a quote on the board in my office. I find these inspiring words here and there, in books, on-line, from past sermons I have...

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Thankful it’s Friday

TGIF, but not because we’re tired.  Friday is a great day at Monteverde Friends School.  A day to get to, not get through. We started this morning with our monthly “Town Meeting.”  Grades 7-12 met without teachers to talk about issues they care...

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Teachers Getting Ready!

It’s a time to be nervous and excited. Feel dreadfully unprepared and yet oh so ready to embrace the children yet again.  Ready or not, students arrive tomorrow! Our new teachers started their orientation on Tuesday, and were joined by the veteran teachers on...

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Our Amazing New Teachers

4 new teachers, all with years of teaching experience, oodles of qualifications, and (most importantly) the right spirit to join our team.  Welcome to: Pam Holschuch – Grade 9-12 Humanities, 11/12 Homeroom Pam joins the MFS team after teaching for 4 years at the...

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Financial Statements

Among the many good measures of our health last school year (100% enrollment, 100% pass rate…) we must include our financial health.  In 2015-16 we had a PLANNED deficit as we made strategic investments to strengthen the school’s academic services,...

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The Still Strong Voice

“The Medium is the Message” – speech by graduating student Cristina Herrera at our 65th Anniversary celebration (español sigue): Quakers often talk about the importance of paying attention to the “still small voice” that sometimes makes itself heard...

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65th Anniversary – Magical Moments

65 Years!  With 30 out-of-town guests and hundreds of local alumni, parents and teachers (see familiar faces in the photos below), we celebrated non-stop for 4 days.  Just some of the highlights included: Saturday celebration. In the middle of our annual Sports Day,...

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