Alternative Worship

Alternative Worship

“Can anyone guess why we’re doing bird-watching instead of Meeting for Worship?” Katy VanDusen asks her group. — “Ya – bird watching is quiet and peaceful.” Teaching Quaker process and values is an important part of our...
SAT’s after the Hurricane

SAT’s after the Hurricane

The morning after Tropical Storm Nate ravaged Monteverde, grade 12 student Tara Alana Hein walked 10 miles across swollen rivers and washed-out roads to write her SAT exam, learning a lot about herself and her country along the way: I was born and raised on this...
Students Share Their Poetry

Students Share Their Poetry

Before the break, before Tropical Storm Nate, we were honored to have a visiting poet from Sudan. He shared some of his poetry, and also talked with students about the process of creating art. Inspired, two of our grade 10 students stood up and shared their own...
Our Amazing New Teachers

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...
65th Anniversary – Magical Moments

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,...
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...