The Goshen Weekly, April 18, 2017
Upcoming Events
  • Friday, April 21: Earth Day Celebration
  • Saturday, April 22: Elementary Student Diversity Day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Monday, April 24, through Thursday, April 28: International Week
  • Wednesday, April 26: By My Side Wednesday spring classes end
  • Thursday, April 27: By My Side Thursday spring classes end
  • Thursday, April 27: One World Cafe, 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, April 28: Inservice Day - No school or Extended Care for all students
This Week's Photo


Tr. Joyce's class recently enjoyed their annual trip to Tyler Arboretum. Looks like spring has finally sprung! See more photos from their visit on our Facebook page by clicking here

Thanks!

Thank you to the GPC organizers and all who participated in the Panera Bread fundraiser!

As our school transitions, many are feeling the impact of that change -- students, teachers, families, alumni. The gratitude of all for what Goshen has added to their life experience has been overwhelmingly expressed. Reflection and moments of gratitude are part of Quaker process and are what continue to keep our community together.
Goshen Parent Community


The next restaurant nigh t is coming up on Wednesday, May 10! Eat in at Iron Hill in West Chester from 5 - 9 p.m., present the coupon ( click here to download ), and the school will receive 20% of the proceeds! 

Parent volunteers are needed on  Sunday, April 23, to help decorate Lower School doors for International Week on April 23. Preschool parents are also invited to join in on the fun! Click here to sign up

The final GPC meeting of the school year will be held Thursday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Jeanne Czubaroff's house. We hope you can join us for our end-of-year get-together!

Read the minutes of the April GPC meeting at this link .

Extended Care

Registration for summer camp is underway! Check out this year's camp brochure for information about our summer programs in June for Explorers (ages 6-12) and Little Explorers (preschoolers) as well as our August "Get Ready for Goshen" program for preschoolers! 

You can also see a brochure and learn more by visiting the camp page on our website, calling Tr. Patrice at (610) 696-2646, or sending an email to camp@goshenfriends.org

Tech Time

In case you missed it, the April edition of Tech Time is here!  Click here to learn more about the awesome projects students will be working on this month.

From the Desk of Barbara P.

I think we may have found the weather "hook & loop" closure for SPRING! It really might stick. Buds, blossoms, and even a bird's nest developing on my door wreath have convinced me ... Enjoy!
In Other News

Learn more about the history that's right in our backyard in this article from the East Goshen newsletter by parent Jon Altshul, and read how Senior Community Services applauded us for going "Above and Beyond" during our MLK, Jr. Day morning of service!

Important events ahead:
  • Diversity Workshop: Saturday, April 22. GFS is hosting this multi-school event! We will need GFS parents to help with various activities - serving lunch, setting up, help ushering children around. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mimi Ackers. 
  • International Week: April 24 - 27. This year's countries of study are Brazil, Nepal, and Switzerland. Sign up at this link to help decorate the Lower School doors. This wonderful surprise always wows our students!

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