Weekly Update
March 6, 2017

Spring Parent Potluck Social Tomorrow
Tuesday, March 7
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Gymnasium

Please join us at our second FSH Parent Potluck Social. It is for all parents of students from all grades. It will be a great time to socialize and to meet new friends.

Please click here to RSVP and sign-up to bring a dish.

March Lunch Menu 
 
Please follow the link below to order via the JPM Catering website. Take a look and click here for ordering instructions.

Please Note: PO Stands for Picky-Eater Option and will include the same side as the regular lunch unless otherwise noted.

First Thursday  Coffee Notes

This month's First Thursday's Coffee's topic featured laughter and insight about the challenges and rewards of parenting, with helpful connections to the language and strategies of Friends School Haverford's social curriculum.
Click here to see notes.

Spring Sports Sign-ups 
Softball and Tennis
April 10 - May 19

Sports are for middle school (grades 5-8).

All practices and games are M,W,F from 3:00 pm -5:00 pm (some games may return later depending on travel time).

and return by March 16

If you have any questions about the program or scheduling please contact Sharon Stewart.
 
Vacation Care is Available for Spring Break
March 27 - April 3

Open to all FSH Students

Full Day: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm | $90.00
Half Day: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm | $45.00

Please return this registration form by  3/15/17.
There is a $10 late registration fee after the 3/15/17 deadline.
Space is limited. Registration required for coverage.

Strike a Pose

Hajnalka, Anna's mom, treated grades 3/4 to another yoga and meditation class. She shared several new mindfulness exercises and introduced some more challenging poses which students eagerly embraced.  
Click here  for more photos.

Physical Therapy

RuiFang's mom Kerstin visited grades 3/4 to talk about her job as a physical therapist. She shared that physical therapists use some of the same math skills that we have learned in 3/4 such as being able to measure angles and perimeter. She also spoke of the importance of having empathy which is something we work on at FSH every day.
Click here  for more photos.
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Save the Date

Grades 7/8 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed at 8:30 am on March 14 and at 7:00 pm on March 15. Mark your calendars.

Grades 5/6 production of Sherlock Holmes in Wonderland will be performed at 8:30 am on April 11 and at 7:00 pm on April 12. Mark your calendars!
LARKS Gymnastics Show



The After School LARKS Gymnastics show is Thursday, March 9, 3:30 pm.
Don't miss out on this exciting show of cartwheels, tuck and rolls, and many other tumbling skills.
Jump Rope for Heart



Grades 3/4 will participate in Jump Rope for Heart on  March 16, 1:30 pm .   Jump Rope for Heart is an activity that raises money for the American Heart Association.
The money raised goes toward educating people of the warning signs of heart attack and stroke
as well as helping with research and funding for individuals with heart issues.
Give Kids a Smile Day

"Give Kids A Smile" Event is April 10th through April 14th.

Smile Day is free dental care for children 1-18 years old, particularly children who are uninsured, have no dental insurance or haven't been to the dentist in over 6 months.

Children will receive care in dentist's offices in Delaware, Montgomery & Philadelphia counties.

Call PCCY to make an appointment starting on March 27th at
215-563-5848 x32. Click here for more information.
Keep Checking our 
"Naturally Curious," Blog

"Naturally Curious" is a celebration of the teaching and learning of curiosity at Friends School Haverford.  Read a recent blog post by Charlotte Mumma.
Grandfriends' Day is March 23



Grandfriends' Day will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017 and is a wonderful opportunity for grandparents or a special family friend to share a day with a child at school. Please take a moment to supply us with your child's grandparent or special grandfriend contact information by March 10
Click here for form.
Past Weekly Updates

Looking for an old Weekly Update?We now have past ones on our website.  Click here  to view.
FSH Apparel

Kampus Klothes is our new vendor for our school store. Check out the apparel. 
2016-2017 
School Calendar 
Upcoming Events 

March 7
Open House
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Spring Parent Potluck Social
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 14
Grade 7/8 Performance,
A Midsummer's Night Dream
8:30 am

March 15
Grade 7/8 Performance,
A Midsummer's Night Dream
7:00 pm

March 20
PTO Meeting
7:00 pm

March 23
Grandfriends' Day
Noon Dismissal
Spring Holiday Begins

April 4
School Resumes
Ongoing Fundraisers 

There are many on going fundraising opportunities that benefit our school.

Mabels Labels
High quality, adhesive labels.
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Amazon Smile
When shopping on Amazon.com, use the Amazon Smile link. Click
and search for "Friends School Haverford" and select the "Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends" A percentage of your purchase will go to our school.

BoxTops
Clip the BoxTops from hundreds of products and send them in to earn cash for our school.
2016-2017 Parent
Handbook & Directory
Now Available Online 

Always have the FSH Parent Handbook and Directory at your fingertips! Click the link below and enter the  following password: 18quaker85
 

Please note the digital directory has been updated since it went to press and is available on our website.