|CFS Runners in Boston Marathon|
The Cambridge Friends School community is looking forward to celebrating the joyful return of the runners to the historic Boston Marathon route on Patriots Day, April 21, 2014. Thanks to the CFS Family Association, CFS families will be gathering on famed "Heartbreak Hill" (at mile 20.7) to cheer on all of the runners. Join us and help keep an eye out along the course for Grade 3/4 teacher Donald Schultz, FA steering committee member Robin Travers, CFS Board Member and alumna class of 1993 Meridith Unger, and CFS photographer and parent Michael Brook!
|CFS Teacher Advances to Final Round for Teaching Tolerance Award|
Cambridge Friends School second-grade teacher Chris Hoeh has been selected as one of ten finalists for the 2014 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award honors successful anti-bias educators whose practice exemplifies these three commitments: Reducing Prejudice, Improving Intergroup Relations, and Creating Equitable School Environments. Five winners will be selected in May to receive a $2,500 prize and travel to the Southern Poverty Law Center headquarters, where they will work together on a collaborative project to be shared with the Teaching Tolerance community.
|Eighth-grader Takes 2nd Place in MA Geo Bee|
Cambridge Friends School congratulates eighth-grader Sam who took second place in the 2014 Massachusetts State Geographic Bee, at Worcester Academy, on April 4. This was the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition.