Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Quaker Schools - period ended 1.15.2007

Quaker Schools/Germantown Friends School/South Africa/Countryman, Joan/Quaker Runs Oprah School/CBS2 Chicago/Chicago/IL/USA/7-Jan-07/AP/(AP) PHILADELPHIA A new girls' school that Oprah Winfrey built in South Africa is being run by the long-time administrator of a Quaker school in ...

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Quaker Schools/Germantown Friends School/Lincoln School/Countryman, Joan/Oprah's mission draws two to South Africa/Contra Costa Times/Contra Costa/CA/USA/9-Jan-07/Phila. Inq./After working as a teacher and an administrator at Germantown Friends from 1970 to 1993, Countryman became head of the Lincoln School, a Quaker girls' ...

Kansas City Star/Kansas City/MO/USA
Biloxi Sun Herald/Biloxi/MS/USA
The State/Columbia/SC/USA
San Luis Obispo Tribune/San Luis Obispo/CA/USA
Belleville News-Democrat/Belleville/IL/USA
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer/Columbus/GA/USA
Monterey County Herald/Monterey/CA/USA
Centre Daily Times/State College/PA/USA
Charlotte Observer/Charlotte/NC/USA
Bradenton Herald/
Myrtle Beach Sun News/
Myrtle Beach /SC/USA
Orlando Sentinel/Orlando/FL/USA

Quaker Schools/George School///A WORD with BOND NAACP chairman Julian Bond talks to us about the .../Wilmington Morning Star/Wilmington/NC/USA/11-Jan-07//He attended the George School, a Quaker boarding school with "guys who said, 'I'm gonna be a doctor, I'm gonna be a dentist, a minister.' And I had no idea. ...

Quaker Schools/Friends Select///A chat with the Mornhinwegs, of South Philly/Centre Daily Times/State College/PA/USA/5-Jan-07//The family took up residence in the Phoenix, the renovated apartment enclave at 16th and Arch and the kids enrolled in Friends Select, a Quaker school in ...

Quaker Schools/Domestic Abuse//Class raises funds to prevent domestic violence/Business Gazette/Silver Spring/MD/USA/10-Jan-07//Thornton Friends School is an independent Quaker school for children in grades 6 through 12 located on New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. ...

Quaker Schools/Connecticut Friends School/Toscanos, Kim//Westport/Weston Clergy Association hosts celebration of Martin .../Weston Forum/Weston/CT/USA/8-Jan-07//Kim Tsocanos, co-head of the school (Quaker) is the coordinator, and the children are directed by Brother Kojo. The Sunday School Children’s Choir of the ...

Quaker Schools/Community Service/Meeting for Worship/Moorestown Friends School/Abundance of SJ events honor King/Cherry Hill Courier Post,/Cherry Hill/NJ/USA/14-Jan-07//Moorestown Friends School students, faculty and parents for the seventh consecutive year will perform community service work together to observe the national holiday.

Volunteers will gather at 10 a.m. at the school. They will assemble in the Moorestown Friends Meeting House for a Quaker Meeting for worship in honor of Dr. King, coordinated by student members of the Upper School Martin Luther King Club before beginning work on projects at activity centers on campus. ...

Quaker Schools///Wilmington College December graduates/Wilmington News Journal/Wilmington/OH/USA/14-Jan-07//Wilmington College, a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of Friends (Quakers), is located in southwestern Ohio, ...

Quaker Schools/Wilmington College/Civil Rights/Fall Creek Friends Church/Latimer keynote speaker at WC Martin Luther King Jr. tribute/Wilmington News Journal/Wilmington/OH/USA/12-Jan-07//H. Scott Latimer of Fall Creek Friends Church in Hillsboro. Latimer, Fall Creek Friends' pastor since 2004, earned a pre-seminary bachelor of arts degree ...

Quaker Schools/Rigor/Germantown Friends School/The Incredibles/New York Times/New York/NY/USA/7-Jan-07//A HIGH SCHOOL’S status is tied to its rigor. The tougher, the better. “Nobody wants to be the first one to break the cycle,” says Rita Goldman, upper school principal and college adviser at Germantown Friends School, a private Quaker school in Philadelphia.

Quaker Schools/Religious Diversity/Ramallah Friends School/Learning to celebrate diversity/Middle East Online/Washington/DC/USA/5-Jan-07//Many more like Hekmat Bassiso from the Quaker Foundation of Ramallah could not attend because no amount of pleading and begging could make the Israelis ..

Quaker Schools/Religious Diversity/Lincoln School//Faith, hope, love and understanding/Providence Journal/Providence/RI/USA/5-Jan-07//Then, in high school, Warner’s late father entered her in the all-girl Lincoln School in Providence, a school with a Quaker tradition. ...

Quaker Schools/Religious Diversity/Friends Seminary/Interfaith Celebrities: For Peet's Sake/Interfaith Family/Boston/MA/USA/4-Jan-07//Peet was born in Manhattan to a Quaker father and a Jewish mother. She describes her upbringing as a "little bit Jewish" and a "little bit Quaker. ...

Quaker Schools/Mercer Street Friends Meeting//Pre-schooler hurt by falling table/The Trentonian/Trenton/NJ/USA/11-Jan-07//County spokesman Pete Daly said the boy was a student in an after-school program held at the Day School, but run by the Mercer Street Friends Quaker ...


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