Friends School students Katrina Brazhnikov ’20 and Tricie Ledakis ’19 have been selected to represent the United States on the U.S. Delegation to the International Olympiada of Spoken Russian, which will take place in Moscow, December 2-8, 2018. Sponsored by The Pushkin Institute, MAPRYAL (International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature), ACTR (American Councils of Teachers of Russian) and American Councils for International Education, the elite competition will feature delegations of high school students from four continents and 35 nations, including China, Cyprus, Peru, and Syria. (This will be the third consecutive year Friends School students have represented the United States at the International Olympiada in Moscow. Ryan Hardy ’19 was named to the U.S. Delegation in 2017 and Kyle Spawn ’17 in 2016. Prior to that Friends alumnae Kara Woo ’08 and Sarah Wilson ‘04, had been selected.)
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Summer at Friends has been creating summer memories since the 1960’s. A hidden gem located right on Charles Street between Northern Parkway and Wyndhurst Avenue, Summer at Friends takes advantage of Friends School’s 35 acre campus. Here campers as young as four and as old as thirteen enjoy thoughtfully crafted activities such as science, technology, art, music, and swimming, in the comfort of a facility designed just for them! It’s a place for campers to be kids, form friendships, and discover the joy of creating lasting memories of summer fun, in a peaceful, safe, and supportive environment.
The turf field and gymnasiums at Friends School are waiting for young, eager athletes of all ability levels to enjoy a full day of skill building, instructional sports, and teamwork. Every day at Sports Camp, there are new skills to be learned and new friends to be made. With a counselor staff of experienced athletes, campers are not only guaranteed a day full of sports and play, but also a day of fun.
‘World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements’ Screening and Discussion with Game Creator John Hunter
John Hunter, internationally acclaimed author of “World Peace and Other 4th Grade Adventures” and creator of the World Peace Game, will headline Friends School of Baltimore’s Symposium Series on the Future of Education with two free events, beginning on Monday, October 17, 7 pm, with a screening of the acclaimed documentary, “World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements.” A 2014 TED Talk All-Star and TED-Ed advisor, Mr. Hunter will engage the audience during a Q&A immediately following the film, which will take place in the School’s Forbush Auditorium. Admission is free. Click here to register. Watch the trailer now.