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Influencers: Friends School of Baltimore


Sarah Meteyer, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion |
Friends School of Baltimore  

Sarah Meteyer, Friends School of Baltimore’s newly appointed Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), is no stranger to the school. As a 2008 alum, Sarah has worn many hats on campus since graduating. She has worked closely with the Director of Diversity and the Admissions Office, as well as served as a leader with the National Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED) Project and as a Curriculum Committee Member and Affinity Group Captain for the National Association of Independent Schools’ Student Diversity Leadership Conference. These experiences make her uniquely qualified for and passionate about her new role.

Planning for Summer Fun Starts Now!


Summer at FriendsCold, snow, and ice have been the talk of the town this week. Amid the school closings and delays, it can be hard to think about what your child will be doing when school lets out in June. Summer at Friends has been the camp for Baltimore children for more than half a century; and with co-ed programs for campers ages 4 to 13, there’s something for everyone. All Summer at Friends programs include a blend of indoor and outdoor activities, with a well-rounded schedule that keeps campers excited and engaged. Friends’ 35 acre campus houses everything campers need, so there’s no need to travel!

Summer at Friends Means Summer Fun


Summer at Friends offers a variety of fun day camps for boys and girls ages 4 through 13. Led by energetic and enthusiastic staff who love working with kids, campers form friendships, explore, and play in a safe and supportive environment. Parents can mix and match to create the perfect summer for their child, with flexible scheduling, and more than 20 program options to choose from.

Quaker Community Day at Friends School of Baltimore


Quaker Day at Friends School of Baltimore

This month, Middle Schoolers of the Friends School of Baltimore fanned out across the city and surrounding areas for Quaker Community Day, a time when students and teachers put aside their planners and laptops to engage in hands-on service and environmental stewardship. From harvesting crops for the hungry at First Fruits Farm and reading to children at Govans Elementary School, to protecting trails from invasive species at Irvine Nature Center, the Friends students rolled up their sleeves and immersed themselves in the work and camaraderie of the day.

Friends School educator named 2018 Maryland History Teacher of the Year by Gilder Lehrman Institute


Friends School educator named 2018 Maryland History Teacher of the Year

Molly Smith, an Upper School history teacher at Friends School of Baltimore, has been named the 2018 Maryland History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, an American history nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge and understanding of American history through K-12 educational programs and resources.

Summer at Friends – It’s Time to Think About Summer!


This week has been cold and snowy, but preparations for another great Summer at Friends are already underway!

Friends School Future of Education Series presents Patricia McGuire March 27


The Friends School of Baltimore Future of Education Series will present Patricia McGuire, J.D., president of Trinity Washington University, on Tuesday, March 27, 7 pm, in the Forbush Auditorium. Admission is free; click here to register. For more information, contact Heidi Blalock.

Goucher President José Antonio Bowen to Speak at Friends Nov. 28


Goucher College president José Antonio Bowen will share his insights on The Future of Education on Tuesday evening, November 28, 7 pm, in the Friends School of Baltimore Forbush Auditorium (3A on the Campus Map). This event is open to the public and admission is free. Click here to register.

Acclaimed Sexuality Educator Al Vernacchio at Friends School Thurs. Oct. 12


This Thursday, October 12, 6:30 to 8 pm in the Forbush Auditorium

Hidden Signs of Drug Use in Children & Adolescents: Free and Open to Parents/Providers of Children 12 – 18


Friends School of Baltimore, in cooperation with the Nikki Perlow Foundation and the Maryland Addiction Recovery Center, will host “Hidden Signs of Drug Use in Children & Adolescents,” an important presentation for parents of children ages 12 through 18, on Wednesday, May 24, 7 to 8:30 pm, in the Forbush Auditorium (3A on the Campus Map).