Friends School of Wilmington has added 2.8 acres of adjoining green space to our campus. This wooded lot is an absolute gem that immediately provides our students with outdoor space to learn, play, and engage with nature. It gives us room for the entire school to gather for community events, celebrations, and fellowship.
To commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year, our school community collaboratively presented selections from his final speech. Often referred to as The Mountaintop Speech, Dr. King gave this speech in Memphis, TN in support of striking sanitation workers. The strike was in response to the deaths of sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker, and reflected Dr. King's growing focus on economic justice.
Join us for an evening with Wiley Cash and Clyde Edgerton as Wiley presents his new novel and Clyde provides live music. Featuring award winning BBQ from Southern Smoke and hosted by WECT's Ashlea Kosikowski, there will also be the chance to bid on naming rights for a character in Wiley Cash's next book. Get your tickets today!
In light of tragic events that have emphasized the ongoing need for social justice reform in our nation, state, and local community, and through a process of reflection and collaborative work, the Board of Trustees drafted a Black Lives Matter Statement which has been incorporated into the school's 2020 Strategic Plan.
We are excited to invite you to tour our middle school classrooms and natural outdoor spaces for learning and play. We have strong Covid-19 protocols in place and ask that you please contact our Admissions Director David at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a time slot for your tour.