This special race, run in memory of siblings Jonathan Bacon Smith ’83 and Wendy Smith McMillan ’77, benefits the financial aid endowment named for them. The race will kick-off Homecoming Weekend at WFS on October 15, 2022. The "Kids Dash" begins at 8:10 (free to all children) and the race begins at 8:30 a.m.
If you would like to sponsor this event, you can view all of our sponsorship opportunities here. All sponsors who register by September 20 will be recognized at the event, listed on the long sleeved race t-shirt, and acknowledged in the spring issue of Quaker Matters magazine which is mailed to more than 6,500 members of the Friends School community. Early sponsor registrations (those received by September 20, 2022 with payment) will also be acknowledged on the event page on the WFS website.
Temilola Lufadeju '25, Maddie Miller '24, and Isaiah Turman '24 traveled to San Antonio last week to attend the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools.
A beloved holiday tradition at WFS is our sixth grade pie bake for Wilmington's Sunday Breakfast Mission. Students lovingly peel, slice, prepare, box, and finally deliver more than 30 apple pies for those in our greater community.
On Monday, seventh graders and faculty members traveled to Washington, D.C. where they had a busy day visiting the National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism, the United States Holocaust Museum, the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
The Quaker Cares Committee celebrated gratitude last week by having students, faculty, and staff fill out a turkey feather with what they were most grateful for. They also handed out sensory stickers for students' computers to share their own gratitude!
Congratulations to Dr. Peter Townsend '75, who received the Delaware Athletic Trainer’s Association’s AT Ally award! Dr. Townsend played under Coach Tattersall as a student and has been the WFS football team's doctor for more than 30 years.
Students in the upper school Quakerism & Thee course took a field trip to local Quaker meetinghouses. At Wilmington Monthly Meeting at 4th & West, they were welcomed by member and WFS trustee Darcy Rademaker who gave them some history and information. The students then visited and toured Centre Meeting.
The Special Olympics Club and Quaker volleyball teams, led by Jocelyn Nathan '23, hosted bake sales and an awareness match to raise funds for Special Olympics - Delaware. All told, they raised over $740 for the day!