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Friends Academy Celebrates Unity Day with First Community Group Meetings

On Thursday, October 10, the Friends Academy community wore orange to honor Unity Day, part of Bullying Prevention Month. The day was also marked with the first meetings of all-school Community Groups, which bring together students and adults in all divisions to strengthen bonds across campus.

US Summer Reading 2019-2020

NOTE: The links below open to the paperback editions of these books on Amazon.com 
Many of them are also likely to be available in your local library.


Rising 9th Graders

Grade 9 English - All students are REQUIRED to read:

AND, students have the option to read ONE of the following: 

Grade 9 History - Select ONE of the following:


Rising 10th Graders

Grade 10 English - All students are REQUIRED to read:

  • 1984 by George Orwell

AND, students should choose ONE of the following:

Grade 10 History - Select ONE of the following:


Rising 11th Graders

Grade 11 English - Students should choose TWO of the following:

Grade 11 History - Required:

  • 1776 by David McCullough

AP US History - Required:


Rising 12th Graders

Grade 12 English - Students should choose TWO of the following:

Grade 12 History Courses:

Modern Global Perspectives – Required:

Introduction to Business, Economics, and Personal Finance

GSS Honors International Relations – Select ONE of the following:

AP Government and Politics: U.S. and Comparative – Required:

AP European History – Select ONE of the following: