A school centered around service: Wilmington Friends feeds the hungry

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Education, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Emmanuel Dining Room. Each month, staff, students and faculty at Wilmington Friends School work together to provide hundreds of meals for Wilmington’s Emmanual Dining Room.  Emmanuel Dining Room, a Ministry of Caring program which operates three locations in New Castle County, provides daily meals to the poor, homeless and unemployed. The nonprofit Ministry of Caring relies on …

Caravel hands Quakers first loss of the season

Joe SinglesSports

Andrew Rossi Friends (left), Miles Hood Caravel (right), photo courtesy of Wilmington Friends   The Caravel Buccaneers defeated Wilmington Friends Tuesday afternoon in a match that many believe could be a preview of the division two state finals in boys’ soccer. The first half consisted of a tremendous amount of back and forth between the two teams as neither squad …

Friends’ first graders create classroom jobs they apply for, get paid for

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines, Milford-live

  Sia Willie’s first grade class at Wilmington Friends has nine students. And 15 paid classroom jobs. Those jobs were not assigned or created by Willie, but brainstormed last week by class members who created the jobs they thought the group needed. The students also created job descriptions and applications, and then evaluated the applications and decided who would be …