Friends Select students stand with "William Penn."

News November 2014

325 years of Quaker education Friends Select students stand with “William Penn.” With the start of the 2014–2015 school year, two Quaker schools have been open for 325 years, marking a historic milestone in Quaker education. Friends Select School and William Penn Charter School, both located in Philadelphia, Pa., trace their roots back to 1689, eight years after the founding of the colony of Pennsylvania by William Penn. Each school commemorated the occasion with celebratory events🔒

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