Kayla Patton (PFS ’10) is a recent graduate of Bryn Mawr College, where she graduated with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Spanish. Kayla is currently working as an intern with Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, a gleaning-based organization that collects leftover produce from local farms and distributes it among several free farmers markets and food pantries in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Kayla ties her commitment to social justice work back to her very first year at PFS. Read more about another amazing PFS alum!
Jessica, who is celebrating her 20th year as a 1st and 2nd grade teacher, says she has wanted to be a teacher since she was in first grade, and feels lucky to have been at PFS all these years. "Our founders created a school that values both authentic learning and authentic engagement with the spirit. It’s rare to find a school so committed to both of those beliefs...I wish every child could have a PFS education.” Read more about her philosophy of first and second grade...voiced by one of her students!
Speaking to a full and enthusiastic crowd of family, friends, and the extended PFS community at Moving On this year, Acting Head of School Chrissie Knight compared this year's 8th grade class and our community to water. "This 8th grade class consists of individuals who are so thoroughly themselves - as distinct as the 3 states of water. They do not aim for uniformity. They do not aim for oneness either. They are a small community within the greater ripples of our whole community. Open-minded and accepting of each other, they have learned to embrace the whole person - differences honored, flaws intact and quirks cherished..."