Introducing Head of School Andy Jones-Wilkins

Andy Jones-Wilkins began his career in education in 1989 at the oldest Quaker school in the country, the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. After five years of service there Andy and his spouse Shelly embarked on a two year, 18,000 mile bicycle tour around the world before settling in Paradise Valley, AZ where they…
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A Home for Phoenix Friends School

“Home” is a word that stirs the heart. Every person deserves a good home. Schools deserve a good home, too. In September 2023, the Phoenix Friends School will open in an ideal home at the best possible location, Central United Methodist Church (CUMC) at 1875 N Central Avenue in Phoenix.
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Founder’s Letter – Positively Quaker

Apple News appears on my smartphone each day bristling with topics designed to capture a minute or more of my time. I mostly ignore them, knowing there’s a trend to present the sensational, the quirky, and the extreme over balanced reporting. Recently, an item on “Toxic Positivity” appeared, and I could not look away. Was…
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