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Ramallah Friends School
a ministry of Friends
United Meeting
Sybil
Jones, the
New
England
Friend
who
founded
the school
in 1869
Sybil was responding to a request from
the community for education for girls
Founded in 1869 by Sybil Jones from
New England Yearly Meeting, at the
request of the local community, which
asked for a s...
The school has
three divisions
on two
campuses,
originally for
girls and for
boys. The
entire school is
now co-ed.
The lower
school is Pre-
K through 5th
grade. It
meets on the
former “girls
school”
campus
The middle school is 6-8th grades. We are
in the midst of building them a new
complex within the “boys school”
campus
The upper
school is
grades 9-12.
It uses the
historic “boys
school”
campus
The IB
curriculum
is used
through all
levels of
the school
There are about 1,200 students, all
Palestinian, both Christian and Muslim
Joyce
Ajlouny,
the
Director
of the
Schools
Joyce’s
husband
Ziad works
for a
Palestinian
charitable
foundation
The Lower School
The senior staff leadership of the lower
school: Frieda, Ken and Duha
The only program for children with
severe special needs in all of Palestine
The new Kindergarten building
Community Service
Lower school playing field
One of our
most
famous
alumnae,
Hanan
Ashrawi
Teachers’ lounge
The Upper School
Riyam (standing), the new Principal, in a
workshop with teachers
An Israeli settlement is visible on the
ridge.
Students learn traditional Palestinian folk
dancing, called Dabke
A professional Dabke troupe performing
at the separation wall
Many modern buildings, including this
gymnasium, have been built with USAid
“ASHA” funding
The science labs are scheduled for
renovation this year
Upper School soccer field
Construction has just begun on a commercial
building next to the playing field
The student council
RFS hosts the only Model UN in Palestine
Ramallah Meetinghouse … then
… and now!
Today, the meetinghouse and schools are
in the center of this bustling city
Volunteers are always welcome
Thank you for your
prayers and support
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Ramallah Friends School

  1. 1. Ramallah Friends School a ministry of Friends United Meeting
  2. 2. Sybil Jones, the New England Friend who founded the school in 1869
  3. 3. Sybil was responding to a request from the community for education for girls
  4. 4. Founded in 1869 by Sybil Jones from New England Yearly Meeting, at the request of the local community, which asked for a school for girls.
  5. 5. The school has three divisions on two campuses, originally for girls and for boys. The entire school is now co-ed.
  6. 6. The lower school is Pre- K through 5th grade. It meets on the former “girls school” campus
  7. 7. The middle school is 6-8th grades. We are in the midst of building them a new complex within the “boys school” campus
  8. 8. The upper school is grades 9-12. It uses the historic “boys school” campus
  9. 9. The IB curriculum is used through all levels of the school
  10. 10. There are about 1,200 students, all Palestinian, both Christian and Muslim
  11. 11. Joyce Ajlouny, the Director of the Schools
  12. 12. Joyce’s husband Ziad works for a Palestinian charitable foundation
  13. 13. The Lower School
  14. 14. The senior staff leadership of the lower school: Frieda, Ken and Duha
  15. 15. The only program for children with severe special needs in all of Palestine
  16. 16. The new Kindergarten building
  17. 17. Community Service
  18. 18. Lower school playing field
  19. 19. One of our most famous alumnae, Hanan Ashrawi
  20. 20. Teachers’ lounge
  21. 21. The Upper School
  22. 22. Riyam (standing), the new Principal, in a workshop with teachers
  23. 23. An Israeli settlement is visible on the ridge.
  24. 24. Students learn traditional Palestinian folk dancing, called Dabke
  25. 25. A professional Dabke troupe performing at the separation wall
  26. 26. Many modern buildings, including this gymnasium, have been built with USAid “ASHA” funding
  27. 27. The science labs are scheduled for renovation this year
  28. 28. Upper School soccer field
  29. 29. Construction has just begun on a commercial building next to the playing field
  30. 30. The student council
  31. 31. RFS hosts the only Model UN in Palestine
  32. 32. Ramallah Meetinghouse … then
  33. 33. … and now!
  34. 34. Today, the meetinghouse and schools are in the center of this bustling city
  35. 35. Volunteers are always welcome
  36. 36. Thank you for your prayers and support

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