Messages from Our Head of School

Recreational Therapy at TQS

What do you do to make yourself feel better if you’re stressed, or you have a mental block, or you’re struggling to find a solution to a challenge? 

Oftentimes, simply becoming active or taking part in an activity we enjoy is enough to help us through a current challenge. 

And there’s actually a science behind that — a science that can be channeled into a therapeutic practice called Recreational Therapy

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Introducing our Newest Members of the Clinical Services Team

The final countdown to the 2021-2022 school year is officially on—and as you are likely now aware, with the start of the school year comes the start of our new school schedule: a completely revitalized structure designed to better help our students achieve success.  

This schedule not only adds many benefits to our TQS students’ lives, but also adds new team members who will provide transformative support and care. Let me introduce you to…

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First Day of School for TQS Faculty and Staff

Today was one of my favorite days of the year: it was the first day of school

Wait! Before you panic, don’t worry: you didn’t mess up your calendar. Today was the first day of school for TQS faculty — and it was simply a joyous one. 

Why is the return of our faculty one of my favorite days each year? Well, if you don’t already know this about me, I love school. I love children, I love learning, I love fun, I love being part of this transformative experience. 

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I am proud that TQS Upper School is fully enrolled in only its second year. 

I am elated that the Sassafras program has doubled in size in one year. 

I am overjoyed that student retention is at an all-time high and that so many students are returning this year.

I am so very happy that I get to share these things with you … yet so very sad because many students that need the transformative work of TQS will be turned away again this fall. 

The Quaker School at Horsham is once again fully enrolled for the 2021-2022 school year. 

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Health and Safety Protocol Reminders

There sure has been a lot of changing information out there about efforts to slow the transmission of COVID-19 and the Delta variant. It’s no wonder many of you have had questions since our last message in early August about the recent change in masking requirements for The Quaker School at Horsham.  So, as we prepare to safely welcome our students back to our classrooms, we’ll continue to share reminders with you like this one to help ensure that we’re all on the same page.

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