The Kingrey Center (completed in 2009) houses a gym and performing arts center. High Point Friends School is a member of the ISL Athletic Conference and participates in the following sports: soccer, flag football, volleyball, basketball and cross country. Co-ed teams are open to students in grades 5-8. Other conference schools are: B’Nai Shalom, Greensboro Montessori, Nobel Academby and New Garden Friends. The 2010 undeafeated Falcons won conference and tournament championships in both Volleyball and 5th/6th grade Basketball.
Fun with Friends
Each Wednesday, for an eight week period, students have the opportunity to stay after school until 4:30pm and participate in an enrichment activity with their peers from grades one through four. The afternoon activities are lead by our teachers in first, second, third and fourth grade. The activities are associated with four main categories: academic enrichment, stretch and yoga, technology and arts and crafts.
Odyssey of the Mind
The school sponsors an Odyssey of the Mind team for Lower School students who are in grades 3-5 and under 11 years of age. Students participating learn to apply problem-solving skills to meet an academic challenge. The teams compete on local, regional and state levels.
High Point Friends School OM teams have won the following distinctions:
- Lower School 2006 First Place (Northern Region)
- Lower School 2007 Third Place (Northern Region)
- Lower School 2008 First Place (Northern Region)
- Middle School 2008 Second Place (Northern Region)
- Lower School 2010 First Place (Northern Region)
The 2006, 2008 and 2010 teams went on to state competition.
Rock Climbing Club
An after school rock climbing club is offered to middle school students. The Kingrey Center has a rock climbing wall 22′ in height to challenge those students who wish to join this club. Participation is limited.
Friday Night Friends
Friday Night Friends is an exciting after-school program for grades K-8. It meets every Friday from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. It includes spiritual formation, Sing and Ring, and other fun-filled social activites. The Sing and Ring program is led by Linda Selleck, our music teacher. She teaches them sacred songs for voice and teaches them to play chime bells. The Sing and Ring group participates during Meeting worship usually once a month.
Our Spring Musical is for K-12 students and adults. Over the last several years, our spring musicals have raised over $13,000 for water wells in Kenya. We accept all who attend the Cast Calls and enjoy working with families with special needs children.