Alexa Quinn '98

Alexa Quinn '98
Alexa has been the principal of Friends’ Central’s Middle School since 2012. She graduated from Friends’ Central School in 1998, before attending Oberlin College, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art History. Alexa rejoined Friends’ Central soon after college, and spent 10 years teaching Language Arts in the Middle School. During this time she earned Master’s degrees in English from Middlebury College and School Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. Her son, Connor, was born in May 2014.
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Recent Posts

8 Tips to Help Your Middle Schooler With Homework

Sep 30 2019

As a middle school educator, I often think back to my time as a sixth, seventh, or eighth grader and remember the things that were most challenging and rewarding about those years. One of the.

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How Building Resilience Can Help Middle Schoolers Thrive in Adolescence & Beyond

Apr 14 2019

As parents, it’s natural for us to want to protect our children from adversity and the pain that comes with it—whether that’s related to performing poorly on a test, not making the team, not being.

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How Your City Can Help Instill a Sense of Community in Your Child: Philadelphia Opportunities for You and Your Kids

Nov 08 2018

As parents, we understand that the community plays an important role in the lives of our family and our children. No matter where you live or where you come from, community anchors us. Community.

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