Adriana Murphy

Head of Middle School,
7th/8th Grade Elective Teacher

“The habit of focus is going to be so important for this generation, because we live in a world of stimulation overload.”
Adriana has taught and coached in middle schools for over 15 years. She has degrees in History, Peace and Development Studies, and Independent School Leadership—all from three different countries—and has traveled from Serbia to Nicaragua to aid humanitarian efforts. In her free time, Adriana likes to play basketball and build furniture from repurposed items.

Bishop’s University, Quebec, B.A.
Universitat Jaume I, Castellon, Spain, M.A.
Columbia University, M.A.
Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740