Valentine's Day Tradition Continues during COVID

Valentine's Day at Tandem Friends has always been full of creative and wacky ways to celebrate, led by seniors. Dressed in Valentine's Day finery, these Cupids annually raise money for class activities by delivering ordered valentines, candy, flowers, dances and even musical serenades to community members. The fun usually begins at Morning Meeting with a few very public deliveries and continues through the day. This year, our seniors did not let COVID or our Mid-Winter Break stop the annual tradition. They delivered serenades virtually during online classes one day and picked two Thursdays later in the month to deliver candygrams and flowers ordered by students, parents and faculty. We so admire the spirit, creative thinking and tenacity that went into rethinking another Tandem tradition. Thanks and congratulations to Sophie Farr, Leah Gunnoe and the rest of the Class of 2021 for organizing and orchestrating the Valentine's Day fun.