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  • Six SSFS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Commended Scholars

    The Upper School is proud to announce that six SSFS students have placed in the top five percent of 1.5 million students who entered a national merit competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Seniors Rachna Bal, Haley Crim, Michael Jossell, Emil Kunkin, Thaara Shankar, and Madison Sultan were named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Letters of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, were recently presented to these scholastically talented students in Upper School Meeting for Worship. Click to read more...

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    US Play - Arsenic and Old Lace: Nov. 20, 21, 22

    Sandy Spring Friends Upper School presents Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. This smartly-written, fast-paced dark comedy will have you laughing the night away! Two loveable old ladies with a twisted hobby lead an eccentric cast of characters. It’s drop dead funny! November 20, 21, and 22 at 7:15 in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is free, and donations are always appreciated! Don’t miss it!

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    'Beest Alumni Carrying On Soccer Tradition at College

    SSFS is proud to congratulate its nine alums currently playing college soccer at the varsity level during the 2014-2015 academic year:

    • Brenna Connell (Sophomore, George Mason University)
    • Drew Carneal (Senior, Dickinson College)
    • Reed Milbrath (Senior, Dickinson College)
    • Braeden Kelly (Junior, Dickinson College)
    • Dylan Smith (Junior, Alfred University)
    • Nick Tait (Sophomore, St. Mary’s College of Maryland)
    • Gabe Oppler (Sophomore, Haverford College)
    • Kienan Smith (First Year, Union College)
    • Nick DiFazio (Junior, Washington Adventist University) Click to read more about the accomplishments of these former 'Beest athletes...

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Fri Oct 24

WAISDEA Dance Event

Sat Oct 25

Middle School Preview for Current SSFS Families

MS Collection Space
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Junior Class Halloween Carnival

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tue Oct 28

PA Spirit Night

5:00pm - 8:30pm
Fri Oct 31

End of First Quarter

LS Halloween Parade

Mon Nov 3

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SSFS Closed – Fall Holiday

Tue Nov 4

NO SCHOOL: Professional Day/LS Parent Conferences

US ACT Practice for 11th Grade

Wed Nov 5

US Winter Sports Begin