Spring sports are wrapping up, and SSFS already has many new banners to hang on the walls! In addition to the MS track and field championship banners, the US softball and baseball teams also brought home banners. Read the Washington Post article about the Baseball team's win...
Sandy Spring Friends School
Uniquely Sandy Spring
At A Glance
Students in Preschool-12th Grade
Pastoral acres in the heart of Montgomery County
Students identify as Students of Color
Congratulations to the SSFS Quiz Bowl team, who not only advanced to the championship round in the highly-competitive MABL league, but also finished in the top three among 81 schools from the DC-MD-VA area in the It's Academic championship match! See their quarterfinal match....
SSFS weaving/fiber art students participated in the skein and garment competition at the 50th annual Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. A mighty team of four fiber enthusiasts (the "Quaker Bakers") competed in the Sheep-To-Shawl competition and were featured in an NPR story about the event!
Congratulations to SSFS student Luke Amberman '25, who was selected as a "Call for Kindness" fellow with his "Justice Garden" proposal and initiative. As shared on the Riley's Way Foundation website, "Call For Kindness (C4K) gives young leaders (ages 13-22) across the country the skills, connections, and funding they need to run social impact projects that inspire kindness and strengthen their local, national, or global communities."
Recently, we had the chance to sit down with three of the many impressive female administrators at SSFS, each of them currently engaged in a leadership training and empowerment program tailored specifically to women.
We hope you enjoy reading the highlights of Rasha’s story, and stay tuned for two additional stories coming soon.
In his third year of teaching Third Grade at SSFS, Johnny Williams, recently collaborated with an engaged group of student illustrators to publish the delightfully whimsical tale, Og. Read the full article.
The SSFS 2023 MLK Jr. of Service was a resounding success! Over 100 community members attended, building community while giving back through several service activities.
Lower School parents and guardians had the opportunity to participate in their students' morning classes and see their students' classwork during the Jan. 12 LS Classroom Visits.