Sandy Spring Friends School



Preparation For The 2020-2021 School Year

Please note that this page describes the planning and preparations for the upcoming school year, posted at the end of May 2020. Updates may be found on our COVID-19 page

Academic Planning for 2020-2021

In this video, David Hickson, Assistant Head of School, provides an overview of the academic planning for the upcoming school year.

Topics include:

  • Planning Framework & Steps for Reopening
  • Operating Parameters & General Plan
  • Expected Requirements for School on Campus
  • Planning for Students Unable to Return to Campus
  • Preserving the SSFS Sense of Community
  • Professional Development for our Educators

Academic Planning Update Download

Health and Sanitization Protocols

In this video, Lisa Dyer, Director of the SSFS Health Center, offers a look at the health and sanitization protocols SSFS is considering for the 2020-2021 school year.

Topics include:

  • Daily Procedures for School
  • Identifying When Students & Staff Should Stay Home
  • Procedures for Potential COVID-19 Exposure
  • Sanitation & Decontamination Procedures

Health & Safety Update Download

Facilities, Operations, and Safety & Security

In this video, Laura Miyoshi, Chief Operating Officer, provides detail on the plan for facilities and operations during the 2020-2021 school year.

Topics include:

  • Preparation for Facilities
  • Preparation For Food Services
  • Preparation For Transportation
  • Preparation For Safety & Security
  • Construction Update

Downloadable Content:

Or download all five updates in one file:

Facilities & Operations Update Download