Sandy Spring Friends School



Gnu Stories, the SSFS all-school newsletter, is sent bi-weekly on Mondays during the school year, and features stories that provide families with a snapshot of school life at SSFS and connects them to the wider community. 

Learn More: Weekly Division Newsletters

Wildebeest Sculpture

Holiday Cheer

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Gnu Stories: Highlights from the SSFS Community

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Upcoming Dates: SSFS All-School Events

Dec. 15-16

Upper School Fall Play - Evening & Matinee Shows

Performances will be held in the PAC on Fri. at 7:00 PM, and Sat. at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

Dec. 20

Holiday Assembly

Students, faculty, and staff gather in the Athletic Center for songs, dance, and the Grinch skit! 

Dec. 21

12:00 PM Early Release
for Winter Break

NO SCHOOL Dec. 22-Jan. 5; Dorm Re-opens Sun., Jan. 7; Classes Resume Mon., Jan. 8/p>

GnuStories: Previous Articles

Division-Specific Newsletters: The Week Ahead

Division-specific newsletters are emailed to SSFS families each Sunday afternoon during the school year and posted on the division-specific home pages on the Parent Portal. These newsletters provide messages from division heads and "must-know" calendar information about upcoming events for the week. 

Parents and guardians must log in to the Parent Portal to access the division-specific home pages where the newsletters are posted.

Please Note: Only SSFS parents have access to the links above. SSFS employees may access the division-specific newsletters via the Faculty/Staff Portal.