A BIG and heartfelt thank you to everyone who played "Two Truths and a Lie" on Giving Tuesday 2021—and congratulations to Kimberly S., Linda G. '84, and Ruthie C., our randomly selected winners. We had a great time watching everyone's answers come in!
Please click on the panels below to see answers to the Parent and the Alumni & Friends "Two Truths and a Lie" questions. Feedback, questions, or memories to share? Email Lauren Mossman, Director of Advancement, at email@example.com.
On behalf of all of Sandy Spring Friends School's students, thank you for your support of SSFS—and for ALL you do to make our community stronger!
And if you haven't made a gift to SSFS this year...please do consider supporting financial aid in 2021! Your generosity makes a real and meaningful difference. Thank you for your care!
SSFS's library was first located on the top floor of Moore Hall. Truth!
Sandy Spring Friends School added the Middle School program in 1982. Lie! The Middle School joined SSFS in 1980. Bonus points to Mini M. '95, who noticed that it was the Lower School that joined campus in 1993!
This year marks SSFS's 60th anniversary! Truth—and happy anniversary to SSFS!
SSFS's first Community Play in 1996 was A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Lie! The 1996 Community Play was To Kill A Mockingbird.
In 2005, a small group of teachers and parents brought the Empty Bowl Project to Sandy Spring Friends School. The goal of the project is to create lasting social change and raise awareness of hunger in our communities. Truth!
From the first days of preschool to the 12th grade graduation ceremony, the arts are a vital and integral part of our students’ academic experience. Truth!
Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin are all Morley Games named after one of the School’s founding teachers, Barry Morley. Lie! The Morley Games include Hoopa-Doop, Brindledorph, Friedl-Frappe, Nurdleybawl, and Frazzleerham.
The original school colors were red and white. Truth!
Legend says that former history teacher Ari Preuss got a good deal on some Brazilian soccer uniforms when he was coaching SSFS’s soccer team. And since the national colors of Brazil are green and gold, so became the SSFS colors! Truth!