Students across divisions moved up to new grades—and the seniors said goodbye.
For Sidwell Friends students across divisions, chess is the gambit.
This season’s athletic highlights include new honors and achievements across sports.
Sidwell Friends earns national accolades for its Chinese Studies Program.
Reunion saw alumni return to campus for a weekend of celebration and reflection.
Let Your Life Speak, Founder’s Day, and a push for financial aid came together for one powerful day of sharing, giving, and fun.
The Middle School’s long-running Minimester program gets students out of the classroom and into the world.
Sidwell Friends grandparent and Holocaust survivor Marion Ein Lewin recounts her journey of survival.
This year’s Commencement speaker will be Anand Giridharadas ‘99. A journalist and author of remarkable breadth and insight, Anand has written compellingly of the pernicious effects of inequity in American society and the importance of bridging political and cultural differences.
Zeidman lecturer Jessica Chen Weiss wants the United States to coexist with China—not beat it.
For the second year in a row, the Sidwell Friends boys’ and girls’ basketball teams have brought home championship trophies in the District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) AA Tournament.
A Long Talk About the Uncomfortable Truth comes to Sidwell Friends.
The Lower School’s new mental health programs demonstrates the power of mindfulness.
Growing up in the age of pervasive social media.
Upper School students display their talents.
DC photographer Dee Dwyer talks to Middle Schoolers about her work and recent rise to prominence.
Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams took home double the victories.
How Quaker values helped a group of Middle Schoolers shine at a robotics competition.
Ayanna Gregory, Kabir Sehgal, and Sidwell Friends create an MLK Day to remember.
For some 9th graders, Bio1A is the chance to be a scientist.
How one teacher brought a little bit of China to West Virginia, what the Upper Schoolers are up to in the off season, and more!
Whether you celebrate holidays at this time of year, or just take a long break with your near and your dear, we wish you nothing but happiness each day and each night, as Star Fox and Sidwell Friends hold you all in the light.
Can Middle and Upper Schoolers write a book in one month? Can faculty and staff?
Walter Rouse ’19, now a Stanford senior, is a finalist for the Campbell Trophy.
Upper Schoolers. In the theater. With a script.
How one parent went from chaperone to CEO and taught an important life lesson about making a difference.
This year’s Rubenstein Guest Artist Kenzo Digital ’98 has altered the New York skyline with an immersive experience that will challenge your sense of the physical world.
Día de los Muertos invites children to celebrate lives well-lived.
Upper School entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to real experts.
Student athletes demonstrate the value of leadership across disciplines.
The community gathers for games, food, fellowship, and a homecoming for the ages.
The School launches a historic campaign to light the way forward.
The Lower School puts their spin on a pinwheel art installation.
Students leave the classroom for a weekend of real-world experiences.
Last Friday afternoon, Sidwell Friends parents, students, teachers, and friends came together on a warm and sunny September day for a back-to-school picnic that featured a bouncy house, arts and crafts, games, and burgers and hotdogs.
In an age of anxiety, Sidwell Friends teachers and staff learn how to embrace struggle—not avoid it.
A new school year, a new crop of teachers, and a new opportunity to transform minds.
This summer’s inaugural LEAD Conference tackled race and equity in education, systemic change in schools, and the challenges of healing from hate.
From The Washington Post: How Chinese teacher John Flower moved a traditional farmhouse to West Virginia plank by plank.
Sidwell Friends Schools is mourning the loss of a remarkable alumna, parent, and staff member whose 41-year tenure with the School touched the lives of two generations of students and their families and made an indelible impact on her colleagues.
Sidwell Friends School and Howard University invite you to connect with fellow education professionals in a rich and meaningful dialogue about race, equity, and justice in school communities.
In the latest episode of the Lives that Speak podcast, Head of School Bryan Garman talks with Andrea Johnson Razzaghi ’78, the newly named director of the NASA Office of JPL Management Oversight at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Pioneering artist Sam Gilliam left a mark in life and an enduring impression at Sidwell Friends
The latest entrants in the Sidwell Friends Alumni Network exuded radiance as they get ready to invent the stories of their lives.
Sidwell Friends’ newest classes of Middle and Upper Schoolers celebrate their latest milestone.
Layla Dawit ’22 wins an award and reflects the changing faces in STEM.
Photography students launch an Inside Out art installation at Sidwell Friends.
Alumni returned to campus—in person, no less!—for a weekend of celebration.
The Lower School’s new sunflower project supports Ukrainian refugees.
Treva Lindsey ’00 on her new book, America, Goddam.