Fall 2019

Lives That Speak

In this new series, we share stories of how alumni let their lives speak and the unexpected twists and tales of life after Sidwell Friends. Kim R. Ford '99 comes full circle. Mason Morfit '93 tackles it all. 

Dream Weaver

Percy Martin, the School’s beloved former art teacher, makes prints that are both real and imagined.

Practice What You Teach

The School’s educators are decolonizing the curriculum and bringing the streets of DC into a seminar. Sidwell Friends’ greatest strength? The people in front of the classroom.

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Department Articles

Fresh Ink
By Sacha Zimmerman

The latest crop of books by alumni authors tackles self-acceptance, public advocacy, education, writing, and a murder mystery. 

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Dream Weaver
By Sacha Zimmerman

Percy Martin, the School’s beloved former art teacher, makes prints that are both real and imagined.

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Practice What You Teach
By Sacha Zimmerman

The School’s educators are decolonizing the curriculum and bringing the streets of DC into a seminar. Sidwell Friends’ greatest strength? The people in front of the classroom.

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On Campus News

Middle School Play Brings a True Story to the Stage

On November 8-9 Middle School actors performed "Orphan Trains," the true story of the Orphan Trains Project, which from 1853-1929 joined immigrant orphans from New York City with adoptive parents throughout America. Congratulations to all who performed and supported this moving and timely play.

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Sidwell Friends Alumni Magazine is published three times a year for the community. It features School news, stories, profiles, and alumni Class Notes.

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