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Sanford School is a creative and inclusive preschool–12 community that encourages students to embrace their individuality, tap into their talents, stretch their skills and broaden their ambitions.

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  • What’s Happening at Sanford

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  • Upper School students Melissa Daniels, Maggy Ross, Alle Prezioso, Milo Watson, Savannah Shepherd, and Nia Naylor represented Sanford at this year's Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC).

    Conference Changes Student and Faculty Identity Perspectives

    Sanford’s school-wide theme IDENTITY has placed increased focus and awareness on the diverse ways in which people see themselves, as well as how they interact with others. Two faculty members, Science Instructor Jamy Haughey and Upper School Counselor Sarah Satinsky took the opportunity to explore this topic when they attended the NAIS People of Color Conference (PoCC) held in Seattle, Washington, in December.
  • Sanford faculty and staff members join Key Arts Productions' performers following the assembly in the Geipel Center for Performing Arts.

    Interactive Assembly Engages Students with History

    In preparation for Sanford’s 15th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of service, Science Instructor and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee member Jamy Haughey organized a school assembly for students in grades 5 through 12. The Key Arts Production, LLC, under the direction of Joseph Patterson, took to Sanford’s Geipel stage on January 7th in a production entitled “King’s Dream.”
  • United States Representative Lisa Blunt-Rochester with the The Art of Leadership and Public Speaking class.

    Leadership Class Learns from Local Leaders

    Head of School Mark Anderson’s dedication to leadership extends into the classroom, with all
    Upper School students afforded the opportunity to participate in the elective The Art of Leadership and Public Speaking, which he routinely teaches. An integral part of the class involves inviting guest speakers to address the class, allowing them to learn from their various journeys and the wisdom and insights gained from them.
  • Shepherd Earns NAACP Youth Visionary Award

    As founder of the Delaware Social Justice Remembrance Coalition, Savannah Shepherd '20 has been an active voice for discussions and actions focusing on race and justice. Her efforts did not go unnoticed by the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
  • Smith Continues to Serve on Youth Philanthropy Board

    When Cameron Smith '20 joined the Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) as a sophomore, she could not have envisioned how it would impact her life. Now in her third year, and as the only three-year member of the board, she feels like the “senior advisor.”

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    Located on a beautiful college-like campus in Hockessin, Delaware, Sanford School is a college-prep private school for boys and girls in preschool (age 3) through high school.