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Here is the latest news about our Preschool through 12th-grade college-prep school, located in Hockessin, Delaware! Visit often to learn about the latest student accomplishments, faculty achievements, alumni news, strategic initiatives, facility upgrades, and much more.

Sanford News

List of 3 news stories.

  • In-Service Time Devoted to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Upper School instructors Jamy Haughey, Elizabeth Capone, and Anna Littlefield are members of Sanford’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) task force. On October 18th, they led the Upper School faculty in a one-hour workshop and discussion on the topic of White Privilege. Later in the day, Haughey joined fellow task force member and Middle School World Language Instructor Ellen Grise to share a similar presentation with the Middle School faculty.
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  • Sanford senior Jack Valentine will pursue his passions as a student-athlete at McDaniel College. Photo courtesy of Ted Rosenthal/Izmaddy Studios.

    Jack Valentine Taking His Talent to McDaniel

    Jack Valentine '20 has no memory of life without the sport of baseball. He recalls being three years old and having catches with his dad in their back yard, transitioning to the local recreational league as soon as he was old enough to enroll. As an elementary student in the Washington, D.C. area, Valentine was a member of a local travel baseball team. When his family relocated to Hockessin, Delaware, he shared his talents with his Sanford and local Babe Ruth teams, in addition to playing for his D.C. travel team in the summers. Valentine has proudly been a contributing member of Sanford’s varsity team, primarily as a pitcher and a catcher, for the past four years.
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  • Parent Meeting Focuses on Sanford's Commitment to DEI

    Sanford’s Home and School (H&S) Association’s first meeting of the year took place on Thursday, October 17th, in Quigley Hall. Approximately 25 parents took time out of their morning to attend the meeting, which was open to all families in the Sanford community. Because the 2019–2020 school-wide theme is IDENTITY and because honoring diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a guiding star of the current Strategic Direction of the Board of Trustees, H&S invited Upper School instructors Jamy Haughey and Elizabeth Capone, members of Sanford’s DEI task force, to provide a brief presentation on the topic.
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