A long-standing Sanford tradition, the Upper School Poetry Out Loud Finals were conducted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. After a successful performance last year, Perrin Brown '25 claimed the 2023 title.
We are excited to recognize four seniors who recently signed a letter of intent to play Division 1 athletics after graduation. We are proud of our student-athletes and all they have accomplished. We strive to give our students the tools and support they need to reach their academic and athletic goals. Our commitment to helping our students realize their dreams has been recognized by major collegiate programs nationwide.
The 2023 Alumni Awards took place during Homecoming Weekend. This special event allowed us to pay tribute to remarkable individuals who have made a lasting impact on the history of our school. We proudly recognized the outstanding achievements of Sandy Boucher '74, Logan Herring '00, and Karen Perkins.
We are so excited for Homecoming 2023! This year we will be celebrating on October 20 and 21! Our tentative schedule includes an Evening Alumni Cabaret, Head of School Breakfast, Alumni & Athletic Awards, Campus Tours, Sporting Events, Alumni Tailgate, and Archive Exploration.
Today the College Board announced the recipients of the AP Scholar Awards. Congratulations to the 43 Sanford Students who earned this distinction. From this group, the average student took five AP exams, with seven students taking seven exams or more.
On June 6, 2023, we honored the Class of 2027 as they graduated from Middle School. Congratulations, Class of 2027! Your achievements are a testament to your hard work, resilience, and limitless potential.
Last week, we honored our exceptional Upper School students who have excelled in academics, athletics, arts, and service. This cherished ceremony brings our entire Upper School community together. Watch the ceremony on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/live/W15cVmcKdP0?feature=share .
Sanford 8th Grader Katie Longqian Pei '27 was recently honored with a gold medal in the French National Contest for her exceptional performance. Katie achieved the remarkable feat of securing 1st place in Delaware and 3rd nationwide.
Sanford School is excited to announce the launch of its new varsity outdoor track and field program, led by Coach Gavin Gibson '15. Building on the school's cross country and indoor track achievements, this endeavor aims to provide students with even more opportunities to excel in athletics.
There is more exciting news on the science fair front! On April 6th, Sanford junior Amanrai (Rai) Kahlon '24 was awarded "First Place, Medicine & Health category" for the 11th grade at the regional Delaware Valley Science Fair (DVSF).
The Sanford Quad will be decked out in Southern flair on Friday, May 5th, for our annual Home & School Sanford School Auction. Enjoy bourbon tasting, sample Southern dishes, design your own fascinator, and dance to live bluegrass music at this fun Kentucky Derby-themed affair.
Two Sanford juniors were recognized with top awards: Amanrai (Rai) Kahlon won 1st place, and Rahul D'Souza won 3rd place in the Medicine & Health category. Rai also won the Agilent Technologies Award for "Best in Show: Most Likely to Improve the Human Condition." The boys move on to compete in the multi-state Delaware Valley Science Fair in Exton, PA, this week. Rai will also present in the state's BioGENEius competition this week.
On Friday, March 10, 2023, Sanford's Girls' Basketball Team, who led an undefeated season in Delaware, won its sixth DIAA Girls' Basketball championship. The final score was Sanford Warriors 58 - Ursuline Raiders 46.
Sanford students participated in Science Olympiad on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Sanford competed against 45 other teams from around the state, where they had to complete written tests and build events, where students had to construct different devices.
Congratulations to Sanford Swimming on a fantastic season! The boys' team won their first DISC Conference title in early February. This past weekend, they placed third at states, the highest team placement in program history.
I am excited to share the news that Cheveé Taylor will be Sanford School’s next Head of Lower School, beginning on July 1, 2023. A dedicated and experienced educator and administrator, Cheveé currently holds the position of Director of Upper Elementary and Middle School Admission at the Park School of Baltimore, which is also her alma mater. She has been in her current role at Park for five years, and prior to that, she taught 3rd grade for nine years at McDonogh School, another independent school in Baltimore. At both of her schools, Cheveé has earned a reputation as a stellar educator and leader.