Director Richelle Meer on Modeling Values in Our Community Meet Ms. Beth & Ms. Ylla! A ‘Secret’ Bakery Sweetens a Community
End of An Era New Website Every picture tells a story and our homepage photos certainly tell us how long our website has served us well. The young Nats fan is currently a sophomore at Einstein High School.  The young reader is Ms. Emily’s daughter who...
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Teacher Playdates Are Here Children spend time with our devoted staff in a place they love to be - SSDS!  Parents have a few hours to themselves to catch up on sleep, time together or running errands. All proceeds go to our Staff Development...
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Keeping Sick Kids Comfortable (While keeping your sanity) When we send our children to school, we know it is inevitable that germs will come home with them. Coughing, sneezing, fevers, and more mucus and boogers than you ever knew a person could make are par for the course....
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Giving Thanks to Our Community The holidays and the New Year are a time of reflection—a time to give thanks and to appreciate those who have given you joy, friendship and support. Silver Spring Day School works every day to support its students, teachers, parents,...
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Reflections of a First-Year Parent There was never a doubt that Rahm would learn an enormous amount in school. I was proud, but unsurprised, when Rahm came home from SSDS talking about a “chrysalis,” a fact we had somehow neglected to discuss at home despite...
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‘Discover’ Something New This Summer at SSDS   It’s almost that time of year! It’s time for a break from the routine—for barbeques, pool parties, and summer camp. If your kids are anything like mine, they love school but also need a break from the norm. But,...
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Get Your Hawaiian Shirts Out, Spring Social Is Coming! At the heart of Silver Spring Day School’s mission is a dedication to community. The importance of community underlies the school’s philosophy and many of its activities. And there is likely no example of community more profound than the annual...
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Teacher Feature: Meet Ms. Catharine and Ms. Lesley Recently there was a question on my neighborhood listserv. A family had just been accepted into SSDS and was looking for feedback to decide whether they should attend. I shared our experiences as a new family in the school, a...
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How a Sculptor Breathed Life into the SSDS Playground Dragon Once upon a time, circa 2009, in the magical land of Four Corners, was a kind and loving fairy godmother named Ms. Richelle, her flock of merry teachers, and their school of playful and imaginative children. While the children and...
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A ‘Secret’ Bakery Sweetens a Community It’s easy to miss it. After all, Woodmoor Pastry Shop sits in an unassuming strip of stores pressed back from a busy intersection. But for those in the know, for decades, Woodmoor Pastry Shop has made an indelible and delectable...
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