Modeling Values in Our Community Meet Ms. Beth & Ms. Ylla! A ‘Secret’ Bakery Sweetens a Community
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Keeping Sick Kids Comfortable (While keeping your sanity)  During these challenging times, a good remind to our families -  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...
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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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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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Forget the Kids! Are YOU Ready for Kindergarten? As we move past the halfway mark of the school year, many parents of the pre-K kids are coming to terms with the end of our days at Silver Spring Day School, and the start of the big and scary...
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Stuck: Things to Do When Your Block Is Snowed In Snowzilla is behind us. Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow. Though spring may actually be around the corner, what happens if Mother Nature dumps that one last load of snow? Luckily, the families and teachers at SSDS are here...
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Teacher Feature Meet 2 New Members Of Our SSDS Team After my return from several weeks of international travel, my three-year-old son, who is in Beth Clawson’s class, told me, “Mummy, I love you…and I love Ms. Beth.” In my child’s mind, SSDS has become a part of the extended...
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Past Director Richelle Meer on Modeling Values in Our Community “Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny.”— Mahatma Gandhi Each year, SSDS grows and matures as a...
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Our Nature-Based Playground Inspires Kids and Adults One of the most unique and busy spaces of Silver Spring Day School is its playground. Whether it’s visiting with parents after school, running around with children during a co-op shift, or hanging around the fence to spy on the...
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