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SGS News

  • Brenda Leaks: My Journey to Headship

    By sgsadmin on February 25, 2021

    “If you are a woman of color teaching in an independent school and in the back of your mind you aspire to become a head of school, it’s easy to look at the odds and stop in your tracks. I’m here to tell you don’t stop.” Head of School Brenda Leaks recently wrote a blog post about her journey to

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  • SGS Holds Virtual Town Hall on Leadership

    By sgsadmin on February 4, 2021

      What better time to host a discussion on gender, race, and leadership than after the historic inauguration of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States? Our very own Wendy Ewbank, SGS founding faculty member, moderated the discussion, directing questions from the audience to the panelists Andrea Caupain Sanderson, Jacquelyn Howard, Phelana Pang, and Adriana Hernandez. Our amazing

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  • Why I give to SGS – Natalie Anderson, SGS Class of 2007

    By sgsadmin on January 13, 2021

    Ever since graduation, Natalie Anderson, SGS class of 2007, has continued to be an active member of the SGS community. In this conversation, Natalie explains why she is choosing to invest in the future of the school and its mission, and in turn, in the generational leadership that SGS builds in its students. Natalie is a proud SGS donor and

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What people are saying about Seattle Girls' School...

  • "SGS has inspired me to be President one day. They have instilled in me the confidence that I can do anything."
    8th grade student
  • "SGS has inspired me to change the world, to persevere, to take some risks."
    7th grade student
  • "SGS guided me in building a strong foundation for who I am and who I will become. I'm still figuring it out, but SGS gave me a confident start."
    Ravenna Napp-Shapiro, Class of 2007, Graduate of Prescott College
  • "I am currently pursuing studies in a scientific field, as Mind Brain and Behavior is based in cognitive science and psychology. Studying any form of science would have never even crossed my mind had it not been for SGS."
    Salome Dewell, Class of 2008, Currently attending Bard College
  • "SGS made such a huge difference in my life. I woke up every day excited to go to school. Every class was engaging and really fueled my love for learning."  
    -Emerson Lynch, Class of 2007, Graduate of Smith College (Mathematics and Geoscience)
  • "Having attended SGS shaped my love for science and my ability to think creatively."
    Dani Nurick, Class of 2007, Graduate of Brandeis University
  • "I feel that I've found myself ahead of the curve on a lot of social-justice based conversations because of the background and training I had at SGS."
    Piper Lewis, Class of 2004, Earlham College Graduate
  • "SGS had a huge impact on my level of confidence, intelligence, drive and follow-through ability. It took several years to realize it but as I trace my steps backwards it seems that my education at SGS made the path to where I am today possible."
    Marita Phelps, Class of 2004, Howard University Graduate
  • "SGS gave me the determination and confidence to know that all my goals, no matter how large or unordinary, are obtainable if I put my mind to it and give it my all."
    Erika Vranizan, Class of 2004, Western Washington University Graduate
  • "SGS has inspired me to think about how I could make a difference and take a different point of view."
    6th grade student
  • "My favorite thing about SGS is that everyone has a chance to laugh in class. The learning here is incredible - you have a chance to CHANGE THE WORLD! You can be you."
    Current 7th grade student
  • "Seattle Girls' School was crucial to my interest in science."
    Anna Maria Coronata, Class of 2004, Wellesley College Graduate (B.S. Neuroscience)

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