- By sgsadmin on December 8, 2020
With our students, we emphasize the need for raising up a diversity of voices and bringing equity into everything we do—that includes how we work as a team of faculty and staff. Gender Equity Now (GEN) recognized this commitment by naming SGS one of Washington State’s top ten most equitable workplaces of 2020 in their GEN Index. This list was
- By Brenda Leaks, Head of School on November 13, 2020
We are thrilled about the future Seattle Girls’ School home, designed in collaboration with Mahlum Architects and the SGS community. Once we had a great location secured in the Central District, student and staff made their priorities clear, the Mahlum team set out to design the campus of our dreams. They have done an amazing job! The first part of
- By Leigh Toner, Board of Trustees Member and SGS parent on October 21, 2020
Construction of the new SGS home is almost underway and we are excited to tell you more about how the building is coming together. We are working with a top-notch, women-led team at Mahlum Architects to create a space that matches the creativity and energy of our amazing students.
This is a two-part story. In part one below, you will read about the collaborative design process behind our new building. Part two will explain some of the building’s most interesting and innovative features. We’re eager to give the SGS community a fresh start with space to grow.
- By sgsadmin on June 21, 2020
Following the death of George Floyd and nationwide protests against racism and police brutality, many parents struggled with how to even speak to their children about race and systemic racism. In a piece published earlier this summer by The Seattle Times, Brenda explained her experiences as a Black woman, mother, and educator; why parents must discuss race with their children; and how we can all take meaningful action.
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