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SSFS Cross-Cultural Student Talent Showcase Highlights
Eduardo Polón, Upper School Global Languages Department Head

Sandy Spring Friends School's curriculum cherishes the worth and dignity not only of each individual student, but of our students' cultures as well. These differences among us are celebrated daily in a number of pedagogical ways and manifested annually and publicly in the Upper School International Assembly. 

On Tuesday, February 6th, Sandy Spring Friends School was proud to host the 22nd Annual Cross-Cultural Student Talent Showcase in the Performing Arts Center Theater. It was a wonderful and celebratory event, where upper school students displayed many different cultural talents, from classical ballet to American hip-hop and Korean K-pop, from Chinese folk music to a traditional Yiddish song, from classical violin to a hulusi solo, and from soundtracks to the Great American Songbook, plus a few other very special surprises, including an international fashion show of traditional and contemporary garb.

For those unable to attend, this signature assembly was filmed and is posted to the SSFS YouTube channel. Additionally, high-resolution copies of all photos from the show are available for viewing/downloading on Vidigami here. Students and parents will need to login with their school network account (the same login info they use to log in to the website or Finalsite Learn) to access this photo gallery. A selection of these photos are also available publicly via our online photo gallery, here.


Sandy Spring Friends School's curriculum cherishes the worth and dignity not only of each individual student, but of our students' cultures as well. These differences among us are celebrated daily in a number of pedagogical ways and manifested annually and publicly in the Upper School International Assembly. 

On Tuesday, February 6th, Sandy Spring Friends School was proud to host the 22nd Annual Cross-Cultural Student Talent Showcase in the Performing Arts Center Theater. It was a wonderful and celebratory event, where upper school students displayed many different cultural talents, from classical ballet to American hip-hop and Korean K-pop, from Chinese folk music to a traditional Yiddish song, from classical violin to a hulusi solo, and from soundtracks to the Great American Songbook, plus a few other very special surprises, including an international fashion show of traditional and contemporary garb.

For those unable to attend, this signature assembly was filmed and is posted to the SSFS YouTube channel. Additionally, high-resolution copies of all photos from the show are available for viewing/downloading on Vidigami here. Students and parents will need to login with their school network account (the same login info they use to log in to the website or Finalsite Learn) to access this photo gallery. A selection of these photos are also available publicly via our online photo gallery, here.