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SCDS Alumnus Andy Schocken '88 has been busy learning, exploring, and creating since his days at Seattle Country Day School. He is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer living in Brooklyn and his directorial debut, Song of Lahore, has garnered critical acclaim. The Seattle South Asian Film Festival and the Stroum Jewish Community Center will host the Seattle premiere of the documentary on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. A Q&A and reception with Schocken will follow the screening.
On Thursday, September 22, 2016, Razia visited SCDS as a guest speaker for grades K-4. She was boldly introduced by SCDS 3rd grader, Annabel Fritz. Razia discussed the founding of the Zabuli Education Center, what a 'day-in-the-life' of a young Afghan female student looks like, and shared some stories with SCDS students.
SCDS 6th-8th grade Language Arts Teacher Brian Crawford's "Prisoner of War" series was released on Monday, August 15, 2016 by EPIC Press. This series tackles challenging subjects and is therefore geared toward high school juniors and seniors as well as adults.