MALIA AND SASHA TO ATTEND SIDWELL FRIENDS PRIVATE SCHOOL
First Lady-elect Michelle and First President-elect have chosen Sidwell friends school for their daughters Malia,10, and Sasha,7, to attend. Here is a little information about Sidwell Friends school via Chatterbox:
Sidwell Friends School was established in 1883 and has educated generations of city’s elite. Chlesea Clinton, daughter of former US President, Bill Clinton also attended the same school. Grand-daughters of Vice-President elect, Joe Biden, also attend Sidwell. Some of the other celebrity children to be educated in the school are Richard Nixon’s daughter, Al Gore’s son, Albert Gore III. Malia Obama, 10 had told her parents she wanted to attend Sidwell because of her friendship with the Biden grand-children. Mrs. Obama’s spokeswoman said in a statement that several schools were under consideration. Sidwell was narrowed down as the Obama’s thought that it best fit the needs of their daughters. Sidwell is known for its rigorous standards and for educating children from some of the most prominent and wealthiest families in Washington.The two girls will attend different classes on separate campuses in different cities. Sasha, 7, will attend second grade in Bethesda, Md while Malia, 10, will attend fifth grade in northwest Washington.