President-elect Obama’s Daughters to Attend Sidwell School

November 22, 2008

Sidwell Friends SchoolWashington (ChattahBox) — The guessing game in Washington for Obama kids’ school is over. The school search that was set off weeks back and left hundreds of parents speculating has ended. President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, announced Friday that their two daughters will attend Sidwell Friends School in Washington.

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.


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2 Responses to “President-elect Obama’s Daughters to Attend Sidwell School”

  1. fritz on November 22nd, 2008 12:01 pm

    Why would they broadcast the School of where the President elect daughters are going to attend at ? Would’nt that be dangerouse ? What happenend to the privacy of an individual in this country.

  2. President-Elect Obama’S Daughters To Attend Sidwell School … on November 22nd, 2008 1:40 pm

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