Who knew that the author of Bridge to Terabithia had origins closer to the Waibaidu Bridge? Writer Katherine Paterson was in fact born in China and spent some of her childhood at Shanghai American School in the 1940s. Recently she returned (virtually) to her alma mater by video to speak to grade 9 students of Pudong about her writing and inspiration.
Our alumni tell the story of our past, to help us know our future.
Meet Rachel Zhang from the class of 2021 and read about her experience in taking a gap year to pursue her startup in China.
In honor of International Women’s Day and in celebration of the female legends of SAS, we present Marybelle Brewster - now Mimi Gardner, a second-generation SAS student from 1947 to 1949 and one of our eldest alumna.
What do you get when an entrepreneur, a teacher, and a technologist walk into a bar? Eagles returning to the nest, of course!