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Christy Bratt-Porter

I'm the Art Teacher and Arts Coordinator at SF Community School.


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Update on Middle School Electives: Spring 2018

Middle School Electives are well underway this semester every Tuesday morning! We’re really excited about the number and variety of choices that came together for the students this year. The classes we are able to offer came about as a result of wonderful community partnerships, including parent volunteers Dale Low and Chi-An Chien, Technovation, LEAP Arts in Education and the awesome Josie Kirton, Notes
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Middle School Arts and Computer Science enrichment

Middle School parents and families! An update on Middle School Arts and Technology enrichment at SFC…  As you may have heard from your child or your child’s teacher, we are not offering elective classes to middle school students this semester. Instead, on Tuesdays, each Middle School student is taking a Computer Science class and an Art class. Mr. Peery’s Computer Science class 2017-2018 MyCS Syllabus
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New signs on Paris street

The Paris Street corridor next to San Francisco Community School was beautified last month thanks to local artists and SFC parents Reuben Rude and Charlie Gadeken.  Funding for the materials for this project came from the SFUSD Arts Department and the artists were generous enough to donate their time and talents to the project. Most of the images are loosely based on silhouettes of
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Art Workshop With Ms. Dahlke’s Humanities Classes

Ellen Dahlke’s Humanities classes enjoyed some extra hands-on art time yesterday.  They had a special workshop with Peopleologie, learning about coiled clay pots of Southwest Native American traditions and the oldest continually inhabited pueblos in the US.  These students are also engaged in a playwriting project about people and communities making art.    


Middle School Electives are Underway….

  Did you know we at SFC are piloting a new Elective Block for the Middle School students on Tuesday afternoons? At the beginning of the school year, we offered the students “ballots” with several choices in order to rank their preferences for classes during this time block. The arts staff took on the sorting and placement of students in these classes and the
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