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Ms. May’s First Grade Writing Celebration

  Tuesday morning, October 3rd, there was a writing celebration in Ms. May’s first grade.  This is where the students invite their families to school and have a celebration to show off how hard they worked on their writing lesson. The inspiration for their stories were “Small Moments.”  The students had to pick a moment in time and give details to explain that event.
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Whole School Picnic 2017

One of the best annual traditions at SFC – The Whole School Picnic – took place at the Excelsior Playground on September 22nd.  This is an event of community building for our entire school community.  Everyone attends including students, teachers, school staff, after school staff and families To make this event happen it takes all of us to contribute from families helping plan, set
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Coming up… Whole School Picnic!

SFC WHOLE SCHOOL PICNIC FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND EXCELSIOR PARK 10am – 3pm ALL STUDENTS AND FAMILIES WELCOME! SFC’s Annual Community Celebration is almost here. This is a day of fun for all the students K-8 as well as the SFC Staff and families. Please join us in making this a special day of bonding for our community. Volunteers of all types needed! Especially to
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K/1 Go Camping!

Thursday March 9th the entire K/1 – about 65 kids and their chaperones – went camping to Rob Hill Campground in the Presidio. This is a community building activity that SFC has participated in for years now and we all value. It’s part of the CAP (Camping at the Presidio), a program that is designed to get urban kids outside and explore the beauty of
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Black History Celebration

At the Friday assembly last week, SFC held a special celebration of Black History Month and it’s rich history as well as our African American Honor Roll Students. The day started with recognition of SFC grey foxes who were honored for holding up SFC virtues. Congrats to all the students who continue to do their best every day. Then, our beloved Mary then explained
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Ms. Joy’s 2/3 – Fall Project Open House

Tuesday, December 13th was the SFC Project Open House.  Project based learning is a key part of the SFC curriculum.  This year all the 2/3 classes were studying science through cooking. Ms. Joy’s class tackled making cookies and pancakes and popcorn as a vehicle to learn science and different states of matter. Last month, this class also had a field trip to learn about
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Ms. May’s Kinder – Project Open House

At SFC’s fall Project Open House on Dec 13th, Ms. May’s Kindergarten students had their first experience of presenting what they have learned this semester. They learned to be scientists! They learned to ask questions and make observations. They learned about their five senses. They took it even further to learn all about force and motion and friction. It was amazing to hear their
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SFC Reflection Wall

Since the November 8th Presidential election, SFC has created a Reflection Wall for our community to express their feelings.  This is showing to be a very powerful expression of what our kids, staff and parents feel during this time of change in our country.  It is continuing to grow.  Some of the recent posts are paragraphs that our 4/5 classes have done. This is
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Bay Area Discovery Museum comes to SFC Kindergarten!

On Wednesday November 30th, The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) came to SFC and Ms. May’s Kindergarten class.  This was a part of a STEM workshop they offer to students.  As the students prepare for their Project Open House (Tues, Dec 13th at 5:30 @ SFC) they are learning to be scientists!  The lesson today was in physics – learning force and motion.  The main
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K/1 Attend the Academy of Sciences!

Last Wednesday, October 26th all four of the K/1 classes had a field trip to The California Academy of Science.  The students are learning to be scientist and to explore the world around them using their five senses. We took a bus there and back.  When we got there we broke up into small groups and explored all over the Academy.  There is so
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