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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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Ms. Joy’s 2/3 Cooking Class

All the kids at SFC are preparing for their fall projects.  Ms. Joy’s second and third graders are busy learning science and states of matter.  This is built on their lessons learned in K/1. On Wednesday, October 26th the class was integrating some of their chemistry lesson with a cooking class. The menu this day… pancakes!   The kids listened to the rules.  They
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2/3 Fall Camping Trip

This year our second and third grade teachers decided to have our 3rd annual camping trip in the fall (normally done in the spring). This wonderful SFC tradition of camping has been happening since SFC began around 40 years ago. For the last 3 years the teachers, students and their families have gone for an overnight at Rob Hill Campground hosted by Camping at
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Whole School Picnic 2016

On Friday October 7th the entire SFC community – Kindergarten thru 8th grade, staff and families – descended on Crocker Amazon Park for the 2016 Whole School Picnic. The picnic is one of SFC’s annual traditions and an amazing day for community building. Community is one of SFC’s virtues and something we all value and spend time cultivating. The classes left SFC in the morning
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Ms. May’s Kindergarten Writing Celebration

Today the Kindergartners at SFC shared their writing with the families that were there to show support. The youngest of our SFC community have been learning what it means to be a “Super Writer.” This isn’t about always using the correct spelling of the word but just the idea and effort behind their story. We are SUPER Writers! We write words! (me and the)
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SFC’s Fantastic Foxes for Friday Aug 26th

Every Friday morning SFC has an assembly where the students and teachers come together as a community and recognize individuals who stand out for the week because they upheld one of our SFC Virtues.  We call these students a “Fantastic Fox” after our mascot the Grey Fox.  Every week there will be a new Fantastic Fox for each grade level moving forward. The middle schoolers
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Camping in the Presidio for Second and Third Grade!

This year the entire Second and Third graders went overnight camping in the Presidio! This is such a magical experience for city kids to get out of the classroom and spend the day and night out in the beautiful nature that the San Francisco coast provides. We were stationed at Rob Hill Campground where we were hosted by the Camping at the Presidio (CAP) program.
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Miss Joy’s 2/3 Opinion Speeches

SFC is approaching their project season. In May when school projects are presented, each grade level will research, write and present on a different subject matter. This is a big part of SFC culture. In preparation for their upcoming oral presentations, the kids in Ms. Joy’s 2/3 were giving speeches using their opinion writing. As a part of writing class, the students were assigned
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SFC’s 2/3 Field Trip to the Symphony!

On Thursday March 10, 2016 Ms. Joy’s class and the entire 2/3 and 4/5 of SFC went to experience the San Francisco Symphony.   From their web site: The San Francisco Symphony is proud to present Concerts for Kids, a series of concerts for school-aged children designed as educational tools to develop students’ understanding and appreciation of symphonic music. These engaging performances introduce students to musical
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