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Project Open House on Tuesday May 23, 5:30-7:00pm

Dear Incoming SF Community School families, current families, and members of the community: You are invited to attend our Project Open House on Tuesday May 23, from 5:30-7 p.m! Half of each class presents for 30 minutes, then a second rotation happens for another 30 minutes.  A snack is available in the cafeteria afterward.  If you attend, please plan to go to 1 or
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2/3 Spring Project: Zoom into Physics!

From the 2nd and 3rd grade teachers: Hello Families!! Our spring project will be based around physics and engineering.  Students will be learning all about physics and applying engineering and design concepts to build model roller coasters.  Annnd, we can’t study roller coasters without taking a class trip to see them in action! 🙂 We have a Donor’s Choose up online to fund a
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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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Project Open House on December 13

The students and staff at San Francisco Community School invite you to our K-8 Fall Project Open House Tuesday, December 13 at 5:30 pm Project Titles: K/1: How to Be a Scientist 2/3: Cooking Up Some Science 4/5: Voice, Power and the Government 6-8: Inventions that Matter! Classroom presentations 5:30-6:35 pm followed by cookies and milk in the cafeteria Come see our students present what
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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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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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2nd graders debut their narrative nonfiction books

Today the students in Mr. Andrew’s class showcased their accomplishments as authors and publishers. Each student created a book that recounted an event that was meaningful to him or her with a detailed narrative describing actions, thoughts, and feelings. Their stories included temporal words to show the passage of time and order of events, and communicated the conclusion of the story with a strong
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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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