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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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Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class End of the Year Wrap-up!

Above: Ori’s expert book. Beware of Mr. Flood! On Tuesday, May 24th, we had our Project Open House. This was our evening to show what we had learned in our Spring Project. We named ourselves the “Water Warrriors”. First, we read an introduction about what we studied in this project. We went on field trips, conducted experiments, wrote expert books about natural disasters and made
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Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class: How water shapes our land, Water Cycle Quilt, and Pres. Obama’s letter!

For our Spring Project, we learned about how water shapes our land, the water cycle, and natural disasters caused by water. Here’s some of the work we did: First, a look at how water shapes our land. Through erosion, deposition, sediment, and weathering, the forces of water shape the land around us in a cycle:   Next, how the water cycle works: Condensation, precipitation,
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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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SFC PANCAKE BREAKFAST – THIS SATURDAY 9am-11:30AM

Please join our community for a fun morning.  New to SFC next year…?  We’d love to meet you!!  Hope to see you there!  


Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Project Open House

As part of our fall project about endangered animals, we held a bake sale to raise money to sponsor animals through the World Wildlife Fund. Our goal was to raise $75 to sponsor a polar bear, a sea lion, and a shark. Camilo’s family also donated their hot dog stand, which helped us raise even more money! Our exciting fall semester wrapped up with
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Hour of Code comes to SFC again!

On Friday, December 11th, SFC participated in the Hour of Code for the second year in a row. Hour of Code is a worldwide initiative run by Code.org. The premise is simple- “Every student in every school should have an opportunity to learn computer science.” Hour of Code means students spend just one hour learning some of the basics of computer science. This year,
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Ms. Joy’s 2/3 Garden day

The last week of school before break, Ms. Joy’s class was busy planting their newest creations. Their designs were inspired by their project this semester of “Saving Endangered Animals and their Biomes.” Doing their part to reuse and recycle, the kids reused old milk cartons (from our cafeteria) and painted on them. The kids worked with our SFC garden teacher to plant some succulents.
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