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Grades 2/3 Field Trip!

The Second and Third grades at SFC are deep in researching their fall projects.  This semester our kids are studying endangered animals specifically polar bears, sharks and sea lions. The three classes of our second and third graders went to the Aquarium of the Bay on Pier 39 to learn more about the sharks and sea lions.  The Aquarium has an amazing program that
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Off to the Zoo! Grade 2/3 Field trip.

It’s project time of year at SFC and the entire 2/3 are doing a project on endangered animals – specifically polar bears, sharks and sea lions. On Friday 10/30/15 all three classes of the 2/3 grade levels were off to the zoo to see the polar bear. We all took a 15 minute bus ride to the SF Zoo. Once inside we broke up
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October in Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class

Above: A California cookie, not strictly geographically accurate but oh so tasty! We’ve been learning about maps recently. First we looked at some pictures from San Francisco’s past, and drew our own ideas of what the San Francisco of the Future might look like: We made some California cookies to practice working with legends and how to make and read maps: On Friday October
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SFC WHOLE SCHOOL PICNIC 2015

On September 18th, 2015 the entire community of SFC came together in Glen Park for a day of team building and fun. SFC has had a long tradition of doing a Whole School Picnic every year for the students and families. One of the strongest virtues at SFC is our community. We dedicate a lot of time and effort to build relationships with each
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2015 SFC Whole School Picnic is set!

The date, time and place have been finalized by the committee! Please make sure to SAVE THE DATE!! 2015 SFC ALL FAMILIES/STUDENT/STAFF WHOLE SCHOOL PICNIC Where:  Glen Park When: Friday, September 18, 2015 Time:  12pm – 3pm One of our SFC Virtues and the thing that makes SFC so special is our Community. The Whole School Picnic is a tradition at SFC that builds
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Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class End of the Year!

Above: Our finished roller coaster quilt! Wow, we had an exciting last few weeks of school. All of the 2/3 classes went together to Great America to see roller coasters in person and to celebrate our project. Thanks to the many donors on Donors Choose who made this possible! The same week, we finished our roller coaster quilt. Here’s a detail: Of course we
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SFC School Wide Step Up Ceremony

On Thursday May 21 at 2:30pm the entire school, K-8 met in the lower yard to celebrate SFC’s first annual Step Up Ceremony. This was an event where all the kids in the school could celebrate how far they have come since last August and congratulate each other for moving on to the next grade. SFC always focuses on celebrating our virtues. These are
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Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class, 5/15/15

Above: MJ builds a roller coaster Wow, our class has been really busy with lots of projects. We celebrated Earth Day by making paintings of the earth and practicing our persuasive writing. Here are some of our Earth Day essays: Each one of us sets a goal for the month: And of course we’ve been working on our roller coaster project! This is our
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2/3 Camping Trip

Above: Set up the tent! The 2/3 classes went camping at Rob Hill campground in the Presidio on April 9th and 10th. That’s 63 kids plus chaperones, out in the wilds of the Presidio together. Thanks to Dale for the pictures! After setting up our tents, we went on a hike to the beach. It took about an hour, but it was worth it!
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Community Art in Ms. Kathleen’s 2/3 Class

We do a lot of projects as a class. Some of the most fun projects involve community art: each of us makes a piece that’s part of a larger finished project. Recently we each took a page and wrote about an act of kindness; we then colored them and cut them out. When they’re done they’ll go onto the Tree of Kindness bulletin board
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