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Summer Playdates + Kindergarten Orientation!

SAT, JULY 28th Summer Playdate to Welcome New Families Please join us on Saturday, July 28th, from 10am-12:30pm, at St. Mary’s Playground, and get to know the SFC community! All new-student families are welcome, as are current students and family members, of course! (Please bring your own snacks and drinks.) TUES, AUG 14th Kindergarten Orientation + All-School Playdate We’re also holding an orientation session for
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End-of-year events!

Hi community! Here are the end-of-school events, starting today. If you would like to help with any of these events, please let your child’s teacher know! Fri 5/25 — 8th Grade Graduation at June Jordan High School (5:30-7pm). Tues 5/29 through Fri 6/1 — 8th Grade Camping Trip at Pine Crest Lake, Camp Oski. Fri 6/1 — Grades 4 and 5 Field Day at Excelsior Playground (11am-2pm). Thurs 5/31 — Project
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First-ever SFC Read-A-Thon a Huge Success!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the San Francisco Community School Read-A-Thon! Congratulations to students who set individual reading goals and blew them out of the water. Congratulations to classes who read like crazy to fill their minutes-of-reading thermometers outside their classrooms. And a big high five to parents and families who did the fundraising– this Read-A-Thon raised over $16,000 (!!!) to support programs
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Pancake Breakfast coming up!

You are invited to our annual Pancake Breakfast, at SFC! Please feel free to come by and meet our school community — you can also explore our school building, garden and playground areas. The event will feature live music by Paul Griffiths and band, as well as activities and crafts for the whole family. DATE Saturday, April 7 TIME 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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Read-a-Thon Schedule

READ LIKE CRAZY! Schedule of Events: March 9th – March 16th   Fri 3/9: Read-a-Thon kick-off at assembly, then Pop Into A Good Book with a popcorn snack, and Read-a-Thon activities in class. Sat, Sun 3/10, 3/11: READ, READ, READ! How many minutes can you read in a whole weekend? Stock up on books at your neighborhood library, read aloud to a sibling or a
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Get ready for SFC’s first Read-a-Thon!

Coming soon: San Francisco Community School will be kicking off a new, reading-based fundraiser! When? Friday, March 9 – Friday, March 16 … What? A week-long celebration of reading and literacy combined with a fundraiser to support SFC. At school, we will have activities including classroom visits from local authors, book give-aways, cross-grade buddy reading, and a pajama “read-in” day. At home and at school, students
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Update on Middle School Electives: Spring 2018

Middle School Electives are well underway this semester every Tuesday morning! We’re really excited about the number and variety of choices that came together for the students this year. The classes we are able to offer came about as a result of wonderful community partnerships, including parent volunteers Dale Low and Chi-An Chien, Technovation, LEAP Arts in Education and the awesome Josie Kirton, Notes
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Book Fair in full swing!

The Scholastic Book Fair is in full tilt in the SFC Library! It will run until December 20. Ms. Tawnya is the brilliant organizer of this significant effort each year, and she’s assisted by many volunteers — teachers, staff and families alike! An amazing 50% of what we raise comes back to SFC and is used to buy books for our library and classrooms. Here are the remaining SHOPPING HOURS FOR FAMILIES: Tues 12/19:  before +
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Here comes the Book Fair!

It’s that time of year again — the Scholastic Book Fair is back at SFC! It will run from December 18-20. Buy a book for yourself, for a family member, or for a friend! Buy a book for your classroom! (Look for your teacher’s wish list when you visit the fair … ) An amazing 50% of what we raise comes back to SFC and is used to buy books for our library and classrooms! HOW IT WORKS: All students
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Miss Joy’s 2nd/3rd Grade Writing Celebration

In October, Ms. Joy’s 2/3 students invited their families and SFC staff members to their narrative writing celebration to share their small moment stories. Students clearly worked hard to bring out feelings and details in their writing. They learned how to use google docs to type, edit, and revise their stories. Complimenting others is an important part of the culture in this class, and
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