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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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Halloween Kermes coming up Sat, Oct 28th!

We’re hosting a Halloween Kermes (carnival) on Saturday, October 28th. All are welcome! Please check out our festive flier, and feel free to spread the word. We’ll have lots of fall fun for kids of all ages — a bouncy house, carnival games, a photo booth, popcorn, cotton candy, and lots of other yummy food and treats. PLUS: music, face-painting, pumpkin decorating and other crafts … and
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Ms. May’s First Grade Writing Celebration

  Tuesday morning, October 3rd, there was a writing celebration in Ms. May’s first grade.  This is where the students invite their families to school and have a celebration to show off how hard they worked on their writing lesson. The inspiration for their stories were “Small Moments.”  The students had to pick a moment in time and give details to explain that event.
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Whole School Picnic 2017

One of the best annual traditions at SFC – The Whole School Picnic – took place at the Excelsior Playground on September 22nd.  This is an event of community building for our entire school community.  Everyone attends including students, teachers, school staff, after school staff and families To make this event happen it takes all of us to contribute from families helping plan, set
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Middle School Arts and Computer Science enrichment

Middle School parents and families! An update on Middle School Arts and Technology enrichment at SFC…  As you may have heard from your child or your child’s teacher, we are not offering elective classes to middle school students this semester. Instead, on Tuesdays, each Middle School student is taking a Computer Science class and an Art class. Mr. Peery’s Computer Science class 2017-2018 MyCS Syllabus
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Help our 4th and 5th grade and Middle School Book Clubs

Ms. Tawnya, our school librarian, has put up a new Donors Choose project. Please go check it out and contribute if you can: Lunchtime Book Clubs are Back! From the description: I am requesting the 10 copies of the books nominated for the CA Young Readers Medal for the 17-18 school year (Salt to the Sea, Ms. Rapscott’s Girls, Orbiting Jupiter, and Dash: Dogs
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Coming up… Whole School Picnic!

SFC WHOLE SCHOOL PICNIC FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND EXCELSIOR PARK 10am – 3pm ALL STUDENTS AND FAMILIES WELCOME! SFC’s Annual Community Celebration is almost here. This is a day of fun for all the students K-8 as well as the SFC Staff and families. Please join us in making this a special day of bonding for our community. Volunteers of all types needed! Especially to
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Back to School Night!

Tuesday, 8/29, from 5.30pm-7pm Schedule: 5.30-6pm: Resource Fair and potluck dinner 6-7pm: Classroom presentations: Meet your child’s teacher, learn expectations for the year, and how families can participate in the classroom community. Please contribute by one of the following: Bring potluck food to share at dinner Donate $5 – return to your child’s teacher or to the main office Help with setup or cleanup Ask
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After School Program begins Wednesday, 8/23

The SFC After School Program (run by Boys & Girls Club), will not be starting until Wednesday, 8/23. This means you will have to pick up your child at the end of the school day on Monday 8/21 at 3.30, and Tuesday 8/22 at 2.15. We apologize for the inconvenience. Dominic, the head of the afterschool program, will be talking about the program on Monday
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Letter from Principal Vera

Hello San Francisco Community School, It is a pleasure and honor to serve as your principal. I am very excited to collaborate with all members of the community and uphold the values of SFC. I am a public education advocate and will continue to put the student experience at the center. As a leader for equity, I will strive to ensure that each student
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