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Teacher Nathalie’s Kinder 10/14-25/13

Our Kindergartners have been doing a lot over the last couple weeks…  Here is just a bit. Dancing/movement with Alli… Learning about plants in gardening class with Teacher Ingrid.  You can see more about what she is doing in the garden here. The class also received some new books thanks to Scholastic Book Club participants. Donations also helped the kids get new book bags for the backs of
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 10/25/13

Above: Christopher shows his scratch art leaf. It has a minion on it! We started our Body Shop project. This week we learned about the Integumentary system (your hair, nails, and skin). Next week we’ll learn about muscles and bones. Today during Choice Time our art project was scratch art. We each got a scratch art leaf and a stick (stylus) for scratching. Scratch
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Real Life Temple Run in PE!

This week in PE, for 4th grade and up, we set up an obstacle course like the phone game Temple Run. Students ran down the length of the gym, dodging obstacles. Their classmates rolled a giant beach ball at them to simulate a boulder. At the end of their run, they needed to jump over a stacked mat that protected them from the boulder.
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Teacher Nathalie’s K – Oct 10, 2013

Yesterday I was able to visit Teacher Nathalie’s class.  I was there in the morning as all the kids walked in their line single file into room 104.  Teacher Nathalie greeted each child at the door.  Once inside the kids seems to know just what to do.  Without being reminded, they all took out their lunch boxes and put them on top of the
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Nathalie’s Kindergarten class at whole school picnic Oct. 4, 2013

Last Friday the Kindergarteners took their first ever field trip.  It was for the annual SFC Whole School Picnic.  It was a long, hot walk to the Crocker Amazon park.  The kids must’ve walked at least 10 blocks from SFC. It was a fun adventure and they did great.  The Kindergarteners had a wonderful time playing games and getting to know some of the other kids
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Teacher Nathalie Kindergarten Sept, 2013

A lot has happened over the last few weeks.Teacher Nathalie is so great at capturing the moment and sharing a little insight with us.  Here are some highlights… The pictures with 2 students sitting next to each other are from the first time we tried partner reading during Reading Workshop last week. Independent reading with book bin labels visible is the first time they
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SFC gets new sign!

Last Wednesday afternoon we got a beautiful new sign with our school name on it–at long last. What a great feeling it is to have a spruced up building exterior AND an official sign. Thank you, SFUSD, for working to make SFC’s exterior reflect the great things that are happening inside!


Fall Pancake Breakfast, 10/26

Our annual Fall Pancake Breakfast is coming up on Saturday October 26th, 9:00am to 11:30am! Delicious all-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, veggie sausage, orange juice, and coffee! Fun for the whole family! Bounce house, games, pumpkins, and more! Live music from Paul Griffiths & Friends! $7/adult, $4/child, or $20/family of 4


Welcome back to the Garden at SF Community!

Hello from the Outdoor Classroom at SF Community! The first month back has flown by as we catch up with the changing season. We have been doing everything from saving seeding, to harvesting the last of the summer crops, to feeding the hungry hungry compost to investigating the exciting world of insects. We have been planting both fall crop seeds like leafy greens and
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 9/16/13

Above: Margot and Miranda share a giggle It’s hard to believe we’ve been in school a month already! Here are some pictures from the last couple weeks: Our new PE class with Mr. Bear Planting a sidewalk garden with Garden Teacher Ingrid Playing with Lincoln Logs at choice time Block building- Tahir has made a tall tower A Magna Tile tower with decorations On
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