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Please join our community for our Fall Kermes Carnival. Happening Saturday 11/16/19 from 10am – 1pm at SFC. There will be Carnival games and prizes, food and drinks, dunk tank, Tree Frog Treks reptiles, arts and crafts, custom airbrush t-shirts, Lowell Drum Corps, a raffle, and more! Wristbands are $10/person, $20 family of 4Raffle tickets 1-ticket/$5 or 5-tickets/$20

The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful

By Caiden Mills November 8, 2019 Hi, it’s Caiden Mills, and I’m here to tell you about The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful. I’m going to start with some frequently asked questions about the project. FAQ’s Q: What exactly is The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful? A: It’s a project to raise awareness for the 15,000+ kids in border camps.  Q: How do you intend to do that? 
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2019 Fall Tour Dates

Thank you for your interest in San Francisco Community School! Prospective families are welcome to visit SFC on the following days, from 9:30 to 10:30 am: Friday, October 11 Friday, October 25 Thursday, November 7 Friday, November 15 Thursday. November 21 Friday, December 13 Please enter through the gate on Excelsior Avenue and follow the painted arrows to the Main Office/Library (to your left
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We Came, We Camped, We Conquered

Last Thursday and Friday, Ms. Bickel’s, Ms. Joy’s and Mr. Sanchez’s second and third grade classes ventured in to the Presidio and camped overnight in San Francisco’s one and only campground: Rob Hill. The students, teachers and parents pitched their tents amidst the eucalyptus trees, hiked to Baker Beach and chased waves framed by the Golden Gate Bridge. As Mr. Sanchez and parents kept
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Aug 21 Family Newsletter

Dear SFC Families,      We had a wonderful first few days of school.  The students are excited to see their friends and teachers.  On the first day Mary led our K-5 students and families in a community song and a large number of families gathered to learn more about what this year will look like.        Throughout the week I saw students reading, writing and playing.
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Spring 2019 Electives Showcase

On Tuesday, May 14th Middle Schoolers and staff gathered in the gym during their Electives Block time (Tuesdays 8:45-9:45) to share what they worked on during their second round of Elective Classes.   The class offerings for this round (Feb-May) were: Sewing with Chi-An and Teri:  Learning basics of sewing with a sewing machine and making basic projects/”upcycling” an article of clothing. Coding and
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Letter of Introduction from Incoming Principal Kevin Odle

Hello San Francisco Community School Staff, Students, and Families, I am honored to introduce myself as an incoming principal. I am very excited to begin my transition into your community. I have lived with my family in the Excelsior for fifteen years. My son went to Monroe Elementary, Hoover Middle and is now at Mission High School. When I am not working I spend
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Ms. Joy’s 2nd/3rd Grade Publishing Party

Did you know that owls’ ears are positioned at two different heights so they can better detect their prey? Or that Jackie Robinson played baseball, football, and basketball? Students in Ms. Joy’s second and third grade class put their newfound knowledge to paper in essays written and published this semester. Families joined in celebrating their hard work, where each student presented not just one,
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Pancake Breakfast Raises Funds, Fun at SFC

Sunny skies, over one hundred people, and plenty of pancakes made San Francisco Community School’s annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser a major success this year. The Saturday, May 13 event was a great fundraiser and fun-raiser– one of the community events benefiting SFC, with all proceeds going to enrichment programs, like art and music. The public school’s parent-teacher group—called PAC—planned and marketed the event, made
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Come one and all and join SFC at our annual community building event! When: Saturday, April 13th from 10am – 1pm Where: SFC Cafeteria and yard Who: EVERYONE! Bring yourself and a friend. What: There will be pancakes, bacon, fruit salad, orange juice/ coffee/tea. And this year… TAMALES! Music by the Paul Griffith Band Activities like river rock painting and paper poppy-making Bring a
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