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Kermes is this Sat the 27th!

Kermes is almost here! Mark your calendars for Sat, Oct 27th, from 11a – 2p! Kermes is a Halloween-themed fall carnival for the whole family, and it’s held at SFC each year. There are carnival games, tacos, aguas frescas, pizza, face painting, and arts and crafts. Come try to dunk one of our teachers in the dunk tank, or take silly costumed photos in our photo booth! Entry is per
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Garden program update!

Hello SFC! My name is Nathan Peterson, and I will be your students’ garden teacher this school year! I am writing with an update on the state of the garden and the garden program. While the garden is in a transition phase during the new Library construction, I would still like to provide students with hands-on learning experiences centered on the natural world. I
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Back to School Night

Back to School Night TUESDAY, Aug 28 5:30-7:00 Please join your child’s teachers and the rest of the SFC community for Back to School Night next Tues, Aug 28, 5:30-7 pm. It’s a potluck! Please bring food to share! By child’s last name: A-E desserts, F-Z main dishes/sides. If you can’t bring food to share, please make a $$ donation so that we can
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Summer Playdates to Welcome New Families

All new-student families are welcome, as are current students and family members, of course! (Please bring your own snacks and drinks.) Dates coming soon! Questions? Please drop a line to Maia: maiapic@gmail.com


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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