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Principal Kevin’s Updates

Hello SFC, Hope you are all healthy and safe. Moving forward, we will use this page to compile all of Kevin’s helpful updates on distance learning in one place.  We will update this page each week with links to the information Kevin has sent out and some fun pictures of what students are doing at home. SFC Update May 5 SFC Update April 28
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SFC Project Open House: Winter Edition

Each year, students in all grades spend about nine weeks in both the fall and spring working on a project-based learning project– an interdisciplinary look at a topic or problem. Students work together as a class, incorporating subjects such as reading, writing, math, and science to develop projects to present to staff, friends and family. Project Open House nights occur in December and May
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Middle School Basketball

The Middle School basketball season is off to an incredible start! This year, SFC has formed two basketball teams to play in an SFUSD league. The newly-created girl’s team, coached by parent Dickie Lambert, has come together to challenge a variety of much larger schools, including some 10-15 times our size. The team has shown the incredible SFC quality of perseverance week after week.
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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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