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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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Read-a-Thon begins this FRIDAY!

**En Español** It’s almost time for the 2019 Read-a-Thon at SFC. Let’s get ready to read like crazy! You might already have noticed that our teachers are handing out Read-a-Thon packets in conferences this week. Inside that manila envelope, you’ll find almost everything you need to make this a fun and successful fundraising event. Just add books! At our assembly on Friday, we kick
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2/3 Field Trip to Treasure Island

On Wednesday, November 28 the entire second and third grade took a bus ride out to Treasure Island to take an up close look at the Bay Bridge.This is a part of their preparation for this semester’s project. The students are studying the science of bridges as well as the social studies aspect of local landmarks. While on the island the students were observing how
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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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