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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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Book Fair in full swing!

The Scholastic Book Fair is in full tilt in the SFC Library! It will run until December 20. Ms. Tawnya is the brilliant organizer of this significant effort each year, and she’s assisted by many volunteers — teachers, staff and families alike! An amazing 50% of what we raise comes back to SFC and is used to buy books for our library and classrooms. Here are the remaining SHOPPING HOURS FOR FAMILIES: Tues 12/19:  before +
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Here comes the Book Fair!

It’s that time of year again — the Scholastic Book Fair is back at SFC! It will run from December 18-20. Buy a book for yourself, for a family member, or for a friend! Buy a book for your classroom! (Look for your teacher’s wish list when you visit the fair … ) An amazing 50% of what we raise comes back to SFC and is used to buy books for our library and classrooms! HOW IT WORKS: All students
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Miss Joy’s 2nd/3rd Grade Writing Celebration

  In October, Ms. Joy’s 2/3 students invited their families and SFC staff members to their narrative writing celebration to share their small moment stories.     Students clearly worked hard to bring out feelings and details in their writing. They learned how to use google docs to type, edit, and revise their stories.       Complimenting others is an important part of
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Halloween Kermes coming up Sat, Oct 28th!

We’re hosting a Halloween Kermes (carnival) on Saturday, October 28th. All are welcome! Please check out our festive flier, and feel free to spread the word. We’ll have lots of fall fun for kids of all ages — a bouncy house, carnival games, a photo booth, popcorn, cotton candy, and lots of other yummy food and treats. PLUS: music, face-painting, pumpkin decorating and other crafts … and
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Ms. May’s First Grade Writing Celebration

Tuesday morning, October 3rd, there was a writing celebration in Ms. May’s first grade.  This is where the students invite their families to school and have a celebration to show off how hard they worked on their writing lesson. The inspiration for their stories were “Small Moments.”  The students had to pick a moment in time and give details to explain that event. All
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Whole School Picnic 2017

One of the best annual traditions at SFC – The Whole School Picnic – took place at the Excelsior Playground on September 22nd.  This is an event of community building for our entire school community.  Everyone attends including students, teachers, school staff, after school staff and families To make this event happen it takes all of us to contribute from families helping plan, set
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Middle School Arts and Computer Science enrichment

Middle School parents and families! An update on Middle School Arts and Technology enrichment at SFC…  As you may have heard from your child or your child’s teacher, we are not offering elective classes to middle school students this semester. Instead, on Tuesdays, each Middle School student is taking a Computer Science class and an Art class. Mr. Peery’s Computer Science class 2017-2018 MyCS Syllabus
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