Ms. May’s Kinder – Project Open House

At SFC’s fall Project Open House on Dec 13th, Ms. May’s Kindergarten students had their first experience of presenting what they have learned this semester. They learned to be scientists! They learned to ask questions and make observations. They learned about their five senses. They took it even further to learn all about force and motion and friction. It was amazing to hear their
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End of Year Donations

Exciting news! An anonymous donor has offered to match all donations made by this Friday, 12/16, up to $5,000! Don’t let this money go to waste- please donate today. Go to our Donate page (link at the bottom of every page on our website) and use the PayPal button to make a donation online. Or, drop cash or a check made out to “Project
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Project Open House on December 13

The students and staff at San Francisco Community School invite you to our K-8 Fall Project Open House Tuesday, December 13 at 5:30 pm Project Titles: K/1: How to Be a Scientist 2/3: Cooking Up Some Science 4/5: Voice, Power and the Government 6-8: Inventions that Matter! Classroom presentations 5:30-6:35 pm followed by cookies and milk in the cafeteria Come see our students present what
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SFC Reflection Wall

Since the November 8th Presidential election, SFC has created a Reflection Wall for our community to express their feelings.  This is showing to be a very powerful expression of what our kids, staff and parents feel during this time of change in our country.  It is continuing to grow.  Some of the recent posts are paragraphs that our 4/5 classes have done. This is
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Bay Area Discovery Museum comes to SFC Kindergarten!

On Wednesday November 30th, The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) came to SFC and Ms. May’s Kindergarten class.  This was a part of a STEM workshop they offer to students.  As the students prepare for their Project Open House (Tues, Dec 13th at 5:30 @ SFC) they are learning to be scientists!  The lesson today was in physics – learning force and motion.  The main
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K/1 Attend the Academy of Sciences!

Last Wednesday, October 26th all four of the K/1 classes had a field trip to The California Academy of Science.  The students are learning to be scientist and to explore the world around them using their five senses. We took a bus there and back.  When we got there we broke up into small groups and explored all over the Academy.  There is so
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Bike Train to School

Today SF Community participated in the Bike & Roll to School “bike train” from Excelsior Playground to nearby elementary schools that takes place on the first Tuesday of each month. Kids, parents, and teachers from SFC and Cleveland Elementary, along with representatives from the SF Bike Coalition and SF Safe Routes enjoyed homemade doughnuts and milk brought by one of the participating families, and the grown-ups had
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Ms. Joy’s 2/3 Cooking Class

All the kids at SFC are preparing for their fall projects.  Ms. Joy’s second and third graders are busy learning science and states of matter.  This is built on their lessons learned in K/1. On Wednesday, October 26th the class was integrating some of their chemistry lesson with a cooking class. The menu this day… pancakes!   The kids listened to the rules.  They
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Kermes Festival at SFC Saturday 11/5, 11am-2pm

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2016 – SF Community School Kermes @ SFC from 11am to 2pm All are welcome! Please plan to join our school community for a day of fun for kids of all ages – bouncy house, carnival games, popcorn, cotton candy and other treats, PLUS music, face painting, and arts and crafts! It’s a great opportunity for all of us in the SFC school community
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2/3 Fall Camping Trip

This year our second and third grade teachers decided to have our 3rd annual camping trip in the fall (normally done in the spring). This wonderful SFC tradition of camping has been happening since SFC began around 40 years ago. For the last 3 years the teachers, students and their families have gone for an overnight at Rob Hill Campground hosted by Camping at
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