Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 9/27/13

Above: Younis shows his masterpiece. More artwork this week! Everyone who wanted to work with this project has gotten a turn, so some people who wanted a second turn made a new piece. Here’s Orlando’s art: Naomi’s piece is very symmetrical: Derick’s art this week is based on the Lord of the Rings: “It’s the castle with lots of archers on top, defending them
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Teacher Nathalie’s Kindergarten Class

It is a big transition for a child’s life…. Kindergarten! There were several ups and downs over the last month but in teacher Nathalie’s Kindergarten class, the kids are learning a lot already. They have been focusing on getting to know the rules of the classroom and their new school. They are learning where to put their stuff, how to use a hall pass to go to the bathroom or get
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 9/20/13

Above: Ingrid shows her picture “It has stars in it.” Today at choice time we continued making artwork. Mariyah worked a lot with tape. Ahndy did a lot with twisting tape, glue, and then added more drawing. Jocelyn shows her work: “It’s a lake with falling leaves.” Iisis worked for a long time gluing tissue paper, then cutting around her creation and gluing it
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Fall Pancake Breakfast, 10/26

Our annual Fall Pancake Breakfast is coming up on Saturday October 26th, 9:00am to 11:30am! Delicious all-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, veggie sausage, orange juice, and coffee! Fun for the whole family! Bounce house, games, pumpkins, and more! Live music from Paul Griffiths & Friends! $7/adult, $4/child, or $20/family of 4


Welcome back to the Garden at SF Community!

Hello from the Outdoor Classroom at SF Community! The first month back has flown by as we catch up with the changing season. We have been doing everything from saving seeding, to harvesting the last of the summer crops, to feeding the hungry hungry compost to investigating the exciting world of insects. We have been planting both fall crop seeds like leafy greens and
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 9/16/13

Above: Margot and Miranda share a giggle It’s hard to believe we’ve been in school a month already! Here are some pictures from the last couple weeks: Our new PE class with Mr. Bear Planting a sidewalk garden with Garden Teacher Ingrid Playing with Lincoln Logs at choice time Block building- Tahir has made a tall tower A Magna Tile tower with decorations On
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London St. Mural

Above: a detail of the mural Have you seen the mural that is unfolding on our wall on London Street? Earlier this year SFC won an Excelsior Community Action Grant (a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Supervisor John Avalos) for sidewalk beautification for our school. Part of the money will go towards sidewalk greening, and the other part of the money
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/31/13

Above: Reading poems at Project Open House (Session 1) Last night was Project Open House! It’s our opportunity to show our families what we learned during this semester’s project. Our project was about nutrition and healthy living. We started by reading aloud several poems as a group. Then we each took a turn to read aloud some of our writing. We wrote about a
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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 Class, 5/31/13

Above: Reading a story on climate change (Session 2) Last night was Project Open House! We worked on presentations to show our families what we learned during our project on Climate Change. Theo, Hernan, and Matthew did a poster on How to Lower Greenhouse Emissions. Kevin: My project was about the atmosphere. The cotton is the atmosphere.  Greenhouse gases that make up the atmosphere are
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/24/13

Above: Derick’s monster face We’ve been working on our projects for Project Open House next week. It’s hard to believe there’s only a week left of school! Today we did some brainstorming about things to do over the summer. Here we are during reading time in the afternoon: At Choice Time we finished up our bean and pasta pictures. Isalena made a picture that
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