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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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/17/13

Above: Margot’s pasta & bean picture. “I started making a face and then it turned into something else.” Today during choice time we built several large magna tile towers. A couple of them tumbled down, but here’s one before it fell. Remember the safety rule is, don’t build it above your head! We also continued making pictures with dried pasta and beans. Guess who
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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 Class, 5/17/13

Today’s reporters are David and Franco. Our science project is about pollution. We did pollution card collectors. Franco: Me and my partner decided to put it by cars. We used cards and covered them with petroleum jelly. We stapled them to a tree outside the front gate to collect pollution from the cars coming by. We left it there for 3 days. David: We
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Community Garden Mural Project, Painting this Sunday!

Over the past four months the after school program has been working on a community garden mural. The theme for the mural is our garden habitat and the life cycle. Here Carmela is drawing a picture of a girl harvesting a strawberry.  All the students chose images from the garden that they wanted to include in the mural. They practiced drawing them and then
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/10/13

Above: Our class example of a healthy breakfast Today we worked on writing about healthy meals. First, as a class we made up an example of a healthy breakfast. Then, we worked individually to draw a healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Next, we wrote the foods for each meal. We’ll continue to work on this Monday. Francisco is hard at work: Ben is putting
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Bike Day at SFC! plus Bike Field Trip!

Last Saturday, May 4th, the 4/5 classes had a Bike Day down on the big yard at school. Our purpose was to prepare for the upcoming field trips to Golden Gate Park. On Thursday May 9th Ms. Sweeney’s class is going, and on Friday May 10th Ms. Zapata’s class is going. We’re going to split into groups: before lunch, one group will go hiking
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