Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 class, 11/30/12

Today’s reporters are Matthew (right) and Vincent (left). In our Science Notebooks we recorded our saturation activity. It’s about putting water into a sponge and seeing how much comes out. We needed to put in the exact amount of water to saturate the sponge and not have any come out. Saturation means sucking up the water. In class this week we are reading Joey
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Teacher Nobie’s Class, 11/16/12

Above: Treazure shows his quilt square. We’ve finished our quilt squares and they’ll be sewn together to make the class community quilt. Here’s a peek at what we did at choice time: Lia: I made a lipgloss and a birdhouse. Chloe and Sandy’s structures. Ben: This house is closed. Isalena and Miranda made drawings for each other (center and right). Margot drew a rainbow
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Pancake Breakfast Success!

Thanks to all the families and students who participated in the garden activities at the Pancake Breakfast! Flower pot and pumpkin painting, button making and face painting all helped us raise $100 for the garden program. A big THANK YOU to  Veritable Vegetable for donating the big beautiful pumpkins! We are looking forward to more garden fun for the next Pancake Breakfast in February!
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Family Garden Work Day! This Sunday, November 18th

Our garden has been looking fantastic this fall thanks to all the families who have come out to support for our Family Garden Workdays! During our September workday we installed new straw borders donated from White Cap Construction. For our October workday we painted did a lot of weeding and painted our cob oven with natural paints. Our next workday will be this Sunday,
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Teacher Nobie’s K-1 class, 11/9/12

Above: Ben lets his quilt square do the talking. At choice time today we continued working on our quilt project. Camilo shows his square. Orlando shows some love. Isalena shows her self-portrait. It includes a ladybug. Lia’s square has lots of colored snowballs and pink polka-dots! Christopher and Fredy are working on their pictures. Christopher’s name is really long, so Fredy gave him a
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Teacher Nobie’s K-1 Class, 11/2/12

Above: Iisis with her finished drawing. Today we started a quilt as part of our Community project. Our classroom is one example of a community to which we all belong. Each person in the class is going to draw a picture of themselves on a fabric square. When they are all finished, they will be sewn together into one quilt to represent our classroom
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Teacher Nobie’s K-1 class, 10/26/12

Our question of the day is: What is your favorite thing to do at choice time? We’re at the clay table. Jacob: I’m not sure yet what I’m making. Fredy: I’m thinking of what to make. A snake. It’s candy. Chi-An: Are those little blue balls gumdrops? Jacob: Yeah. Fredy’s candy has come over to get some candy. Jacob: Bite these candies! Fredy: If
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Excelsior Festival and Sunday Streets

SFC will be participating in the Excelsior Festival and Sunday Streets on Sunday, October 21st. SFC will have a booth on persia between mission and ocean. We will be selling raffle tickets, doing face painting, promoting the pancake breakfast. The Excelsior Festival is a free, family friendly event featuring live music and entertainment, a dedicated children’s area with games & activities for the kids,
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Back to School: Tacolicious Begins Another Series of Mmmmmm Mondays

SFC parents Sara and Joe are putting money where their mouths are by donating 15% of the proceeds from their Valencia St. restaurant, Tacolicious, to local public schools every Monday. October Mondays benefit Alvarado Elementary, next month Marshall. SFC comes up again in February. Eat out tonight to support public education, what better excuse to skip cooking? 2012/2013 Tacolicious School Project Schedule: September: Starr King
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SF Community Pancake Breakfast & Pumpkin Patch

Save the date: the Pancake Breakfast & Pumpkin Patch is coming! Sat., Oct. 27, 9-12 at SFC. Fun for the whole family: All-you-can eat breakfast plus pumpkin patch, jump house, games and live music. Raffle drawing for 49ers tickets and other great prizes! $7 per person, $4 per child, $20 for a family of four includes our famous whole grain buttermilk pancakes and wheat-free,
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