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Posted by on Saturday, August 21, 2021
Courtenay Brown Courtenay has spent his 20+ year career working in emerging markets fixed income sales, currently for Mizuho Securities (San Francisco). Previously, he spent the majority of his career working as a managing director in emerging markets debt sales, trading and management for HSBC Securities (San Francisco & New York), as well as a managing equity partner with a startup investment bank (San Francisco & New York), senior trader at Franklin Templeton (San Mateo) and... Read More
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Posted by on Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Join us as we partner with students in Italy to take small steps each day that have a huge impact on our environment and planet.  Post a picture each day using these hashtags #LaScuolaSF #OneChoicePerDay2021 to share your progress with each other around the world! Grazie mille to Leticia O'Sullivan, our IB PYP Coordinator, for creating this partnership! Actions Speak Louder Than Words! Our Grade 4 students accepted the challenge and joined the initiative “Una scelta al giorno 2021” (one... Read More
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Posted by on Friday, April 23, 2021
Lydia Nichols-Russell, a representative from the Youth Stewardship section of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, joined our all-school assemblea to discuss sustainable natural resources, conservation projects, and native California plants. She also shared youth volunteer opportunities in San Francisco Parks for Grades 5-8.
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Posted by on Friday, April 23, 2021
Grandissimi Children Match Art with Words Oggi é Earth Day ... "Today it's Earth Day" designs and quotes from the children.   Earth is our home - Remi Earth has little shapes of different places...like the desert and also Antarctica, where penguins live and it's very cold there - Morgan Earth is a small planet and the sun is the biggest star - Carl La Earth é tutta la cittá - Matilde We are inside the earth - Remi No, we are outside! - Kyrian I think we are thanking the Earth for... Read More
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Posted by on Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Members of our school community gathered this week to discuss the ongoing violence and hate toward our Asian American & Pacific Islander community. Watch the introduction from our DEI Coordinator Melina Madrigal. Attendees joined breakout rooms to share their thoughts and learn from others.
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Posted by on Friday, April 16, 2021
Grazie mille to Michelle, a Piccoli parent, for hosting a mini-concert with Piccoli children, who were serenaded by the sounds of the traditional Irish flute.
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Posted by on Wednesday, April 14, 2021
La Scuola students, Ray and Neva, share Social-Emotional Learning tools to get through you through the day cool, calm, and collected.
Posted by on Thursday, April 1, 2021
Relevant articles, reports, and write-ups about Screen Time and mental health for parents who like to read and learn more: "Reader Come Home" book by Maryanne Wolf: Informative book that considers our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies Discussing digital technology overuse in children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: On the importance of considering Affective Neuroscience Theory The... Read More
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Posted by on Monday, October 19, 2020
Our Learning Specialist, Peter Kim, is leading students in a month-long challenge called "Inktober." Students are prompted by a word each day to create expressive artwork.  View the Artwork Here
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Posted by on Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Buongiorno La Scuola, It’s another special day as we open our Mission Campus and welcome back our 3rd through 5th grades. If you hear some background noise it is them, and it’s so wonderful to have this campus come back to life. We heard music from Maestro Carlo, students have been engaging in math and Italian, PE, and many the activities they are able to do while on campus. We know there have been some challenges with our distance learners and we are working on finding a solution so they... Read More

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