Posted by on Thursday, September 17, 2020
Buonasera La Scuola, I am here at the Fell Street Campus and it’s very exciting because we got confirmation that we will be receiving a visit from the City of San Francisco tomorrow. They will make sure we are in compliance with the guidelines for the safe reopening of schools. It’s exciting times, there are teachers in the classrooms and we are all excited to be here together. I hope you have been enjoying the fresh air outside. It’s a great feeling to keep the windows open and I think it... Read More
Posted by on Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Thank you for joining us on Sept. 15 for the Roadmap to Reopening Q&A with Dr. Sanjay Basu, father of rising Grade 1 student, Krish Babaria, and Director of Research at the Center for Primary Care at Harvard Medical School and Director of Research and Population Health at Collective Health. We shared a picture of what reopening will look like while Dr. Basu provided a comprehensive overview of Covid-19 in San Francisco and how it relates to La Scuola reopening. Please watch the... Read More
Posted by on Monday, September 14, 2020
Additional Vacation Days Added to School Calendar Since we started school one week early, we must add five vacation days to our school calendar. We are adding four of these days to the beginning and end of Winter Break. We are holding one day as a flex day to be used when appropriate this year. The additional vacation days are: Wednesday, Dec. 16 Thursday, Dec. 17 Monday, Jan. 4 Tuesday, Jan. 5 DOWNLOAD: Updated Frig Calendars Preschool Kinder-Grade 8
Posted by on Friday, September 11, 2020
Ciao La Scuola Community, I hope you are doing well, as I know everyone is doing their best to manage the wildfire smoke this week. Today, I want to update you on our waiver application to reopen our campuses for Kinder-Grade 8. Last Friday, we submitted our waiver application for grades K-6, and on Tuesday, the SF Department of Public Health allowed us to update our application to include Grades 7 and 8. Our next steps are to request a site visit, for both Fell and Mission campuses, and... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, September 10, 2020
Teacher Elena B. and students started a new unit about "Healthy Living" and they explored more about healthy food and how much sugar is contained on different food. Here you can see her students, making their personal "healthy plates" and doing an experiment with sugar.
Posted by on Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Preschool children continued the unit on family this week. GMI Magenta children used the drawings they created of their families as a basis and guide for conversations. They displayed all the drawings on the ground in assemblea so all the children could see. Then, teacher Megan Reed laid down a piece of tape to divide the floor into two. Collaborating all together, they sorted each drawing into one of two groups: those that depicted only the immediate family that you live with, and those that... Read More
Posted by on Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Dear La Scuola Community, As we begin the school year, we reflect on the impact of civil rights leader John Lewis. In his last words, he said, “When historians pick up their pens to write the story of the 21st century, let them say that it was your generation who laid down the heavy burdens of hate at last and that peace finally triumphed over violence, aggression, and war.” The year 2020 has made more visible than ever the injustices that we need to overcome. The La Scuola community has... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Grazie mille to all the students and parents for sharing your pictures and videos. Keep sharing your learning spaces and class projects - we love seeing your amazing work and smiling faces. Tag us @LaScuolaSF and #LaScuolaSF or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by on Wednesday, September 2, 2020
At the beginning of the week, our GMI Azzurri children defined our responsibilities: they are now four. We already have one to activate our hourglass at the beginning of assemblea and one to take care of the plants. We have added two: one for taking care of toys and one for taking care of books.
Posted by on Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Coach Mark has been keeping our students active and engaged with his PE workouts, never missing a chance to have fun and smile along the way. Our Kindergarten Azzurri students recently had a great workout session!