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Captain Jakob takes a group picture with the preschool children.
Posted by on Tuesday, April 12, 2022
This week, Capitan Jakob Matthews, officer of a tugboat at Western Company Co., inspired the Grandissimi Arancioni children when he shared with them his adventures and the meaning of being a Captain. With a special perspective from a porthole, Capitan Jakob showed to the class his journey by boat from Seattle to Alaska - Whittier. View the Photo Gallery
Preschool children design their cookies for the bakeoff.
Posted by on Friday, April 8, 2022
Preschool children gathered for an extra special treat on March 29 for the Junior Bakeoff at Dogpatch with teacher Camilla and campus manager Cristina. This experience came with a warning: Your child will come home hyped up on sugar and joy! Grazie mille, Camilla and Cristina! View the Photo Gallery  
Students display their handmade mosaics
Posted by on Friday, April 8, 2022
Our elementary students were feeling crafty last week when they joined teachers Elena and Megan to let their creativity run wild with Marvelous Mosaics! They used colorful tiles and glue to create individual mosaics. There was no limit to their imaginations! Grazie mille, Elena and Megan! View the Photo Gallery  
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Posted by on Thursday, March 17, 2022
It is with great joy that we share that Monica Lalanne, a 29-year Early Childhood educator, is joining La Scuola as our first Preschool Director for La Scuola International Silicon Valley.   Monica is an Oakland native who graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Italian Studies. She spent 10 years in retail buying with firms such as Il Fornaio, Williams-Sonoma, and Whole Earth Access before being drawn to Early Childhood Education as an expectant parent. She changed career... Read More
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Posted by on Thursday, March 10, 2022
Buonasera La Scuola, This month, we celebrate women all around the world and last Tuesday, March 8, was International Women’s Day. This is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the important women in our lives. As a school, we gathered on Tuesday with a group of powerful La Scuola women just to be together and share our common experiences. Even with just a small group, we realized how different our upbringing was and the different challenges we had to face. We also realized how... Read More
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Posted by on Wednesday, March 9, 2022
We already know that La Scuola International School has the best kindergarten in San Francisco. Forget about a day in the life of a kindergartner . . . How about a week?! Have you ever wanted to know what happens in a typical week of a La Scuola Kindergartner? We can already tell you it's full of fun and learning! Take a peek and see for yourself. At La Scuola, we offer language immersion in an international environment where students ask challenging questions, seek difficult problems and... Read More
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Posted by on Wednesday, January 5, 2022
DOWNLOAD THE CALENDAR FIRST DAYS OF SCHOOL August 16 - Preschool August 23 - Elementary & Middle School SCHOOL CLOSED September 5 - Labor Day October 7 - Professional Development October 10 - Italian Heritage / Indigenous People's Day October 28 - Parent-Teacher Conferences November 11 - Veteran's Day Observed & Professional Development November 21-25 - Thanksgiving Break December 16 - Jan. 2 - Winter Break January 13 - Professional Development January 16 - Martin... Read More
Map of 18th Street Drop Off and Pick Up Pattern
Posted by on Friday, November 19, 2021
Dear K-8 Families,  We look forward to welcoming all our K-8 students and families to the Mission Campus on Monday, November 29. We are writing to share important reminders for the first day of school. Please read through the full message.  What you need to do (see details below):  Test before returning after Thanksgiving, upload results here. Download and set up the Procare App if you don’t have it Review NEW drop off and pick-up times for your child(ren) and flow  Thank you for your... Read More
Children running onto the soccer court
Posted by on Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Our Kinder kids ceremoniously kicked off the opening of the soccer court in the Mission Campus Yard this week. It's a very exciting moment as we continue to open more parts of the yard for student use. Our Facilities Director, Elisa, welcomed the children with a countdown! The court features soft padding under the turf to provide a squishy space for fun. The space opens in time for the first day our K-8 move to Mission on Monday, November 28.  
Dragons players pose for team picture
Posted by on Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Move over 2020 Euro Cup Winners, the Dragons are Coming for You! Big shoutout to Coach Mike Ackrell, Papa di Bellamy (Grade 3 Aranconi) for coaching the team during the entire pandemic. The team (mixed 3rd and 2nd graders) have been kicking the ball around every Wednesday at the Marina Green (mask and all) for the last year. The games have been intense and there have been some big wins and some great learning moments. This year's pictures show their aspiration to make it big one day.  Photo... Read More