Posted by President of Regione Emilia Romagna visits La Scuola! on Thursday, September 13, 2018
On Thursday, September 13th we had the honor of receiving a visit from Stefano Bonaccini, President of Regione Emilia Romagna (the region of Reggio Emilia). Head of School Valentina, Preschool Director Federica and a group of teachers welcomed him at the Dogpatch Campus. After touring the classrooms and common spaces, the teachers and staff had the opportunity to present the magic of the learning experience at La Scuola!
Posted by on Thursday, August 2, 2018
Another key accomplishment for La Scuola! We are excited to announce that we received our Parificazione (Italian Government Accreditation) from the Ministry of Education in Italy as a recognized Italian School abroad! The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published a press release on their website, which can be read here. While this does not change our IB status nor our pedagogical approach, it strengthens our Italian Curriculum and opens up even more possibilities for our students and... Read More
Posted by on Monday, June 25, 2018
Our 2018 spring magazine is now published! Read all about La Scuola's achievements and stories from the 2017-2018 school year. Please CLICK HERE to download your copy.
Posted by on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Our 2017 spring magazine has arrived! Read all about La Scuola's achievements and stories from the 2016-2017 school year. Please CLICK HERE to download your copy.
Posted by on Friday, January 27, 2017
La Scuola was featured in Il Corriere della Sera, a widely circulated evening Italian newspaper. Journalist Massimo Sideri chronicles La Scuola's humble origins and its evolution into one of San Francisco's leading schools for an international and inquiry-based education.
Posted by Press Release - March 2016 on Tuesday, March 1, 2016
La Scuola International School today announced that it has become the first preschool-eighth grade school to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program in San Francisco. The IB curriculum is recognized around the world for its progressive approach to learning, which emphasizes academic rigor as well as transferable skills—such as global citizenship, cultural understanding, teamwork and language—preparing students for higher education as well as real life. La Scuola’s... Read More
Posted by on Wednesday, April 15, 2015
On Monday, September 22, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi made a very important stop during his brief visit to San Francisco and Silicon Valley — he went to school at La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco! Accompanied by Italian Ambassador to U.S. H.D. Claudio Bisogniero and SF Italian Consul General Mauro Battocchi, Prime Minister Renzi visited San Francisco’s La Scuola International School on Monday, September 22, 2014, to speak at the dedication ceremony of La Scuola’s new K-8 San... Read More
Posted by Natasha Tuck on Thursday, March 19, 2015
On February 21st, over 70 educators from around California visited our campus to participate in our Innovative Teacher Project Roundtable, and learn how our teachers use technology in the classroom with different age groups. It was a wonderful day and a very successful educational event. We are very proud of our team of faculty and staff! Heather Morado, Director of the ITP, said that this was the best roundtable she had attended. Other educators in attendance said that they were inspired,... Read More
Posted by Natasha Tuck on Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The words IB (or International Baccalaureate – and please don’t ask me to spell that again!) held little meaning for me a year ago and I’ve been trying to get my head wrapped around them ever since. What exactly is an IB curriculum and what makes it unique? After attending last week’s educational series event at La Scuola, I left with a deeper understanding and a new appreciation for the IB curriculum. Laura Munaro (Grade 1-3 Teacher & PYP Coordinator, La Scuola) and Simon Clark (Assistant... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, October 9, 2014
La Scuola hits a major milestone as it opens a new campus on Fell Street, which will accommodate grades Kindergarten to 8th grade. KQED News profiles La Scuola's bilingual education, International Baccalaureate program, Reggio Emilia learning approach, and the lives of the families it has touched.