Posted by on Friday, July 10, 2020
Posted by on Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Buongiorno La Scuola, I’m speaking to you from our wonderful Dogpatch Campus where summer programs are open. It’s been amazing to have the children back both here and at our Mission Campus. Their excitement, their smiles, and their cheers have been incredible. I want to tell you that this is a great way for us to implement the new guidelines that we will also be applying when we reopen the school in August. Yes, the plan is that we will be open. Our staff has been incredibly diligent in... Read More
Posted by on Monday, June 22, 2020
We are excited to welcome these six talented individuals to our faculty and staff for the 2020-21 school year: Steve Smith Chief Financial Officer Steve began his journey in Orlando, Florida being the firstborn of the first pair of identical twins. Intrigued by the interdependence of the world, he left Florida for college at American University in Washington, DC where he obtained a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in French/European Area Studies and Russian/Soviet Area Studies. Away from work,... Read More
Posted by on Friday, June 12, 2020
On Tuesday, June 2, learning specialist Peter Kim led a Family Games Workshop to share some of the interactive games teachers have been using during remote learning. This workshop introduced 8 different games and how to best implement them for the age groups at elementary school. The games cover topics from phonics, pattern recognition, spelling, word association, to list a view and are based on popular retail games. Please support your local board game store, book store, or toy shop by... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Ciao La Scuola Family, I know this is not the day that I normally speak to you, but I couldn’t wait until Thursday to express the heartbreak and the sadness that we have all been feeling because of the senseless death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. I just want you all to know that we have been talking about it. We have been crying about it. We believe that it’s not just heartbreaking but completely unacceptable. Know that at La Scuola, we continue to do the necessary work to make sure our... Read More
Posted by on Monday, June 1, 2020
Learning Specialist Peter Kim performs Sonata in C Major, Poco Largo (composed by Jean Bapiste Loeillet), on his Soprano recorder during the K-4 Step Up Ceremony.
Posted by on Friday, May 29, 2020
Ciao La Scuola, I am very excited today to be talking to you from our Mission Campus. It is so wonderful to be back. It definitely is not the same without the students but it has been truly special to be spending my workday here today. I want to start with something very happy and positive. We did receive news from the IB Team that we also got our authorization for our PYP - Primary Years Program - so we are now officially a continuum school PreK through Grade 8 accredited by IB. So that is... Read More
Posted by on Friday, May 29, 2020
Congratulations to our Grade 5 students for successfully completed the PYP Exhibition as they move up to the MYP next year!
Posted by on Thursday, May 28, 2020
Kinder Verdi student, Olivia, turned her class project into a 2-minute puppet show. Bravissimo!
Posted by on Thursday, May 21, 2020
Anna of Grade 1 performs Ode to Joy with the help of her father. Bravissimo, Anna!