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
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
Buongiorno La Scuola,
I am going to start with some good news today.
As you may know, we had a visit from the MYP-IB visiting team last week and we received the good news this morning, much sooner than anticipated, that we are an authorized MYP school! We are now the first PYP-MYP school in San Francisco.
I am very grateful to our middle school team that worked extremely hard to make this happen and to our Middle School Director, Doug Lowney, who drove this process for the last three... Read More
Our First Grade Verdi collaborated with La Scuola "Antonio Raimondi" of Lima, Peru, to create this amazing book to celebrate the 100th birthday of Gianni Rodari and his life as a teacher, writer, journalist, and author of hundreds of fables, nursery rhymes and songs for children and adults.
Teachers Elena Bianchi and Eleonora Stroud used the Collaboration unit to share Italian culture between the two schools. The project - called Il Libro delle Favole Oltreoceano or The Book of Stories from... Read More
Saba Mazzola is using her creativity to spread joy to other kids through her love of art.
The 6-year-old Kindergarten Arancioni student is creating custom art designs to raise money to purchase art supplies for other children.
"In my art class, we learn how to draw and then my mom told me that there are kids who want to do the class but they don't have art materials to do the class so I had the idea to help,” Saba said. “My mom told me she would get my drawing printed and we made postcards... Read More
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