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Posted by on Friday, April 16, 2021
Grazie mille to Michelle, a Piccoli parent, for hosting a mini-concert with Piccoli children, who were serenaded by the sounds of the traditional Irish flute.
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Posted by on Wednesday, April 14, 2021
La Scuola students, Ray and Neva, share Social-Emotional Learning tools to get through you through the day cool, calm, and collected.
Posted by on Thursday, April 1, 2021
Relevant articles, reports, and write-ups about Screen Time and mental health for parents who like to read and learn more: "Reader Come Home" book by Maryanne Wolf: Informative book that considers our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies Discussing digital technology overuse in children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: On the importance of considering Affective Neuroscience Theory The... Read More
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Posted by on Monday, October 19, 2020
Our Learning Specialist, Peter Kim, is leading students in a month-long challenge called "Inktober." Students are prompted by a word each day to create expressive artwork.  View the Artwork Here
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Posted by on Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Buongiorno La Scuola, It’s another special day as we open our Mission Campus and welcome back our 3rd through 5th grades. If you hear some background noise it is them, and it’s so wonderful to have this campus come back to life. We heard music from Maestro Carlo, students have been engaging in math and Italian, PE, and many the activities they are able to do while on campus. We know there have been some challenges with our distance learners and we are working on finding a solution so they... Read More
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Posted by on Thursday, October 8, 2020
Buongiorno La Scuola, It’s October, and so today I’m here to talk to you about the Annual Fund. This is my 13th year at La Scuola. Time flies and I continue to be amazed at how our community continues to grow and really stick to our values when we set off to embrace this dream 13 years ago. We are all here together with joy and optimism, and I’m so grateful to all of you for being part of our dream. Why is the Annual Fund important? As you probably know, and if you are new to La Scuola... Read More
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Posted by on Friday, October 2, 2020
Dear La Scuola Community, I am delighted to announce that we received full approval from the San Francisco Department of Public Health this afternoon to reopen our Mission Campus for Grades 3-5 and 6-8.  Our first day of on-campus learning will be Wednesday, Oct. 14 for Grades 3-5 and Wednesday, Oct. 28 for Grades 6-8. The Health Department is requiring that we open our programs two weeks apart. Distance Learning will align with these dates as well.  Specific details about Grades 3-5 return... Read More
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Posted by on Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Buongiorno La Scuola, Welcome back on campus to our K-2 staff, families, and children, and a good first day of remote learning to our at-home families as well. There is a lot of joy and the campus is electric today. There were tears of joy at drop-off and we are so thankful for the trust you put in us, our faculty, and staff. It is so wonderful to hear the children’s noises and laughter. We have already had our first outdoor class and it’s a very exciting day. For those of you at home, I... Read More
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Posted by on Friday, September 25, 2020
Dear La Scuola Community, I am excited to announce that last night we received approval from the San Francisco Department of Public Health to reopen our Fell Street Campus for Grades K-2.  Our first day of on-campus learning at our Fell Campus for our students in grades K-2 will be Wednesday, Sept. 30. At this time, the earliest we anticipate a potential start date for on-campus learning at our Mission Campus in Grades 3-5 is Wednesday, Oct. 14 and for Grades 6-8 is Wednesday, Oct. 28. These... Read More
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Posted by on Thursday, September 24, 2020
Ciao La Scuola, I hope this finds you well. It’s a clear and sunny day, the air is good and hopefully, you can spend some time outside. I want to give you an update on our inspection at the Fell Street Campus last week. It happened on Friday and we are still waiting to hear back from the Health Department. I know that some of you have seen the website published by the City of San Francisco where they track the application process for each school. They are reviewing our application and we... Read More

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