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Posted by on Wednesday, September 23, 2020
We are planning to have distance learning days for all students before and after Winter Break so that you can travel and still return with enough time to quarantine before we return to campus. These dates will be: Dec. 14 Dec. 15 Jan. 6 Jan. 7 Jan. 8  Please note that we also added Dec. 16 & 17 and Jan. 4 & 5 as vacation days because we started the school year a week early. If you have any questions, please contact your Division Head.
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Posted by on Friday, September 18, 2020
Our Middle School students, including these Grade 6 students posing in the rest position, have received their instruments and are preparing to share the amazing tunes you're used to hearing, led by our incredible Meastro Carlo Dean. Stay tuned! . 
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Posted by on Friday, September 18, 2020
Teachers are hard at work setting up their classrooms and teaching from the space. Our Leadership Team met with representatives from the SF Department of Public Health today to complete a walkthrough of our campus to validate our compliance with school reopening guidelines. We hope to hear from them soon, but there is currently no timeline for approval or potential return date for our K-2 students. We plan to stagger the return dates for Grades 3-5 and then Grades 6-8. We will have a... Read More
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Posted by on Thursday, September 17, 2020
Buonasera La Scuola, I am here at the Fell Street Campus and it’s very exciting because we got confirmation that we will be receiving a visit from the City of San Francisco tomorrow. They will make sure we are in compliance with the guidelines for the safe reopening of schools. It’s exciting times, there are teachers in the classrooms and we are all excited to be here together. I hope you have been enjoying the fresh air outside. It’s a great feeling to keep the windows open and I think it... Read More
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Posted by on Thursday, September 17, 2020
This week, children continued the dialogue on relationships between people as part of the unit on family. The images observed last week and the drawings helped the children reflect on the different types of relationships that can exist between people and the images let them question where those people might live.  Taking notes from the children's words regarding people in relationships, we continued to reflect on the symbolic places where meaningful relationships happen such as home and around... Read More
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Posted by on Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Thank you for joining us on Sept. 15 for the Roadmap to Reopening Q&A with Dr. Sanjay Basu, father of rising Grade 1 student, Krish Babaria, and Director of Research at the Center for Primary Care at Harvard Medical School and Director of Research and Population Health at Collective Health. We shared a picture of what reopening will look like while Dr. Basu provided a comprehensive overview of Covid-19 in San Francisco and how it relates to La Scuola reopening. Please watch the... Read More
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Posted by on Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Students recently had Choice Board time, where each student picked one activity per day to work on during this block in the schedule. They chose yoga time, reading books, a tactile alphabet with different materials, and other activities.   
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Posted by on Monday, September 14, 2020
Additional Vacation Days Added to School Calendar Since we started school one week early, we must add five vacation days to our school calendar. We are adding four of these days to the beginning and end of Winter Break. We are holding one day as a flex day to be used when appropriate this year. The additional vacation days are: Wednesday, Dec. 16 Thursday, Dec. 17 Monday, Jan. 4 Tuesday, Jan. 5 DOWNLOAD: Updated Frig Calendars Preschool Kinder-Grade 8
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Posted by on Friday, September 11, 2020
Ciao La Scuola Community, I hope you are doing well, as I know everyone is doing their best to manage the wildfire smoke this week. Today, I want to update you on our waiver application to reopen our campuses for Kinder-Grade 8.  Last Friday, we submitted our waiver application for grades K-6, and on Tuesday, the SF Department of Public Health allowed us to update our application to include Grades 7 and 8.  Our next steps are to request a site visit, for both Fell and Mission campuses, and... Read More
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Posted by on Thursday, September 10, 2020
Teacher Elena B. and students started a new unit about "Healthy Living" and they explored more about healthy food and how much sugar is contained on different food. Here you can see her students, making their personal "healthy plates" and doing an experiment with sugar.   

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