Posted by on Thursday, May 14, 2020
Ciao La Scuola Community,
I hope this finds you well. I want to share some news for the week with you.
I would like to start by telling you that we continue to be in conversations with schools around the world and our COVID 19 task force continues to meet so that we can make plans for our reopening next year. While we don’t have all the answers now, know that we are drafting plans and as soon as we have more information from government officials, we will be sharing that with you. Know that... Read More
Posted by on Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Using just six notes, recently Maestro Carlo Dean worked with kindergartners to compose their own songs at home and then have them performed by their parents and siblings.
Posted by on Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Our incredible educators - Elisa B., Nora B., Alice M., Federica L., Valentina I. and Chiara F. - virtually hosted more than 800 teachers from Italy to share online learning experiences from teaching kids up to six years old. They are doing amazing work in our community and still finding ways to support fellow educators around the world! Grazie Mille Percorsi formativi 0-6.
Watch the Recording
Posted by on Monday, May 11, 2020
Grade 7/8 students in the Humanities research group has been writing and recording their thoughts, observations and experiences during Shelter in Place. These are their stories: Postcards From Quarantine.
Posted by on Wednesday, May 6, 2020
We have good news! In June, we will be welcoming Wladymir Paiva to La Scuola as our Director of Auxiliary Programs. Wladymir will be responsible for our Summer Program in addition to K-8 Extended Care and Enrichment Programs.
He brings over 12 years of experience overseeing auxiliary, enrichment and athletic programs at Lycée Français de San Francisco and most recently as Academic Technology Coordinator at the French American International School (FAIS). In Wladymir’s words, he is “thrilled to... Read More
Posted by on Friday, May 1, 2020
Buonasera La Scuola,
Happy Friday to you! Thank you so much for participating last night at our community meeting.
Over 150 people were present and we truly appreciate the time you dedicated to spending some time with us and asking questions. We hope that we were able to answer most of them, and as you know we don’t have the answers to all of them but keep them coming, we are here for you, and we are eager to hear what’s on your mind. You can watch the full recording here.
As you heard... Read More
Posted by on Friday, April 24, 2020
Ciao La Scuola Parents,
I hope this finds you well.
Thank you very much for participating in our new Parent Zoom Events. It’s been great to see your faces and realize by hearing you during those meetings that everyone is in a different place and because of that we are here to meet all of the different and varied needs of our community. Please keep coming, keep asking questions, and let us know how we can support you.
I also want to remind you that I’m available to you if you would like to... Read More
Posted by on Monday, April 20, 2020
The success of La Scuola’s virtual gala on March 28 - the first of its kind - has created a blueprint for other schools across the country.
La Scuola was recently featured by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in its “Sharing Solutions” series under “Sustain Fundraising”. During this time of COVID-19, every independent school is searching for best practices and solutions as we navigate shelter-in-place requirements and NAIS is sharing these successful outcomes with its... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, April 16, 2020
Buongiorno La Scuola,
I hope this finds you well. Like me, you’ve probably heard Gov. Gavin Newsom’s address to the State on Tuesday. Based on that and other considerations, myself and the La Scuola Board of Directors have decided to extend the closure of our campuses until the end of the school year.
We do not take this decision lightly and please know that if we do feel it is safe to do so, we will reconsider it and potentially open campus. With that, we, unfortunately, anticipate that... Read More
Posted by on Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Our 10 founding students of La Scuola are the first graduating middle school class in school history and we couldn't be prouder of their incredibly successful admissions season of being accepted to their first-choice high school:
International High School
Sacred Heart Prep