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District Opens New Green Building to Teach Trades

Today San Francisco Unified School District opened a new multi-use green facility at John O’Connell High School for students from across the district to learn a range of construction trades.... Read more


District Shares Guiding Principles for Inclusive Practices and Celebrates Inclusive Schools Week

Last night, Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services Cecelia Dodge presented to the Board of Education new guiding principles for the department and for the district for inclusive education.... Read more


Highlights for December 4-10, 2011: Burton’s Biggest Band Ever

Burton High now has the largest band in its history and is performing its first winter concert in ten years. ... Read more


Highlights for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 201: A Blue Ribbon & a Native American Garden

Ulloa Elementary is celebrating its recent designation as a National Blue Ribbon School, one of only 305 schools in the nation to be selected this year by the U.S. Department of Education. ... Read more


Highlights for November 20-26, 2011: Two Big Meals & One Big Game

Students at the Chinese Education Center (CEC) are celebrating their first Thanksgiving with songs, a play, a fashion show with entirely recycled materials, and then they will sit down to a traditional Thanksgiving meal... Read more


Highlights for November 13-19: Rainwater Harvesting and First Thanksgivings

Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Sean Elsbernd will join Alice Fong Yu students, parents, staff, and faculty in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the school’s new rainwater harvesting system that captures water runoff from the garden tool shed roof and diverts it into a 660-gallon cistern... Read more


Highlights for November 6-12: Building Careers and Solar Kitchens

Fifteen SF restaurants, including Jardiniére, Foreign Cinema and Millennium are helping the organization From the Garden to the Table raise funds to build a solar-powered teaching kitchen at Everett Middle School.... Read more


SF Public School Enrollment Fair Offers Parents Opportunity to Learn about School Options

The annual Enrollment Fair, featuring every San Francisco public school.... Read more


Highlights for October 30 - November 5: Zombies on Parade

Zombies, Vampires and the King of Pop will be on parade this Halloween as students in schools across the district strut their costumed selves and show off their creativity. McKinley Elementary fifth grade students will perform the dance steps to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”... Read more


SF Students Cast their Votes in Mock Election

San Francisco’s public high school students voted to keep interim Mayor Ed Lee in office, voted in Sharmin Bok for District Attorney, approved Ross Mirkarimi for Sheriff and turned down the advisory proposition to change how public school assignment system works. ... Read more

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