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11/04/11

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

11/03/11

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

10/28/11

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

10/25/11

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

10/21/11

Highlights for October 23-29: Oye Como Va & the Great Debate

Carlos Santana will return to Mission High, his alma mater, to talk with students, play along with Mission High’s guitar club, perform a short concert of his own, and then present 30 new guitars to the guitar club members. ... Read more

10/21/11

30,000 Students Eat a Healthy School Meal on Food Day (and Every Day)

Nutritious school food cited by Parents Magazine as one reason San Francisco is on the top of its list for healthiest cities to settle down.... Read more

10/14/11

Highlights for October 16-22: Voting, Shaking & Howlin’

Over 8,000 high school students voted in a mock election in mid-October and their choice for Mayor, Prop. G (sales tax increase) and Prop. H (school assignment) and more will be announced. ... Read more

10/14/11

New Preparation Program Puts Math, Science and Bilingual Teachers in Residence at High Need School

University of San Francisco wins Department of Education grant to support teacher residency training... Read more

10/07/11

Highlights for October 9-15, 2011: First Report Cards & College Fairs

Superintendent Carlos Garcia will be recognized by Mayor Ed Lee for his leadership and vision in the field of education at the 2011 Latino Heritage Month Celebration and awards ceremony.... Read more

09/30/11

Highlights for October 2-8, 2011: Perfect Attendance & Walking ‘Buses’

Students from 40 schools will be celebrating International Walk to School Day. Several from Marshall Elementary will start the day with the Rec & Park Department’s General Manager Phil Ginsburg, who will lead warm up exercises, then Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisor Jane Kim and MTA Director Ed Reiskin will join the “Walking School Bus” to school. ... Read more

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