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2018 News Archive


Highlights Sept. 10-14, 2018: College recruitment fair, climate change talks & boost for Latinos in the arts

7th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Recruitment Fair, Climate change discussion at high school’s Green Academy, Cast of ‘ON YOUR FEET!’ promotes Latinos in the arts at elementary school... Read more


Update regarding incident at Balboa High

On Thursday, August 30, 2018, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Balboa High School contacted San Francisco Police regarding a possible gunshot fired in a classroom. Balboa High School immediately went on lockdown and kept all students in classrooms behind locked doors and out of sight. ... Read more


Incident at Balboa High

There was a report of a gun found at Balboa today. There was one minor non-life threatening injury reported. Balboa was placed on lockdown, and in an abundance of caution San Miguel Early Education Center, Denman MS, and Leadership HS were placed on lockdown too.... Read more


SF Board of Education approves name changes for two elementary schools

Chinese Education Center, Fairmount Elementary to be named after prominent figures who represent, inspire school communities... Read more


Highlights Aug. 27-31, 2018: Seniors go to college & students as tech coaches

High school seniors spend afternoons in college, student tech team recruits members... Read more


Highlights Aug. 21-24, 2018: ‘Passport Day’ & School Renovation

‘Passport Day’ builds middle school culture, major renovation nearly complete at elementary school... Read more


First Day of School Visits: A New Way to Learn Math, How Supportive Practices Improve School Climate

Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews will greet students returning to class as they begin the new school year, and celebrate innovative teaching strategies in the classroom.... Read more


SFUSD announces school nutrition program for 2018-19

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is announcing its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day and provide free and reduced-price meals to students who meet certain qualifications. Additionally, students enrolled in one of more than 50 SFUSD schools will be offered breakfast and lunch every school day at no charge.... Read more


SF Board of Education President Hydra Mendoza to become Deputy Chancellor in New York City’s Department of Education

Hydra Mendoza, president of the SF Board of Education, announced today she will be stepping down from the Board at the end of September. President Mendoza will be moving to New York City’s Department of Education (NYC DOE) to serve as Deputy Chancellor for Community Empowerment, Partnerships and Communications.... Read more


Lincoln High School Dragon Boat Team Wins World Championships

Team takes home gold medals in four competitions in Szeged, Hungary... Read more

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