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2018 Media Coverage Archive


San Francisco teacher makes bad air quality a science project

Maureen Kelly | KRON4
A San Francisco health science teacher decided to make the current unhealthy air quality part of his lesson plan.... Read more


High school students working polls on Election Day in San Francisco

Lyanne Melendez | ABC 7 Bay Area
Did you know that about a quarter of the poll workers in San Francisco are high school students?... Read more


San Francisco Schools Feature New Earthquake Curriculum

Christie Smith | NBC Bay Area
San Francisco school officials and emergency management authorities are working together to bring a new curriculum this year about earthquakes.... Read more


Flossie Lewis asked if her 'Brief But Spectacular' take would go viral. It did, and now she's back

Dan Cooney | PBS News Hour
At the beginning of her “Brief But Spectacular” take on growing old, Flossie Lewis, then 91, asked director and series creator Steve Goldbloom if the resulting video would go viral.... Read more


Giants’ Coach Powell Is One Of Few SF HS Baseball Success Stories

Dennis O'Donnell | CBS Bay Area
On the heels of one of the Giants worst seasons in franchise history, the front office shuffled the coaching staff last winter. Among the new faces in the San Francisco dugout is Alonzo Powell who could take the N-Judah to get from AT&T Park to his childhood home.... Read more


Bay Area middle school students ready for robot face-off

Ama Daetz | ABC 7
A group of Bay Area middle school students are doing some heavy lifting, at least when it comes to technology.They're building complex robots capable of picking up objects and moving them with precision. The robotics students at Willie Brown Middle School in San Francisco even write the computer code that controls their machines.... Read more


Middle School Girls in S.F. Pitch Tech Solutions for Bullying

John Ramos | KPIX
Students at a middle school in the Excelsior are showing off an app they created for Technovation, a worldwide global tech entrepreneurship competition for girls... Read more


SF Symphony program makes sure there’s music in kids’ lives

Brandon Yu | San Francisco Chronicle
At Spring Valley Science Elementary School, on San Francisco’s Nob Hill, a small crowd of third-graders is chanting in unison, gleefully shouting, “No! No! No!” In front of them, the band Brass Roots is leading them in call-and-response, as part of a demonstration of New Orleans-style music.... Read more


SF elementary school students gear up for new curriculum with 100 free bicycles, riding lessons

Laura Waxmann | San Francisco Examiner
Learning how to ride a bicycle could soon become part of the physical education curriculum for San Francisco’s second grade students.... Read more


6 San Francisco schools recognized as ‘distinguished' by CA Dept. of Ed

California's Department of Education has recognized six San Francisco schools as Distinguished Schools, San Francisco Unified School District officials said Tuesday. ... Read more

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