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

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

‘Passport Day’ builds middle school culture,

 Major renovation nearly complete at elementary school

Highlights for August 21-24, 2018

Students at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School will participate inPassport Day, which helps onboard students with the school’s expectations for the year in a fun learning environment. Students will obtain stamps on their “Passports,” which are earned in various ways like taking a selfie with the head counselor or doing a dab dance with the principal. These activities and other efforts at the school have led to a dramatic decrease in suspensions -- from 118 in the 2014-15 school year to 16 in the 2017-18 school year.

WHEN: Thursday, August 23, 11 - 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School / 350 Girard Street


Junipero Serra Elementary School students returned to a freshly renovated schoolthis week as a two-year construction and modernization project at the school wraps up. Upgrades include a new four-classroom building with a teacher work area and PE storage, a new multipurpose room/cafeteria addition, and total modernization of the existing building. The improvements were funded through the San Francisco voter-approved Proposition A Bond. Media is invited to tour the new space, including one of the new classrooms.

WHEN: Friday, August 24, 9 - 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Junipero Serra Elementary School / 625 Holly Park Circle


Media, please RSVP for either event to Laura Dudnick at (415) 730-0314 or dudnickl@sfusd.edu.

Page updated on 08/22/18