Hello [First_Name],

Following are some of the latest news and information from Alamo, SFUSD, PTA and Friends of Alamo School Foundation for the week of November 14, 2018. 

In this issue:

November 2018:

  • 11/14- Square 1 Art fundraiser online orders are due TODAY
  • 11/15, Thursday - Thanksgiving Breakfast for Alamo Teachers, Teachers’ Lounge
  • 11/15, Thursday, 3:00-10:00 pm-Green Apple Fundraising event
  • 11/16, Friday, 9:00-10:00 am - “Coffee and Conversation”, library
  • 11/19-11/23, Monday – Friday - School closed, Thanksgiving Week Recess
  • 11/26-11/30, Monday – Friday - Parents Teacher Conference Week, early dismissal at 1:40 pm
  • 11/27, Tuesday, PTA Reflections Artwork Submissions Due

Learn how to add Alamo's Calendar to your Apple device HERE.


Let's show our appreciation by bringing delicious baked goods for our hardworking teachers THIS Thursday morning! Bring your contribution to the 2nd floor Teachers' Lounge by 8:00 am. Let us know what you can bring by signing up here: 



Join us on November 15th from 3pm to 10pm at Green Apple Books (506 Clement @ 6th). Start your holiday shopping or buy and donate books to the school library or classrooms! Mention "ALAMO" at checkout and Green Apple will donate 15% of your purchase price to the school. Tell your friends and family to shop that day too!


An email went out Tuesday evening with details and guidelines for submitting your child's artwork in any of the six categories, dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. For complete guidelines and requirements, click HERE for the Student Packet. Students may enter in one or more categories, but all artwork must be turned in to the office by Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Monday, November 26 to Friday, November 30 

See forms for more information. Please return form to request preferred conference times. Note that Kindergarten (as well as some teachers in other grades) uses their own form. Grades 1-3 | Grades 4-5


Help us fill the half full barrels! Please bring your food donations for the SF- Marin Food Bank. For a suggested list of items, click HERERemember no glass, no perishables, no frozen food. Barrels will be on the first floor hallways until 12/6. 


Celebrate Computer Science week with Family Code Night on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 6-8 pm at Alamo! A detailed email with opportunities to volunteer and to sign your child up for an activity session will follow by the end of the week! For a sneak preview, click HERE. Contact Alamo's Computer Science Teacher, Owen Peery Click HERE for the volunteer form and sign up here: [Signups_Text_Link]


The weather is starting to turn cold and your child's jacket is probably sitting in this stack of unclaimed clothes! Please take a few minutes to look for lost items since school will be closed next week!


This week's promotion:

Win a Good Eggs Thanksgiving meal for you and one to 

gift to a friend when you join the fundraiser this week! 

One family across all participating schools will be chosen to win this feast. 

Remember, 5% on all orders goes back to our school this fall so please continue spreading the word to family and friends!

  1. Visit schools.goodeggs.com.
  2. Enter the code ALAMOSF18 –– click "Shop Now."

New customers get $15 off with this code and if 20 new customers join the fundraiser, our school earns a $500 fundraising bonus!!  We still need 6 more new families to join our fundraiser before November 30th to get $500 more! Spread the word on social media!

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  • 11/26 - Room 212 (Ms. Elliott)
  • 12/3 - Room 214 (Mr. Siedman)
  • 12/10 - Room 215 (Ms. Formalejo)



Online order deadline is TODAY, November 14 to ensure delivery in time for the holidays! (Hard copy order period is closed.)

Please check your child's backpack for the personalized catalog with your child's private access code.

Invite family and friends to order using your child's access code. 33% of all profits go to Alamo: shop.square1art.com/shop

If you would like to chair this fun campaign next year, please email paltertal@hotmail.com


Ms. Shellie is accepting applications for Alamo students applying to 6th grade (middle school) and for younger siblings applying for Kindergarten at Alamo.



We've raised $20,000 so far! Thank you to all who have contributed so far. Remember, these funds support Alamo's school garden program, literacy, music and art and more! We appreciate all contributions - no amount is too small!  And don't forget about your company's match to double the impact of your donation. One-time or monthly online donations can be made at http://www.friendsofalamo.org/invest. Let's invest in our children's education; let's Invest in Alamo!

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Soccer Ball on Apple iOS 12.1 GIRLS LEADING GIRLS SOCCER: Their programs focus on three main areas: skill development, leadership training and character building. Click HERE for the flyer or visit their SITE for information or to register

Musical Notes on Apple iOS 12.1 SF BOYS CHORUS AUDITIONS: still accepting Fall Enrollments. Visit their site, or click HERE for more information.

BALBOA JINGLE: Saturday, December 1, 11 am - 5 pm, 3595 Balboa St. Free family event hosted by one of our Auction sponsors, Sequoia Real Estate. For more information or to reserve your Santa picture time, click HERE

Baseball on Apple iOS 12.1 SAN FRANCISCO LITTLE LEAGUE: Registration now open. For more information, click HERE or visit their site.

We like to showcase school activities!

Alamo Friendship Chorus

Thanksgiving Artwork

Please send school photos to: communication@friendsofalamo.org​

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