The Kaleidoscope of Friends artwork by Alamo students is displayed throughout the hallways. Please check them out!

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Following are some of the latest news and information from Alamo, SFUSD, PTA and Friends of Alamo School Foundation for the week of December 5, 2018. 

In this issue:

December 2018:

  • 12/06, Thursday, 6-8 pm Family Coding Night
  • 12/13, Thursday, 8:10 am Walk & Roll to School-(3) Meeting Locations - 8:10 am departure
  • 12/14, Friday, 9:00-10:00 am “Coffee and Conversation”, library
  • 12/19, Wednesday, 1:30 pm Holiday Performance: 2nd Grade & Alamo Friendship Chorus, auditorium
  • 12/21, Friday, 9:30 am – Holiday Singing Program: Kindergarten and 1st Grade, auditorium
  • 12/21, Friday Last Day of Fall Semester
  • 12/24/2018 - 1/4/2019 School closed, Winter Break

January 2019:

  • 1/07, Monday School resumes
  • 1/08, Tuesday, 5:30 pm SSC Meeting, school library
  • 1/08, Tuesday, 6:00 pm PTA meeting, auditorium

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



FAMILY CODE NIGHT REGISTRATION

Celebrate Computer Science week with Family Code Night next Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 6-8 pm at Alamo! Look at some of the cool prizes you can win tomorrow night!

Contact Alamo's Computer Science Teacher, Owen Peery Click HERE for the volunteer form OR sign up here: [Signups_Text_Link]

There's still lots of room in the 2nd & 3rd sessions.


SPORTS BASEMENT FUNDRAISER

Here's another opportunity fo get some holiday shopping done at a discount! Alamo Elementary's 20% off days are: December 6-8, 2018.

All 10 Sports Basement stores participate in the event, or you can also shop online (Use the code 2050008423958 at checkout.)

Only Sports Basement Basementeers that have selected Alamo Elementary as their beneficiary will be raising money while they shop 


ALAMO COMMUNITY OF SHARING

 

Help Alamo families make their season brighter with your support! Pick your stocking or snowman (or two or three…) from the clothesline in the office. Each stocking or snowman will have an item on it that has been wished for by a member of our Alamo community.

We are also accepting cash or check donations (made out to “cash” with Alamo Community of Sharing in memo). An item will be purchased on your behalf!
Please bring your unwrapped gift with your stocking or snowman or your donation to the office by  December 14, 2018.
 
For questions or more info, please contact Tasia Neeve or Patty Lui

ENRICHMENT CLASS REGISTRATION

Spring Registration for After School Hip Hop Hooray with Nagata Dance (K-2), Spanish (K-2) and Ceramics (open to Kinders!) opens on December 15th at 9am! For class descriptions and schedules and the link to register go to: https://www.friendsofalamo.org/about/enrichment-classes/


CHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

The Parade Commission allows only 50 Alamo students in the parade. Given the high level of energy and commitment, only 2nd through 5th graders will be allowed to participate. Students are expected to commit to weekly after school rehearsals beginning in January. The parade takes place on Saturday, February 23, 2019, rain or shine. Click HERE to read over all the requirements and expectations of participation.


 BOX TOPS for EDUCATION

Since August, your Box Tops contributions have earned Alamo $220! Please keep dropping Box Tops off in the office. Thanks!!


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2019-2020 KINDERGARTEN AND 6TH GRADE ENROLLMENT UPDATE

The final day to drop off SFUSD applications for incoming Kindergarten siblings and rising 6th Graders is Friday, January 11 - right after we return from Winter Break. Ms. Shellie reports about 1/2 the 5th Grade has brought in their applications.


INVEST IN ALAMO ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN

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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December Assignments:

  • 12/10 - Room 215 (Ms. Formalejo)
  • 12/17 - Room 209 (Mr. Han)

January Assignments

  • 1/7 - Room 211 (Mr. Barisonek)
  • 1/14 - Room 218 (Ms. Nash)
  • 1/21 - Room 108 (Ms. Li)
  • 1/28 - Room 111 (Ms. Liu)

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Telling the Story Behind the Numbers: Making Sense of SFUSD Plans

Join SFUSD staff and the school community for an interactive public forum to see how our students are doing, ways that SFUSD supports their success, and how you can participate in the process! 

Wednesday, December 5, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Middle School
350 Girard St. @ Bacon St.
Parking in the schoolyard – enter from Bacon St.
Light dinner, interpretation, and childcare provided! Click HERE to RSVP and/or to sign up for childcare.

Here is some background reading from Ed100 to help you get prepared to participate:


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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.



SANTA IS COMING TO ANGELINA'S DELI & CAFE: Wednesday, December 12, 2pm -4pm (California & 22nd Ave.) Also featuring cookie decorating, magic show, and free Polaroid pictures.

DANCE ALONG NUTCRACKER: Presented by the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band; Saturday and Sunday, December 8 & 9. Family friendly show combining the classic music of the Nutcracker Suite with a live Harry Potter themed musical parody. Click HERE for more information or visit their site.

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!

 

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

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