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 January 16, 2019. 

In this issue:

January 2019:

  • 1/17, Thursday, 8:10 am Walk & Roll to School-CANCELLED due to weather
  • 1/18, Friday, 9:00-10:00 am “Coffee and Conversation”, library
  • 1/20, Sunday 9-11 am Alamo Community volunteers at the SF Food Bank -RSVP required
  • 1/21, Monday School closed, Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
  • 1/24, Thursday Spell-a-Thon

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

Canned Food on Apple iOS 12.1ALAMO WORKS THE FOOD BANK

Alamo volunteers at the SF Food bank on Sunday, 1/20 from 9-11 am. The Sunday before Martin Luther King Day is a great day for service. Kids 4 and up are welcome. Sign up on MySchoolAnywhere. Please email Karin with any questions. [Signups_Text_Link]


Please note these important dates if your child (3rd to 5th grader) is interested in participating in the Alamo Friendship Chorus.

  • 1/23/19, Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - Spring Chorus Mandatory Orientation
  • 1/26/19, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - Registration for Spring Chorus opens
  • 1/28/19, Monday, 8:00 a.m. - First Chorus Practice

Input Latin Letters on Apple iOS 12.1ALAMO SPELLATHON

The Alamo Spellathon will be held NEXT Thursday, January 24, 2019. We are looking to each and every one of you to help drive in getting pledges to help Alamo raise money towards field trips and books for the classroom. Classrooms with 100% participation will earn a reward assembly, put on by Happy Birds, featuring exotic birds. Top earners will get their choice of Alamo gear or movie tickets. If you would like to make your donation online, you can use the personalized link below and provide it to your friends and family.


Link to words and pledge sheet - https://www.friendsofalamo.org/fundraising/spell-a-thon/


A huge THANK YOU to all the teachers, staff, parents, grandparents and guardians who have joined so far.

Our goal is 300 members - we are well on our way wtih 202 so far!

If you have not joined, please take a minute and join online now!! Or join in person this Friday at Coffee and Conversation. Membership is $5 per person. 

Questions or need assistance joining, email Carley Rencher Chen (Mom to Bryce, K and Sydney, 3rd Grade)

PTA Membership has its benefits (besides building our community and supporting our children of course!) Check out membership discounts at www.capta.org


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Image result for lion dancing pngCHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE OPPORTUNITY

We still need several 4th and 5th graders and 6th grade alumni siblings to march with the APALA group, who will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad in the Chinese New Year parade on Saturday, February 23, 2019. There will be minimal practice before the parade. There will be no dancing involved. They ask that our students be available starting at 2:30 on parade day. If you have any questions or if your child wishes to participate, please email Mrs. Fong.

Vertical Traffic Light on Apple iOS 11.3STOP DROP AND GO 

January Assignments

  • 1/21 - Room 108 (Ms. Li)
  • 1/28 - Room 111 (Ms. Liu)

February Assignments

  • 2/4 - Room 113 (Ms. Y. Lee)
  • 2/11 - Room 114 (Ms. Revitz)


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CAMP EDMO: For locations and pricing for their summer camps, please visit their website, or click HERE.

SAN FRANCISCO CHILDREN'S MUSIC THEATER AUDITIONS: Saturday, February 2, 10:30 am - noon. For more information, visit their website.

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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San Francisco, CA 94121 - USA


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