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 23, 2019. 

In this issue:

January 2019:

  • 1/24, Thursday Spell-a-Thon 

February 2019:

  • 2/05, Tuesday School closed, start of Lunar New Year (Year of the Boar)
  • 2/07, Thursday, 6:00 pm PTA meeting, Special guest: District 1 Supervisor, Sandra Fewer, auditorium
  • 2/08, Friday Spell-a-Thon pledges are due
  • 2/14, Thursday, 8:10 am Walk & Roll to School-(3) Meeting Locations - 8:10 am departure
  • 2/15, Friday, 9:00-10:00 am “Coffee and Conversation”, library
  • 2/18, Monday School closed, Presidents’ Day
  • 2/23, Saturday evening Chinese New Year Parade, (2) Alamo delegations participate
  • 2/25 – 3/01, Monday - Friday Alamo Literacy Week (Dr. Seuss’s birthday – March 2)
  • 2/27, Wednesday Time TBD Black History Month Assembly, auditorium
  • TBD Lion Dance Performance, school yard

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


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

  • 1/25/19, Friday, 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Ms. Kat is available for questions in the auditorium
  • 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 test will take place this Thursday, January 24. If you can help correct tests, please meet in the copy room on Thursday at 1:30.

You may continue to collect sponsors and the envelopes are due Februaury 8.

If you have lost your envelope and sponsor sheet, that is ok. You can use any envelope or paper from home, just be sure your child's name, room and the word 'spell-a-thon' are visible.

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/

Thank you so much for your help and good luck to the students!! Danielle Willms


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!! 

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 a few more 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.

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January Assignments

  • 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!

Alamo Families at the San Francisco Food Bank (above)

Artwork from the halls of Alamo!


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

Alamo Elementary
250 23rd Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121 - USA


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