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 April 3, 2019. 

In this issue:

April 2019:

  • 4/05, Friday Spring School Photo Day (no retakes/make-ups)
  • 4/12, Friday, 8:20-2:40/5:30-7:00 pm Alamo Science Fair, auditorium
  • 4/18, Thursday, 8:10 am Bike and Roll to School /Walk & Roll to School-(3) Meeting Locations - 8:10 am departure
  • 4/19, Friday, 9:00-10:00 am “Coffee and Conversation”, library
  • 4/22, Monday, 8:00 pm - Online Auction opens and closes on Sunday 4/28
  • 4/24, Wednesday Raffle ticket sale ends, turn in all money and stubs!
  • 4/26, Friday, 5:30-9:00 pm Alamo Annual Gala, Auction & Raffle, SalesForce Tower; no-host After Party until midnight @ Local Edition
  • 4/29, Monday, 6:00 pm New Parents’ Orientation, auditorium

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


The annual Science Fair takes place on Friday, April 12, 2019. Click HERE for all the detailed information and the registration form if your child wants to prepare a science project! TODAY is the last day to turn in your participation forms!


Admission Tickets on Apple iOS 12.1ALAMO RAFFLE LIFTS OFF!Admission Tickets on Apple iOS 12.1

Raffle ticket books and instructions were distributed in your child's red envelopes before Spring Break . The classroom that sells the most tickets in the first weekly challenge, will win a popsicle party!

Ticket Instructions:  English/中文español, русский

Click for weekly prizes and instructions

1 ticket = $7; 1 book (5 tickets) = $30

If you have any questions or would like to help us make this even more successful by volunteering a small amount of time during the month of April please contact your raffle Co-chairs  Vanessa Thomas and Lily Wong.

Grand Prize: $1,000・1st Prize: iPad・2nd Prize: Apple Watch・3rd Prize: $100 Sports Basement gift certificate・4th prize $50 Visa gift card
Final prize drawings will be held at the Roaring 20s Alamo Auction Gala event at Salesforce Tower East on Friday, April 26th.


Tickets are officially sold out! Our event will be on Friday, April 26th from 5:30 to 9pm. The no-host After Party will be at Local Edition at 691 Market Street (a 10 minute walk or a 5 minute ride) from 9pm to midnight! Please join the after party if you cannot make the gala!!


Chess Pawn on Apple iOS 12.2Click HERE to register for the last session of the school year! Starts Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

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The District wants to see at least a 60-70% participation rate, and we're still at ONLY 27% family response rate. Let's go Alamo! Here's the link to OUR survey http://bit.ly/2SzfNZS

The deadline for electronic survey is April 26

Vertical Traffic Light on Apple iOS 11.3STOP DROP AND GO 

April Assignments

  • 4/8 - Room 203 (Ms. Clark)
  • 4/15 - Room 204 (Ms. Witt)
  • 4/22 - Room 205 (Ms. Gustafsson)
  • 4/29 - Room 206 (Mr. Savant)


All are invited and encouraged to attend the 33rd Annual SFUSD Arts Festival, showcasing children's visual and performing arts in collaboration with the Asian Art Museum. Events begin on Saturday, April 27 and run through Sunday, May 5. Have a peak at the daily schedule of events and join the fun by signing up to volunteer.

MS. DEBORAH'S ART CAMP: Nonstop art-making and fun for kids 5 to13. Week-long, half day sessions in sunny Noe Valley are ideal for busy families and younger children - all ages welcome every week, June 17 - August 9. Click HERE for more information.

the CODER SCHOOL: Launching new camps this summer at Clement St & 4th Ave. Sign up now for a FREE Scratch or Python workshop or to find out more about the camps, click HERE

CELSIUS AND BEYOND: Visit their website for details on camp classes or click HERE for more information

KIDS at LINES SUMMER DANCE CAMPS: Alonzo King LINES ballet https://linesballet.org/education/kids-lines/

CAMP 4K: Click HERE for more information or visit their website.

DESTINATION SCIENCE: Click HERE for more information or visit their website.

SF PARK & REC: Registration is now open. Click HERE to see what camps or classes are available.

Chess Pawn on Apple iOS 12.1ACADEMIC CHESS SUMMER CAMP: Click HERE for more information.

XIAN YUN SUMMER CAMP: July 8, 2019 - August 2, 2019. Click HERE for more information or visit their website.

MEI JIA MANDARIN SUMMER CAMP: Mei Jia Mandarin Summer camp is a great place for children (K-6th grade) to make new friends, explore, create, and learn lifelong skills all in Mandarin. Click HERE or visit their website

ELIOT SMITH SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMP: Brochures are in the school office or visit their website.

THE LITTLE STUDIO: Summer camps in the Richmond District for K-3rd grade girls. Please visit their website for more information.

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS: Spring Break and Summer camp information, visit their website or click HERE

Memo on Apple iOS 12.1ADVENTURES IN WRITING CAMP: visit their website or click HERE

Performing Arts on Apple iOS 12.1NEW CONSERVATORY THEATER CENTER: visit their website or click HERE

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


Saturday, April 13, 2019, 8:30am-3:30pm, John O'Connell High School (2355 Folsom Street). A FREE conference for families of children with disabilities, the professionals who work with them, and members of the community. To register, call 415-920-5040 or click HERE. Please visit their website for a full listing of workshop descriptions, or download them HERE (Español, 中文)

Image result for joe's ice cream san franciscoThe Alamo community has been invited to attend Joe's Ice Cream's 60th anniversary celebration on Saturday, April 13 at 11:30 a.m. Check Monday's Alamo Matters for more information.

Welcome back, Ms. Mary!!

Artwork from the halls of Alamo!

Please send school photos to: communication@friendsofalamo.org

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