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 May 8, 2019. 

In this issue:

May 2019

  • 5/06-5/10, Monday – Friday Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week
  • 5/09, Thursday Special Olympics Track & Field event, Lowell High School
  • 5/14 & 5/15, Tuesday-Wednesday Room 206 Rob Hill Camping Trip
  • 5/16, Thursday, 8:10 am Walk & Roll to School-(3) Meeting Locations - 8:10 am departure
  • 5/17, Friday, 9:00-10:00 am “Coffee and Conversation”, library
  • 5/18, Saturday, 12:30-5:00 pm Sports Basement Family Day and Picnic
  • 5/22, Wednesday, 9:15-10:00 am 1st Grade Nagata Dance Performance, auditorium
  • 5/23, Thursday 5th Grade Giants Game Field Trip & singing of National Anthem
  • 5/24, Friday, time TBA 1st & 2nd Grade Chorus Performance at Lowell w/Richard Herron
  • 5/27, Monday School closed, Memorial Day
  • 5/28, Tuesday, 1:30 pm 5th Grade vs. Staff Kickball game
  • 5/29, Wednesday, 6:30 pm Spring Alamo Friendship Chorus show, auditorium
  • 5/31, Friday 5th Grade Picnic, Lindley Meadow in GGP
  • 5/31, Friday, 10:00 am Kindergarten Step-Up ceremony, auditorium
  • 5/31, Friday, Last Day to turn in BoxTops to the office

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


Tomorrow, May 9, the students from Bungalows A and B will participate in the 3rd Special Olympics event this year, focusing on Track & Field skills, at Lowell High School. Please come to cheer on our students!


Please send in payment for the spring pictures or return whatever picture sheets you do not want by Friday, May 31. Payment and/or returned pictures should be given to your child's classroom teacher. Payments can also be made online, using Alamo's Picture Day ID BY458548Q0. Write in the payment code on the form in the picture envelope.


We've been celebrating Teacher Appreciation all week! If your child has not written a personal note to his/her teacher, it's not too late. Your child can also make a thank you card, artwork, poem, etc, for the faculty and staff outside of your classroom.

If you'd like to bring in yummy breakfast treats for the teachers, please take them to the Faculty Lounge (2nd Floor).


Last day to turn in BoxTops is Friday, May 31.


Please join us May 18th for family yoga, Sports Basement shopping discounts and snacks, followed by a potluck picnic. On that day ALL Alamo families get a 11% discount (Basementeers - 20%) at the Presidio store location.

Family yoga class will be held in the store's Big Room, 12:30-1:30 pm. Please bring your own yoga mat. Suggested donation is $5-$10 a family.

The picnic will be at Westbluff Picnic Area 2:00-5:00 pm. Please bring food for your family and to share. 

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Please submit any stories, articles and/or pictures you'd like to share by sending them to the Communications Team. This combined Alamo Matters will be the last monthly newsletter of the school year.

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May Assignments

  • 5/13 - Room 217 (Ms. McLaughlin)
  • 5/20 - Room 212 (Ms. Elliott)
  • 5/28 - Room 214 (Mr. Siedman)

June Assignment

  • 6/3 - Room 215 (Ms. Formalejo)


RICHMOND DISTRICT YMCA: For information click HERE or visit their website.

MARITIME SUMMER CAMP: For information click HERE or visit their website.

COASTAL CAMP: Click HERE for full brochure or visit their website.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA MUSIC & ART CULTURE CENTER: Registration now open. For more information click HERE or visit their website.

WAH MEI CAMP: June 10-August 2, three sessions. Visit their website, or click HERE.

THE EDGE CAMP: June 10-July 19, 495 9th Avenue. Click HERE for information.

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.

FIRST CHINESE BAPTIST CHURCH DAY CAMP: For more information and to fill out the application, go to https://www.fcbc-sf.org/ or click HERE.

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. 

Please send school photos to: communication@friendsofalamo.org

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250 23rd Ave
San Francisco, CA 94121 - USA


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