Respect is spreading through hallways of San Francisco Unified School District schools.
As part of “Respect Week,” many classrooms and schools will participate in ways to respect one another and focus on “diversity, tolerance, conflict resolution and bullying prevention,” according to district officials. Read More
When the weather outside was frightful, inside Herbert Hoover Middle School it was ... the same.Temperatures in San Francisco dipped to 40-degree lows the first week of the new year. During at least three days during the cold snap, about a half-dozen classrooms in the 1,174-student school located in the Forest Hill neighborhood were without heat, according to San Francisco Unified School District Chief Facilities Operator David Goldin. Read More
As many as seven middle school students were transported to the hospital after ingesting rat poison given to them by a peer, according to San Francisco Unified School District officials.All seven students – boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 12 - were transported to area hospitals and are in stable condition, according to fire officials Read More
Six is the magic number for parents wishing to enroll their children in choice schools for the 2011-12 school year.
By Feb. 18, applications for the San Francisco Unified School District’s student assignment are due to the main office.
That leaves six weeks for parents to tour schools, question parents and principals about curriculum and rank elementary, middle or high schools by choice. Read More
For the 55,000 students in San Francisco Unified School District, Friday is the last day they will have to wake up early for nearly two weeks while the district goes on winter break.
The District and administration will be on winter break from Monday, Dec. 20, through Friday, Dec. 31. Read More
A tentative agreement was reached between the San Francisco Unified School District and the United Educators of San Francisco regarding pensions for paraprofessionals, the union announced Tuesday.The UESF teachers union had been pressuring the district officials to switch pension plans for an unknown number of district employees. Read More
The parking lot of a San Francisco high school was soaked with water last month after a 6-inch pipe burst flooding the area and nearby streets.The pipe broke at Thurgood Marshall High School in the Bayview neighborhood Tuesday, Nov. 30. According to San Francisco Unified School District documents, the busted pipe which runs adjacent to the main entrance driveway, “flooded the adjacent areas and the nearby street.” Read More
Family and staff members at Peabody Elementary School in the Richmond neighborhood are growing their facial hair for a good cause: classroom supplies.According to the San Francisco Unified School District, 11 of the school’s family and staff agreed to grow mustaches through Dec. 16 to raise money for the school. Read More
By Andrea KoskeyBay Area schools will receive a Christmas gift in the form of $3,000 from Wells Fargo.As part of Wells Fargo/KNBR Run Challenge, the San Francisco-based bank donated $100 for every run the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants scored this baseball season.Nearly of $85,000 was raised. Read More