General News Archive

Kindergarteners Learn Cubetto

April 05, 2018 This week and last, our kindergarten students worked on a screenless coding activity with our technology teachers. Cubetto is a small wooden robot that moves around a colorful mat according to how it is coded. The students learned how to program Cubetto using a sequence of colorful “coding... » read more

2nd Graders and Geometric Scaling: Inch by Inch

March 23, 2018 Our second graders have begun studying scale, the ratio of the length in a drawing or model to the length of the real thing. Inspired by the poem One Inch Tall by Shel Silverstein, students investigated the ratio of a one-inch person to the world. They chose to represent their understanding in... » read more

Seventh Graders Engineer Circulatory Systems

March 05, 2018 This week in science, seventh grade students engineered circulatory systems. Students worked together to design and build a working model of a circulatory system. Their systems used a heart to pump "blood" through vessels, as a way of developing our understanding of the complexity of the human... » read more

Breakthrough Celebrates 25 Years

February 19, 2018 On February 13, Breakthrough held its annual Raise Your Hand dinner in support of Breakthrough San Francisco.  Celebrating its 25th anniversary year, Breakthrough counts on this community event to provide essential financial support for Breakthrough's high-impact programming with students... » read more

Alumni Family Art Day with Karen Richards

February 13, 2018 On Saturday, February 10, our founding teacher and art department chair, Karen Richards, welcomed SF Day alumni and families back to campus for a special family art project inspired by Artist-of-the-Month, JooYoung Choi. We look forward to hosting more alumni and family-friendly events on campus! » read more

4th Graders Study Water Shortage Crisis in Math Lab

February 02, 2018 In fourth-grade math lab, our students discussed the current water shortage issues being faced by the residents of Cape Town, South Africa.  Due to the shortage, residents may receive as little as 25 liters a day. Students were given two-liter bottles and were tasked with determining how... » read more

Buzzing with Pride!

February 01, 2018 This year's National Geographic Geo Bee geography contest was as competitive as ever, and SF Day students demonstrated an impressive amount of geography knowledge across grade levels.  Our "hive" champions represented every upper school grade level: Olive S. (5th), Natalie K.... » read more

Reading Buddies at Tenderloin Community School

January 25, 2018 Several years ago, the fifth grade team developed a relationship with Tenderloin Community School as part of SF Day's student service learning program. This year, our fifth grade teachers (Ms. Graham, Ms. Shoaff, Mr. White, and Ms. Yuen-Shore) introduced our students to the TCS kindergarten... » read more

Meet Carlo Abruzzese, SF Day Artist-in-Residence

January 18, 2018 San Francisco Day School's January artist of the month and artist-in-residence, Carlo Abruzzese, is a local artist based in San Francisco.  Carlo’s work “integrates the disparate worlds of fine art and quantitative information, creating images that encourage us to re-interpret the world.”... » read more

Book Share with Our Friends in Micronesia

January 17, 2018 A few years ago, a group of SF Day teachers (Randy Bowman, Melissa Brown, Nancy Clark and Jeff Turner) traveled to the Micronesian island of Chuuk to teach summer school, along with SF Day grandparent Bob Scavullo. Akoyikoyi School relies on the support and generosity of friends and benefactors to... » read more
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