LATE START (CPT): 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month.
San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available upon request.
SUMMER READING RESOURCES
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Information on the SFPL's (San Francisco Public Library) Summer Reading Program can be found by clicking on this link: http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000597001
Even though the program does not start until June 1st, you can register now. If you were registered last summer, you can use the same logon. The program will ask you to verify or update your personal information from last year. The program starts June 1st and ends August 11th.
Children (up to age 12), teens (13-18), and adults (19 and up) can participate. Each category has a minimum number of minutes to read 600 (10 hours) minutes for children, 1800 (30 hours) for teens, and 2400 (40 hours) for adults.
SUMMER PROGRAMS AT ORTEGA
Some programs this summer at the Ortega Branch Library are:
This is in addition to the regular book club, gaming and movie programs.
Something new from Google to check out.
Discover exhibitions and collections from museums and archives all around the world.
Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces.
Create your own galleries and share favorite finds with friends.
Choose a project to get started:
Check out Wellness Center information under Departments. Information about health conditions and Tdap. More to come!! Stay tuned.
TO SUPERVISE THE GARDEN AT LUNCH TIME (12:00-1:00pm) SO STUDENTS CAN EAT THEIR LUNCH IN THIS SPACE AND ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE GARDEN.
CALIFORNIA YOUNG READER MEDAL WINNERS
The 2012-2013 winners of the CYRM medal are:
INTERMEDIATE: The Giant Slayer by Iain Lawrence
MIDDLE SCHOOL: Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
YOUNG ADULT: Matched by Ally Condie.
More information about this reading program can be found on the Library page.
REPORT ON MAY 18 GARDEN DAY
Garden day this Saturday, May 18 was very successful. All the tasks on the board were accomplished. Parents, students, and teachers worked together to complete the following: weeding, sheet mulching, setting watering timer for the summer, digging out one raised bed to repair the screening at the bottom and refill with the soil, and water. Mr. Johnsen replaced the flats on two wheelbarrows by mounting new wheels. Parents provided Chinese food, stawberries, and watermelon cooler.
The following are some items that are needed for the garden:
-Wood (2X4's, 2X6's, scrap wood in general)
-hardward cloth 1/4"
PLEASE contact George Gee (email: email@example.com or ph: 415-564-6826), Christian Johnsen (johnsenh@sfusd) or Terry Lai (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
Go to the Garden page for information about the Garden and Outdoor Classroom.
CHICKEN NAMING CONTEST WINNERS
Please remember to take the following items out of your garbage or recycle bin at home and bring them to school with you:
These items are made into new products like backpacks and countertops and saved from the landfill! Not to mention the fact that APG gets money for it! Drop them off in your HR or in room 233, everyday, all the time! For more information, check out www.terracycle.com.
Beginning Construction of the Greenhouse
APG Human Peace Symbol
ORTEGA BRANCH LIBRARY FOR TEENS
The book for the Teen Book Club meeting on May 4th is The Manny by Sarah L. Thomson. If you need assistance putting a copy on hold, see Tony Luini, the Teen Services Librarian.
CPT - Common Planning Time
A.P. Giannini has CPT - Common Planning Time for the staff twice a month. The first one will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 8:30-9:30. The school schedule is a late start day which means students begin school at 9:45. August 29 does not follow the regular/consistent CPT schedule due the start date of school. After the first CPT, the remaining CPT days will be held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
School Loop Accounts
All students have accounts made by the district. The school received the user name/password document from the district on Friday, August 24. This information will be emailed to homeroom teachers and available for them on Monday, August 27. They will give the logon information to the students.
Parents have to sign up for accounts. Click here for instructions.
Advanced Art helped Increase the Peace! Thank you!
Check out the A.P. Giannini YOW website:
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The Student Bulletin is posted in the Homepage Locker Friday and Tuesday afternoons. A hard copy is posted in the Main Office window across from the Dean's Office.
Login to School Loop
MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS (http://www.cifsf.org/
LIBRARY PAGE THIS MONTH
The Library is subscribing to the Junior Library Guild. This means that the Library will receive 8 new books monthly. The first 16 books have been received and are on display on the new lavender book truck. The book titles are listed in the public Resource lists in DESTINY, the online Library catalog. Click on the CATALOG TAB.
To access the NEW eBOOK collection, go to the Library webpage and click on DESTINY. Change material type to ELECTRONIC BOOK & click Keyword. The list of eBooks for Giannini and SFUSD will be displayed.
More resources and database icons can be found on the Library webpage.