LATE START (CPT): Every Wednesday.
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.
The AIDS Quilt
The AIDS Quilt panel, a National Treasure, will be displayed in the Library again this year from Monday, December 2 until Friday, December 6. Teachers can schedule their classes for viewings. Call Ms. Lai x3224.
December 1st is WORLD AIDS DAY
Resources for AIDS:
After School Library Use & Hip Hop Class
The Librarian is concerned about student use of the Library after school.
Is the Hip Hop Class affecting/preventing students from accessing the Library from 3:25-4:00 p.m.?
PLEASE TAKE THIS QUICK 3 question survey so the Librarian can more accurately answer this question.
"Math Studio", which is a peer-to-peer math tutoring program for students by students at AP Giannini, happens every Wednesday before school from 9:00 - 9:45am. Honors math students tutor their peers.
Please click here for the sign up form.
Community community meetings for PEEF and Children's Fund
The results of the community meetings concerning the renewal of the Public Education Enrichment Fund (PEEF) and the Children’s Fund which provide over $100 million dollars annually to the children of San Francisco, with more than half going directly to SFUSD, and reports and updates of information can be found on this wiki on the right navigation area http://ourchildren-ourcity.wikispaces.com/.
Remember these funds have provided critical resources for our children and students covering everything from preschool instruction to high school libraries, such as Teacher/School Librarians and Library programs, Physical Education, Music and Arts, Athletics, Wellness Centers, etc.).
GARDEN WORK DAY 2013
Thank you to all the adults and students who showed up on Saturday, November 16 and worked so hard. Gladiola bulbs were planted along the school building. Three raised bed were dug out, rewired to prevent gopher activity, and then the soil was replaced. The greenhouse door was repaired. Mulching was placed between the raised beds.
Special thanks for Robert Cheong for all his efforts in building our amazing chicken coop.
PLEASE contact George Gee (email: email@example.com or ph: 415-564-6826), Christian Johnsen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Terry Lai (email@example.com) for further information.
Go to the Garden page for information about the Garden and Outdoor Classroom.
Garden Club meets Wednesdays at lunch in the Garden. Come eat and work.
When the PTA publishes documents, such as the APG Communications FAQs and Tips and the Restorative Practices Bulletin, the documents will be placed in the Homepage and the Parent group lockers.
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 16. This information will be printed and emailed to homeroom teachers and available for them on Monday, August 19. They will give the logon information to the students.
Parents have to sign up for accounts. Click here for instructions.
ORTEGA BRANCH LIBRARY FOR TEENS
The book for the Teen Book Club meeting on December 2nd is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. 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 every Wednesday. The first one will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 8:30-9:30. The school schedule is a late start day which means students begin school at 9:45.
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:
CALIFORNIA YOUNG READER MEDAL NOMINEES - 2013-2014
Students have until March 2014 to read the books.
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
Faith, Hope, and Ivy June by Phyllis Naylor Reynolds
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Click on a title to read a summary of the book in Destiny.
More information about this reading program can be found on the CYRM page.
Beginning Construction of the Greenhouse
APG Human Peace Symbol
Advanced Art helped Increase the Peace! Thank you!
APG Spectrum Girls' Science Club Fall 2013 Meeting Dates
Mark your calendars, it's APG Girl's Science Time! We have 3 new scientists, Alexandria Contreras, Diana Diep and Diane Duque coming to our four after school meetings planned for this year (from 3:30-5:00 pm): Thursday, October 3, 2013 Thu... Continue
NEW COMMUNICATION Doc Added to our PTA LOCKER!
DID you notice? We've added a NEW DOCUMENT to the PTA Locker (under the PTA Tab), and we've attached it HERE for your convenience. Please take a look at our 2013 APG COMMUNICATION TIPS document for ways to effectively communicate with teac... Continue
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
California Young Reader Medal Program
To find out information on this program and the Nook Book Ambassador Project, click here .
Student, Family, and Community Support Department (SFCSD) is privileged to support San Francisco youth and families, through building school capacity to address student needs, ...more
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 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. Look the "Follett Shelf" button at the bottom of the left navigation area. Click on it and login with your School Loop logon.
More resources and database icons can be found on the Library webpage.