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NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

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 diepr@sfusd.edu.  A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available upon request. 

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CPT - Common Planning Time

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A.P. Giannini has CPT (Common Planning Time) for the staff every Wednesday. The first one will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 8:30-9:30.  The school schedule is a late start day which means students begin school at 9:45. 

PARENT REGISTRATION DIRECTIONS FOR SCHOOL LOOP

ALL STUDENTS HAVE ACCOUNTS SET UP BY THE DISTRICT. PARENTS HAVE TO REGISTER FOR THEIR OWN ACCOUNTS IF THEY DO NOT ALREADY HAVE AN ACCOUNT. THOSE PARENTS WHO  HAVE A 7TH OR 8TH GRADE IN ATTENDANCE AND HAVE AN ACCOUNT FOLLOW DIRECTIONS BELOW FOR ADD STUDENT.

 

  • Go to school webpage at http://apg-sfusd-ca.schoolloop.com/
  • Scroll down until you see the "Register Now" on left side, click.
  • If you want the registration form in Spanish or Chinese instead of English, click on that language.
  • For the registration form in English, click on parent registration
  • Use your OWN name in the top two lines.
  • Student ID # = the characters are all NUMBERS. This number can be found on your child’s class schedule or report card.

Parents can add additional children to their account by clicking on the Add Student link from the Tool Box at the top right of their Portal Page.

School Loop is a valuable way for teachers to communicate with the parent community. Students will be more successful if parents and caregivers are informed and in the Loop. Once registered, parents will receive a daily email when teachers post assignments, progress reports, and school news published for parents.

 


These instructions are also posted in the Locker In the lower right corner on this page.

 


To print the school calendar, use the icons on the far right side of the top of the calendar.  Select the view you want by clicking on the icon for day, week or month.  Then click on the print view icon. This new window can now be printed.

ORTEGA BOOK CLUB

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The Ortega Teen Book Club meets the first Saturday of every month at 2:00p.m. The book for month for the September 1st meeting is I am the Messenger by Zusak As always, if you need my help securing a copy of the book, please don’t hesitate to ask.

 

 

 
Tony Luini
Teen Services Librarian

CALIFORNIA YOUNG READER MEDAL

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WINNERS 2013-2014

The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann (Intermediate)

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Middle School)

Divergent by Veronica Roth (Young Adult)

 

NOMINEES 2014-2015

Students have until March 2015 to read the books.

Intermediate

Tuesdays at the Castle. Jessica Day George

Wild Wings. Gill Lewis and Yuta Onada

Wonder. R.J. Palacio

 
Middle School

Bluefish. Pat Schmatz

Chained. Lynne Kelly

The False Prince. Jennifer A. Nielsen

 
Young Adult

Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Laini Taylor

The Fault in Our Stars. John Green

Legend. Marie Lu

 

These titles can be found in the school Library catalog (Destiny), both in hard copy and Nook e-book.

More information about this reading program can be found on the CYRM page.

APG Garden Information

 

VIDEO OF THE PROGRESS ON THE OVEN

 

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Other contacts George Gee (email: georgemgee@gmail.com or ph: 415-564-6826), Christian Johnsen (johnsenh@sfusd.edu) or Terry Lai (lait@sfusd.edu)

Go to the Garden page for information about the Garden and Outdoor Classroom.

Garden Club meets Thursdays at lunch in the Garden. Come eat and work.

For more info and pictures please go to our garden blog- http://apggarden.wordpress.com/

INCOMING 7TH GRADERS!!!!

ARE YOU READY FOR 7TH GRADE????

http://www.shotsforschool.org/

 

You will need proof of a TDAP vaccination before you will be allowed to attend school!

TDAP protects you from Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis. Pertussis is whooping cough. It is very contagious and can be fatal to babies.

California Law requires you to have your TDAP Vaccination before 7th grade.

Check with your doctor to see if you have already received this vaccine. If not, ask your family to make an appointment NOW so that you can get it before school starts in the fall.

Please get your Tdap vaccination and submit proof to your counselor or Homeroom Teacher.

Students will not be allowed back to school in the Fall without proof of this vaccine. 

BEACON SUMMER AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

More info about the Summer Camp and Afterschool Program can be found here: bit.ly/2014-15apgbeacon

 

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Shared Savings provides not only the incentive for increasing energy efficient behavior in our schools, but the tools for making sure it happens. Bringing in that curriculum piece, allowing students to participate in and learn from our efforts to make our schools more efficient, will help educate a generation of energy conscious citizens.  In the age of climate change, that is an extremely valuable outcome.

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.). 

PTA Documents

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.

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Advanced Art helped Increase the Peace! Thank you!

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News

APG Newsletter for Wed Sept 17, 2014
APG Community:

Attached please find the Wednesday Newsletter for SEPT 17, 2014. 

 

Please note that we only have this edition in English as we are searching for a volunteer to help us translate the weekly newsletters into Chines... Continue
Posted by: Lisa Lim
Published: 9/18/14

Cyberbullying: Crossing the Line
Join us Thursday, October 9, 2014, and learn to distinguish good-natured teasing from a serious form of cyberbullying.  This workshop will run from 6-8pm, and is presented by Common Sense Media.  Location:  Marina Middle School (350... Continue
Posted by: Ramona McGary
Published: 9/15/14

APG Spectrum Girl's Science Meetings 2014

   
       
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           Thurs., Oct. 2, 2014
       
       
           Thurs., Oct. 23, 2014
       
       
           Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014
       
       
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Posted by: Karen Ann Clayman
Published: 9/12/14

Student Bulletin

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.

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Today: 9/20/14

SCHOOL TOURS

Fridays 9:45 October 31 through January 16.

California Young Reader Medal Program

To find out information on this program and the Nook Book Ambassador Project, click here .

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HEALTHIER SAN FRANCISCO

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

SPORTS SCHEDULES


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MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS  (http://www.cifsf.org/

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Scroll down to see the schedules by each school and by each sport, and figure out when & where the kids are playing.  The schedules are useful because they tell you when the first practice may begin which seems to be when the coaches start tryouts. 

 

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. 

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