November 14, 2019
Note from Principal Daws
What a great week we have had.

Today we had music and activities at lunch to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. It was fun!
We have parent teacher student conferences all next week so we will have early dismissal all week at 2:25. If you wish to have a conference and have not scheduled one, please call your student's counselor. We look forward to seeing you! I hope you will all be enjoying the lovely weather ahead for this weekend.

Parent Teacher Conferences Next Week! 11/18 - 11/22
Like Ms. Daws said, Parent Teacher Conferences begin next week!
If you would like to meet with one of your student's teachers, call your student's counselor or email Ms. Lau with appointment time, student, and teacher to set up an appointment. 
If you need an interpreter, please include what language in the email. Anyone is welcome to set up an appointment.
You can choose from the appointment times below. Mon - Fri
8:10am, 8:25am, 8:40am, 2:30pm, 2:45pm, 3:00pm, 3:15pm.
Parents For Public Schools
Parents for Public Schools in a non-profit here in SF that focuses on supporting and helping parents navigate the parenting, school administrations, and transitions from one school to the next. They also share updates from district board meetings and hold workshops around the city. Check out their website HERE .
Thank you families for attending the DCYF Family Summit!
We appreciate the effort and intention to come share your voice and help us be the best that we can be! There are still two more summits that can be attended!

Saturday, November 16, 1-3PM: District 9 Mission Arts Center, 745 Treat Avenue
Saturday, November 23, 1-3PM: District 6 Gene Friend SOMA Recreation Center, 270 6th Street
Saturday, December 7, 1-3PM: District 5
Ida B. Wells High School, 1099 Hayes Street

The Marina PTSA is looking for a new President!!
Join the PTSA team! We are holding one last  PTSA Board Recruitment Coffee on Friday, November 22nd at 8:30am  at Marina. Please join us and learn more about what it takes to run a small but mighty PTSA and how we partner with the Beacon Center to make it all work. Snacks and coffee provided.
Congrats to our Boys Basketball and Girls Soccer teams for their wins against Francisco last week! Click Here to check out the sports schedule and where to see a game!
Calendar (Download Here!)
Nov 18-22 Parent/Teacher Conferences
Nov 22 PTSA Parent Coffee 8:30am
Nov 23 - 31 Thanksgiving Break
Dec 6 Nightmare on Puberty Street play
Dec 13 Lowell Applications Due
Dec 13 SOTA Applications Due
Dec 16-20 Scholastic Bookfair
Dec 21-Jan 5 Winter Break
Jan 17 High School Applications Due
Thank you for being a part of this community! You're always welcome to share your thoughts/opinions with me. You can also take this short survey to share your voice.
Jesse Francheterre
Family and Community Engagement Coordinator
Marina Beacon Center