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SFPM auction was a success
March 19, 2017

To see pictures of the auction, check out our pictures at https://www.facebook.com/

Are you coming back next year?
March 19, 2017

Life happens. People move, life changes.
Please check in the office and let us know if you will not be coming back next year.
We need to plan accordingly.

Spring Camping May 6th-8th, 2017
March 19, 2017

Join us for biannual SFPM “unofficial” camping trip.
The SFPM Spring Camping Trip will be April 29th to May 1st at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. You can come out for the week-end or just

Holiday Tree Lot at SFPM
December 5, 2016

Open Saturdays and Sundays 12-6 PM - Starting Thanksgiving Weekend and every weekend while supplies last! All proceeds go directly to support our PUBLIC Montessori school.

Specialties

100 Day Challenge is Underway!
November 13, 2016

Here are the details on how you can make a difference:
✓ Make a monetary gift to the school – cash or check (payable to SFPM PTA) or online at

Join us for a Pre-K Parent Workshops
November 13, 2016

Please join us for our upcoming Pre K parent workshops from 5:30-6:30 as we share insights and experience around implementing the Montessori principles at home.

Session 1: The Hurried

Books Inc Fundraser- Nov. 9th at Book Incs. 6- 8 PM
October 24, 2016

20% of all purchases made during the event will be donated to our school library. There will be books selected by SFPM teachers for their classroom libraries for families to purchase and donate

Historical Halloween- Oct. 31st
October 5, 2016

On Oct.31st our K-5 students pay tribute to people who have made their mark on the world. Stay tuned for details from your teacher about class presentations. 3rd graders will in the auditorium

Site Council is holding elections
September 15, 2016

We will be taking nominations now through September 22nd , with elections held the week of September 26th. Ballots will be distributed on Wednesday, September 28th. Newly elected members of the

Camping Trip- Sept. 23-25th
September 15, 2016

Come join the families of SFPM for our the Bi-annual Camp out among outstanding old-growth redwoods in Memorial Park, San Mateo Co.
• $40 per family (includes one vehicle)
• To sign up

Peace Day- Sept. 21st
September 15, 2016

Come and see the school unite on the courtyard and sing a song of peace at 2:15

Get Involved with our school
September 15, 2016

Sign up for volunteering opportunities at bit.ly/volunteerSFPM

Friday Family Coffee- Aug. 26th at 8:00
August 21, 2016

Come a little early and enjoy some coffee compliments of the PTA. A great opportunity to catch up with old friends or meet new families at SFPM.

Back to School and 1st PTA meeting on Sept. 8th
August 21, 2016

Come and hear from our principal, teachers and PTA board about what to expect int he coming year and how you can get involved with the school.

Join us for for Parent Coffee Social on the first day of school 8:30-9:00
August 11, 2016

The PTA will be providing a cup of coffee and welcome smile on the first day of school. After drop-offing your child(ren) come say hi to old friends or meet new ones in the school auditorium 8:30-

Playdate for New Families at Alta Plaza Park Saturday, Aug. 6th 10:00-11:30
August 4, 2016

Calling all new SFPM families come out and meet new and old families at SFPM and enjoy the lovely views from Alta Vista Park. See you there!

Lots of Community Events Are Coming Up!
April 14, 2016

Please check out the SFPM calendar for a list of upcoming events:
• April 23rd 10 AM Ocean Beach Clean up/Picnic (feel free to just come for the picnic)
• April 20th, 8:15-8:30 –Bike

SFPM Biannual Camping Trip- April 29th- May1st
April 10, 2016

The SFPM Spring Camping Trip will be April 29th to May 1st at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. You can come out for the week-end or just drive out on Saturday.
How to reserve your spot: If you

SFPM Annual Auction on May 7th
April 10, 2016

You're invited to the annual spring fundraiser on Saturday May 7, 2016 at the
African American Arts & Culture Complex 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Register now for early bird special - $30

Join us for Literacy Night Wednesday, Jan 13th 6-7 PM
January 3, 2016

Please join us for Literacy Night. There will be something for everyone! For parents and guardians, we will have presentation on how SFPM fosters readers/writers what to do at home to support

Next PTA Meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19th 6-7:30
January 3, 2016

This is a great opportunity to get an update from Principal Keener, meet other parents, and get the latest information on PTA activities. We hope to see you there!

Parent Handbook
January 3, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Sending Your Child to San Francisco Public Montessori

Holiday Tree Lot is Open
November 30, 2015

Come out and get a beautiful tree while supporting San Fransico's only public Montessori. The trees are just gorgeous and you can beet the service you'll get. Our tree lot is 100% parent powered

Make a Difference- Donate to the Fall Donor Drive
September 28, 2015

The funds donated to the Fall Donor Drive are used directly for the school. These funds are used to pay fro Montessori training for our teachers, to pay for extra enrichment activities such as

Historical Halloween at SFPM!
September 28, 2015

Halloween is such a fun holiday and at SFPM we celebrate people that made a difference by dressing up as them! K-5 parents look assignments from your teachers on SFPM Halloween tradition.

SFPM Fall ‘15 Camping Trip - Sept 25 - 27 at Memorial Park in San Mateo County
September 18, 2015

Join us this fall for our 6th bi-annual Family Camping trip organized by and for families of SFPM !This Fall, we venture to a new campground in San Mateo County, Memorial Park.For more

Join us for Coastal Clean Up Sept.19th
September 11, 2015

Join us at Stairwell 17 (Ocean Beach/Fulton)

Bring:
School shirts, bring a packed lunch and some sand toys for playing on a nice clean Ocean Beach after.

Exact time will be

Clean out your closet and make money for SFPM!
September 11, 2015

Mark your calendar: Sept. 14th – Sept. 18th is the SFPM Schoola Clothing Drive.
This is an awesome way to clean out your closet and make money for the school!
o Fill a bag with clothes

Registration for Enrichment Classes is Now Open
August 26, 2015

Classes will be held starting Sept. 8th. For prices, class descriptions & more, download the Fall Flyer at SFPMAfterSchool.org

Play Date for New Families Aug. 8th 10- 11:30 AM Alta Plaza Park
July 31, 2015

This is a great opportunity to come and meet other new families coming to our school. Both Pre-K and Elementary families are welcome to a meet and greet on Saturday, August 8th at Alta Plaza park

Orientation for New Pre-K and K Families, Aug 13th 6-7:30 PM
July 31, 2015

We invite you to come see your child’s classroom and chat with Principal Keener and other parents about what to expect for the coming year.

Wake Up, It's Almost Time for Class!
July 29, 2015

Wow, has summer flown by quickly!? We're already gearing up for August 17, 2015, our first day of school, with a warm greeting on the play yard by our Principal Lindsey Keener at 8:30am (sharp!).

Turn Everyday Shopping Into School Funds!
July 29, 2015

Check out the many ways you can turn your everyday shopping and gift purchases into funds for our school. Here's how to give

SFPM's 6th Bi-Annual Camping Trip
July 29, 2015

Head over to our Facebook page for a few photos of the non-stop blast we had—for kids and parents alike—at Sonoma's

Our Spring Auction Continues… Online!
May 9, 2015

Get the word out to grandma, grandpa, uncles and aunts—even if you couldn’t attend our live auction fundraiser, you can still help keep vital PTA programs alive for our kids.

Taking Flight: Our 5th Annual Spring Auction
April 7, 2015

Open To All: It's a rewarding way to start your evening—Saturday April 18—so bring your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues to support SF Public Montessori, a first-of-its-kind program in

Your Purchases Earn School Funds at Sloat Garden Centers
March 5, 2015

March 20-29, just mention our school to the cashier, and we’ll receive 20% of purchases for our school. Your gardening purchases earn money for our school thanks to Sloat Garden Center’s Growing

Thanks to All for Digging Our School Gardens!
January 26, 2015

Families and dear neighbors alike came out ready to work on our recent Gardens Clean-Up Day to spruce up our school grounds—with new raised planting beds and a rooftop garden, all for the benefit

Open House for Prospective Parents
January 19, 2015

Monday, Jan. 12, 5:30-6:30pm, come for the coffee and cookies—stay for the warm introduction to our school! Meet SFPM parents and our Principal Lindsey Keener.

Please Contribute Now to Our Annual Fund!
December 18, 2014

It really does take a village, and this year we're aiming for 100% participation from our families—and we'd love your support in helping our PTA maintain vital school programs like these:

Thanks for Supporting Our Holiday Tree Market!
December 18, 2014

Warm gratitude to our neighborhood community and parent volunteers who helped make our holiday tree market another grand success. Your purchases contributed to our PTA's vital school programs,

We're Putting On a Show & School Fundraiser!
November 3, 2014

It's a laugh-out-loud live comedy and a pretty cool fundraiser for our school, so please share with friends and family:

Here's How Your Holiday Book Shopping Earns $$ For Our Library!
October 27, 2014

Monday, November 10, from 6-8pm, Books Inc. donates 20% of your purchases to our library—and puts on a wonderful evening of literary delights for everyone on your list.

Pasta Pomodoro All-Day Fundraiser Mon-Tue, November 10-11
October 27, 2014

Pasta Pomodoro in Laurel Village will donate 20% of your bill to our library when you eat there anytime Monday & Tuesday

Dine at Dino's and Support Our School!
October 6, 2014

Thanks to Dino for continuing this monthly fundraiser, just mention "SF Public Montessori" and 20% of sales will go to our school on Mon. Oct. 6!

Thanks for Your Help In Our Gardens!
October 6, 2014

Our neighbors will see we cleaned up the front gardens, as well as the school grounds, and we even had time to prepare garden journals for our kinder-gardeners. Thanks to all who came out Sun.

Shopping for Your Garden Supports Our Garden!
September 28, 2014

Thanks to Sloat Garden Center’s Growing Up Green project, just mention “SF Public Montessori” at the register all this week thru 10/5 and you'll be supporting our school’s beautification

Thanks to Dino's for Supporting Our School!
September 11, 2014

For some time now, Dino has generously offered up a monthly fundraiser for our school, giving 20% of his sales back to our PTA. His pizza and pasta place is a Pacific Heights institution, so

Our Classroom Floors Got a Makeover
September 11, 2014

Please join us in a shout-out to our friends at Interface in North Beach for donating a generous array of carpet tiles to our school. We now have more beautiful classroom floors—and the tiles are

SFPM Helps the African Library Project
September 11, 2014

Some of our school's extra, un-needed library books have found renewed life as the basis of a new library

Dine at Dino's Tonight and Support Our School!
September 10, 2014

Many thanks to Dino for extending his 20% give-back to our school—today from 11am to 11pm! Mention "San Francisco Public Montessori" and enjoy pizza, pasta and salads while supporting your

Latin Rhythms Concert A Huge Success!
May 14, 2014

With over 150 people in attendance, the place was packed from the stage on up to our beautiful balcony—see a few photos on our

The Book Sale is On! All Sales Benefit Our Library
April 21, 2014

Buy books online now or at the book sale this Tuesday 2:30-7:30, and Wednesday thru Thursday 2:30-5:30 in the library hallway. Usborne Books will make

Volunteer Appreciation & PTA Night Tues April 22
April 21, 2014

Please plan to join the SFPM Community at 5:30 for a potluck dinner to appreciate and be appreciated, followed by a General PTA Meeting. We will also be having the Usborne Book Fair for some good

Thanks to Our Friends at FLOR Carpet Tiles
April 15, 2014

Our local FLOR store on Bush Street at Fillmore has generously donated new carpeting for our kids, making one of our beautiful classrooms even beautiful-er. Thank you!

You're Invited to Our Spring Auction Sat Apr 12
April 8, 2014

Get your Saturday evening off to a rewarding start at our fun-raiser—with drinks, auction and dinner for a worthy cause. Bring your friends and family, neighbors and colleagues in support of SF

Let's Make Some Noise for SFPM's Baseball Team!
April 8, 2014

Our kids on the SFPM Eagles love loud fans, so baseball nuts unite—here's our schedule, along with field directions/maps on one handy page

Bike & Roll to School Week April 21
April 8, 2014

We've enrolled our school in this annual event to celebrate the joys and benefits of biking to school. All registered schools get gifts for students who participate—and are entered into a raffle

Dine at Dino's & Earn School Funds Mon Apr 7
April 8, 2014

Many thanks to Dino for extending his 20% give-back to our school—all day 11am to 11pm! Mention "San Francisco Public Montessori" and our friends, families and staff can enjoy pizza, pasta and

School Site Council Meets Thurs. Feb. 20 3pm
February 19, 2014

Join our passionate teachers, staff and parents in the SFPM Library from 3-4:30pm to help plan the future direction of our school.

School Gardening Day Sat. Feb. 22 10am
February 19, 2014

Come help us set up an herb and sensory garden and clean up the school grounds, too. Please wear work clothes and bring gloves and any tools you have that might help get the job done.

You’

Shop Sloat Garden Centers and Earn School Funds through Feb.23
February 19, 2014

Just mention our school to the cashier during SFPM’s Growing Up Green Week through Feb. 23, and we’ll receive 20% of purchases for our school. A great way to get your own garden ready for Spring—

PTA Meeting & Parent Education Tue Feb.18
February 18, 2014

You're invited to join us to learn about Science in the Montessori Classroom from 6:30-7pm, presented by Ms. Kari—followed by our General PTA Meeting, which will last until 8pm.

Thanks to Dino's Pizza for Supporting Our School!
February 9, 2014

Families, Staff and Friends gathered Monday evening for pizza and pasta at Dino + Santino's Pizzeria—2101 Fillmore St. at California St. Dino very generously gave 20% of his sales back to our

Our Fall Fundraising Drive Rocked!
February 9, 2014

We are so very close to reaching our $35,000 goal—can you help put us over the top? Donations may be made in cash or check handed to the school secretary, or via Paypal on our

Turn Your Shopping Into School Funds!
February 9, 2014

That's right! Find out how shopping at many of your favorite places, our PTA earns vital school funds through Amazon, Sports Basement,

School Site Council Meets Tue Jan. 28, 3-4:30pm
January 31, 2014

You can help determine the future direction of our school at our next SSC Meeting—which has been changed from Jan. 13 to Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 3:00pm-4:30pm in the SFPM Library.

Get Your Holiday Trees at SFPM + Support Our School
December 19, 2013

We still have some beautiful apartment-size trees—come and get'em! Thank you for your support—we've enjoyed serving up conifers to our community and look forward to making our tree lot happen

Holiday Open House Sat Dec. 7, 10am-Noon
November 21, 2013

You're invited to join us for SF Public Montessori's Holiday Open House!

  • Tour our beautiful 1920's building, learn about our Montessori curriculum and after-
Help Raise Library Funds by Shopping Mon-Tues Nov. 18-19
November 16, 2013

Shop Laurel Village's Books Inc. and Pasta Pomodoro and 20% of ALL purchases will be donated to our library, so tell your friends!

Books, Inc. will host their second annual

School Site Council (SSC) Meets Mon. Nov. 18, 3pm
November 14, 2013

Please join us at our new time from 3-4:30pm in the SFPM Library to discuss and manage school priorities. See you there!

School Tours Now In Session Every Thursday!
October 15, 2013

If you're curious about SF Public Montessori and want an inside look, we will be leading school tours for prospective parents each Thursday at 9:15 am, barring holidays that fall on that day.

Thanks to All Who Attended Our October 15 General PTA Meeting!
October 15, 2013

We covered a lot of ground, including important topics like school fundraising events, improving our gardens and grounds—and an educational session on Mathematics in the Montessori Environment.

School Site Council (SSC) Meets Mon. Sept. 23 6pm
September 23, 2013

All parents are invited to attend the School Site Council (SSC) meeting Monday, September 23, 6:00 - 7:30 pm. The SSC is meeting twice a month for a short period of time to manage school

Montessori Peace Day, Fri. Sept. 20
September 23, 2013

All are welcome this coming Friday, as we celebrate Montessori Peace Day! Teachers and students will be working together to create Peace Projects during the week. Completed projects will be

School Site Council (SSC) Meets Mon. Sept. 16 6pm
September 15, 2013

All parents are invited to attend the SSC meeting Monday, September 16—and to nominate themselves or another parent to be a candidate for a position on the council. Please use the SSC Nominations

Thanks for the huge turnout at last week's Back to School Night!
September 15, 2013

PTA Meeting and Back-to-School Night Agenda:
-6:15 PTA Committee Chairs available to informally answer questions about Committee Activities
-6:30 Introduction of all PTA Executive

Gardens & Grounds Committee, Mon. Sept 9
September 3, 2013

Thanks to our volunteers who helped clean up the school grounds in our first week back!

Since then, our committee chair has been gathering ideas from our teachers to improve the grounds,

SFPM Family Camping Trip, Sonoma, Sept 13-14
September 3, 2013

Our family camping trip is now completely booked! Our last trip to Sonoma's Sugar Loaf Ridge State Park in April was fantastic fun with a great group of kids and parents, so we're excited to be

All-School Orientation! Thurs. Aug 15 8:30am
September 3, 2013

We are very excited to invite all SFPM families to come get to know our teachers and staff—and we'll be having a clean-up session to beautify our school following the orientation.

Morning Coffee with Principal Keener, Mon. Aug 19 8:30am
August 15, 2013

After your first drop-off of the new school year, please join Principal Keener and your fellow parents to catch up with old friends and meet new members of the SFPM community.

See you

Gardens & Grounds Clean Up, Thur. Aug 15 9:30am
August 15, 2013

If your schedule allows, please join us immediately following the Parent Orientation from 9:30-Noon for a clean-up session to beautify our school and make it ready for our first day. Thank you!

Kindergarten Orientation! Wed. Aug 14 6:30pm
August 11, 2013

You and your incoming Kindergartner are cordially invited to meet your new classmates and their families, along with Principal Lindsey Keener, Montessori Coach Ms. Kari and Kindergarten Teachers

Now Enrolling Students in Grades 1-5
June 24, 2013

SF Public Montessori has room for children in grades 1-5 for 2013-2014. If you are unfamiliar with our sweet school, please call us to set up a tour.

Founded just six years ago, SF Public

K-4th Grade Student Orff, Music and Dance Student Recital: Fri, May 24
May 16, 2013

K-4th Grade Student Orff, Music and Dance Student Recital: Fri, May 24

1:30pm – 2:30pm, Auditorium K - 4th Grade performances in Orff, Music Movement and Dance with students from Miss

1st-4th Grade Chorus, Recorder, and String Student Recital
May 16, 2013

1st - 4th Grade Chorus, Recorder, String Student Recital: Thu, May 23, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Auditorium. Student performances in Chorus, Recorder, and Strings with Alice Mosely's 1st-4th grade music

Library Open House and Volunteer Appreciation Night, Weds May 8th 5:30-7:30
May 6, 2013

Please join us as we celebrate the hard work of all our SFPM Volunteers!

Incoming Families Welcome Playdate
April 21, 2013

All families who will be joining us in the fall are invited to come play together and get to know one another on Saturday, May 4, from 10-11:30am at Alta Plaza Park, just 2 blocks from the school

Camping at SugarLoaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma
April 21, 2013

Camping at SugarLoaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma: A group of SFPM families is going camping together this April 26-28, and all SFPM families are invited to join along. Sites are booked through

Earth Day Concert and Community Celebration
April 21, 2013

Please join us for the 2nd Annual Earth Day Celebration at SFPM.
All are Welcome!

San Francisco Public Montessori Proudly Presents
Ensamble A Contratiempo from Caracas Venezuela

3rd Annual SFPM Family Night Bingo, Silent Auction, and Kids' Pajama Party
April 21, 2013

Join us for our 3rd Annual SFPM Family Night Bingo and Silent Auction
(and Kids’ Pajama Party).

Date: Saturday April 20, 2013
Location: Sport Basement, Presidio
Time: 5:30

Elementary Research Presentations
February 28, 2013

Students in Grades 1-4 present original research each month. Join us on Friday, March 8, from 1:45-2:45 in the Auditorium for our next monthly presentation.

Winter Concert Saturday 12/1
November 26, 2012

A Warm, Winter Afternoon of Music
Family-Friendly Winter Concert, hosted by San Francisco Public Montessori
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Open to the Public
4-5 pm Handmade

SFPM Holiday Tree Lot
November 26, 2012

Come get your holiday tree from SFPM and support your local public school with your tree purchase. Our tree lot is located in the school parking lot on Webster (at Jackson) 11am - 7pm on the

Book Fair at Books Inc. & Dine at Asqew Grill Fundraiser Tues 11/13 5pm-8pm
November 26, 2012

Start your holiday book shopping at Books Inc in Laurel Village and help raise money for the school library.

Everyone welcome! Tell your friends and family!

Books Inc will donate 20