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3rd Grade Pioneer Day

Third Graders have been studying the human history of California, including indigenous peoples, European explorers, and waves of pioneers who flocked to the west coast of the United States in search of freedom from religious persecution, adventure and fame, Manifest Destiny, and the promise of wealth and prosperity. Students’ recent explorations of the “Pioneer Life” […]

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Young Engineers Day: Thursday, April 13th

Dear Serendipity Families, It’s back! This year’s Young Engineers Day Challenge is the Egg Drop. Students will compete to engineer, build, and test contraptions capable of carrying precious cargo (whole, raw eggs) safely to the ground from the school roof. This year, however, the build will be done entirely at school. While no work will be […]

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Thank You for Sharing the Joy of Reading

There’s nothing like a good book! Serendipity School enjoyed a wonderful Celebrate Reading Week during the first week of March. Our school community read over 40,000 pages, in every genre! During this time, we also kicked off a book drive to benefit the Children’s Book Project of San Francisco. Thanks to generous donations from our […]

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A Note From The President

Dear Serendipity Community, Hello, my name is Jaden, and I am your student body president. I have been proud to be your president this year and also been proud of what we, your Student Council officers, have done as your leadership. Here are some of the highlights from this year as well as what is […]

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Meet Scratch Cat

The students of Serendipity school have all caught Scratch Fever!  With the help of this cute cat and our own super brainpower, we are learning how to create code that will allow our sprites to sing and dance, to answer questions, to draw pictures and to tell stories (among other things). Scratch also has a […]

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Celebrating Reading at Serendipity School

It’s Celebrate Reading Week at Serendipity School—today was Hat Day, in honor of Dr. Seuss and his much loved book The Cat in the Hat. Celebrate Reading Week is held in conjunction with Read Across America, an annual national reading celebration founded and sponsored by the National Education Association. It is held every year on March […]

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W.O.L.F. School: Though It Seems That We’ve Just Met, You’re The One I Won’t Forget

Wolf school this year was nothing short of an adventure. It all started last Tuesday when we braved the weather and headed out on the road. As we approached the back half of highway 17, we were turned around. A severe mudslide had blocked our path and we were redirected to an alternate route, Old […]

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Ubuntu: I Am Because We Are

In Africa there is a concept known as ‘ubuntu’ – the profound sense that we are human only through the humanity of others; that if we are to accomplish anything in this world it will in equal measure be due to the work and achievement of others. Nelson Mandela This month we celebrate Black History […]

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Mandarin Celebrates The Year of the Rooster.

The Year of rooster 雞年 is coming soon! All of the Serendipity School student in the Mandarin program are learning about this very important Spring Festival 春節 in Chinese culture. They have listened to the fun story of how the twelve zodiac animals were first been selected and how they represent and measure each year. They […]

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Doing the Right Thing

“The time is always right to do what’s right.” MLK Jr. Serendipity School, like most schools in our country, was closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This month our students have been studying the life and legacy of Dr. King and other Civil Rights leaders, and will continue to do […]

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