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Kittredge Konnection - April 2, 2024



This Week's News


Habit of Mind: Finding Humor

“If you can laugh at it, you can live with it.” - Erma Bombeck


Humor is what gets us through difficult times, and what allows us to find a new perspective. Being able to laugh at oneself promotes perseverence and a healthy self-esteem, while jokes and riddles encourage high-level thinking skills.


This month, we encourage students to find levity and humor in daily life, learn to laugh at themselves, and utilize creativity and spontaneity. At the same time, we hope students recall the previous habit of managing impulsivity, and remember to save humor for appropriate moments and to wield it with kindness.


Futsal


Our JV futsal team has their next match tomorrow, Wednesday, April 3. They will face off against CDS at 4pm at Columbia Park. Go Coyotes!


Mythology/Fairytale Day is Tomorrow!


Do you have a favorite character from a fairytale or ancient myth? You're in luck! Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 3rd, is Fairytale/Mythology Day, where you can become whoever you want to be! Whether it's Little Red Riding Hood, Mother Goose, Thor, or Zeus, we can't wait to see who everyone will be.


Friday Minimum Day


Wa-hoo! This Friday is a minimum day with a 12pm dismissal. If you would like to send your child to Extended Day, please let us know using this Google form no later than Wednesday, April 3.


Next Week's News


Spring Break is Here!


Next week we are off for Spring Break! Kittredge will be closed from Monday, April 8-Friday, April 12.


Have a wonderful week!


Looking Ahead


Refuse Refuse Returns


On Tuesday, April 16, Refuse Refuse will return to Kittredge to help facilitate a neighborhood clean-up. Refuse Refuse is a grassroots organization dedicated to cleaner San Francisco. We can't think of a better way to celebrate upcoming Earth Day!


Middle School Dance


We will be holding our annual middle school dance on Friday, April 19th. Students in grades 6-8 are invited us to join us for an evening of 80's-themed fun!


Please use this Google form to RSVP no later than April 17th.


Important Dates


4/3 - Mythology/Fairytale Day

4/5 - Minimum Day - Spring Break

4/8-4/12 - Spring Break

4/19 - Middle School Dance

4/16 - Refuse Refuse Neighborhood Clean-up

4/27 - Kittredge's 80th Birthday Celebration, 2pm-4pm


KPA Korner




Kittredge Online Spring Art Auction OPENS April 15th!


Our lovely 1st grade parents are putting their creativity into making a new way to contribute to our KPA and build community! 


FEATURED HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:


-Artwork handmade by each grade level class (2/3 Class Art shown above)

-Generous Donation Gift Baskets you won’t want to miss! 

-Count-Me-In tickets Hosted by Teachers and Parents (Harry Potter, Tea party, Wiffle Ball)

-Raffle tickets to win a chance for your child to be Principal For a Day!

Click here to start planning your bids now!


DONATION COLLECTION FOR ART AUCTION GIFT BASKETS

NOW thru FRIDAY!


Thank you to all who have already donated! Please donate your items at drop-off, pick-up, or at Jamie’s desk. There will be a special collection box and Momo and I waving at you most days! 

Donation theme focus: Sports, Outdoor, Entertainment experiences. Full details in your inbox.


You can add your donation item for the Spring 2024 Auction Here  .


LAST CHANCE to SIGN-UP for Theater 101: DEADLINE April 8th!


A goal of the KPA is to offer enhanced after school experiences, and we're happy to announce the addition of an afterschool performing arts workshop to the school! The workshop will run from April 15-May 20 on Mondays, 3:15-5:15. It is $150/student, and the deadline to register is April 8. Grade 2-8.

You can find more details about the program here, and you can register here!


Spring Camping at Bothe-Napa Campground 


Spots are still available for the May 3-5 annual camping trip to the beautiful Napa Valley. Please send RSVPs and questions to Leyla Alieva. Please include the number in your party when RSVPing.

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