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Kittredge Konnection – January 28, 2020


Thank you Michelle Stephens

Thank you to Thad’s mom Michelle, for volunteering last Saturday morning at our Kindergarten Play Date. We appreciate your time and we thank you for making us look so good!


Thank you Tanya and Mike Piech

Last Friday Tanya and Mike opened their house to kick off the wine donations for the KPA auction. All the parents, teachers and staff who attended had a wonderful time. Thank you both!



Please Remember to Complete Your Online Enrollment to Hold a Space for Next Year

All returning families should have received a re-enrollment email from TADS yesterday. If you would like to hold a space for your child next year, please make sure to complete the process by February 10.

Once completed, the next step of arranging your Tuition Agreement will be sent in mid February. Thanks for your help with this process.


Screening of “Resilience” This Thursday at 6:30

Kittredge parents are exclusively invited to a screening and discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope at Kittredge in the K/1 room on Thursday, January 30th from 6:30p-8p. This documentary explores the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and lifelong health. We hope you can join us! Please RSVP here:

This event is for adults only and is sponsored by Michelle Stephens (Thad’s (K/1) mom) and her pediatric healthcare company, Oath Health. Small bites and drinks served!



Wine Wagon – All Next Week – February 3-7, 2020

Rain or shine, Howard and Jennifer Buzick, Holden’s parents, will be at our morning drop off all week to collect wine donations. If you haven’t had the chance to donate wine for the auction, they make it easy for you… drop off your child and your wine at the same time! Anything you can donate is greatly appreciated and will directly benefit your child. Any questions, or to arrange a private pick-up, please contact



Visitors are in the School

Applicants for next year in grades 1 through 8 are coming in to spend a day in a classroom. Kittredge is designed to have openings for new transfer students in 6th grade and other grades if space is available. Word of mouth has always been our best advertising, so if you know of any families looking for a strong academic yet nurturing environment, please have them call us.


Calling all Talent… Talent Show Auditions Will Begin in February

All students who want to audition for a solo or small group performance at our talent show need to know their act and be ready to perform it in class. Please help your child prepare and please remember that acts can be no longer than 3 minutes. Audition slips must be completed and turned before your child can audition. Karen DeTore has already passed out forms and more are available in the office.


Valentines Day at Kittredge – February 14; Minimum Day Dismissal

Please remember that if your child is distributing Valentines’ cards in school, he or she should have one for every member of the class. Candy treats will not be allowed to be eaten in classes and should be used minimally, if at all.


Presidents’ Week Break is Coming Soon: February 17 to 21

As written on our calendar, Kittredge will be closed on Monday, February 17th for Presidents’ Day. Extended Day will be available from Tuesday to Friday if we have more than 5 enrolled.

A Survey Monkey registration form will be emailed home this week. Please let us know if your child will use our Extended Day Program during Presidents’ Week so we can plan properly. Thanks for your help with this.



Join us on March 14 at this Year’s Spring Auction

A Note From Leyla Cebeci and Alexandra Feldman Co-Chairs, Spring Auction

“Let’s Taco About KommUnity,” March 14th, at Arguello Restaurant in the Presidio.

The KPA Spring Auction is the largest fundraising event of the year as it provides money for field trips, sports uniforms, technology upgrades and hosting our famous Kittredge Talent Show. Please join us for a fun evening and help support the KPA and Kittredge. There will be live music courtesy of “Daisy’s Dad and the Buds”, dancing, a live auction and an open bar. Buy your tickets today via our website at: Thank you.


“Count-Me-Ins” for the Spring Auction

A note from Homa Hanjani, Chair

This is an invitation to ALL Kittredge Teachers, Parents, and Community Members

In the interest of inclusivity, we want to offer a variety of memorable experiences with varying predictable prices. The ones that were hosted last year were a success… and everyone is encouraged to offer something!

If you are interested in hosting or organizing an event please provide us with the information on this form by February 20th:


This Week’s Calendar

Tuesday, January 28 (today)

  1. Science with Ms. Rose – if enrolled

Wednesday, January 29

  1. Girls B-Ball vs. SFFS @ 4:00 – SF Friends School

  2. Boys B-Ball vs. KIPP Bayview @ 4:00 – Shipwreck

  3. Science with Ms. Rose – if enrolled

Thursday, January 3

  1. 7th and 8th grades hike all day

  2. 4th and 5th grades to Legion of Honor

  3. Resilience film at 6:30pm

Friday, January 31

  1. Taco or Burrito lunch if ordered

  2. Chess Club after school – if enrolled


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