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Kittredge Konnection – January 31, 2023

This Week’s News

Basketball Season Comes to an End

Yesterday marked the final game of the winter basketball season. We are so proud of the way our teams exhibited sportmanship, teamwork, and determination! If you’d like to see photos of our boys and girls on the court, you can check out our Shutterfly page here.

Thank You, Laura!

Kittredge owes a great big thank you to fourth grade parent Laura Julian, who was our parent rep at this past weekend’s Kindy Playdate. Word of mouth is our best advertisement, and we are so appreciative of the way you represent us! Thank you.

7th/8th Go on an Adventure

This Thursday, February 2 the 7th and 8th grade classes will go on a hike that will take them through Land’s End, Ocean Beach, and Golden Gate Park. Students should come to school in a good pair of hiking boots and weather-appropriate clothing. They should bring a water bottle and lunch with them for the day.

Re-enrollment Opens Tomorrow, February 1

From February 1 through February 15, TADS will be open for online re-enrollment for our current families. If your child will be returning to Kittredge next year, you will need to complete this online form by February 15. There will be a $1,000 deposit needed at that time to hold a space for your child.

We can’t wait for another great year!

Talent Show Permission Slips Due Tomorrow, February 1

Does your child dance? Sing? Play the harmonica? Have a ventriloquist act? If your child is performing a solo act in this year’s talent show, permission slips are due to the office no later than tomorrow Wednesday, February 1.

KPA Donut Hike

The KPA would like to announce that this Sunday, February 5th is the fourth annual Kittredge family donut hike!

We’ll meet at the Presidio tunnel tops at 10am (specific location will be sent) and do a roughly 1-1.5 mile walk around Crissy field, ending at the kids exploration play area at the tunnel tops for Bob’s donuts (like fluffy clouds of warm sugar goodness) and coffee.

It’s a fun relaxed tradition, and we hope you can all join in!

$20 donation per family to help support the KPA can be venmo’ed to @DevonMcConnell

Next Week’s News

KPA Meeting Tuesday, February 7

Welcome in 2023, the Year of the Rabbit, by joining us at the first KPA meeting of this year:

What: Kittredge Parents Association Meeting

When: February 7th, 2023 at 6:15pm

Where: Zoom (link provided in Konnection email day-of)


Looking Backward to Recap our Fall 2022 events

Looking Forward to our Spring 2023 Events

Brainstorming session with KPA social chairs re: Spring Social- March (date TBD)

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Winter Wonderland

The fun doesn’t stop for our 7th and 8th grade classes! Next Thursday, February 9 they will attend an ice skating field trip at the Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center. Students should wear warm clothing and bring a lunch, as well as some money if they wish to purchase snacks at the rink.

Looking Ahead

Talent Show Auditions

The much-anticipated Kittredge Talent Show will be here before we know it! Classes and individual students will perform for peers and parents on Thursday, March 16 at 6:30pm at the San Francisco County Fair Building. Extendo will close at 5, and students should arrive no later than 6:15 to be seated with their class. If your child cannot attend for any reason, please let us know in advance.

In anticipation of the event, individual auditions with Gianfranco will be held at 12pm on Monday, February 6 for grades 6-8, and Monday, February 13 for grades K-5.

Presidents’ Week is Coming Up!

Tomorrow marks the first day of February, and we’ll be off on Presidents’ Week Break before we know it! There will be no classes from Monday, February 20 through Friday February, 24. If you are interested in signing your child up for extendo during the break, please email the office at A minimum of five sign-ups are needed to offer extended day.

Secure Your Child’s Spot in the Kittredge Summer Program!

The dates are set and we are open for signups! Kittredge’s Summer School will run from Tuesday, June 20 through Friday, July 21.

Summer School is broken up into three parts of the day:

Morning Academic Program: 9am-12pm

The Kittredge Morning Academic Program emphasizes the basic skills of mathematics, reading, and English language arts. Our small class size (maximum of 15 students) allows each teacher to engage the students in a variety of activities to enrich their academic foundation, keeping them involved and interested in learning. Students are assessed and placed in learning groups not by grade alone, but by achievement level as well. Tuition is $1750.00 for the 5-week academic session.

Afternoon Enrichment Classes 12pm-3pm

Arts and crafts, music, poetry, and other recreational activities will be available during these hours.

Field trips will take place on Friday afternoons and will round out these fun afternoons. Students will walk to Baker Beach, the Presidio and a variety of local playgrounds.

Extended Day Program: 7:45am-9am & 3pm-6pm

Activities, puzzles, games, supervised study, and quiet reading time, will be provided in conjunction with the Morning Academic Program during these hours. A snack will be provided at 4:30pm. If adding onto the Morning Academic Program tuition, the Afternoon Enrichment Classes plus the Extended Day program are $650.00 for the 5-week after school session.

Summer School sign-ups are online via the following Google form:

Important Dates

Wednesday, February 1 — Re-enrollment open in TADS

Wednesday, February 1 — Habit of Mind: Thinking About Thinking (Metacognition)

Thursday, February 2 — 7th/8th Grade Hike

Sunday, February 5 — KPA Donut Hike

Monday, February 6 — 6th-8th Talent Show Auditions at 12pm

Thursday, February 9 — 7th/8th Grade Ice Skating

Monday, February 13 — K-5 Talent Show Auditions at 12pm

February 13-February 17 — 7th and 8th Grade Naturebridge Trip to Yosemite

Friday, February 17 — Minimum Day

February 20-February 24 — President’s Week — No Classes

Wednesday, March 1 — Habit of Mind: Taking Responsible Risks

Friday March 10 — Class Pictures

Thursday, March 16 — Kittredge Talent Show at 6:30

Friday March 17 — Faculty in Service — No Classes

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