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Kittredge Konnection - May 7, 2024

This Week's News


Thank You to the KPA for Our Teacher Appreciation Breakfast!


We want to send a big thank you to the KPA for creating a beautiful breakfast spread for our faculty! The bagels, muffins, fruit, and juices made every teacher at Kittredge smile. Thank you, KPA!



Sports Day


Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8th, is Sports Day!


Students and teachers are encouraged to come to school in their favorite sports gear. Whether it's baseball, basketball, football, or even pickleball, we look forward to seeing Kittredge in their favorite sporty outfits or representing their favorite teams.

Screen-Free Challenge Ends Tomorrow


Today is the last day of our annual screen-free challenge, and we couldn't be prouder of the way Kittredge kids have managed their impulsivity and worked interdepentently with their classmates to reach their group goals. We hope each family found this exercise fruitful, and found fun, new, ways to spend their time.


Tomorrow, May 8, the 2-3 class will take a walking field trip to Lincoln Park as a reward for their persistence in reducing screen time! Parents should ensure that children come to school in comfortable walking shoes, with a water bottle and plenty of sunscreen!


Student Athlete Sports Banquet


On Wednesday, May 8th, the sports don't stop!


If your child was on a Kittredge sports team your family is invited to join Coach Gules and fellow student athletes for the Kittredge School sports banquet! The festivities will be at Rochambeau Park from 5-7pm. Awards will be given out at 6pm.


Please let us know if you will be attending using this Google form.


Last Science Club Session Starts TOMORROW!


Spring is here! As we observe the natural world around us, we can notice that flowers are blooming, and our daylight hours are lasting longer. What a perfect time to dive into our final theme of Color, Light, and Chemistry


This will be our final 4-week session of the year, meeting on May 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th. There will be no Science Club meeting our last week of school. Come join us on Wednesdays for the next four weeks, and explore a new STEAM project every week!


Senior Shout-Outs!


Congratulations to the following Kittredge Class of 2020 alums:


  • Austen, who is graduating from Deerfield Academy and heading to NYU.

  • Damon, who is graduating from Stamford American International School in Singapore and heading to the University of British Columbia.

  • Amanda, who is graduating from Saint Ignatius and heading to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.


We are proud and excited for these students, who are about to begin an exciting new chapter of their lives!


Next Week's News


4/5 to Angel Island


Next Wednesday, May 15, Katie's 4/5 class will be taking the ferry to Angel Island! Students will visit the island's Immigration Station and learn about its history. Students should wear weather-appropriate clothing (layers, always!) and comfortable walking shoes, and should pack a filling lunch and water bottle.


Looking Ahead


SF Youth Choir


SF Youth Choir is holding auditions for singers for Fall 2024. Please see the flyer for more details.


Beach Clean-up


It's that time of year already! Kittredge's annual Baker Beach Clean-up will be Thursday, May 23.


Kittredge will provide hot dogs, and students in each class will be responsible for various additional items to the picnic. Class assignments can be found in your inbox email, and are reiterated below:


  • K/1 - Compostable Cutlery

  • 2/3 - Fruit or Veggie Tray

  • 4/5 - Allergen-friendly dishes

  • 6 - Cookies

  • 7 - Drinks

  • 8 - Salads/Sides


Last Day of Study Hall


Thursday, May 23 is also the last day of study hall! Please coordinate pickups accordingly.


Important Dates


5/7 - High School Info Night at 6pm

5/8 - Sports Day

5/8 - Sports Banquet 5pm-7pm

5/20 - Kidstock Showcase

5/22 - 2/3 Celebration of Learning

5/23 - Beach Clean

5/24 - No School - Faculty in Service Day

5/27 - No School - Memorial Day

5/29 - 7th/8th Giants Game

5/30 - 7th Legion of Honor

5/30 - 8th grade paddle boarding

5/31 - Field Day

6/4 - 8th Grade Graduation

6/5 - Minimum Day

6/6 - Minimum Day - Last Day of School


KPA Korner


That's a Wrap!


Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Spring FundraiserWe achieved our Spring fundraising goal, and raised $6,624! From the generous families who contributed goods and services to our amazing teachers who donate their time and creativity for the Count-Me-Ins to the lucky "winners" of raffles and auctions, it truly takes a village to raise funds to support the school. A special shout-out to Kevin Wong, Michelle Mah, and Jacyln Lerch organizing the online auction... and we can't forget our tireless KPA President Jessica May-Shah, for her dedication and support.


Last KPA Meeting of the Year! Tuesday, May 14 at 6 p.m.


Thank you amazing parent community for another lovely school year supporting our teachers and kids! Join us at Kittredge for light snacks and beverages as we celebrate our hard work this year. We will discuss fundraising recaps, past events, and choose class parents for next year. We will also celebrate Anna Malyala, Treasurer, and Leyla Cebeci, Secretary, as they pass on the torch to two new board members. Childcare and pizza for the kids will also be provided. Zoom option available.


Please note, we will call a Special Meeting to be held during the last 15 minutes of Tuesday's meeting to vote on updates to the current KPA BYLAWS regarding the endowment fund. 


RSVP for the Year-End Picnic, Saturday, June 1 at 10 am.-1 p.m.


Let's get together as a community at the Kittredge Year-End Picnic at Rochambeau. We will be inviting next year's new students and parents, so let's have a great turn-out to welcome them! 


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