Toy Drive

November 17 – December 15

As she does every year, Ms. Francis in Room 107 is asking HMCRA families to bring new, unwrapped toys for children 0-17 (teens love gift cards!) to morning circle of the big toy barrel outside the office. Ms. Francis will bring the toys to a local Mattress Firm, which will distribute them to foster children in need this holiday season.

Food Drive

November 17 – December 15

Bring non-perishable food for our annual food drive! We’ll donate everything we collect to the SF-Marin Food Bank. And if you’re interested in helping organize this year’s food drive, please contact Vashti Ferguson at

SSC and PFC Meeting

November 14
SSC: 5:15pm
PFC: Dinner at 6:15pm, Meeting starts at 6:30pm

Please join us for our next SSC and PFC meetings this Tuesday. Free childcare and dinner provided. Parking in the school yard will be available after 6pm and dinner starts at 6:15pm. You can find the agendas and minutes for all our PFC meetings here.

Family Pride Potluck

Wednesday, November 8, 6-8pm
HMCRA Cafeteria (parking available on the yard)

With more than 25 countries represented in our school community, we’re excited to get together for an international feast!  Bring a special family dish to share. You’re also welcome to dress in clothing that reflects your family’s culture & ethnicity. We could also use some help with the potluck, so sign up to volunteer!

Halloween Dance

Saturday, October 28, 4-7pm

Join us for one of our biggest events of the year! There’ll be a costume contest, a dance-off, and delicious treats. The costume contest categories are: Best civil rights hero – Best animal – Best book character – Best unique/original. And if you can volunteer to help make the dance a huge success, click here. Hope to see you there!