School Site Council Elections Nomination, Fall 2019

The School Site Council is a critical part of our school. Please consider nominating yourself to be part of the Council this year. The elected members represent parents, students, community members, and school staff in school governance. The SSC is responsible for the development of the Academic Plan, and overall school site budget.

We are looking for 3 seats to be filled plus one alternate. Nomination are being collected until October 31 and Elections for SSC members will be held on 11/1-11/8. Nominations forms can be completed online here.

Parent Faculty Club

Tuesday, October 8, Cafeteria
Dinner at 6:15pm, Meeting starts at 6:30pm

Please join us for our 2nd Parent Faculty Club (PFC) meeting next week. The agenda will include:

  • Annual Giving Campaign,
  • Budget Update: including a year-in-review, a look-ahead, and a vote on budget changes for 2019-2020 school year, and
  • Fundraising
The PFC is your opportunity to share your ideas and ask questions. Dinner and Childcare are included. Food is prepared by The Breakfast Project, one of the programs funded by the PFC.

Good Eggs Fundraiser


Our much anticipated Good Eggs Fundraiser is coming up starting 10/1! HMCRA is partnering with Good Eggs, an online grocery that delivers fresh local produce, meat and fish, dinner kits and more delivered the same day. We’ll earn 5% back on every order this October and November, plus the first 5 new families to join will win a flower bouquet from Good Eggs. Simply visit, enter our code harveymilk2019, shop, and share with your friends and family! 

Walk and Roll to School Day

Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy will be participating in Walk and Roll to School Day next Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
To take part, please meet in front of the Castro MUNI station at 9:00am with your bikes, scooters, or walking feet. We will leave from the MUNI station down Collingwood St. at 9:00am and form a Bike Train all the way to school. Bikers, rollers and walkers will be greeted at school with a small sticker and prize.

We look forward to walking and rolling to school with you!

Garden Work Day

Sunday, September 22, 10am – 1pm

Everyone is welcome to have fun planting, decorating, cleaning up and helping with general maintenance projects. Getting your hands dirty in our garden is a great way to help beautify our school, and a fun, therapeutic activity to share with your family.

We will have plants, light snacks, and all the tools and materials we will need on hand.

If you have any questions, please contact Randi at

School Site Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 5:30-6:30pm, Room 205

The School Site Council (SSC) is the major part of the overall decision-making structure at our school. Participants are elected by their peers (parents, principal, teachers, and other school staff) to represent the members of the school community.

Annual Giving Campaign

We’re excited to kick off the Annual Giving Campaign, the PFC’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Help us reach our goal of 100% family participation and $225,000 by December 31.  Funds raised by the Annual Giving Campaign pay for art and music enrichment, field trips, and essential school staff, including a classroom teacher and a reading specialist.
Learn more about the Annual Giving Campaign by reading this letter and give at to invest in the education of our incredible students. Every gift makes a difference!

Diversity & Inclusion Committee Meeting 

Tuesday, September 10, 5:00 – 6:00pm

The Diversity & Inclusion committee’s mission is to promote diversity and community within our school. Everyone is welcome to attend the first meeting, which will take place just before the first PFC meeting of the year!


Parent Faculty Club

Tuesday, September 10, Cafeteria
Dinner at 6:15pm, Meeting starts at 6:30pm

The Parent Faculty Club (PFC) is our school’s parent teacher organization. We’re all members, and there are no membership fees. We discuss various issues about the school and the budget every month. This is where your voice can be heard! We’d love to see you at our first meeting of the year, so mark your calendars. As always, childcare is provided.