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.

Back to School Night

Thursday, September 5, 5:30-7:00pm
Cafeteria and classrooms

Back-to-School Night is a chance for all parents and caregivers to meet members of HMCRA’s staff, hear from Principal Machado ask questions of your child’s teacher, and learn more about our school community. We hope to see you there! There is limited space for childcare but there will be some onsite if needed.

Welcome Back to School!

Our weekly email newsletter, sent each Monday morning, is one of the main ways we share important news from our school’s staff and community.

If you aren’t already receiving these emails, we encourage you to subscribe here.

You may find that the email newsletter is sorted into your Promotions or Junk Folder. If you are a Gmail user, you can simply drag and drop the email into your main inbox, or right-click on the message if you’re on a computer.

If you have any questions about the email newsletter, please contact PFC Communications at communications@harveymilk.com

Back-To-School Picnic

Saturday, August 17, 1-3pm
New Location: Eureka Valley Rec. Center playing field – opposite the school. 

Please join HMCRA families and staff for our annual back-to-school picnic! The picnic is a great chance to speak with Principal Machado as well as school and YMCA staff, learn about classroom assignments, submit before- and after-care applications, and meet new and returning HMCRA families. The picnic is a potluck, with the following food assignments (no nuts, please!):

   K: fresh fruit and veggie platters
   1: cheese/ cracker/ lunch meat platters
   2: salads/ main dishes
   3: salads/ main dishes
   4: drinks (healthy drinks only, please!)
   5: desserts (no nuts, please!)

You can sign up to help with the picnic here.

We hope you can make it!

Civil Rights Assembly

May 30, 6:00pm, Cafeteria

Come together with the entire school community for our end-of-year assembly celebrating our students and our schools’ commitment to civil rights.  Get ready to be moved (or at least entertained) by our students’ wonderful class performances!

Science Fair

NEW TIME! Wednesday, May 15, 2:30-3:30pm

Come visit your child’s classroom during the last hour of school on Wednesday  May 15 (2:30-3:30 pm) to explore our K-5 scientific excursions! Research projects, experiments, and hypotheses galore! The students have been hard at work over the past month to get everything ready to present. Expect the use of scientific vocabulary, in-depth knowledge on their topic, and the excitement that comes with all of that!

Staff Appreciation Week

May 6-10

Staff Appreciation Week is just around the corner. The week of May 6th is National Teacher Appreciation Week, but we changed the name to include the whole amazing staff at HMCRA.

If you like to contribute, please sign up here. We ask for donations food, coffee and treats for our wonderful HMCRA staff. This is our chance to show our gratitude to everyone who does so much for our children every day of the school year!

HMCRA Family Culture Climate Survey

Link to SURVEY!

SFUSD has adopted a new way of rating school quality, and your opinions will be a part of that system! Starting TODAY, we will be asking you to fill out a short survey about our school. This survey is very important to helping us understand how we can improve the school, so please be sure you fill one out before April 26th! We want to hear every family’s voice! Thank you!

Read this flyer, return proof that you have taken the survey to your child’s teacher and your child will get two Penguin Praises, you will be entered into a drawing for $100 cash, and the first class to reach 100% participation will get $150 Scholastic dollars to buy classroom library books. Take the survey here.