Today (Wednesday) only, your tax-deductible donation to a classroom project at HMCRA will receive a 50% boost from DonorsChoose.org and the Gates Foundation! DonorsChoose.org is a fantastic charity that allows families to fund essential classroom supplies. Check out the awesome HMCRA classroom projects that need your help: https://www.donorschoose.org/school/harvey-milk-civil-right-acad/4416/?active=true. With this match opportunity, your $20 donation becomes $30, $50 becomes $75, and $100 becomes $150. Be a hero to a HMCRA classroom, and support our students and teachers today!
First Day of School is August 20th!
School Day start at 9:30am with Morning Circle on the upper yard.
After morning circle, all parents/caregivers are invited to Principle Chat with Mr Machado in the cafeteria. There will be coffee, and a chance to chat with Mr Machado and other parents/caregivers. We hope to see you there!
Our school day is 9:30am – 3:35pm, with Early Dismissals taking
place at 2:45pm EVERY Monday.
Saturday, August 18, 1-3pm
On the upper yard—enter through Collingwood Street
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!)
We hope you can make it!
We wish you all a wonderful summer!
Upcoming event this summer
- Kindergarten Summer Playdates
- Saturday, June 23 at 11am: Mission Playground (Valencia Street)
- Saturday, July 14 at 11am: Douglass Playground (26th Street)
- Kindergarten Information Night, Thursday, August 16, 5pm – 6pm
- Back-to-School Picnic, Saturday August 18, 1pm – 3pm
First day of school is August 20
Wednesday June 6 is the last day of school. School ends at 12:40pm and YMCA after-care will end at 5pm.
Have a wonderful summer!
It’s almost time to get your Summer Read on! Check out the SFUSD Summer Reading List— it’s pre-sorted by grade. In addition, take a look at San Francisco Public Libraries’ Summer Stride program. Kids who read all summer long can earn prizes and have fun along the way.
May 24, 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!
Yearbook Order Deadline Extended: May 25! The cost is $22, with an option to contribute more for others. Order forms are available at school or you can order online at the link below.
Yearbook code: 13517018
Cash/checks must be placed in the Lifetouch envelopes and returned to the PFC mailbox in the office. Make checks payable to Harvey Milk PFC.
Monday May 7 – Friday May 11
Week of May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We changed the name to include the whole amazing staff at HMCRA.
If you like to contribute, there’s still a few spots left to sign up to donate breakfast, lunch and treats to treat our wonderful HMCRA staff all next week. This is our chance to show our gratitude to everyone who does so much for our children every day of the school year!
Wednesday, May 9, 5:30-6:30pm
Next Wednesday, grades 3 through 5 will be displaying and present their science work in classrooms and hallways on the second floor. K through 2 participate with class displays. Come check it out!