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How Black History Month Came to Be

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Flynn Teacher Receives National Award

Robert Sautter, a kindergarten teacher, begins each school day with a community circle in which students greet each other using their home languages. Read More  | Watch Video

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Today: 3/1/15
All Day: SFUSD Arts Festival

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Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School is a Spanish Immersion & General Education school located near Precita Park in Bernal Heights/Mission District of San Francisco. Our dedicated staff of teachers take pride in providing a safe and caring environment for students to learn and thrive. Our students are supported by a strong community of families, friends and neighbors.

Flynn's Commitment to Students and Families

 

 

Our Vision:

We strive to provide unconditional love and commitment to each child.  At Flynn, we acknowledge and attempt to understand the roadblocks students face in and out of the classroom and attempt to share their burden.  We create pathways to showcase the brilliance of our students.

Our Mission is to Prepare Young People in Three Key Areas:

Passion for Learning and Innovation: 

We develop leaders by encouraging creative, reflective and innovative knowledge-seekers.  

Social Justice:

We work collaboratively to meet the diverse needs of our community in a just and equitable way. 

Community

We celebrate diversity and encourage acceptance for all people by modeling empathy, respect and non-violence. 

1484224_10152159140469700_261735588_n.jpg Welcome to the Flynn school virtual tour! We are a Kindergarten through 5th grade school with spanish immersion and general education programs. In-person tours are conducted in the Fall annually. No appointment necessary. class5.jpg Kindergarten classes on the 1st floor - 1st & 2nd grades on the 2nd floor, and 3rd to 5th grade on the 3rd floor. Special Ed is in a portable in the East Yard, as well as the Parent Center. Kindergarten Classroom DSC_0045.JPG Clean and Bright Hallways DSC_0022.JPG Thank you for taking our tour. We hope that you can visit in-person. Please feel free to contact us through our Yahoo Group at lrflynn_sf@yahoogroups.com. DSC_0015.JPG DSC_0048.JPG DSC_0026.JPG 182654_518956091481522_142131763_n.jpg DSC_0007.JPG 535628_518955958148202_211991516_n.jpg

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Join the Yahoo Email Group, it's a great resource and good way to get involved.

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Spotlight

"Black History is American History."--Morgan Freeman 

 

Black History Month Events and Other Important Dates (February and March) 

February 13th:  Black History Bake Sale Fundraiser coupled with Spaghetti Potluck Dinner 6:00-7:30 

February 18th:  Black History Day  Performance 1:30-2:30 (Cafeteria) and Black History Month Breakfast Sale 8:00 AM

February 19th and 20th: School Closed (Lunar New Year and President's Day)

February  23-27: Family/ Teacher Conference Week

February 25th:  Black Honor Roll (Several of our 3-5 graders will be celebrated for their leadership and  academic progress and growth by the SF Alliance of Black Educators) 5:00-8:00 Saint Mary's Cathedral

March 12th:  Black Culture Celebration and Showcase Performance 6:00-7:00 (Cafeteria) and Soul Food Fundraiser Sale 

March 16th: 4th Annual Professionals of Color Career Day 9:00-11:00 (Cafeteria) 

March 20th: Funky Flashbacks Dance 6-7:30 (Cafeteria)

March 21st: Viva La Noche Fundraiser (More Event Info. Coming in Wednesday Envelopes)

 

Also check out our Black History Doors that each class created.   The theme this year is how the African Diaspora changed the world.  Each classroom will choose a country that was part of the African Diaspora and learn about how that country was changed by African Culture (music and dance, scientific contributions, language, etc.)