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Marina Middle School
3500 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94123
Tel:  (415) 749-3495
Fax: (415) 921-7539 

Joanna S. Fong, Principal 

Ginny Daws, Asst. Principal 

Irving Leung, Asst. Principal

Hours: 9:10am-3:25pm
Tours:  By appt Tues 9:30 
School Tour info: HERE

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Get in the Loop!

school loop logo.JPGSchool Loop helps you stay on top of your student's grades, assignments and homework plus you can easily email your teacher and counselor. Parents and Guardians, you will want to have your own School Loop account. Click HERE for directions. 

Don't forget to get the SchoolLoop App for android or iphone.  

Join the Marina Parent Google Group

We have launched a Google Group to help us share information and answer questions. Please join by sending an email to Marina@SFpta.org with "Please add me to the Google Group" in the subject line.


PTSA Fundraising

Raise funds by shopping at Sports Basement, Target, Safeway, and through Amazon Smile. Learn more here.

SEL/ Culture-Climate Student Survey

All SFUSD students in grades 4-12 will participate in the on-line SEL/Culture-Climate Student Survey. Teachers will be responsible for administering the survey to students, which requires approximately 30 minutes to complete. Surveys will be available in Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog,Vietnamese, Arabic, English (default will be English).


The survey link for ALL students: https://surveys.panoramaed.com/sfusd/login


Once on that Web site, students will enter in their student ID to access their survey, (Student ID# are 7 to 9 digits with NO lead zero or “HO”.) Please see the Student Survey AdministrationGuidelines document that provides protocols for the student survey administration.

POP Buck$ Student Store

Marina POP (Penguins On Point) Student Store will return in 2015 with even more great Penguin themed items! Save those POP Bucks or use cash for fun novelty items, school spirit items, and helpful school supplies. 

POP store is open on Friday's at Lunch. Check in with the counselor by the main doors.

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Order your yearbook today! Click on the TreeRing image below

Choose yearbook teacher: 

Matt Helmenstine


*Marina Middle School News*


 Please see attached for complete bulletin.


Hallway Safety - All students are reminded to . . .


Be Safe

Be Responsible

Be Respectful


Quickly get your materials and go to class

Use indoor voices and appropriate language

Keep your hands and feet to yourself

Keep hallways a food and phone free zone

Listen and be polite to all staff; be kind and polite to other students

Hold your belongings (skateboard, ball, scooters, etc.)

Place garbage in garbage cans

Respect property and personal space



CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress)  - Make-up testing continues this week.


Penguins on Point (POP) Winners last week Kaya Richards, Molly Wilkinson, Justin Kwong, Salwa Saleh, Tarot Serrano, Bryan Jiang, Yesselin Dzib, Michelle Zhao, Kate Matull, and Delilah Brown.


Staff vs. Students Games – are scheduled for the next three Mondays during lunch – Kickball (5/2), volleyball (5/9), and basketball (5/16).  Come out to play or just to cheer on your favorite team and/or players!


Marina Spring ConcertAll are invited to attend Marina’s Spring Concert on Thursday, May 5th at 7:00 pm showcasing our Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Bands and Orchestras under the direction of Mr. Jack Martens and Mr. Chad Ostwald.  Come and enjoy an evening of great music and a PTSA raffle!


May Carnivalis Friday, May 6th!  Wristbands ($10 presale or $12 day of carnival) allow students to enjoy all the inflatable activities; tickets are on sale for $.50 each to use for all other activities/booths including food booths.  All students are expected to follow school and district rules and expectations so that all can have fun!  Tickets sold during lunch Monday - Wednesday.  Don’t stand in line . . . buy tickets early!


                                      Friday, May 6, 2016


Start Time

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Set up for carnival; distribute tickets/bracelets



LUNCH & Carnival



Clean Up / Return to 1º


8th Grade Promotion Picture Packages – Outstanding picture packages must be returned this week or students will be charged $50.00.


Promotion Speeches - We are looking for two 8th graders to deliver speeches as part of the promotional ceremony.  Students may write a reflective piece - looking back at the last three years, what are some of those memories?  or a "looking forward" speech - how do you feel about what awaits you and what have you learned these past three years that will help you?  Please submit speeches to Ms. Araujo or Ms. Fong by Friday, May 6, 2016.  Selected speakers will be notified.


Promotion Bid Requests – Each promoting student participating in the promotion ceremony will receive 2 bids (tickets) for family and friends on Friday, May 20th  at the rehearsal.  Additional bids may be requested, but are limited to seat availability.  Requests are on the 8th grade board and are due to Ms. Fong by May 18, 2016.


8th Grade Promotion Picture Packages – Outstanding picture packages must be returned this week or students will be charged $50.00.


Congratulations to Marina’s Track and Field Competitors – for coming in 4th overall!  Thnaks for representing Marina!  Some results:


3rd Place Boys 4x100 – Benny Wu, Ryan Lee, Albert Tactay, Van Luu, Sam Lawrence, and Jacky Li

3rd Place Girls 4x100 – Sofia Paolucci, Josephine Harper, Kayla Carthen, Talia Han, Stephanie Tse, and Nadja Yaroschuk

3rd Place Girls 400 Meter Dash 95 – Amy Sullivan

3rd Place Boys 400 Meter Dash 105 – David Aldana

5th Place Girls 200 Meter Dash 85 – Ella Keker

8th Place Boys 200 Meter Dash 95 – Kevin Ng

1st Place Girls 200 Meter Dash 95 – Molly Wilkinson

2nd Place Boy 200 Meter Dash 105 – Benny Wu

8th Place Girls 200 Meter Dash 105 – Roxana Zigman

2nd Place Girls 200 Meter Dash Unlimited – Josephine Harper

7th Place Girls 100 Meter Dash Unlimited – Sofia Paolucci

5th Place Boys Long Jump 85 – Logan Han

10th Place Boys Long Jump 85 – Dylan Fong

18th Place Boys Long Jump 85 – Nathan Lau

9th Place Girls Long Jump 85 – Clarissa Lei

11th Place Girls Long Jump 85 – Jessica Yu

13th Place Girls Long Jump 85 – Kiarra Enberg

2nd Place Boy High Jump 85 – Zachary Leung

6th Place Boy High Jump 85 – Owen Sheetz

10th Place Boy High Jump 85 – Kaya Richards

1st Place Girls High Jump 85 – Fiona Lee

7th Place Girls High Jump 85 – Armani Ly

3rd Place Boys Long Jump 95 – Andy Wen

6th Place Boys Long Jump 95 – Justin Kwong

12th Place Boys Long Jump 95 – Archer Carew

15th Place Girls Long Jump 95 – Keana Ng

16th Place Girls Long Jump 95 – Connie Huang

19th Place Girls Long Jump – Anna Zhu

8th Place Boys High Jump 95 – Edgar Zhu

3rd Place Girls High Jump 95 – Haien Liang

6th Place Girls High Jump 95 – Joie Zhu

2nd Place Boys Long Jump 105 – Albert Tactay

3rd Place Boys Long Jump 105 – Brandon Wong

7th Place Boys Long Jump 105 – Jacky Li

7th Place Girls Long Jump 105 – Divyani Singh

9th Place Girls Long Jump 105 – Rachel Wu

18th Place Girls Long Jump 105 – Adelaide Brown

3rd Place Boys High Jump 105 – Ryan Lee

3rd Place Girls High Jump 105 – Ellilyh Yang

9th Place Girls High Jump 105 – Jamie Zhao

9th Place Girls High Jump 105 – Sarah Im

2nd Place Boys Long Jump Unlimited – Peter Chun

16th Place Boys Long Jump Unlimited – Thomas Lau

2nd Place Boy High Jump Unlimited – Martin Koulikov

9th Place Boy High Jump Unlimited – Alec Xie

12th Place Boy High Jump Unlimited – Joshua Bailey

4th Place Mixed 4x400 Meter Relay – Tony Lei, Martin Koulikov, Amy Sullivan, Talia Han, David Aldana, Ryan Lee, Molly Wilkinson, and Jillian Carillo


Library Books Due – All books are due back to the library.  Lists of lost and overdue library books will be distributed in advisory.


Tdap shot records for 6th Graders –All 7th graders must have proof of immunization in order to begin 7th grade.  Please turn in immunization records to Ms. Lau-Tsang by May 26, 2016 so you may attend the first day of school! 


aleks.com – All students have a login and password and are expected to complete a minimum of 3 hours per week.  Students may progress as fast as they want.  Opportunities are available during lunch.  See Mr. Vong / Ms. Heckathorne for passes.


Lunchtime Clubs / Activities – Students need passes to re-enter the building during lunch.


The SFUSD VAPA Summer Arts Program will take place June 8 to July 7 at two middle school campuses: Willie L. Brown, Jr., Middle School and Everett Middle School.


The classes offered will include:

  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Visual Art
  • Instrumental Music
  • Choir

Willie Brown, Jr. will offer beginning instrumental music, and instruments will be provided. Students with experience and those with their own instruments are welcome at both campuses. 


All current SFUSD 5th-, 6th- and 7th-grade students interested in the arts are eligible to apply. Students will receive audition and portfolio information for the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts as part of the program.


Culture & Climate Family Survey – is part of our school’s School Quality Improvement Index and is one important way to help us understand how families feel about our school and their child’s learning, and how our school can improve.  The survey is available online and is translated into Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Arabic. https://goo.gl/2sw2iJ