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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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Learn more about the After School Program

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Learn more HERE. Contact the after school site director, Jackson May, at JMay@ymcasf.net or call 415-351-3180


Principal Fong and Assistant Principal Daws at the "Ice Cream Social" welcoming our new 6th Grade Families

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.  

Welcome to 2016 - 2017!

Bell Schedules and Important dates are available in English, Chinese, and Spanish.


Read the first issue of Marina's Penguin Press produced by students in Mr. Helmenstine's Journalism class.  


Back to School Night is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:10 P.M.  Come see where your child spends most of their day, meet their teachers, and find out about their classes.  More information here.


New in 2016!  Marina is one of 54 Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) schools.  This federal provision allows eligible schools to offer one free breakfast and one free lunch to all attending students regardless of income.

Marina Yearbook: Save 15%

TreeRing, the official Marina Middle School yearbook supplier, is offering an Early Bird Discount for the 2016/2017 yearbook. Order by September 30th and receive 15% off the standard price of $33.51. tree ring logo with bark.png
Click above or visit: www.treering.com/1014413005403331

Marina's new Dining Area!

Marina's new Dining Hall!

Thank you to the SFUSD Future Dining Experience initiative for updating the Marina cafeteria. Over the summer the cafeteria (now being called the Dining Area) received new paint, fun new seating options (including butcher block community tables, tall tables and even sofa like furniture) and a breakfast vending machine! Later this month new wall graphics and message boards will be installed. 



The Penguin Press

Click here to visit the Penguin Press page and catch up on all the Penguin News!


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"Such a vibrant, joyful, supportive school environment." said Matt Haney, School Board President, after spending the morning at Marina Middle School.

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.


*Marina Middle School News*


Dear students,


Please take this survey only when asked to by your teacher. The purpose of this survey is to help SFUSD support and provide the activities, programs and services that you are most interested in.

All your responses will remain anonymous.


When asked to begin the survey, please click on the link below to choose your language. Once you open the survey webpage, please read the instructions carefully before you begin.


If you do not want to take the survey online, please let your teacher know, and you will have the option to complete a paper version if you wish.




Thank you for your time and for contributing your voice to this process!


If you have any questions, please contact Devin Corrigan at 415-355-7764 or corrigand@sfusd.edu.


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P.O.P. Winners – Congratulations to our Penguins On Point raffle winners last week – Jacky Kuang, Huien Wang, Kiarra Enberg, Victor Ruan, Tony Thai, Bennie Chen, Richie Chen, Vivian Truong, Bianca Bishop, Julian Zon, Lingli Zhao, and Eric Huang.


Student Government Elections - Thanks to the following students who stepped up to make a difference by running for Student Government positions: Melisa Muca, Lily Zhao, Mckayla Ma, Fiona Lee, Chloe Yan, Cassidy Trujillo, Kiara Engberg, Samantha Bowden, Sarai Sanchez, Fion Gawad, Pradipti Lama, Samia Amin, Fara Yan, Brody Andrews, Justin Kwong, Zephyr Anderson, Nia Fisher, Sara Tanabe, Talia Han, and Luqmaan Shaikh.


Congratulations to our New Student Government Officers:

President – Talia Han

Vice President – Justin Kwong

Secretary – Brody Andrews

Treasurer - Fion Gawad

6th Grade Representatives – Melisa Muca and Mckayla Ma

7th Grade Representatives – Fiona Lee and Cassidy Trujillo

8th Grade Representatives – Samantha Bowden and Sarai Sanchez


Girls Basketball Team – Congratulations to the following students who will be representing Marina under Coach Chiu:  Chloe Saephon, Dylan Benitez, Jae’vonne Porter-Young, Jess Guan, Melanie Wen, Maggie Feng, Nathaya Oobkaew, Danabel Fernando, Mandy Zhu, Divyani Singh, Kalaya Orey-Mackey, and Shanai Tillman. Go, Penguins!


Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festivalis scheduled for Friday, September 30th in Golden Gate Park.  6th grade students who return field trip forms will ride school buses to Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park, eat lunches provided by Student Nutrition Services and Revolution Foods, listen to music, and return to Marina for the afternoon.  Field trip forms are due Monday, Sept. 26th.

  • 6th grade students attending will wear their PE uniforms in order to be easily identified and show Marina pride!
  • No student will be allowed to go to the restroom (porta potty) without an adult chaperone. 
  • Students are expected to remain with the school group and may not wander to visit friends from other schools.
  • Bring as little as possible – no backpacks are necessary.
  • Students may bring something to sit on in case the ground is wet (garbage bag or blanket).

Pictures Purchased picture packages will be distributed in Advisory this week.  Picture ordering information will be distributed this week.  Questions, see Ms. Fong.

  • Students unhappy with their purchased package must return the entire package on Oct. 4th to the photographer to retake the picture and receive another package with the new picture.
  • Students who were absent or not enrolled on Aug. 30th will receive a pass to have their picture taken on Oct. 4th
  • Students who had their picture taken and did not order a package but would like to, may bring their order envelope with exact change on Oct. 4th to they have their picture re-taken. 

PTSA MeetingIf you missed our last PTSA meeting you can review the Google Slides presentation and read the minutes on the PTSA page of the Marina Website: https://mms-sfusd-ca.schoolloop.com/PTSA  We hope to see you next month at our "High School Night" Meeting on Wednesday, October 12th at 6:00pm in room 109.


Oct. 5 Walk & Roll to School DayReduce your weekday morning stress and get the kids off to a great start when your family uses active transportation to get to school. Join Walk SF, the SF Bicycle Coalition and our Safe Routes to School partners for the 20th International Walk & Roll to School Day on Oct 5


Lunchtime Clubs / Activities – Students need passes to re-enter the building during lunch. Library passes can be obtained from the supervisor stationed on the yard at the central doors.

Dear Parents,
You may have recently received a text message  " SFUSD alerts. Reply Y to confirm, HELP for info. Msg&data rates may apply.  Msg freq varies.schoolmessenger.com/txt" from the number 67587.
This is an official opt-in message from SFUSD via SchoolMessenger, our mass notification system for sending out phone calls, emails and text messages.
You have received this message because your mobile phone number was recently updated in our student information system.
We understand this message is alarming and not clear. Unfortunately, we do not have any control over the way this message gets sent out from SchoolMessenger. 
We do encourage you to reply "Y" to this invitation to receive text messages from SFUSD, as it makes for much faster communication, which is crucial in the event of an emergency.
SchoolMessenger does not share any of your information, and you will not receive texts from any third parties.

All students have a right to take part in educational activities at school without paying a fee, deposit or other charge. An "educational activity" is an activity offered by a school or school district that is an integral part of a student's education, including, but not limited to, curricular and extracurricular activity. Schools cannot charge or request a deposit for materials, physical education or school uniforms, or graduation caps and gowns that are required to take part in an educational activity.

  • For more details about the rights of parents and guardians, please see Your Child's Education: Things You Should Know
  • For more details on what fees can and cannot be charged at school, please see Assembly Bill No. 1575
  • If you have been charged a fee for an educational activity, you can request a reimbursement and/or file a uniform complaint. If you are a parent and still have questions or concerns about fees, please contact the Office of Family Voice at 415-241-6150.