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Principal Fong and Assistant Principal Daws at the "Ice Cream Social" welcoming our new 6th Grade Families
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Welcome to 2016 - 2017!
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.
Marina's new Dining Area!
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!
"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.
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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 Festival – is 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.
Pictures – Purchased picture packages will be distributed in Advisory this week. Picture ordering information will be distributed this week. Questions, see Ms. Fong.
PTSA Meeting –If 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 Day – Reduce 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.
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