Principal Fong and Assistant Principal Daws at the "Ice Cream Social" welcoming our new 6th Grade Families
Get in the Loop!
School 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.
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.
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.
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.
Head Counselor, Jennifer Ujiie, welcoming our Marina Penguins
School Board President, Matt Haney, visiting Marina Middle School
*Marina Middle School News*
Please see attached for complete bulletin.
Thank You – to all Marina families and community organizations for your ongoing support and collaboration this school year! We appreciate your partnership and wish everyone a safe and happy summer break!
8th Grade Promotion Trip to Great America - 180 8th graders had a fantastic time at Great America last Wednesday. The weather was ideal and the lines short. It was a great opportunity to celebrate a year well done!
8th Grade Promotion Dinner Dance – 120 8th graders attended the Black & White themed Dinner Dance last Friday. Students came dressed in their finest and looked amazing! Thanks to 7th graders Victoria Enciso, Layla Chang, Sarah Grande, Sherine Abib, Catherine Diaz Ramirez, Kaitlyn Lau, Kloe Chavez, and Haien Liang for a phenomenal job of decorating, serving, and cleaning up! Thanks also to Ms. Araujo, Ms. Ujiie, Ms. Daws, Mr. Leung, Mr. Chiu, Ms. Grekin, Heckathorne, Mr. Helmenstine, Ms. Henson, Ms. Sparks and Ms. Young for chaperoning the evening which ended with lots of tears and hugs.
Staff vs. Students Games – Congratulations to the Marina Staff for outscoring the students in the basketball challenge and winning the series 2 – 1. Shout-outs to staff all-stars Mr. Chiu (Best 3-Pointer, Mr. Ye (Best Assist), Ms. Swanger (Best Defender), Mr. Moore (Best Jump), Mr. Leung (Best Steal), and Mr. Royer (Best Attire). Thanks also to all the students who participated with special recognition to all-stars Jae’vonne Porter-Young (only student to hit a 3 pointer) and Albert Tactay (Best Sportsmanship). Kudos to Ms. Ujiie for all the posters and to Ms. Sparks for organizing and refereeing / umpiring the games! Well done, everyone! It was great fun!
Tuesday, May 24th Bell Schedule: Please note that lunch will be delayed in order to allow graduates and families time for the reception after the promotion ceremony. Students should bring a mid-morning snack.
P.O.P. (Penguins on Point) Winners – Congratulations to our last winners of 2015- 2016 – Eric Huang, Kaitlyn Lau, Denny Ching, Grace Ma, Antonio Dzib Mis, Kailer Pech, Yangyang Liu, Keaton Zon, Baraah Zaher, Aisha Hadwan, Jason Gong, Elaine Sun, Jackson Deng, Divyani Singh, Joshua Lakshamanan, Areeba Ahmed, Calvin Tang, Jessis Huang, Belle Huang, Diyorbek Mustafoev, Krystal Zheng, Michell Zhao, and Nguyen Nguyen.
Wednesday, May 24th Bell Schedule: Late Start - No Advisory
Library – is closed for the rest of the school year for inventory. All library books are due back to the library.
Tdap shot records for 6th Graders –All students 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!
Eating Areas - Students with food from the cafeteria / beanery should eat in the fenced in outside eating area or in the large or small cafeterias only. Students may not bring their food to eat while playing on the schoolyard.
No cell phones, Please! Students and parents are reminded that cell phones are not allowed to be used at school. Parents who need to contact their child at school should call the appropriate grade level counselor.
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:
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.