Argonne San Francisco

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Rock-n-Walk for Argonne 2014!

Rock-n-Walk for Argonne! Argonne’s Annual Walk-A-Thon Friday, August 1, 2014 8:30 am – 1:30 pm Please contact Yvette Mere-Cook if you would like to help: email: yrmere2@hotmail.com phone: 408-394-4196 You can make your student Rock-n-Walk for Argonne donation below. PLEASE NOTE: once on PayPal’s site, please add the student’s name and incoming grade (and 2014-2015 teacher, if known) on the final checkout page so we know which student to credit for your donation. Thanks!

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Count Me In fundraising parties

In addition to our wonderful Online Auction that starts tonight at 8pm, we have a number of Count Me In parties being offered by Argonne Parents and Teachers. These include: Game Day Afternoon with Ms Angus (20 students) Lunchtime Ice Cream Party with Ms Kristen (20 students) Farm to Table Wine and Cheese Event offered by Stephen and Kalyani Bulfer (20 guests) Argonne’s Quintessential Feast: A Pig Roast Extravaganza (60 guests) The Infamous Mt Tam...

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Chinese Afterschool Program

Click on the photos to see more from our Lunar New Year Celebration on February 7, 2014 The program has been designed to offer children the opportunity to develop proficiency in Chinese as a second language and enrich with the understanding and appreciation of Chinese language, customs, and cultures. The Argonne Chinese After School Program was founded and established by parents in 1999. The program provides the Argonne community with an opportunity to learn Chinese...

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Parent-Teach Organization (PTO)

PTO One of the amazing assets that Argonne has is its parents and our community. We are so grateful to have a thriving and involved group of parents helping lead initiatives at our school. We ask you to join us!!! Margaret Grohne, PTO Co-Chair Jeff Koch, PTO Co-Chair David McGinn, Secretary Tina Carroll and Cathal Conneely, Communications Co-Chairs Laura Patnode, Treasurer Jennifer Carlin, Fundraising Chair Winnie Kwei, ELAC / Chinese After School Program Co-Chair Gerald...

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Afterschool Enrichment

Argonne offers many after-school enrichment classes each trimester, as well as the summer session. Classes start immediately after school ends at 2.45pm (2.05pm in summer), and typically run for 1-1.5 hrs, 1 class per week for 8-12 weeks. Enrichment classes are open to all. Students enrolled in YMCA, RDASC or CASP after-school programs may participate. For a complete list and to sign-up, please go to the Afterschool Enrichment Registration page

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Argonne PTO Recognized by SF Board of Supervisors

  Supervisor Eric Mar invited representatives from Argonne Elementary to the SF Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday March 12, 2013 to receive a commendation “for transforming Argonne ES into an outstanding symbol of community engagement” through our greening and beautification projects. Representing Argonne included parents Tina Eshaghpour, Neil Hrushowy, Andy May, plus our greening instructor Marcos Major, Argonne staff, Ms. Okubo, and Ms. Cox and student Noah Eshaghpour-Silberman. Our warmest congratulations to everyone that contributed towards...

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Russian Language and Culture

With the assistance of federal FLAP (Foreign Language Assistance Program) funds, the SFUSD began its first Russian FLES (Foreign Language in Elementary School) program at Argonne in 2007. There are 370 K-4th grade students from different backgrounds receiving Russian language instruction and there are also 34 students in the after-school Russian for Heritage Speakers program in grades K-4. Students in the FLES K-2 program receive Russian language instruction twice a week for 30 minutes, while...

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Argonne 2013 Community Meeting

Dear Argonne Families, We would like to share with everyone the results of the Community Meeting.  The main purpose of the meeting was to generate and collect ideas from all the participants about Argonne’s educational programs and PTO initiatives.  We broke into small groups, and each group brainstormed ideas for the following categories: 1) “Seeds” are ideas for new initiatives that we should begin in the next school year; 2) “Sprouts” are new initiatives that...

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