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So What's Your Story?

Once Again I Walk Synergy’s Halls I fell in love with Synergy as soon as I saw the funky rainbow mural above the school on Castro street in Noe Valley, … Continue reading

December 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

So What’s Your Story?

Learning to be the Best Teacher I was nervous as I went up the stairs to my job interview at Synergy School on Grove Street in June 1983. Here I … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

So What’s Your Story?

Our oldest son, Julian, was in the first class at this building – and our twins, Ro and Gabe, graduated three years ago. Synergy was part of our family for … Continue reading

December 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

So What’s Your Story?

When I moved to San Francisco in 1976 with an MA in Education through the Teacher Corps and 5 years experience, the school district was laying off teachers with less … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Honoring Russ Messing

  Synergy’s foyer was humming with expectant energy on a sunny Sunday in October as people from all walks of Synergy life gathered to honor co-founder Russ Messing as he … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Synergy Graduation 2017

Synergy’s 8th grade graduation for 2017 was another epic Synergy community event. The Big Room was packed with parents, siblings, caregivers, Synergy staff and other community members. Rainbow Room parent … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Novel for Our Times

For more than 10 years, Synergy School’s annual Women’s Literary Dinner fundraiser has been fortunate to host many stellar Bay Area women authors, including Mary Roach, Lalita Tademy, Nayomi Munaweera, … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · Leave a comment