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The Gay Men’s Chorus: A Conversation with the 6th and 7th Grades

After the chorus closed their performance with the most beautiful and inspiring mash-up of Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors” and Sara Bareilles’ “Brave,” most of the students were dismissed. The sixth … Continue reading

December 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

4/5 Visits SFMOMA

The fourth and fifth grade visited the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Monday in mid-September. Teachers Sandy, Rea, Roy and myself eagerly led the kids downtown on BART. … Continue reading

September 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mahala’s Last Spring Concert

Like spring itself, Synergy’s Spring Concert is eagerly anticipated each year—along with daffodils, stone fruit, longer days, and—of course—spring vacation. Tons of work, weeks of rehearsal, and a tremendous outpouring … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

TAB in the Synergy Art Studio

Over the years I found myself wanting to give my students a more authentic and meaningful art experience, one that would not only build student creativity and confidence, but also … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Graphic Novelist Nidhi Chanani’s Visit

Nidhi Chanani, author of the magical new graphic novel, Pashmina, gave an entertaining and informative presentation to Synergy students grades 4-6 during a special assembly on Friday, October 20th. Pashmina is Chanani’s … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Our visit to the Mission Cultural Center

Here are some pictures of our visit to the Mission Cultural Center for you to enjoy. You can find many more on smugmug. https://synergyphotos.smugmug.com/2016-17-school-year/Dia-de-Los-Muertos Students got to observe many alters … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mosaic Mural Honors Endowment Campaign Donors

A couple years ago (before I started teaching at Synergy) the school had a large capital fund endowment campaign. The biggest donors were to be honored on a student made … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · Leave a comment