Synergy Times

News from Synergy School

A Real-Life Civics Lesson

Several Synergy middle school students delved into local politics this week, asking carefully crafted questions of San Francisco mayoral candidate Mark Leno. Sixth graders Ruby Orr and Simone Edwards, 7th … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · 5 Comments

Mindfulness in Education

For the past two years and continuing this year, the students in the Skylights and Eastenders have had a very special area of study. We have been practicing “mindfulness” a … Continue reading

January 10, 2018 · 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

Hilo author Judd Winick to visit Synergy

Award-winning graphic novelist Judd Winick is coming to Synergy School on Wednesday, April, 26! Synergy students, grades Young K-6, will have the opportunity to meet graphic novelist Judd Winick as … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Young author Gabrielle Begun visits Synergy School

Today, Synergy School welcomed local author, 13-year-old Gabrielle Begun, to share her children’s book, Freddy the Penny, with Synergy Star Room, Rainbow Room, and 4/5 students. Gabrielle read a couple of chapters from … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rights of Passage: 8th Grade Farm School

On Monday, September 19th, at eight thirty, the 8th grade class started a week of celebrating their rights of passage from middle school to highschool at Ocean Song, Occidental, a … Continue reading

November 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The History Game Project

In previous years, both teachers and students have noticed a social unfamiliarity between kids in the younger and older grades. Dominic Altieri, the middle school history teacher, discovered a way … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment