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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

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

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

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