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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

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

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

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

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

Welcome Back!

It’s been all smiles (and a few tears) back at Synergy this week! The first day of school included the annual welcome-back song and dance performance by Synergy staff and the … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment