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All School Ice Skating

It was summer in January in San Francisco and Synergy’s all school skating trip (one of my personal favorites) was on the schedule. Some kids came well prepared—other’s sporting shorts and t-shirts. The kindergarteners left early—because it takes them a little longer to get places—and the rest of the school paraded down to BART. Part of the fun of a class trip is getting there and back, and kids enjoyed the journey despite the heat.

February 8, 2018 · Leave a 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

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

4/5 Farm School

Farm School, Synergy School’s main outdoor ed program, is one of my favorite parts of the year. Kids learn so much when they are out of their comfort zone: away … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Earth Day

The Synergy community celebrated Earth Day with flare—including a recycle relay, leaf rubbing, insect drawing, seed planting, energy audits, and a poetry reading. The Ecoteam, a dedicated group of students … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lunar New Year

Sunroom students ushered in the Year of the Sheep with a school-wide performance in the Big Room. Lunar New Year is an annual celebration at Synergy, and students, led by … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Day in Sacramento

The 4th and 5th grades classes journeyed to Sacramento on an all day trip on BART, Amtrak, tram, and bus to visit the state capitol building and Sutter’s Fort. The Eastenders … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment