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Principal's Corner


Dear Friends,

Happy summer!  Our 10th year has flown by and I look forward to celebrating our 10th anniversary next school year.  I hope you have a safe and fun summer.  Our first day of school in the fall is on August 15.  I look forward to seeing you!


Yours in education,
Michelle Chang 

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. 

If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or diepr@sfusd.edu.  A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available upon request.


School Information

2550 25th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116

Tel: 615-8460
Fax: 242-2532
Michelle Chang, Principal

School Hours: 7:50am-1:50pm

Visitation Days: School tours will be given on Tuesday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, beginning in November and ending January 2017. Sign up for a tour.

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News and Announcements


Hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! Please see the attached list of suggested donations for the upcoming 2016/17 school year. These are suggestions by grade level, not requirements.  If you would like to donate any items on the list to your child's classroom or the main office, please bring them to school on the first day of instruction, Monday, 8/15. Thanks for your support and see you soon!

2016/17 DFES Classroom Supply List

2016/17 SFUSD calendar.



Congratulations and lots of Lion Love to our 5th graders! 5th Grade Promotion is Thursday, 5/26, at 9am in the Multipurpose Room. It’s always lots of fun watching our students sing, give speeches, and receive their Elementary School Certificate. If you're attending, please make sure you arrive early to park and are seated by 9am as the ceremony begins promptly.

Have a fun & safe summer!

See you on the 1st day of school: Monday, 8/15.  2016-17 SFUSD Calendar attached below.


Please join us for our last PTA meeting of this school year - Tuesday, 5/17, in the Multipurpose Room. Feel free to bring something for a potluck starting at 5:30pm; the meeting will start at 6pm. Child care will be provided by GLO staff.  Agenda items include:

  • Vote on the PTA Budget for the 2016-17 school year - have a voice in how the PTA will allocate money to support the school!

  • Updates on the Open Schoolyard Program

  • Summer Reading Resources from Ms. Fuerth

  • Upcoming Events and Key Dates for the School


Donate your gently used books! Do you have children or adult books that you're ready to pass on for someone else to enjoy? Please drop them off in the main office now through Friday, 5/13.

We'll be hosting a Book Sale at the Spring Tea Party this Saturday, 5/14, from 2pm-5pm. Please join us for tea & treats, plus welcome new families @ the Multipurpose Room. There will also be a special craft: Paper Flowers. Hats & Tea Party attire encouraged! 

All Book Sale proceeds will benefit our students & school.  Thanks for your support and hope to see you on Saturday!


Please join us this Thursday, 4/21,  for our SFUSD Bike and Roll to School Day. All are welcome to participate and win fun prizes and even be entered to win a bike from the Bike Coalition! Don't have a bike? Don't worry! Even those who roll by scooter or skate board will receive prizes, and those who walk will receive prizes too! We will meet at Parkside Square Park on 26th/Vicente at 7:20am and leave at 7:40am. Feel free to decorate your bike, scooter, or skateboard to make a fun parade! If you would like more information or would like to volunteer (volunteers desperately needed) please email Ms. Madeline at mprimack@educationoutside.org


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School Calendar

Today: 7/26/16

Stop, Drop & Go Traffic Schedule

DFES Classroom Traffic Duty Schedule:

Thank you for helping keep our students and school safe!

Volunteers are needed from 7:20am–8:00 am.


May 23-26: Ms. Foerschler (1st)


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