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Principal's Corner


Dear Friends,

Happy fall!  Our students have been having a blast learning and meeting new people in our community.  If you are interested in touring our school, look below for tour information.

For a day to day look into what is happening at our AWESOME school, follow me on Twitter at @DFESPrincipal.


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 Wednesday mornings from 10:00-10:45am, beginning October 28, 2015 and ending January 2016. Sign up for a tour.

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News and Announcements


Please join us on Tuesday, 2/9 for a joint PTA and School Site Council (SSC) community meeting. Potluck begins at 5:30pm in the Multipurpose Room, with the meeting to follow at 6pm. Child care will be provided by GLO.

Our agenda will include:

  • Principal's Update
  • Approval of the Nominating Committee for the 2016-17 PTA Executive Board
  • PTA Finance Update
  • Upcoming Fundraising Events
  • Upcoming Community Events
  • School Site Council Community Engagement
    • DFES data and success measurements
    • How we use our school's budget to support our students
    • Input from the community

Please join us tonight, Tuesday, 12/8, at 6pm in the Multipurpose Room for a fun & fabulous Holiday Sing Along with Mr. Cid and Mr. Perry. We'll also be doing holiday crafts so bring the whole family for a little Holiday Cheer!

As always, if you're able to stay after and help clean-up, the more the merrier. Thank you!

Hope to see you there!



This Friday, 10/9, is the 4th/5th Grade Family Dinner from 5:30pm-7pm in the Multipurpose Room. 

We've invited the principal of Aptos (James Hannon) and representatives from Hoover and Giannini to answer questions about middle school. Also planned is a Middle School Panel featuring former DFES students, who will share their middle school experiences. Speakers will start at approx. 6:15pm. All family members are welcome to attend!

This year the DFES PTA will be providing yummy pizza and drinks for the occasion. Please contribute to the meal by bringing the item below that corresponds to the first letter of your last name (enough for 6-8 people):

  • A-G: salad or appetizer
  • H-P: side dish
  • Q-Z: fruit or low sugar dessert
Also, we could use some help with set-up and/or clean-up. Hope to see you there!

Please join us this Sunday, 10/4, at Pine Lake @ Stern Grove (12pm-6pm) for the school picnic! The DFES Dad's Club will supply hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and water. Bring along anything else you'd like to throw on the BBQ, as well as any drinks you'd like for your family.

Please help by supplying some yummy side dishes, according to the first letter of your last name:

  • A-H: Bring a Salad
  • I-P: Bring a Side Dish
  • Q-Z: Bring a Dessert

... many thanks to the Dad's Club for sponsoring this wonderful event!


Tuesday, 9/8:  Please join us to learn about the school inclusion program and how it affects all our students. Vote on the PTA budget. Learn about upcoming events and how you can get involved. We will start at 5:30pm with a potluck in the school Multipurpose Room, with the meeting starting at 6:00pm. Child care will be available in the library with our GLO staff. Hope to see you there!


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School Calendar

Today: 2/12/16
5:30 PM DFES Lunar New Year Celebration

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.


Feb 16 -19: Mr. Simmons (4th/5th)

Feb 22-26: Ms. Harrington (4th)

Feb 29-Mar 4: Ms. McCullough (4th)

Mar 7-11: Ms. See (3rd)

Mar 14-18: Ms. Rondone (3rd)

Mar 21-25: Ms. Etcheverry (3rd)

Apr 4-8: Ms. Tricia (3rd)


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