Greetings Esteemed SFPS educators, administrators and teaching artists! A friendly reminder that you are registered for the NMArt Workshop - TODAY - Tuesday, 3/28: Bringing Literacy and SEL to Life Through Shadow Puppetry with Daniel Barash Tuesday, March 28th, 2023– 4:00 - 7:00 PM SITE Santa Fe Auditorium (enter around the back) 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe *Please note that tonight's workshop is at SITE SF and NOT at BF Young Paid parking can be found in the city lots behind SITE, beside the old Warehouse 21 and beside the Farmer's Market. Parking meters are checked until 6pm. Coffee and hearty finger food will await you beginning a half hour before the workshop begins!
Last Call for the Spring Share of My Market Ag Bag! Sales close in one week (11:55 pm, Saturday, April 1st). Don't miss out on 13 weeks of fresh local produce from Santa Fe Farmers' Market vendors with an easy curbside pick-up! EBT users, with federal-matched DUFB, can secure your Spring Share for $277! Buy your Sring Share here: https://santa-fe-farmers-market.square.site/
SB 4, known as the Healthy Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act, has now been signed! All New Mexican students will receive free, healthy breakfast and lunch meals at school! SB 4 will also provide locally grown produce, as well as student and parent input into menu items! Thank you to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Senator Padilla, Senator Jaramillo and all the guests who joined us at Pinon Elementary for this great achievement!
The 5th Annual SFPS Innovation Expo Showcase is this Thursday, March 30th starting at 5 PM at Aspen Community School! Come see the amazing things students have made this school year, meet with community partners and enjoy some food!
On March 16th, Pinon Elementary had the pleasure of hosting author and storyteller Joe Hayes! Each grade level visited the library throughout the day for their own story session with Mr. Hayes. The rainy day made our library the perfect setting for a day of storytelling! In the evening many students and families braved the weather for an evening of more storytelling. Families were served pizza and cookies before listening to more stories from Mr. Hayes! Thank you Mr. Hayes for coming!
Looking to spend a beautiful day on the greens? Sign up now for the 2nd Annual SFPS Golf Tournament at Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe on April 15th! Our tournament promises to be an exciting day of golfing, networking, and fun! To make sure you don't miss out, click on the link below to register and secure your spot in the tournament. Don't forget to invite your golf buddies to join in on the fun! Sponsorships are also available! https://bit.ly/SFPSGolf
Come enjoy ARTsmart's Spring Festival and Children's Painted Plate Project on Friday March 31st from 4-6 PM at the Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavillion! Please see the attached flyers for more information!
Don't miss this week's SFPS Bulletin for March 17th, 2023! Please follow the link: https://bit.ly/3mUDj4l
Due to snow and icy road conditions across the District that would prohibit the safe transportation of students to school, all schools will be closed. This is not a remote learning day. All after school and evening activities are canceled.
Due to snow and ice in some parts of the district, all schools will be on a 2-hour delay today, March 17th, 2023, to provide additional time for buses to safely transport students to schools. This means that buses will run 2 hours later than during normal times. If you drop your child off at school, please remember that staff will also be on a two-hour delay. Full day Pre-K programs are also on a two hour delay. Morning Pre-K programs have been canceled. Afternoon Pre-K programs will operate on a regular schedule.
On Friday, Salazar Elementary's second-grade teacher Ms. Darlene Fortier debuted a Kamishibai Theatre in the Salazar library! Kamishibai theatre is a form of Japanese storytelling that combines spoken narration with picture cards. While narrating a story, the performer or storyteller uses a wooden stage with two doors, known as a "butai," to reveal the picture cards one at a time. The cards are often brightly illustrated and contain scenes from the story being told. Kamishibai originated in the early 20th century as a form of street theatre in Japan, where performers would use the technique to entertain children and sell candy or other small items. The stories told through kamishibai often had moral lessons or were based on popular folklore. The Threate was made possible with the support of Partners in Education!
Capital High School - SFPS' Work Based Learning is having both an interview skills training day (mandatory) and then a day of interviews for paid internships including elective credits with some of the best companies in Santa Fe for this Summer at CHS! Jump start your career with real experience! Please see the flyer below for more information!
SFHS, ECO, DSA, and Mandela International High Schools - SFPS' Work Based Learning is having both an interview skills training day (mandatory) and then a day of interviews for paid internships including elective credits with some of the best companies in Santa Fe for this Summer at SFHS! ! Jump start your career with real experience! Please see the flyer below for more information!
The Mother Tongue Project and Santa Fe Community College Student Parent Access (SPA) are having their S.P.A. event this Tuesday March 14, 2023 - 5:30-6:45 PM at the SFCC Library! The series includes: Monthly 1- 1.5-hour gatherings at SFCC Free childcare with pre-registration The 3/14/23 registration link is: https://forms.gle/qxyxXzSc8C2HBXed9 or see images for a QR Code Free pizza, soda, and conversation Practical, actionable information on a range of issues relevant to Santa Fe parents Sessions led by former student-parents who are now local professionals Information about SFCC registration and Mother Tongue Project's English class sequence, scheduled to launch fall 2023 Attendees do not have to be students to attend: SPA is open to all Santa Fe parents! By focusing on student parent access, however, we hope to support current student parents at any institution—and to invite parents considering post-secondary education to learn more about SFCC. Parenting students make up 20% of U.S. undergraduate students; and their education directly effects the well-being of generations. Their pathways through school can be especially challenging, though, because they’re juggling parenting, academics, and work; and it’s important for colleges to understand how to accommodate their unique needs!
Check out SFPS' March 10th, 2023 Bulletin now: https://bit.ly/3FfgKxT
SFPS had an incredible National Read Aloud Day on Friday March 3rd, 2023 at Ramirez Thomas Elementary School! Special guests included the Santa Fe Police Dept., the Santa Fe Fire Dept. (including Sparky the Fire Dog), the Capital High School Cheerleaders, as well as faculty and parents! The kids got to wear their pajamas and relaxed on comfy blankets while they read or were read to! SFPS is honored to be a part of this national effort to get our students excited about all the amazing things you can find in books!
The SFHS Dance Program has an event to share!: Where & When: ★ Performing Arts Theater, Santa Fe High School ★ Friday, March 10th or Saturday, March 11th ★ Starts at 7pm & ends at 8pm Ticket information: ★ Tickets can only be purchased online @ http://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/72026 or http://bit.ly/3ZtsuF0 ● $8.00 students/$12.00 adults ● No tickets sold at the theater and sales conclude online 4 hours before showtime Dances to be performed: ➔ A new Step and Tap dance work co-created by students and teachers ➔ A new Dance-Theatre work co-created by students and Performance Santa Fe guest artist Kate Lee ➔ International dance project Re:Rosas created by Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker as a response to Beyonce stealing her moves ➔ Plus K-Pop, Contemporary, Folklorico, Vernacular-Hip Hop and more… See our commercial here: https://bit.ly/3mwuQo3 or here: https://youtu.be/I7qSm_v26-I
Nava Elementary participated in the Mid-School Math Conference this past Saturday March 4th, 2023! With incredible enthusiasm, behavior, and engagement, they had a lesson with master Mid School Math Teacher Ms. Jacqueline Johnson in front of 540 educators from around the country!. We at SFPS are so proud of our students: From left: Nikolas Delora, Ms. Sheridan Preuss, Genesis Vicente Lopez, Leroy Ntoko, Alexa Gonzales Rangel, Aubree Mendez-Cortez, Ms. Jacqueline Johnson, Fernanda Parra Valencia, and Josiah Romero!
SFPS was honored and supported at the Round House for this year's Legislature with numerous accolades and honors! These include the stellar 2022 Milken Educator Award for Gabby Kahawai with her father by her side, the 2023 New Mexico Teacher of the Year Tara Hughes, the 2022 Blue Ribbon School Award for Acequia Madre Elementary accepted by Principal Dr. Dietger de Maeseneer, Fifth Grade Teacher Carmella Cordova and Superintendent Larry "Hilario" Chavez! Plus, celebrating and promoting of the 50 year anniversary of passing the Bilingual Multicultural Education Act that is the national model for bilingual education with a speech from Dr. Suzanne Jacquez-Gorman! What an incredible year for SFPS!
The March 3rd, 2023 SFPS Bulletin is out now! Please follow the link and see what is going on and don't miss out! https://bit.ly/3EVdk2R