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Jason Reynolds speaking with CAIS Middle School

Students Roll Out the Red Carpet for Reynolds

April 02, 2018 A whole Zhang Heng (a Middle School class period devoted to special electives) this session was organized around preparing for award-winning author Jason Reynolds’ visit to the 888 Campus. Guided by Carroll Family Learning Center Coordinator Cassy Lee, 17 students read and discussed... » read more
Spring Drum Roll by the Black Pearl Music Ensemble

Mass Greeting Celebrates Year of the Dog

February 15, 2018 The CAIS community gathered February 15 for one of the most exciting traditions at CAIS, Mass Greeting to celebrate Chinese New Year. Parents, grandparents, special elders, and even local politicians gathered in the gymnasium to watch students in Kindergarten through eighth grade dazzle with... » read more
Celebrating 99% Annual Fund Participation

A+ Annual Fund Results!

January 01, 2018 We’re borrowing a bit of the Kindergarten students’ excitement to exult, “YOU DID IT!” Co-Chairs, Class Captains, and Trustees rallied an astounding 99% of CAIS families to provide a crucial component of the school’s budget. CAIS counts on Annual Fund support to... » read more
Alumni Reunion 2017

Cookies and Cocoa 2017

December 20, 2017 Just before Winter Break, a record-setting 100+ alumni and alumni parents from grades 2010-2017 gathered in The Carroll Family Learning Center at the 888 Campus for the 3rd annual Cookies & Cocoa Alumni Reunion.  The only thing warmer than the cocoa and sweeter than the cookies were... » read more
LGBTQ Speakers Bureau volunteer speaker Bonny Llyn visits the 888 Campus

Middle School Speaker on Gender and Orientation

November 27, 2017 CAIS welcomed LGBTQ Speakers Bureau volunteer speaker Bonny Llyn to the 888 Campus. She visited Middle School classes and spoke about sexual orientation and her own experiences, informed the students about LGBTQ and ally resources in the area, and answered students’ many thoughtful ... » read more
Congratulations on a great 2017 cross country season!

Firedragons a Speedy Blur at Cross Country Finals

November 07, 2017 The following Cross Country Firedragons blazed a path to top 10 finishes in each category at the SFAL Finals held at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park on Monday, November 6: Varsity Girls - Lena H. and Hetti H. Varsity Boys - Spencer G. JV Girls - Nora C. JV Boys - Ross H... » read more
CAIS presenting at Chinese Innovation Forum 2017

Leading the Field

October 26, 2017 Two years ago, CAIS helped found the Chinese Innovation Forum in Monterey, with the purpose of promoting innovative teaching in Chinese. This month a CAIS contingent attended and presented at the 2017 Chinese Innovation Forum in Seattle at the University of Washington, including: Chinese... » read more
Water Play at Pre-K

Making a Splash

October 25, 2017 Taking advantage of San Francisco’s “actual” summer, ECD held Water Play Day this week, which refreshingly coincided with the hot weather! This annual Pre-K activity is one of two marquee days of interactive art on the playground that Ms. Ostapinski organizes (along with Messy... » read more
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