Middle School News

Firedragons for Social Good

CAIS Students Up to "Know" Good

April 25, 2016 Firedragons Help with Over Ten Tons of Food    On Sunday, April 24 2016, Firedragons for Social Good (FFSG) held its first event with both Middle School and Lower School volunteers at the SF food bank. The FFSG is a CAIS community service group focused on organizing community... » read more
In the Morning, a poem by sixth grader Alyssa Y.

Sixth Grader's Poetry Prowess

March 15, 2016 Sixth grader Alyssa Y. was selected as one of the top 10 winners in California for the fall 2015 poetry writing contest held by Creative Communication. Her poem In the Morning will be published and is featured on the Creative Communication website. Middle School English teacher Mr. Sproull... » read more
CAIS Spelling Bee Champ Seventh Grader Lila C. with Mr. Sproull

CAIS Spelling Bee Champ Moving Up

March 07, 2016 In January, seventh grader Lila C. won the annual CAIS Spelling Bee organized by Mr. Sproull. As the school’s spelling champ, she earned a spot to participate in the CBS/Scripps Spelling Bee Regional Semi-Final. The written bee took place on Saturday February 20 and we have... » read more
Philharmonia Baroque members perform for CAIS seventh graders

Sound Blast from the Past

January 22, 2016 Seventh graders enjoyed a performance by members of the Philharmonia Baroque orchestra in the Sensato Performing Arts Room (S201) at the 888 Campus. The group plays period music on period instruments and gave a demonstration as part of the seventh grade unit on the evolution of early... » read more
Eighth Grade Gold decorated the neighboring lobby on Turk Street

Good Neighbors | Good Deeds

December 08, 2015 Students in Eighth Grade Gold brought some holiday cheer to residents at neighboring Parkview Terraces Senior Housing across from the 888 Campus on Turk Street. Learning Center Coordinator Cassy Lee had reached out to Parkview management to see if they could use assistance and was happy to learn... » read more
Seventh grades created book covers in The Phanachet Design Lab

Seventh Graders Flexing Creative Muscles

December 07, 2015 Seventh & Eighth Grade English Teacher John Gray and Phanachet Design Lab Director Jason Mickelson have collaborated on two projects with the seventh grade students, both on display in The Carroll Family Learning Center this month. In the first project, the students designed their own book... » read more
South facing view from the 888 Campus north building's 3rd floor

Room with a View

October 29, 2015 Ardent birder Susan Sherman is making great use of her new perch in the Bauer/He Eureka! Science Laboratory atop the 888 Campus’s north building. She has introduced her 7th and 8th grade science students to a new neighbor, a red-tailed hawk whose migratory movements have alit upon the roof of the... » read more
Students learn about interview skills from Ellen Williamson

High School Interview Workshop

October 13, 2015 Eighth graders learned about high school interviews from guest speaker Ellen Willamson, an admissions director with more than 25 years of experience who has interviewed thousands of applicants. Mrs. Willamson stressed the importance of confidence in a high school interview. Her suggestions to... » read more
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