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CAIS Closing School Beginning March 16

Dear CAIS Families, We know from public health officials that the priority with COVID-19 is not simply keeping ourselves safe, given the increasing level of community transmission in the Bay Area,…

Mar 13, 2020

Teresa Ibarra ’11 – Contributing to a Better World

Since graduating CAIS in 2011, Teresa Ibarra was awarded the 2014 ESA LOFT Innovation Award and was able to present her first programming project at the White House and the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Since then, she…

Feb 13, 2020

Katrina Soo Hoo ’99 – Becoming Your Best Self

Katrina Soo Hoo graduated from CAIS in 1999 and has since become a graphic designer specializing in motion design and animation. Keep an eye out for her work in the CAIS Strategic Vision –…

Feb 13, 2020

Reimagining CAIS, Reimagining Success

Frequently exchanged at New Year, the blessing 望子成龙 wàng zĭ chéng lóng “May Your Child Become a Dragon” wishes a life of success for your child. With the hard-won wisdom that…

Feb 11, 2020

Evolution of the Mission

Many of you may be familiar with the work of the humanistic psychologist Abraham Maslow (1908-1970). Maslow articulated a theory of human motivation that he captured in his well-known “hierarchy…

Sep 19, 2019

Welcome from New Board Chair Mary Powell

Dear CAIS Community: On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like to wish everyone a hearty “Welcome back!” (or “Glad you’re here!” if you’ve just joined the CAIS community)….

Sep 05, 2019

Creating Their Place in the World

As they get ready to go out into the wider world, eighth graders are finishing their CAIS careers strong with an interdisciplinary project about social movements and how to affect…

May 22, 2019

Sixth Grade Firedragons Win Futsal Playoffs

UPDATE: Girls 6th Grade Futsal wins SFAL Championship 8-1 over Friends! Boys 6th Grade Futsal played their hearts out but fell 9-4 to CDS BLACK in a very competitive final! Boys JV defeated Kittredge 10-5 in the Semi Finals on…

May 10, 2019

Strategic Vision Plan – Immersion Superheroes

If you spend any time in vinyl shops or have a fondness for classic progressive rock from the 70s, then the picture to the right should look comfortingly familiar; it’s…

Dec 13, 2018