Tag Archives: Buena Vista Horace Mann School

The class from Buena Vista Horace Mann posing for a group picture in one of our reporting outings around the Mission.

Buena Vista Horace Mann Students Learn the Art of the Interview

Mission Local teaches a seminar during the fall at one of the neighborhood schools, Buena Vista Horace Mann. The seminar, titled “Reporting in the Mission,” is an opportunity for students and our volunteers to learn from each other and the neighborhood. The students are given a digital camera, and every week for six months we head out into the neighborhood...
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Buena Vista Horace Mann Students Talk News

Once a week for six months, Mission Local’s volunteers teach a class about how to do neighborhood reporting using photography and video. For a typical class, our volunteers plan their lessons and bring equipment that students will learn how to use and share, and then we head out to shoot pictures in the streets of the Mission. We discuss the...
La clase de Dinorah Salazar trabaja en problemas de matemáticas antes de comenzar la lección.

Buena Vista Horace Mann: Un Año Después de la Incorporación Se Enfatiza la Equidad

Ha pasado un año desde que la primaria Buena Vista se integró a la escuela secundaria Horace Mann para crear una escuela K-8. Asimismo, el mal genio durante la mudanza que se escuchó alguna vez en los pasillos ha comenzado a disminuir. Cuando se integraron dos escuelas diferentes con dos diferentes poblaciones de alumnos hace un año, el cambio no...
Dinorah Salazar's sixth-grade class work on math problems before beginning the lesson.

Buena Vista Horace Mann: A Year After Merger, Equity Is Emphasized

It’s been a year since Buena Vista Elementary School merged with Horace Mann Middle School to create a single K-8 school, and the grumbling about the move once overheard in the hallways has begun to subside. When the two distinct schools with different student populations came together a year ago, the change was not without hard feelings. This year, the...
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Mission Schools Paint Bleak Funding Picture Without Prop. 30

On the first day of school, fewer students than projected showed up at Buena Vista Horace Mann, which means principal Jennifer Steiner has to cut $40,000 from her budget in the next week. That means no field trips that cost money unless students raise the funds, and fewer teachers can seek continuing education and training opportunities. It means that a...
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El Absentismo Escolar Estudiantil Disminuye en Escuelas del Distrito de la Misión

En promedio, los niños en el Distrito de la Misión faltan a clase constantemente o llegan tarde a la escuela más frecuentemente que otros alumnos en todo el distrito escolar. Asimismo, las escuelas en la Misión han estado dando pasos agigantados para cambiar eso. Hace poco, los funcionarios del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Francisco elogiaron la significativa disminución en...
American Indian youth get ready for the Dancing Feathers powwow earlier this month. Many urban Native youth struggle for recognition in their own city.

American Indian Kids Fight to Maintain Identity

When Charles applied for a position with the mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program earlier this year, the application asked the teenager to identify his ethnicity. “Every [nationality] was there — South Asian, South American, European,” said the 14-year-old Pima Indian at a youth powwow earlier this month in the Mission. “But not Native American,” he said. “I checked ‘other.’”...
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Good Morning Mission!

It’s 6:30 a.m., 56° and going to 66°. Details are here. School bells will soon be ringing for two new schools in the Mission — Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 and Mission Preparatory School. Horace Mann Middle School and Buena Vista Alternative Elementary School joined forces to form the new Buena Vista Horace Mann, which will now offer a Spanish...