Dozens of students from Mission High School marched to City Hall and joined hundreds of other San Francisco high schoolers in a city-wide walk-out on Thursday morning to protest the election of Donald Trump. Students left school at 9 a.m. with the full support of many teachers and their principal, according to Eva Grace, a junior. Grace said that while students had been mournful...
One way to get students excited about learning math is to create a holiday for one of the discipline’s most iconic numbers: pi, or 3.14. March 14 was National Pi Day, and Ann Lyon’s ninth-grade math class at Mission High School celebrated with pi-centric poems, pie eating, jewelry-making and recitations of the seemingly infinite number. Pi is a staple of many...
Dozens of San Francisco youths and several city leaders, including supervisors David Campos and John Avalos, gathered Wednesday afternoon on the steps of Everett Middle School to celebrate a new pilot program that will allow local youth to ride Muni for free. As of Friday, March 1, kids from 5 to 17 years of age who live in San Francisco...
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Some think options like academic enrichment are better then summer school. This summer will test that notion. En Español
Mission District students get help from Mission Graduates.
City College of San Francisco held hearings last week to tackle the achievement gap between students of color and their white and Asian counterparts.
Achievement gap hearings begin Tuesday at City College. En Español
Opposites attract in fight to prevent meters till midnight.
People flood a City College government job fair, but competition is stiff.
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He came to the Mission District and fell in love with Mission Street's old theaters. By BETTY BASTIDAS
Anna had to say goodbye before Gay Pride Weekend, but offers a reminder of what visitors take home from the Mission District. By BETTY BASTIDAS
It doesn't matter if your gay or straight. By BETTY BASTIDES
Students at San Francisco City College gather to hear President Barack Obama speak to the nation. By MARNETTE FEDERIS and STEFANIA ROUSSELLE