Recent News Articles
Posted by on Friday, January 27, 2017
La Scuola was featured in Il Corriere della Sera, a widely circulated evening Italian newspaper. Journalist Massimo Sideri chronicles La Scuola's humble origins and its evolution into one of San Francisco's leading schools for an international and inquiry-based education.
Posted by on Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Our Autumn Newsletter La Rivista is ready for you. La Rivista highlights what we have accomplished this year so far at La Scuola and reveals what we have coming up for you. Many exciting interviews with faculty, families, and staff make this edition even more intriguing. Please CLICK HERE to download your copy.
Posted by Press Release - March 2016 on Tuesday, March 1, 2016
La Scuola International School today announced that it has become the first preschool-eighth grade school to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program in San Francisco. The IB curriculum is recognized around the world for its progressive approach to learning, which emphasizes academic rigor as well as transferable skills—such as global citizenship, cultural understanding, teamwork and language—preparing students for higher education as well as real life. La Scuola’s... Read More
Posted by on Wednesday, April 15, 2015
On Monday, September 22, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi made a very important stop during his brief visit to San Francisco and Silicon Valley — he went to school at La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco! Accompanied by Italian Ambassador to U.S. H.D. Claudio Bisogniero and SF Italian Consul General Mauro Battocchi, Prime Minister Renzi visited San Francisco’s La Scuola International School on Monday, September 22, 2014, to speak at the dedication ceremony of La Scuola’s new K-8 San... Read More
Posted by Natasha Tuck on Thursday, March 19, 2015
On February 21st, over 70 educators from around California visited our campus to participate in our Innovative Teacher Project Roundtable, and learn how our teachers use technology in the classroom with different age groups. It was a wonderful day and a very successful educational event. We are very proud of our team of faculty and staff! Heather Morado, Director of the ITP, said that this was the best roundtable she had attended. Other educators in attendance said that they were inspired,... Read More
Posted by Natasha Tuck on Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The words IB (or International Baccalaureate – and please don’t ask me to spell that again!) held little meaning for me a year ago and I’ve been trying to get my head wrapped around them ever since. What exactly is an IB curriculum and what makes it unique? After attending last week’s educational series event at La Scuola, I left with a deeper understanding and a new appreciation for the IB curriculum. Laura Munaro (Grade 1-3 Teacher & PYP Coordinator, La Scuola) and Simon Clark (Assistant... Read More
Posted by on Thursday, October 9, 2014
La Scuola hits a major milestone as it opens a new campus on Fell Street, which will accommodate grades Kindergarten to 8th grade. KQED News profiles La Scuola's bilingual education, International Baccalaureate program, Reggio Emilia learning approach, and the lives of the families it has touched.
Posted by Natasha Tuck on Monday, September 1, 2014
Our four weeks of summer camp were tons of fun for the kids. We celebrated a different theme each week: music, cooking, science and art. We captured the most images from our art projects. The children explored various pieces and styles of art including Pablo Picasso, Katsushika Hokusai, Paul Gauguin, Antoni Gaudi and Niki de Saint Phalle.