Category Archives: John Muir Elementary School

Thanksgiving at John Muir School

November 24th, 2012

CommunityGrows joined Community Partners United, the Western Addition Beacon Center, the Buchanan YMCA, and Mo’Magic to celebrate the 9th Annual Giving Voice to the Season Thanksgiving Dinner at John Muir Elementary School on Saturday, November 17th, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM. Many families and residents of the community participated. There were great musical … Continue reading Thanksgiving at John Muir School

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John Muir Schoolyard gets a Makeover!

November 23rd, 2012

Friday, October 19th, 2012 was a great milestone for John Muir Elementary School and CommunityGrows. John Muir School was CommunityGrows’ (formerly Hayes Valley Neighborhood Parks Group) first partner back in 1994 when we started teaching the students science in Koshland Park and Garden a half block away. We have maintained a presence in the school … Continue reading John Muir Schoolyard gets a Makeover!

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John Muir Kindergartners Learn about Plants

June 17th, 2012

On March 16th, Ms. Kalter’s kindergartners had a lesson about plants in Koshland Garden. The John Muir students were raptured by being outdoors, and learning about the garden. Elaine Walker, our garden educator, led the class with the assistance of Adrian Almquist, who would be taking her place on staff, when she leaves to do … Continue reading John Muir Kindergartners Learn about Plants

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Mr. Tamsky’s 5th Grade Class from John Muir!

November 2nd, 2011

On October 11, 2011 Mr. Tamsky’s 5th grade class from John Muir Elementary School did their science lesson in the garden learning about water conservation and seed planting. They talked about ratios of salt water to drinking water, and why clean water is important. They discussed ideas for water conservation and how they can recycle … Continue reading Mr. Tamsky’s 5th Grade Class from John Muir!

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