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  1. Sticky Thread All SF List of Preschools in north side of San Francisco

    Call me a research freak but I put together my own list of preschools in the north side of the city (Pacific/Presidio/Laurel Heights, Marina, Inner...

    Started by mommysmojo, 10-12-2011 04:52 PM
    san francisco, sf preschools
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  2. Sticky Thread All SF Irene Byrne: A Preschool Director's Inside Look Into The Preschool Search Process In San Francisco

    As the director of Phoebe A. Hearst Preschool Learning Center, Irene Byrne certainly has a special perspective on the preschool landscape in San...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-15-2011 11:50 AM
    irene byrne, phoebe hearst preschool sf, san francisco, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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    04-15-2011 11:50 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread All SF Preschool in San Francisco: Navigating the application process by Liz Farrell

    Liz Farrell, who writes the "Caring for Our Kids" column for the Marina Times, shares this piece with us. IF YOU THOUGHT THE TERMS “dream school,”...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-11-2010 11:54 AM
    liz farrell, san francisco, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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  1. All SF Late in the game: what to do?

    Unfortunately, due to family issues, we did not start a preschool selection process in time. Now the situation have changed, and we need to find a...

    Started by InnerSunsetMom, 05-24-2013 10:04 PM
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    05-25-2013 09:34 PM Go to last post
  2. All SF Preschool Info on Lone Mountain?

    Does anyone have feedback on Lone Mountain Children's Center?

    Started by sfpreschoolinfo, 03-29-2013 01:15 AM
    lone mountain sf, san francisco, sf preschools
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    03-29-2013 07:52 PM Go to last post
  3. All SF Preschool Admissions Notifications 2013

    Have you heard from all the schools you applied to already? We've received a couple waitlists and are waiting to hear from a few more. Love to share...

    Started by monanita23, 03-09-2013 08:45 AM
    san francisco, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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    03-11-2013 03:23 PM Go to last post
  4. All SF Chinese immersion preschools - Presidio Knolls vs CAIS?

    We don't speak Mandarin but are interested in exposing our daughter to the language. We figured the best way is to send her to a Chinese immersion...

    Started by mommysmojo, 11-11-2010 11:09 AM
    cais sf, presidio knolls sf, san francisco, sf preschools
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    09-19-2012 10:47 AM Go to last post
  5. All SF Decision notifications for San Francisco Preschools 2012

    The admissions letters should be coming out any day now, no? It would be great if we can share our news, good or bad.

    Started by ggbmom, 02-28-2012 02:08 PM
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    03-13-2012 01:16 PM Go to last post
  6. All SF Experience with Lakeside Presbyterian?

    I have heard great things about Lakeside ... but from a very small sample size. If there are other readers on this forum with first or second-hand...

    Started by norcal89, 02-27-2012 04:55 PM
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  7. All SF How do I know what preschool philosophy is best fit for my child?

    Although I get that preschools have different philosophies, how do I know whether my child who is not even 2 yet will thrive best in a play-based,...

    Started by sfbaymom, 10-25-2011 04:19 PM
    san francisco, sf preschools
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    10-28-2011 10:23 AM Go to last post
  8. All SF Want a preview of how your child will do in preschool?

    Stef Tousignant, the nanny from AskaNanny.com be presenting a workshop at Seesaw Cafe called Preschool Warm Up, for parents and older toddlers that...

    Started by AskaNanny, 08-22-2011 04:46 PM
    activities, preschool, preschool preparation, preschool readiness, toddler, toddlers, workshop
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  9. All SF Summary of our preschool application experience

    I thought it might be useful to give the highlights of our application experience, in case it benefits others. We put in only two applications...

    Started by dbltrbl, 06-20-2011 03:23 PM
    150 parker sf, laurel hill nursery sf, little school sf, lone mountain sf, peter's place sf, san francisco, serra preschool sf, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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    06-24-2011 01:13 PM Go to last post
  10. All SF Notifications from preschools?

    Have you received any notification letters from the preschools you applied to yet? Do they mail it out on the same day or do they all have their own...

    Started by mommysmojo, 02-25-2011 10:19 AM
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    06-23-2011 11:07 AM Go to last post
  11. All SF Hidden gem preschools in Pacific Hts or Presidio Hts area?

    I'm trying to get my ducks in a row for preschool process next year. We'll obviously apply to the ones everybody have on their list. But besides...

    Started by ggbmom, 04-21-2011 02:41 PM
    san francisco, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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    06-07-2011 05:06 PM Go to last post
  12. All SF summer school?

    Has anyone tried summer school before their preschoolers enrolled for the fall and care to share their experience? Anyone go to a summer school...

    Started by dbltrbl, 03-23-2011 09:45 AM
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    03-27-2011 08:46 PM Go to last post
  13. All SF Have people switched schools just for Transitional K?

    It may be too late to think about this but are there parents out there who switched schools just for Transitional K or PreK, whatever you call it? We...

    Started by doughramy, 03-11-2011 02:03 PM
    san francisco, sf preschools, sf transitional kindergarten
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    03-16-2011 07:49 PM Go to last post
  14. All SF Is there such a thing as feeder preschools in SF?

    I hear the term feeder preschools thrown around but do they really exist in the city? Which ones would you consider to be feeder preschools?

    Started by katiemh70, 12-10-2010 11:24 AM
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    03-01-2011 01:39 PM Go to last post
  15. All SF When is it appropriate to ask a friend to write a letter for us?

    We have friends at a few of the preschools we're looking at. Is there a certain protocol on when it's appropriate to ask a friend to write a letter...

    Started by mommysmojo, 01-25-2011 11:37 AM
    san francisco, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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    02-02-2011 03:28 PM Go to last post
  16. All SF How do preschool directors make their admissions decisions?

    Preschools don't have interviews of the parents or the child. Most application forms are simply that: forms. At most, some will ask for a short...

    Started by astoll75, 01-04-2011 10:50 PM
    san francisco, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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    01-25-2011 12:19 PM Go to last post
  17. All SF How do I show interest in a preschool without going overboard?

    I've been told by my friends to show interest in the preschools I really want. What does that mean though? Should I send the preschool directors...

    Started by 7x7mom, 12-02-2010 02:22 PM
    san francisco, sf preschool admissions, sf preschools
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    12-06-2010 04:39 PM Go to last post
  18. All SF Join The School Boards and Peekadoodle for a Preschool Mixer on Nov 10, 7pm

    Ever wonder about how the preschool application process in San Francisco works? You may have been to seminars and read books about the topic, but...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-02-2010 11:54 AM
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