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Class of 2023

Placement Testing
All questions about placement tests should be directed to Nettie Kelly, Interim Dean of Academics and Innovation at nkelly@bayschoolsf.org.

 

Orientation: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Meet your peers and advisors, familiarize yourself with some of the routines of school, review your schedule, learn about our activities and athletics programs, receive your computers and discuss the responsible use of technology, and have fun! A light breakfast (toast & bagels), lunch and snacks will be provided.

 

Athletic Tryouts
Fall tryouts begin August 12, with the exception of the Sailing Program. Please plan accordingly as this is two weeks prior to the beginning of the school year. Athletes are expected to attend all practices and games, which typically take place five days a week. Any sport-related questions should be directed to our Athletics Department at sgallop@bayschoolsf.org.

 

Jump Start
We know that being less familiar with a school environment means a new student can spend a lot of energy figuring it out. To help students (and their families) better understand Bay’s school culture and meet a few classmates before classes begin, Bay is offering a free four-day summer session (August 6 – 9) called Jump Start. This program is limited to 10 students, and will also include a morning session for parent(s)/guardian(s).

 

If you believe your child would be a good candidate for our summer Jump Start program, please feel free to call our Jump Start Coordinator, Abram Jackson, at 415-561-5800 ext. 187.

 

Transportation
Bay offers two bus programs to transport your child to and from school, one in South San Francisco, and the other in Marin. Below are stops of our current bus schedule:

South San Francisco Bus Stops
1. Balboa BART
2. 18th Avenue and Vicente
3. Lake at Arguello
 
Marin Bus Stops
1. Park and Ride (220 Alameda Del Prado), Novato
2. 950 Las Gallinas Ave, San Rafael
3. Heatheron at 4th, San Rafael
4. Seminary Drive, Mill Valley
 
For all questions regarding the bus program, please contact Katie Markelz, Front Desk Coordinator, at kmarkelz@bayschoolsf.org
 

Calendar of Events
Please click here for a complete list of the 2019-2020 school year events.

Immersives

This past January, The Bay School community immersed themselves in their first ever Immersive. Click here and watch the video below to learn about their experience!

 

 

Please feel free to call or email us if you have any questions! We have a wonderful community of staff, current parents, and students that would like to assist you along your journey.

Parent Ambassadors
Have more questions for current parents/guardians? These parent/guardian ambassadors would love to speak with you!

 

Bill Rusitzky

Mitchell '20

Middle School: The San Francisco School

Neighborhood: Noe Valley

Special Topics: Athletics, Immersives, Learning Services

Student Leadership

 

Catherine DeSchepper

Leila '20

Middle School: Albany Middle School

Neighborhood: Albany, East Bay

Special Topics: Immersives, Student Leadership, Transferring to Bay,

Transition from Public to Independent School, Commuting from the East Bay

 

Cathy Manshel

Mitchell '20

Middle School: The San Francisco School

Neighborhood: Noe Valley

Special Topics: Athletics, Immersives, Learning Services

Student Leadership, Transition from Public to Independent School

 

Daina Chiu

Kai '22

Middle School: Chinese American International School

Neighborhood: Forest Hill / West Portal / Sunset

Special Topics: Athletics; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

我说普通话

 

Elaine You

Kayley '13, Kendal '16 & Kamryn '19

Middle School: Katherine Delmar Burke School

Neighborhood: Marina

Special Topics: Athletics, Diversity, Immersives, Senior Signature

Projects, Student Leadership

 

Ella Gannon

Teresa '22

Middle School: White Hill Middle School

Neighborhood: Fairfax, Marin

Special Topics: Transition from Public to Independent School

 

Holly Downes

Lucy '19

Middle School: Mill Valley Middle School & Marin Horizon

Neighborhood: Mill Valley, Marin

Special Topics: Music, Transition from Public to Independent School

 

Jill Einstein

Amanda '22

Middle School: Del Mar Middle School

Neighborhood: Belvedere, Marin

Special Topics: Immersives, Transition from Public to Independent School

 

Laura Pliska

Illiana '19

Middle School: Children’s Day School

Neighborhood: Bernal Heights

Special Topics: Athletics; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion;

Flexible Tuition

 

Linda Colfax

Hannah '19

Middle School: The Brandeis School of San Francisco

Neighborhood: Bernal Heights

Special Topics: Athletics; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Immersives, Learning Services, Student Leadership

 

Lora Blum

Joe '22

Middle School: The San Francisco School

Neighborhood: Noe Valley

Special Topics: Athletics, Immersives, Music

 

Louise Barnes

Kyle '22

Middle School: St. Phillip’s School

Neighborhood: Mission District

Special Topics: Flexible Tuition, Jump Start, Transition from Parochial to Independent School

 

Michael Coholan

Peter '19

Middle School: Cathedral School for Boys

Neighborhood: Laurel Heights

Special Topics: Athletics, Flexible Tuition, Immersives,

Senior Signature Projects

 

Nell Branco - PGA Vice President

Marisa '18 & Rafael '22

Middle School: White Hill Middle School

Neighborhood: San Anselmo, Marin

Special Topics: Arts; Athletics; Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; Transition from Public to Independent School

 

Patti Chang

Kiana '22

Middle School: AltSchool

Neighborhood: Noe Valley

Special Topics: Athletics; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Immersives

 

 

Paul Burns

Cameron '19

Middle School: Adda Clevenger

Neighborhood: Inner Sunset

Special Topics: Athletics, Immersives, Learning Services, Senior Signature Projects, Student Leadership

Yo hablo español

 

Sandra Suzaki

Aiden '21

Middle School: Live Oak School

Neighborhood: San Mateo, South Bay

Special Topics: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; Flexible Tuition;

Immersives

私は日本語を話します

Yo hablo español

 

Sheila Schroeder

Athena '20

Middle School: The San Francisco Waldorf School

Neighborhood: Seacliff

Special Topics: Arts, Athletics, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Immersives, Learning Services

 

 

 

Tamar D'Amico

Dante '22

Middle School: Ring Mountain Day School

Neighborhood: Mill Valley, Marin

Special Topics: Athletics; Drama/Theater; Immersives

 

Kristin Wiederholt

Arel '15 & Dorian '19

Middle School: The San Francisco School

Neighborhood: Noe Valley

 

 

 
A-Team Student Ambassadors 
Have a question about what it's like to be a student at The Bay School? Our student ambassadors are ready to answer any question you might have about life at Bay! Email ateam@bayschoolsf.org and they will reach out to you with answers and advice!