Reflections Artwork due Friday, Nov. 2nd

Fri, Nov 2 3:00pm

Does your child like art? The deadline for the annual Reflections Art competition is just around the corner!   Artwork is due in to the office by Friday, November 2nd at 3pm.   The theme for this year ... [More]

Opened: Math Kangaroo for grades 5-8

Tue, Oct 23 2:06pm

Hello Bay Farm Families,    Eric Karlson has volunteered to help kids in the Bay Farm School of grades 5-6 enhance critical thinking skills through Math Kangaroo and other-related training. Those kids ... [More]

ASPED Families Meeting Thursday, 10/25 6:30pm-8:00pm @ Franklin School

Mon, Oct 22 10:28am

Three Meetings - One Location Bringing Together Families of the Dyslexia, Autism*, & Military Communities   Thursday, October 25, 2018 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (6:30 pm – 7:00 pm, ASPED Families Meeting and ... [More]

Cupcake Wars Entry Forms - due Monday, 10/22

Sun, Oct 21 8:56pm

This is a friendly reminder to please turn in your entry form for Cupcake Wars tomorrow, October 22nd. Entry forms can be found in the main office or on Konstella. Best of luck to all participants!

ISO volunteers-Judy Sanderson Butterfly Garden

Sun, Oct 21 5:20pm

We need a few families willing to adopt the Judy Sanderson Kindergarten Butterfly Garden for this school year. You will help with the minimal amount of weeding and maintenance necessary to keep this s ... [More]

Alternative Math Kangaroo training option

Thu, Oct 18 4:47pm

From Judi Stanton, 1st grade parent:  Our daughter (1st grade) signed up for Math Kangaroo but can't join the Wednesday afternoon trainings due to our work schedule, so we are going to try to do the ' ... [More]

Volunteer Opportunities

Mon, Oct 15 9:14am

Hello Bay Farm Families,  I want to let you know about a few available volunteer opportunities: 1. We are kicking off planning for the Spring Multicultural Festival here at Bay Farm. If you would like ... [More]

A Brighter Day - Rock Band Showcase Alameda

Mon, Oct 15 9:11am

Come to this free teen-led band showcase to bring awareness to teens about resources for depression and related issues. The bands are made up of local teens in Alameda from various Middle schools and ... [More]

Family STEAM Night #2 - Follow up

Sat, Oct 13 6:09pm

Dear Bay Farm Families,   It was great to see you last night and what a turn out!  About 80+ of you came out to make/launch pumpkins with a catapult/trebuchet last night.  Unfortunately for us, the li ... [More]

Volunteers Needed!

Fri, Oct 12 2:41pm

Hello Bay Farm Families,    Bay Farm school is currently looking for parents and community members to support reading comprehension and fluency, writing, language development, and math across all grad ... [More]

AUSD Family Enrichment Conversations & Workshops

Fri, Oct 12 2:38pm

Hello Bay Farm Families,  AUSD has just released it's amazing line up of timely parenting conversations and academic related workshops for our community. For more information on these free programs vi ... [More]

Parking reminder - Family STEAM night

Fri, Oct 12 10:25am

Hello Everyone,   Just a quick reminder.  If you plan to come to the Family STEAM night this evening, please  remember NOT to park at the north side of the staff parking lot or in the driveway.  We wi ... [More]

Math Kangaroo Training Sessions starting soon!

Wed, Oct 10 11:21am

Oct. 10 Update:   Dear Parents,   We sought help from Alameda Coast Guard on enhancing the Bay Farm School students in critical thinking through Math Kangaroo training. Due to the recovery effort put ... [More]

Family STEAM Night #2 - October 12th

Wed, Oct 10 3:55am

Dear Bay Farm Families,   Just a quick reminder that our next Family STEAM night is this Friday October 12th.    Please download and complete the attached waiver form and bring it with you.  We need o ... [More]

Thank You Bay Farm Families!

Tue, Oct 9 10:05am

A huge thank you to all of you that joined and/or donated during our Fall Membership & Donation Drive. The PTSA is thrilled that we met our goals and get to continue supporting our students and teache ... [More]

Tea's School Days are here!

Mon, Oct 8 3:20pm

It is time for Tea's School Days from Tea Collection Clothing. At Tea Collection, they believe in community. They make Clothes to spark curiosity, conversation and connection. That's why they created ... [More]

Walk & Roll to School: This Wednesday

Mon, Oct 8 9:44am

  Hey BFS Families! Don't forget Wednesday, Oct 10 is Walk & Roll to School Day. Walk! Bike! Scooter! Skate! Carpool!  Students, stop by the check-in station at the front of the school for a treat and ... [More]

Community Message Board on Konstella

Sat, Oct 6 10:33am

Hello Bay Farm Families! I wanted to take a quick moment to highlight one of the great Social Groups here on Konstella: the Community Message Board.  By joining this group you receive relevant message ... [More]

Last day for Southwest Airlines Raffle Entries!

Fri, Oct 5 10:13am

Hi Bay Farm Families,  This is a reminder that today is the last day to  be entered into the raffle for the Southwest Airlines flight voucher by donating to the PTSA.  For every $100 you donate you ge ... [More]

REFLECTIONS Art Program

Thu, Oct 4 1:47pm

Dear Bay Farm Parents,   Reflections is a National PTA Art Program started in 1969, and it's a wonderful opportunity to encourage students to get creative and display their artistic talents.   The the ... [More]

Reminder: Family STEAM Night #2 - Oct 12th

Wed, Oct 3 11:45pm

Dear Bay Farm Parents,   Just a quick reminder that our next Family STEAM Night is on Friday Oct 12th 7-9PM MPR.   For this STEAM event, we are challenging your engineering mind to build a catapult to ... [More]

Help Needed: Book Fair!

Wed, Oct 3 2:29pm

Greetings Everyone, Fall Book Fair opens tomorrow  and it is always a success because of YOU! We need more adult volunteers to help with registers, watching the door or helping kids count out money. P ... [More]

Last Week for Airline Ticket Raffle and Pizza Party!!!

Tue, Oct 2 11:42am

Hello Bay Farm Families! This is a reminder that the yellow PTSA forms are due by this Friday to be eligible for the Donation Drive raffle as well as the Membership Drive Pizza Party. Remember, for ev ... [More]

Donate/Join & Win!

Thu, Sep 27 9:55am

Hello Bay Farm families,  This is a reminder to return the yellow PTSA form to your child's teacher by 10/5. Remember: returned forms = pizza party! Plus, for every $100 donated through 10/5 you get a ... [More]

Book Fair 10/4-10/11: Lunch, After School, Karaoke Night and Pack Up help :-)

Tue, Sep 25 1:18pm

Greetings Everyone, Yes, it's that time again :-) Fall Book Fair is coming  and it is always a success because of YOU! If you are able to help with registers, watching the door or helping kids count o ... [More]

Cupcake Wars Entry Form

Mon, Sep 24 5:20pm

Cupcake Wars returns on Monday, November 5th and we can't wait to see the wonderful creations you come up with this year!     You can download the entry form here or pick one up in the main office.  P ... [More]

Family STEAM Night #1

Sat, Sep 22 12:10pm

Dear Bay Farm Families,   Thanks for coming tonight to our very first Family STEAM night!  I hope you enjoyed the wondeful program put together by the STEAM committee and all the volunteers.   The eve ... [More]

PTSA Taxes - Volunteer Needed

Fri, Sep 21 8:58am

Hello Bay Farm Families, We are looking for a volunteer to help do the PTSA taxes. If you are experienced in doing taxes and have some time to volunteer for a good cause, please contact me by replying ... [More]

Family STEAM night - dress code

Thu, Sep 20 10:24pm

Hello Families,   Just a quick reminder.  If you plan to come to the Family STEAM night event on Friday, please come dressed in a long sleeve shirt, pants, and closed toe shoes.  This is a very import ... [More]

Thank you for the Toiletries!

Thu, Sep 20 9:54am

Thank you Bay Farm families for your amazing generosity!!! All Good Living Foundation has already picked up one big tub of toiletries from us to give to homeless Alamedans. We will have a large basket ... [More]

Family STEAM night - The science of Food - Reminder

Wed, Sep 19 10:12pm

Dear Bay Farm Families!   To celebrate the joy of art, encourage scientific inquiry, and nurture possibility, Bay Farm’s PTSA is sponsoring a series of Family STEAM nights. These Science, Technology, ... [More]

Postponed: AEF Adopt-a-Classroom Drive

Tue, Sep 18 1:53pm

This year we have postponed our annual PTSA run AEF Adopt-a-Classroom Drive until January. You may have recently received a flyer from the Alaemeda Education Foundaion. If you are interested in fully ... [More]

Got Toiletries? Your fellow Homeless Alamedans need your help!

Mon, Sep 17 6:38pm

Bay Farm School is proud to join the All Good Living Foundation for their first ever toiletries drive for the homeless. The All Good Living Foundation was established to unite local businesses, organi ... [More]

Alameda Education Foundation Enrichment classes - Minecraft "YouTubers" and S.T.E.A.M. Island Challenge Maker classes still have space

Mon, Sep 17 1:20pm

Two really great classes still have space and are starting soon - join the fun!   Minecraft YouTubers: “Let’s Play” Learn what it takes to make epic Minecraft videos for YouTube like TheDiamondMinecar ... [More]

Alameda Special Education Family Support Group: Welcome Back to School Reception (Wednesday, October 3, 6:30PM @ Franklin School)

Tue, Sep 11 12:15pm

Alameda Special Education Family Support Group is hosting a Welcome Back to School Reception on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Franklin Elementary from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.  Free Childcare!  Speakers are S ... [More]

School Site Council (SSC) Volunteer Opportunity

Mon, Sep 10 10:22am

Dear Bay Farm Families, We have an opportunity for you to be involved in guiding the direction of Bay Farm School.  School Site Council (SSC) has two (2) parent/community member positions available fo ... [More]

Cupcake Wars is Coming- Volunteers Needed

Fri, Sep 7 6:31am

Calling all cupcake enthusiasts!   Cupcake Wars is coming back to Bay Farm on November 5th and we’re looking for a team to support this popular, fun event.     We need volunteers for cupcake collectio ... [More]

Bay Farm Spirit Day & Spirit Wear Store

Thu, Sep 6 3:38pm

Hello Dolphins! Don't forget that Friday is always Spirit Day so dress in Bay Farm Blue!  Our Spirit Wear store is active online and they are taking orders now for delivery in October. We currently ha ... [More]

Alameda Education Foundation’s Bay Farm After School Enrichment classes are starting soon!

Thu, Sep 6 9:30am

Hello Bay Farm Families,   Several AEF after school classes are already full!  But many classes still have space - why not join the fun? Karate Gr.1-5 - starts Sept 11 Mandarin Gr.K-5 - starts Sept 17 ... [More]

Hello Bay Farm Families!

Tue, Sep 4 1:21pm

Hello Bay Farm Families! I hope that you are all finding some comfort and routine as we enter our 3rd week of school. Now that we are all a bit more settled I would love for each of you to consider jo ... [More]

Are you interested in coaching??

Mon, Aug 27 9:53am

  We are looking for someone to coach the middle school volleyball team this fall.  Practices are Monday and Wednesdays after school and games are once a week, either on a Tuesday or Thursday.  If int ... [More]

1st Day School Supplies - Delivered

Thu, Aug 23 9:14pm

Dear Bay Farm Parents,   I'd like to extend a warm welcome to all the new to Bay Farm Families as well as returning families.  Hope you all have had a nice summer!  Love to hear your travel stories.  ... [More]

Don't forget to assign your child to their current class in Konstella!

Sat, Aug 18 2:31pm

Now that you know your child's teacher please take a moment to assign them to their new class here in Konstella! This will make sure that you are ready to receive any class specific information for yo ... [More]

Alameda Education Foundation’s Bay Farm After School Enrichment classes - what’s on offer this season???

Fri, Aug 17 11:23am

Many fun and educational classes are on offer this Fall at Bay Farm school including Mandarin, Cooking, Karate, Into to Strings, Intro to Music Keyboards, Toyology, Sculpture, Zentangle and more!     ... [More]

Seeking K-2 Garden Teacher!

Wed, Jul 25 2:15pm

Hi all, As you may have heard, I am going to half-time next year, and so we are seeking a new Garden Teacher for Kindergarten, first, and second grade classes!  If you are interested, please apply, an ... [More]