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Fourth Graders Making Rope!

Fourth Graders Learning how Native Tribes Made Rope!

San Jose Museum of Art Presents: SJMA Presents: Roman and Byzantine Art History for 7th Graders

San Jose Museum of Art Presents: Roman and Byzantine Art History for 7th Graders

Sharkie Visits Shirakawa to cheer

Sharkie Visits Shirakawa to cheer "Reading Is Cool!"

3rd Grade Pose for African Library Project

3rd Grade Spearheads African Library Project

5th and 7th Celebrate the Birthday of the Constitution with a Visit from a Santa Clara Superior Court Judge!

5th and 7th Celebrate the Birthday of the Constitution with a Visit from a Santa Clara Superior Court Judge! 

Shirakawa's Cheerleading Team

Shirakawa's First Cheerleading Team! Go Sharks!

Students learn about minerals in third grade

3rd Graders Partake in In-Class Mineral Mining  

Students create paper chains with acts of kindness written on them.

Students Create Chains with Acts of Kindness!

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Become a Shirakawa Shark!

See what makes Shirakawa the best place for learning! We'd love for your to join us! Kindergarten open house will be January 30 from 5pm-6:30pm in the cafeteria.

Trimester 1 PBL Fair

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Wednesday, December 5th launched the first PBL fair of the 2018-2019 school year! PBL is a twenty-first century way of learning where students encounter real world problems, and develop solutions through research, community outreach, and collaboration. The final product is developed through the use of technology. Students in grades second through eighth presented their PBL final products during Wednesdays assemblies.
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The Franklin-McKinley School District will ensure all 8th grade student graduates have the skills and knowledge to be ready for a college preparatory curriculum in high school. They all will have the ability to pursue a program preparing them for university and/or careers and lifelong learning.