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Our Mission

St. Finn Barr Catholic School is dedicated to meeting the spiritual, academic, physical, and emotional needs of every child entrusted to its care. Our community embraces every child's potential to become an independent thinker, life long learner, and valuable member of a larger community who live Gospel values in the Catholic tradition.

Philosophy of St. Finn Barr Catholic School

St. Finn Barr Catholic School, recognizing the cultural diversity of its student body, has for its purpose the Catholic education of its youth. It emphasizes harmonious development of the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional endowments of students in accordance with gospel values.

The faculty recognizes parents as the primary educators responsible for the education of their children and strives to support and compliment them in their roles. St. Finn Barr Catholic School remains committed to academic excellence and to continued representation of the ethnic, religious, and socio-economic diversity of the Bay Area. St. Finn Barr Catholic School endeavors to maintain and nurture a spirit of ecumenical kinship among students, parents, faculty, alumni, and friends in the community at large.

Steeped in the Catholic tradition, St. Finn Barr Catholic School accepts children regardless of ethnic, religious, or socio-economic background who can successfully contribute to the learning environment.

Dedicated to providing quality education in a safe and caring environment, students are drawn together by the commitment of their families and the staff of St. Finn Barr Catholic School to one another.



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School News

FOSS Lesson Share - Kindergarten & 7th Grade

FOSS Lesson Share - Kindergarten & 7th Grade The 7th graders visited the Kindergarten classroom in March for a lively lesson on snails!
April Cooking Class Recipe: Garden Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

April Cooking Class Recipe: Garden Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Did you know that lettuce is native to Egypt? Our students learned this and other healthy eating facts in today's CYO cooking classes where they made a delicious Spring green Garden Salad with a Lemon Vinaigrette.
New Study: Cool Kids Get Bullied Too | KQED

New Study: Cool Kids Get Bullied Too | KQED Is bullying reaching a crisis point in U.S. schools?
Fun with ANTS Tennis!

Fun with ANTS Tennis! Josie (1st) and Angel (4th) represented St. Finn Barr in the championship match at the ANTS Tennis Tournament in March!
Kindergarten Basketball

Kindergarten Basketball Our two Kindergarten basketball teams excitedly faced each other in their final game of the season. Congratulations to our littlest Shamrocks!
3rd Quarter Honor Roll!

3rd Quarter Honor Roll! Congratulations to all our 3rd Quarter Honor Roll students! We are very proud to announce that the 5th Grade set a record by having every student in the class earn Honor Roll!
St. Finn Barr Alumnae Chosen by UICC As 54th San Francisco Rose of Tralee

St. Finn Barr Alumnae Chosen by UICC As 54th San Francisco Rose of Tralee Find an excerpt here from the biography of 22 - year old St. Finn Barr Graduate Margaret "Rosie" Keehan in the latest newsletter issue from the United Irish Cultural Center
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Upcoming Events

Easter Vacation
Date: 4/21/2014
Easter Vacation
Date: 4/22/2014
Easter Vacation
Date: 4/23/2014
Easter Vacation
Date: 4/24/2014
Easter Vacation
Date: 4/25/2014
8th Grade Confirmation 10:00 AM
Date: 4/26/2014
AMDCS Minimum Day 12:30 PM Dismissal
Date: 4/28/2014
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