School Year of 2019-2020

Dear new family,

On behalf of all the families at New Traditions, the PTA would like to extend a warm welcome to you.  We are so glad that you are part of our New Traditions community!


Stay Connected

If you haven’t already join our school communication platform, FreshSchools! 
For currently enrolled students and families this will provide you with updates from the principal, the PTA weekly newsletter Dragon Den, school calendar, bulletin board, photo gallery, and much more. Follow the link to register.

***Please note that due to SFUSD confidentiality rules, we can only contact you if you share your contact information with the PTA on our sign-in sheet when you register your child at school or if you email us at

New Traditions Family Handbook

The Family Handbook is full of helpful information and guidelines for students and their families. Please take some time to read through it before the first day of school.

 Join the PTA

for the 2019-20 school year!

Visit to join.

If you're interested in helping our school and don't know how... This could be a great opportunity 

We have lots of parent-led committees that could use your help.  From Auction to Scholastic Book Fair to Yearbook, there are tons of ways to get involved and make a difference.

Please feel free to reach out directly to any of the Committee leads.  Contact information for each Committee is easily accessed in FreshSchools.

Here are a few more ways to connect:

Important Dates

Welcome Tour & Coffee with the Principal + NT Families:

Tuesday, April 9th

Tour: 9:00 am, school main entrance.  We will lead a small tour for anyone who could not get one in the Fall.

Coffee:  9:45am, Cafeteria.  We will have coffee, food and answers to all your questions about New Traditions. 

Young children welcome!

Coffee is courtesy of Manitas Café

Discovery Festival

Sunday, May 5th - 12pm to 4pm at New Traditions

Join us for an inspiring community-building event!  If you enjoy live music, arts, science, games, good company and delicious food… this is where the fun begins!  It is a great opportunity for your child to get familiar with the school grounds and meet his/her schoolmates.

Coffee with the Principal

Tuesday, May 21st at 9:45am, New Traditions Cafeteria

If you can’t make it for the welcome coffee in April, this is your chance to mingle with parents/caregivers and learn more about our school.  

Spring and Summer Playdates at the Park for New Families

TBD - New families are very welcome to help organize the play dates!  Please, contact us at