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Cortt Dunlap & Shalene Rose (Keaton – 5th)

Nearly-Everything-on-Sale Sale!

With this latest shelter-at-home order, the holidays approaching, and the year coming to an end, we have lots of inventory on hand and an empty downtown. To that end, we’ve discounted nearly every item in our store. You can help by filling your cart with all the coffee, brew gear, gifts, beer, wine, drinks and staples you need and place an order for local delivery ($4 flat fee), in store pickup, or shipping.

Head over to our store and make sure you scroll all the way down!

Shop Oakland. Shop small. Shop independent! Thank you!

Charlotte & Daughters - Floral Design


Charlotte Cox (Opal – 2nd & Eloise – 5th) is a floral designer offering flower arrangements with free delivery in Oakland. Coming soon – floral subscription service for the gift that keeps on giving.

///Available for delivery in Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, and Emeryville /// Please inquire about all other deliveries.

We all need some flower LOVE right now. We are delighted to offer the very best seasonal flowers, delivered safely to your door.

Our designer’s choice vase arrangement, is filled with the best of our favorites flowers meticulously sourced from the market, our local growers and market. Our work is artfully arranged in either a gorgeous ceramic or glass vessel.

Head over to the shop to check out delivery options

Creative Little Me Too

Sarah Sheaffer (2nd grade assistant teacher)

Crafting goodies in the SF Bay Area: hair bows, headbands, knitted blankets & hats, quilts,  chunky bead necklaces & currently MASK LANYARDS.

Head over to instagram to check out Sarah’s products

DM Sarah to purchase or w/ questions.

Design Des Troy

Samantha and Owen Troy (Dylan – K) are graphic designers and sell ornaments, wrapping paper, art prints, and hand-printed greeting cards on etsy.

Head over to the Design des Troy etsy shop

Durga Sound

Danielle LoPresti & Alicia Champion (Lucian – 4th) own and run Durga Sound – a full service music & production studio.

At this time of year, people like to purchase Gift Certificates for some of the things we do: Produce songs (we can take something you’re writing and help make it sound extra-great), Voice, Songwriting, Voice Over, Acting Lessons, etc., Recording family Audio Books for Holiday gifts, etc.

Head over to Durga Sound site and Danielle’s Yelp page

East Bay Pilates

Faye Stevenson (Liam – 3rd)

Self care care is the best health care! Feel good movement and self-care techniques with Faye Stevenson, Pilates and MELT instructor.

Community classes offered on Saturday mornings, pay-what-you-can so that money is not a reason to neglect self care.

email and head over to the East Bay Pilates site to check out more offerings


Sara Levine (4th grade teacher)

Handmade jewelry, art prints, books and more!

Head over to the Hypothetica etsy shop 

Art prints by Joseph Patton

Joe Patton (learning garden teacher)

Prints, greeting cards, and phone cases available of Joe’s diverse portfolio of artwork specializing in digital and hand drawn images.

Head over to Joe’s print shop

Kenny Washington New Album

Kenny Washington (Miles – 2nd) is a Jazz vocalist, recently dubbed “the Superman of the Bay Area jazz scene” by the San Francisco Chronicle. He is a 2021 Grammy nominee for his new album released this Fall called “What’s the Hurry”.

Signed CDs can be purchased through his site or online through all major streaming platforms (iTunes, Spotify, Amazon)

Lisa Ostapinski

Lisa Ostapinski (lower school art teacher & Aidan – 4th)

Lisa works with unusual materials and processes including metal leaf gliding, encaustic painting (beeswax), sgraffito and oil paint marbling. Her work juxtaposes archaic media with modern forms producing a fresh, contemporary take on these historical techniques.

Lisa has original art for sale in a variety of styles and price points.

Head over to her web shop to check out available pieces and more pieces available through Local Language studio

Mapleseed Crafts

John Rowan Littell (Laurel – 7th)

John makes flamework glass art, pendants, vases, ornaments, and more!

Head over to the Mapleseed Crafts etsy shop to check out his pieces


Barrie Brouse (Amos – K & Rafa – 3rd)

At Mightly, we believe that comfort and creativity should go hand in hand. Our organic cotton kids clothes feature original artwork by emerging artists.

We are offering 15% off all products for Park Day families with code ParkDayHoliday15!

Head over to the Mightly website to shop

Muse And Co. Outdoors

Karyn & Noah Veneklasen (Emmery – 8th)

Muse & Co. has been designing and fabricating one-of-a-kind immersive spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2005. Now, our guild of designers, artists, and fabricators have collaborated to bring you a custom sprinter van experience unlike any other. We believe that a camper van should facilitate outdoor adventures, not complicate them. We worry about the details, you hit the road and explore in style!

Head over to Muse & Co. to check out their sprinter van conversions

Owen Glass Collection

Emeline Owen Orloff (Simone – 8th)

The Owen Glass Collection was founded in 1972 by Allen Owen, jewelry designer and manufacturer. The collection of rare glass is mainly from the Deco era, circa 1920-1930, made in Czechoslovakia, Bavaria, Wattens, Kobe and Milano. Other pieces are comprised of old and new glass, from Deco era molds and other confined shapes designed by Owen.

Emeline, Allen’s daughter, owns and operates the Owen Glass Collection today. Carrying on the name and spirit of the original line, she creates new and exclusive designs inspired from her father’s original vision.

Head over to Owen Glass Collection to snag some jewelry

Tom Mannings Graphic Novels

Tom Manning (Liam – 1st & Mali – 3rd)

Tom is a graphic novelist and designer. We could all use an escape right now which is why all of his books are currently 50% off in his shop.

Head over to Tom’s website to check out his work