Acrostic Poem-ster

High Road School of Wallingford High School staff collaborated on this poster with an acrostic poem to show exactly what we’re missing about our students! Our students have done a tremendous job rising to the challenge of distance learning and we are very proud of the progress they have been able to make! Learn more about our school today.

Acrostic Poem-ster2020-07-08T15:13:58-04:00

Thank You, Mr. R!

This month, we're shining the spotlight on Mr. R! We are so proud of him and all he has done this school year. Mr. R goes out of his way to help students and staff when needed. All of our students love taking VTO’s with Mr. R and his colleagues are impressed by his hard work and dedication each and every day. Learn more about our school today.

Thank You, Mr. R!2022-01-18T00:28:10-05:00

Flavina’s Commitment to Success

Sierra School at Barrett teachers and staff are excited to name Flavina as November Student of the Month. Teachers Ms.Tegel and Ms. D are incredibly proud of the academic effort and social growth Flavina has shown in a few short months. Flavina has demonstrated a deep commitment to her personal success since August by attaining Blue Level! “She has consistently improved. We’ve seen her grow into a leader in our classroom,” says lead teacher Ms.Tegel. “Flavina has grown so much academically and socially. I would say I’m most proud of the self-respect Flavina has developed, she really [...]

Flavina’s Commitment to Success2022-01-18T00:28:48-05:00

Liz’s Positive Impact

Liz has shown a to make a positive impact on all of the students at Sierra School. She shows patience and understanding when working with students. Liz also shows that she is able to implement the tools that she's learned throughout her day. Liz volunteers to move into other classrooms when needed and has a great attitude! She is always fun to be around and the students love her! Liz has the motivation, attitude, and skills that help keep our school running it is best. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School [...]

Liz’s Positive Impact2022-01-18T00:28:58-05:00

Hands-on Learning with Nutrition

On Wednesdays, students in Mrs.Elmer’s classroom participate in one of their favorite electives- nutrition. Last Wednesday, students crafted “Bread in a Bag.” Before they could begin mixing ingredients however, students received a lesson in reading labels to understand nutritional value. Mrs.Elmer guided students in comparing Wonder Bread brand ingredients to Dave’s Killer Bread ingredients. Students became curious about the additives they found in Wonder Bread, and made connections about its flavor and ingredients! When the time came to follow the “Bread in a Bag” recipe, students had to use their knowledge of fractions to successfully complete the [...]

Hands-on Learning with Nutrition2022-01-18T00:31:47-05:00

Exploring Natural Disasters

Students in Coach Carter’s 6th and 7th grade class spent three days this week preparing for a research project in social studies. The project focus was natural disasters around the world. Coach’s hope for this project was twofold: to deepen students’ understanding of geography as well as Earth’s processes and to increase student confidence around presenting to small audiences. On Thursday, September 26th, students successfully presented their projects to their peers and staff. Jaaz and J’miah are pictured giving their presentation. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

Exploring Natural Disasters2022-01-18T00:31:47-05:00

First Field Trip of the Year

On September 20th, Sierra School at Barrett Students celebrated “Fun Friday” with a field trip to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science! Students earned a day to explore a vast selection of exhibits and an off-campus lunch in the museum cafe. Jeremiah is pictured enjoying a Virtual Reality experience as well as exploring an interactive sports exhibit. In order to participate in this extra special day, students had to reach level Blue in our level system- an incredible achievement for the beginning of the school year. Field trip attendees maintained 26 out of 28 behavior points in addition to [...]

First Field Trip of the Year2022-01-18T00:33:28-05:00