Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Students at Sierra Schools of California celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) with a classroom decoration contest. The friendly competition took place at the school level, with winning classrooms competing region-wide for the top honor. Teachers used the contest to help students learn about and honor the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Students in each participating classroom decorated a large bulletin board or wall space paying homage to the Hispanic Heritage Month theme. Each decorated area had to include relevant and interesting [...]

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month2022-10-31T09:22:59-04:00

March Student of the Month – Ethan

What has this student done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Ethan shows respect to others, works really hard even at the subjects he doesn't quite understand and has shown empathy towards staff and students. Provide feedback from a teacher or staff member on why this student is Student of the Month "Ethan is hard-working, enormously respectful, and a role model to his peers." "Ethan is very smart, and also very humble, often volunteering to help peers and staff with Integrated Math" ? What is something this student has accomplished so far this school year [...]

March Student of the Month – Ethan2020-07-08T13:18:18-04:00

March Staff of the Month – Ms. Charmaine

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Charmaine stepped right into her role as a TA, acting as a leader by assisting staff with learning our computer systems, coordinating more efficient transportation routes, and filling in as an ongoing sub when desperately needed. Ms. Charmaine is highly regarded and respected by students, and often sought out as a preferred staff member for check-ins and walks. Why did other staff members select this person as Staff of the Month? Staff state a feeling of confidence when Charmaine is around because of her [...]

March Staff of the Month – Ms. Charmaine2020-07-14T19:43:08-04:00

Ms. Denise Is A Natural Leader

Denise has encouraged and supported staff. Denise is a go-to when navigating complicated student scenarios. Denise models healthy boundaries for staff and students. Denise is the first to volunteer when help is needed. Staff always look for Ms. Denise for guidance and support. She always is there with a smile on her face no matter the situation. We depend on her and she never lets us down. She's a natural leader among staff. She is an authentic motivator with the students. Denise is highly regarded by staff and students alike. Denise is highly valued on our team. Learn [...]

Ms. Denise Is A Natural Leader2022-01-18T00:28:13-05:00

Musical Chairs

We like to keep things fun at Sierra of San Joaquin. After working on all their English rotations, we decided to do a quick "get up and move" break to play a quick few rounds of musical chairs, before transitioning to their next rotations. Learn more about our school today.

Musical Chairs2020-02-27T20:21:20-05:00

Ice Cream Social

Students who are on level got to participate in an Ice Cream Social. Students got to make their own sundae with all the special toppings and then got to hang out with their staff and students for some great socialization and culture-building! Learn more about our school today.

Ice Cream Social2020-02-27T20:09:55-05:00

Mr. Entertainer

Mr. Entertainer himself, DeAndre, wore his Michael Jackson zippered pants to school to put on a great show for San Joaquin and Solano students! Learn more about our school today.

Mr. Entertainer2022-01-18T00:34:25-05:00

Hezekiah Always Has A Smile On His Face

When at school, Hezekiah has participated in academic lessons by volunteering to assist the teacher with writing on the board and has been a great example to his peers of positive behavior and redirection. Hezekiah always has a smile on his face and has lately been exceptionally helpful with assisting staff and peers. He encourages his classmates to try harder, and works by example. He is most proud of a recent self portrait project as well as his improved attendance. Learn more about our school today.

Hezekiah Always Has A Smile On His Face2022-01-18T00:35:05-05:00