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 [...]
Today we did egg races as one of our spirit weeks activities. All of the classes got to take a turn, then each winner did a championship round! Learn more about our school today.
Every Friday we have a field trip to Spirit Horse Ranch in American Canyon. The students are part of a program where they get to learn the whole process from caring for the horse, to riding the horse, and everything in between. the students are quickly learning the horses prefer a calm environment and are doing a great job making that happen. They look forward to seeing the horse they have been working with each week, and both horse and students are earning trust with each other as the weeks go on. Learn [...]
Today was our school wide Tie-dye day. Some of the students made their shirts at school, and some brought in from home. Just about the whole school participated! Learn more about our school today.
On February 25th Sierra School had our annual Black History Month presentations. Each classroom picks a person they want to represent. They spend the month learning and researching, and then they put it all together and present it to the other rooms. Learn more about our school today.
One of our favorite outside activities here at Sierra is our basketball games. There are so many beneficial parts of just a game. With the global play day coming up, this is a great event to show how meaningful just playing really can be. The students not only use their bodies and muscles, but they use their minds to calculate shots, have communication with other team members, and how to keep emotions together in intense situations, all which will help each student as they develop and grow in an adult world. Learn more about [...]