Showing understanding through art at the Sierra School of Sonoma

Elementary school students in Room F (aka The Wild Things) at the Sierra School of Sonoma recently exhibited their creative skills with a project on South African symbolism and abstract art. As part of their academic work Sierra students, ages 6 to 10 years old, studied several cultures in their social studies class, including South Africa. They created a variety of art and replicated objects based on what they have learned about the country. Third grader Mateo said it felt good to learn new things about another country. Another student, first grader Chevelle was happy [...]

Showing understanding through art at the Sierra School of Sonoma2024-05-24T10:29:10-04:00

Sierra School of Sonoma County Students Star in Play About Behavior and Choices

Elementary students at the Sierra School of Sonoma County recently took center stage in a play examining choices and behavior. The production, “Future Star: The Perils of Bad Choices and the Rewards of Positive Choices”, was student-driven. Originally the idea of a student with a passion for writing who personally saw the impact of making better choices, “Future Star” highlights young people making bad decisions, the consequences of those choices, and learning to make positive ones. Over the last month the elementary class, affectionally known as “Wild Things”, produced and worked hard to prepare for their debut performance. Faculty and students [...]

Sierra School of Sonoma County Students Star in Play About Behavior and Choices2023-12-12T14:24:38-05:00

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