Sacramento River Cat’s Mascot, Dinger, Visits Sierra School of Sacramento

Between our 90 standalone day schools and 90-plus In-District Classroom partnerships across 17 states, SESI serves nearly 8,000 special education students every year—many of whom have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Sacramento River Cat’s Mascot, Dinger, Visits Sierra School of Sacramento2024-01-22T16:02:27-05:00

Sierra School of Sacramento’s First Grizzly Cub

With the growing success of Sierra School of Sacramento's Grizzly status Mr. Hefner and Ms. Maher partnered up to create a Grizzly Cub Status for our BEST model students. To become a grizzly cub students need to be making significant progress with academics, behaviors and be a helpful friend to their peers. Phillip is the first grizzly sub at Sierra School of Sacramento and everyone is thrilled for him! Learn more about our school today.

Sierra School of Sacramento’s First Grizzly Cub2023-10-24T17:22:38-04:00

Sierra School of Sacramento Anthony Transitions Back to District

On September 4, 2023 Anthony transitioned back to his school of residence. Anthony had been a student at Sierra for 5 years. Anthony started with Ms. Davis and Mr. Ford in his 9th grade year. At the beginning of the year Anthony required individualized behavior interventions and a modified instructional schedule. Anthony reports not being motivated until working with Ms. Davis & Mr. Ford. Through their support he was able to get on Sierra School's Grizzly Status. The skills he had to demonstrate to be a grizzly included a 3.0 GPA, earning 90% of his Considerate, Accountable, Safe & Engaged [...]

Sierra School of Sacramento Anthony Transitions Back to District2023-09-19T17:18:09-04:00

Sierra School of Sacramento Students Enjoy Global School Day of Play

Students at the Sierra School of Sacramento spent a day outside of the classroom on Global School Play Day, an initiative to encourage more unstructured play during the school day. Sierra hosts a special event annually on February 1 to mark the occasion. The children and teens had fun playing with large board games, art stations and enjoying their brand-new playground that includes slides, swings, climbers, activity panels - and brought in specially for this day - a bounce house. Outdoor play is essential to children’s development and can provide a much-needed reprieve for students during the school day. After [...]

Sierra School of Sacramento Students Enjoy Global School Day of Play2023-02-06T16:27:51-05:00

Students vs Staff Basketball Game

Students and staff love our monthly students vs staff games. This month the students played against the staff here on Sierra blacktop. The students learned fundamentals about the game of basketball and got to wear jerseys to look the part! Unfortunately, the students could not get the win this month! Learn more about our school today.

Students vs Staff Basketball Game2023-01-26T08:59:53-05:00

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