Insight from a Mom on the Impact of Sierra Schools on Her Son and Family by Cynthia, mother of Christopher Sierra School of San Diego became my son Christopher’s home away from home very quickly when he began attending school here in the summer of 2019. Christopher has autism and has trouble regulating his emotions. From 4th through 7th grade, Christopher would have violent outbursts and hurt other students or staff members. He was placed in a very restrictive school that’s focused on managing violent behaviors. During his 8th grade year, he was managing his emotions much better, [...]
Congratulations to our April Student of the Month winners! Learn more about our school today.
March's Event Calendar filled with fun filled events! Learn more about our school today.
Love and Friendship was in the air on Friday, Feb 14h at Springall Academy. All students gathered outside to play games, listen to music, hang out with friends, do crafts and participate in some fun activities. Students were seen playing the musical cup cake walk and basketball as well as guessing how many candies in the cup and the ever so creative donut on a string game. Students socialized with each other and laughter was heard all around. Learn more [...]
We are excited to congratulate the following students on having outstanding character and winning the character of the month reward. All of our students have the opportunity to earn character count tickets throughout the entire school day when they display the months character. This school wide program is implemented by one of our School Counselor’s and is supported by all of our teaching staff. Congratulations to the following students of the month for Responsibility; Anna, Donyell, Jordan, Ianna. Learn more about our school today.
We are proud to say that we have 10 students who have achieved gold level status in high school. These students have worked hard this year at completing academic rotations, behavior expectations and exhibiting role model behavior in and out of the classroom. Big congratulations to these outstanding 10 students on earning their Gold Level Lunch to In N Out! Learn more about our school today.
Congratulations to the following students for having perfect attendance in the month of January. We are very proud of you for not missing one single day. Keep up the good work! Students: Juan, JP, Muziq, Connor, Ianna, SE, Jeff, Ben, and IM. Learn more about our school today.
Our blue and gold level students earned the opportunity to attend a field trip to the Birch Aquarium. Students and staff spent the day exploring all the aquarium has to offer. Students were able to watch sharks being fed, get educated on shark eggs, and get involved in the interactive pool of touching sea life such as shrimp and hermit crabs. It was a great day at the Aquarium. Learn more about our school today.
Prior to attending Springall Academy, Delaney avoided social interactions. During her school day, she often had difficulty finishing assignments in a timely manner. Delaney also slept for the majority of the school day to avoid doing work. There was a lack of motivation in her personal and academic success, which hindered her academic potential. After meeting with Delaney, a social plan was developed to help foster positive peer interactions while advocating for herself in both counseling and social interactions. The plan to help with academics was dependent on organizational study skills and concrete deadlines. Teachers [...]
This dynamic trio works with all of our students on campus. In addition to their individual services, you will see them running collaborative groups in and out of the classrooms. From elementary social skills groups to girls group to welcome to adulthood group this DIS team covers topics in social emotional regulation, classroom to community, world of work, getting along with others, fine and gross motor skills, and how to use effective communication with our peers. Our DIS team has over 20+ years of combined experience here at Springall. Pictured (left to right) – Ms. Lester (SLP), Ms. Tippins [...]