Student Spotlight
Ashton G. – 1st Grade

Ashton used a communication device to speak to us about his time at Sierra Academy and what he enjoys about school, his teachers, and classmates.

Do you have a favorite teacher at school?

I like Ms. Mya. She is the teacher assistant in my classroom. I like her because she is nice to me and we have fun.

What is something you are really proud of having accomplished recently at school?

I can count to ten using my words. I am very proud of myself.

What do you enjoy most about coming to school every day?

I like to go into the sensory room when I need a break.

What would you tell a new student who is just starting at school and is nervous on their first day?

It is fun going to Sierra Academy.

What advice do they have for their fellow students on achieving their goals?

You need to practice what you learn.

What is one thing you want people to know about kids with autism?

We can learn everything.